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Kristi McFarland, Chief Strategy Officer
Kristi McFarland is the Chief Strategy Officer at New Seasons Market, a Pacific Northwest, sustainably-focused, organic grocer with 18 community-oriented stores. Before joining New Seasons, Kristi led organizational innovation, culture, and brand strategy at Peet’s Coffee & Tea and held HR leadership roles at Gap, Williams-Sonoma, and Banana Republic. In her time at New Seasons, she has overseen rapid growth through talent strategy alignment, leadership development, and culture.
Special: Elevating Psychological Capital with Ted Freeman, PhD
Dr. Ted Freeman joins me on this special episode to discuss Psychological Capital, a framework we can use to maintain performance and wellbeing in difficult times. We get into evidence-based practices we can follow to improve our (and our teams’) ability to manage stressors and pressures now and in the future.
CHRIS MCDONOUGH, L.L.BEAN’S CHIEF SALES & BRAND OFFICER
Chris McDonough is the Chief Sales and Brand Officer for L.L.Bean where he leads a team of over 2,000 people. He’s led commercial, marketing, eCommerce, and international divisions across a range of industry sectors. Chris is a seasoned global leader who prioritizes authenticity in his management style. He drives change and performance by bringing out the best in his team and maximizing their individual capabilities.
Dina Keenan, CMO: The art and science of building brands and marketing teams.
Dina Keenan is a marketing leader with deep experience in CPG, retail, fashion, and beauty. She recently served as CMO of New Seasons Market, where she led a high-performing team in a period of rapid growth for the company. Dina emphasizes connection and purpose in her work and has a passion for building effective teams. We get into the details of CMO hiring and more.
Scott Allan is the CEO and Global GM of Hydro Flask.
Scott Allan is the Global General Manager of Hydro Flask, where he served as CEO and President until their acquisition by Helen of Troy in 2016. Before discovering the outdoor industry, Scott was a tech executive in Silicon Valley. He successfully scaled Hydro Flask’s business and built the brand from the inside out, understanding that the right talent could make or break the company’s essential culture.
Katrina Hahn was the former SVP of Bare Snacks.
Before joining Bare Snacks, Katrina was the Vice President of Sales and Customer Marketing at Mrs. Meyers/Caldrea. Her experience extends to brands like Campbell Soup, Clorox, Brita, and more. Katrina has also served on various nonprofit boards dedicated to advancing women in the workplace, supporting young people on the path to college, and helping people save water, reduce waste, and conserve energy.
Hap Klopp spent 20 years as the President and CEO of The North Face.
Hap now helps other entrepreneurial companies around the world with strategy through his company, HK Consulting. He also shares his insight as a speaker and writer.
Jaime Schmidt is the Founder of industry-disrupting brand Schmidt’s Naturals.
With Schmidt’s, she brought natural personal care products into the mainstream and scaled the company from kitchen to acquisition.
STEVE BONOMO IS THE HEAD OF GLOBAL TALENT ACQUISITION FOR TWITTER WHERE HE OVERSEES A TEAM OF MORE THAN 200 RECRUITERS AND TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALISTS.
Steve brings a wealth of experience from outside of the tech world to his role at Twitter. Before joining Twitter, he was the Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Adidas and a Recruiting Manager with TaylorMade Golf.
LISA BOUGIE IS A C-SUITE EXECUTIVE WITH A WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE LEADING HIGH GROWTH CONSUMER BRANDS LIKE STITCH FIX, NIKE, PATAGONIA, AND GAP.
Since moving on from her role as Stitch Fix Women’s General Manager, Lisa has dedicated her time to companies that support the environment, wellness, and gender equality. She currently serves as an advisor and independent director including EILEEN FISHER, Cora, and Bulletin.
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