Blake W. Nordstrom, President of Nordstrom since August 2000. Mr. Nordstrom previously served as Executive Vice President and President of Nordstrom Rack from February 2000 to August 2000, and as Co-President of the Company from 1995 to February 2000. Mr. Nordstrom is a great-grandson of the Company founder and has been employed by the Company since 1976. He is also a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.