- Donna Montaldo was a former store manager for Liz Claiborne (1997-2007) and The Limited (1977-1987)
- She was also a former regional manager for Petrie Stores (1987-1997)
- Donna drew upon her long career in retail to inform her personal finance writing, which appeared in Consumer Reports Money Adviser, Reader’s Digest Books, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, among others
Donna Montaldo wrote for About.com (now The Balance) for almost 17 years, covering couponing, discount shopping, and other ways to save money in more than 240 articles.
Montaldo worked in the retail industry for nearly three decades, serving as a store manager for The Limited and Liz Claiborne and a regional manager for Petrie Stores. She combined her retail experience with her passion for writing to become a journalist. Her work has been published in Consumer Reports Money Adviser, Reader’s Digest Books, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune.
Montaldo graduated from Massey Junior College (Fashion Institute of America) in Atlanta.