Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based Dollar General Corp. has promoted Kelly Dilts to EVP and CFO, effective May 1.
John Garratt, current president and CFO, will retain his role as president until his planned retirement on June 2.
Since joining Dollar General in July 2019, Dilts has served as SVP of finance with responsibility for financial planning and analysis, procurement, margin planning and analytics, decision science and analytics and investor relations.
“I’m confident in Kelly’s ability to lead Dollar General as CFO based on her meaningful leadership and contributions since joining our team in 2019,” said Jeff Owen, CEO.
“Kelly steps into the role after several years of strategic succession development with John and additional senior leaders across the business. I am confident she will not only thrive as CFO, but continue to elevate our finance team.”
Dilts has 30 years of experience in retail financial and strategic planning, operational finance and controllership. Before joining Dollar General, she served as EVP and CFO at Francesca’s Holdings Corp., as well as roles of increasing responsibility at Tailored Brands Inc. including chief accounting officer and SVP of finance and investor relations.
Founded in 1939, Dollar General provides access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees and literacy and education support for its communities.
As of March 3, the company’s 19,147 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the U.S. and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide essentials, such as food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items and seasonal décor.
For more information about the company, visit DollarGeneral.com.