Kate Nadolny is the Chief Executive Officer of Bandier, her first CEO role in an already impressive career – and our newest Pivot Perfect interviewee. Her undergraduate education at Cornell University set the stage for her professional career, beginning in finance with Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers before shifting into the world of fashion and retail. Kate began as a retail analyst, then as a sales account executive, at Nautica with VF Corporation, and later ventured into roles managing US wholesale at Lacoste North America. From there, she began a meteoric ascent through PVH Corporation, starting in wholesale at the Director level and rising to Vice President and Senior Vice President roles in Sales & Merchandising, Strategy & Operations, and Innovation. Kate was subsequently appointed Regional Chief Operating Officer and Head of Innovation for PVH Americas. As of May 2022, she has been focused on leading her team at Bandier and positioning the brand as a formidable contender in the aspirational activewear space.
Additionally, Kate earned her Global Executive MBA from TRIUM, issued by NYU’s Stern School of Business, London School of Economics, and HEC Paris. She’s also had the opportunity to take on a wide variety of board roles throughout her career, aimed at empowering women in the workforce, promoting technological innovation worldwide, and enhancing educational opportunities for the youth in underserved communities. The Brownestone Group is proud to share Kate’s inspiring story with our readers as a testament to the power of education and unwavering perseverance.READ FULL ARTICLE