To connect students, educators and professionals who support the retail industry in a vibrant, meaningful, and mentoring format.


  • To provide students with financial support and industry exposure
  • To connect educators and industry professionals-enriching curricula and encouraging industry dialogue
  • To provide retail industry businesses with new, qualified talent and encouraging reciprocal investment in PAVE
  • To ensure the future viability of retail industry by investing in the next generation of leaders


PAVE is a vital and effective organization that enables young talent to build successful careers in all aspects of the retail industry. Our vision is to cultivate students and educators through financial assistance, top industry thinking, inspiration and mentorship.