Emilie became Quidsi's CEO in 2015, after having served as head of the company's retail division, overseeing the consumables and non-consumables businesses. Before joining Quidsi, Emilie served as Vice President and General Manager of Kids & Brand Licensing at Old Navy, managing all product functions including design, tech design, merchandising, inventory management, production, and visual merchandising. Before that, she was Vice President of Stores for Old Navy's Central Territory, and led a team of 12,000+ employees and more than 220 stores. She previously held several other positions at Old Navy, focusing on new business development, licensing, and merchandising. Earlier in her career, Emilie worked in buying, merchandising, and inventory planning roles at Target Corporation for six years.
Emilie earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a dual MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and Haas School of Business in Berkeley, California.
Originally a San Francisco resident, Emilie relocated to Brooklyn with her husband, Donavin. She enjoys finding new favorite restaurants, spending time with friends and family all over the country, and traveling to anywhere with a beach.