For Sherri McMullen, intentionality and representation are not just buzzwords for the founder behind the luxury retail concept store, Shop McMullen, nestled in the vibrant heart of Oakland, California. Growing up in Oklahoma curious about merchandising, her core values were shaped over a 17-year career in the buying industry and an initial role at Neiman Marcus. There, she noticed a glaring lack of diversity among the decision-makers, a realization that would later inspire her mission of representing young, emerging brands and those founded by people of color. “As a black woman, I wanted to seek out those brands, and that’s what I did,” she explains. Models