Martha Cornell is the stunning wife of businessman, Brian Cornell –who currently serves as the CEO of Target.
Martha’s husband is a New York native who was born in 1958; the son of a single mother attended UCLA earning a BA degree in 1981 and attended Anderson School of Management.
Prior to Target, Cornell served as the CEO for several other companies throughout his career. These include PepsiCo, Safeway Inc., Michaels, OfficeMax, The Home Depot, and a few others as well. In 2014, he was named the new CEO of Target. He also serves as the chairman for Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA); and has also been placed on the board of directors for the brand Yum!
In addition to his success in his professional life, Cornell has been happily married to wife, Martha Cornell for decades. Meet her below.
#1 She is his college sweetheart
Martha Cornell and her husband have been married for nearly three decades. She is his proud wife of 29-years. The two met while attending the University of California, Los Angeles in the 80’s.
#2 She is a mom
Martha Cornell and her husband have a grown son and a grown daughter, Jonathan and Megan Cornell.
#3 She is well traveled
As a supportive spouse, Martha Cornell and her children traveled across Europe, Africa and North America while Cornell moved frequently as a rising retail executive.
#4 Both her children are married
Jonathan Cornell who goes by JC –tied the knot a few years ago to wife, Allison Nace. The two wedded on November 21, 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. Daughter Megan Cornell, tied the knot in 2018.
#5 She splits her time between Minneapolis and Connecticut
After her husband assumed the Target CEO role, Martha Cornell scoured the Minneapolis area for their new home. They also kept their Connecticut home as a getaway.