Nicole Marshall is a Vice President of Executive Search with Janou Pakter, co-leading the Retail and Consumer Practice over the past 6 years focusing on recruiting C-Suite and Leadership Talent across multiple verticals. After spending nearly 20 years as a Merchant in multi-channel retail for multi-billion dollar brands including Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Ann Taylor, Nicole has a broad view of what skills are necessary to drive results across multiple functions. An integral part of establishing the Ecommerce team at Saks Fifth Avenue, Nicole identified new business opportunities for the platform and it’s growth. Nicole held progressive Merchandising roles with the Ann Taylor and Loft brands, where she drove consistent results by creating best in class merchandising teams, and elevating business processes across merchandising, planning and sourcing during her 14 year tenure.
Today Nicole partners with brand leaders and executives who are looking to grow , scale or change their organizational structure, and impact their professional trajectory. Nicole is a relationship builder; and is a partner to both her clients and candidates. She and her team offer a high touch approach, giving creative solutions throughout the search process. Having a natural sense of curiosity and a passion for the industry helps her quickly establish rapport and trust.
Nicole’s search specializations are cross functional and include: marketing, digital commerce, merchandising/ buying, finance and operations. Nicole holds a BS in marketing from the University of Dayton.