Jaimee Marshall knows fashion and retail brands. She brings the unique insider insight that comes with a diverse career in apparel and publishing to her high-level search assignments in the specialty retail, luxury and fashion arena. Her history of strategic roles and approach lend a laser focus when dealing with the private equity community, founders and global multi-divisional corporations. Jaimee has strong experience in the front end of the business and has created a deep and trusted network in the C-Suite, merchant, marketing and stores communities.
Jaimee started her career at Escada in 1985, becoming Vice President of Operations in 1991, and then Vice President of Marketing in 1993. She then launched a consulting practice helping top international and domestic luxury brands make strategic and operational changes. In 2001, as General Manager of Fairchild Publications Internet, she was hired to launch WWD.com. During this time she repositioned Fairchild Summits, hosting the first WWD/DNR CEO Summit in New York City. In addition, she worked on a host of strategic projects for the CEO of Fairchild, including ones directly related to best practices in talent management.
When she’s not staffing the world’s top fashion and retail companies, you can find Jaimee shopping their stores. She loves traveling with her family to exotic locations around the world. She is a consumer of all things pop culture and has become a human IMDB. Known for giving unfettered counsel to people on a broad range of topics, Jaimee’s fantasy career was to be the next Oprah. Working at Kirk Palmer Associates has given her a similar platform without having to be swarmed by paparazzi.