Kerry Pete Pietras

Senior Director of Human Resources


As the Senior Director of Human Resources (Field) at Ulta Beauty, based in Bolingbrook, Illinois, Pete and his teams are responsible for human resource functions supporting Ulta’s Supply Chain and Store Operations.

Prior to Ulta, Pete served as a Senior Manager of Business Improvement at Johnson and Johnson; an    e-Commerce Fulfillment Learning Manager, Senior Human Resources Business Partner and Senior Military Talent Recruiter at Amazon and held roles in distribution center operations and human resources at Target.

Pete has been a guest speaker / panel member at various events including the first Hiring Our Heroes event held on the USS Intrepid in New York City (2011) and various Recruit Military and Corporate Gray events throughout the U.S.

Recent speaking engagements include:

The 33rd Annual Counsel of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Chicago Round Table (2016) - The Supply Chain Talent Gap and the Role Engagement Plays in Managing and Retaining Talent.

The 2017 Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Retail Supply Chain Conference - Creating the Organization: Winning Employer of Choice.

Pete received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in military science from Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri, and is a U.S. Army veteran.