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Janine Gabay


Ms. Gabay has over two decades experience in marketing, sales, management and communications across multiple industries. She has worked in diverse technology verticals including systems and network integration in healthcare, not for profit, education, accounting and manufacturing segments.

Her career began in visual merchandising and store planning for the Navy Exchange, followed by a successful sales career for Merchandising Equipment Group, a division of American Desk where she focused in retail store design and fixturing for major chain stores including Macy’s, Batus Retail Group, Lord & Taylor, Federated and Allied Stores Corporation.

Ms. Gabay’s private consultancy ranged from start-ups to industry leaders and included VARs and VADs, software developers, watch, neckwear, consumer packaged goods companies, packaging manufacturers, as well as confectionery and specialty food products companies.

She played an instrumental role in managing projects for supply chain, including supplier and co-pack agreements as well as pilot program management for products at Weight Watchers International and Philips DirectLife.

Ms. Gabay received her BA from Hofstra University with a dual focus in Literature and Philosophy, minoring in Fine Arts. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with other honors and awards.

  • Phone: (631) 682-4065
  • Email: JGabay@LightshipPartners.com

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Network of Partners

Every client situation is unique and presents different opportunities.

Lightship has partnerships with a variety of consultants, individual experts, service providers, and technology companies that allows us to provide the optimum skills and services to our clients.

Skills for "how".
Knowledge for "why".
Experience to deliver.

start-up, turnaround, and high growth organizations

Michael Beller

turnaround CEO and consultant

Geoffrey Lurie

retail technology strategy & operations

Jeffrey Kish

retail analytics, merchandising, and planning

Alan Barnett

supply chain and inventory management operations

Scott Rabinowitz

Portfolio and Project Management Office (PPMO)

Ned Young


Michael Beller

public company Chairman and CEO

Jamieson Karson