With over 25 years of both retail and wholesale experience, Carrie has established herself as a leader in the fashion industry in Canada. Her previous top leadership roles include president and chief merchant at Sears Canada, president of The Jones Group Canada as well as interim President of Nine West Canada. Earlier, she spent almost a decade as a senior executive overseeing a diverse portfolio at Hudson’s Bay. She is currently the president of Kirkman Consulting where she specializes in leadership development, culture, company scaling and strategy. Passionate about empowering women, Carrie is also chair of the board of directors for G(irls)20, a non-profit that focuses on developing the next generation of young female leaders in order to advance gender equity in Canada and abroad.