Jane Adds New Leaders to Creative, Project Management and Communications Roles as the E-Commerce Marketplace Enters Next Phase of Transformation and Growth

LEHI, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 20, 2022--

Jane, the go-to e-commerce style destination with curated small boutiques, big brands and aspirational fashion and décor at amazing prices, is preparing for the next stage in evolution and continues to attract top talent. Jane is proud to announce the hiring of three new women leaders in Creative, Project Management and Communications. The company adds Megan Marshall as VP of Creative and Brand, LeAnne Tice as VP of Program Management, and Kathleen Shaffer as Director of Communication and PR as excitement builds for Jane’s transformation from a three-day flash deal business model to an evergreen e-commerce marketplace where sellers offer products indefinitely.

As the newly appointed VP of Brand Marketing and Creative Strategy, Marshall will spearhead the development of compelling branded content and visual experiences for Jane customers throughout their journey. With over 20 years of experience in strategic marketing and brand building, Marshall has a record of success growing retail and consumer brands on a global scale. Most recently, she served as VP of Marketing at Kate Quinn and has held brand leadership positions at Zulily and within several top creative advertising agencies.

The transition from a deal site to a boutique destination is a major growth enabler, as VP of Program Management, Tice will support the coordination and delivery of large strategic initiatives from conception through execution. Tice brings a wealth of expertise in helping maintain the execution of strategic initiatives for the Walmart Pharmacy line of business. Previously, she also served in multiple positions across Walmart and Sam’s Club, where she developed and implemented standardized project management tools and processes to support large-scale, cross-functional programs of work.

Shaffer, Jane’s new Director of Communication and PR, brings more than 15 years of experience demonstrating a history of leadership in Retail, E-Commerce, Food & Beverage, QSR, Franchising, and Tourism industries. In this new role, she will be responsible for storytelling, corporate communications including media relations, internal communications, executive thought leadership, seller communications, and philanthropic strategy. Prior to joining Jane, she was Senior Director of Communications for FAT Brands, QSR Division (Formerly Global Franchise Group and parent company of Great American Cookies, Hot Dog on a Stick, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker and Round Table Pizza).

“This is an exciting time as we enter our next stage of growth and prepare to introduce Jane’s new vision and focus. We are delighted to welcome Megan, LeAnne, and Kathleen to complete the senior leadership team and help define the future direction and success of Jane,” said Joana McKenna, CEO of Jane. “These women are proven leaders in their areas of expertise and once again demonstrate Jane’s position as an employer of choice for top talent - a true testament to the power of our company’s mission and values.”

Megan Marshall:

Megan Marshall is an accomplished marketing executive with over 15 years of experience in strategic marketing, brand building and a record of success growing retail and consumer brands on a global scale. She is an innovative thought leader with a passion for inspiring teams and business partners while solving complex business challenges. She most recently served as VP of Marketing at Kate Quinn, a privately held e-commerce DTC apparel and accessories brand, where she oversaw the Marketing and Customer Experience teams and established the annual and five-year growth strategies for both.

LeAnne Tice:

LeAnne Tice has a proven track record in leading large-scale programs budgeted at $500 million for the Fortune 1 organization. Most recently, LeAnne served as the Director, Health & Wellness Program Management at Walmart where she managed the vendor relationship and negotiations for third-party program management solutions. LeAnne is highly skilled in program development, project management, audit and cross-functional team leadership, has a passion for understanding end-to-end processes, and identifying and resolving pain points.

Kathleen Shaffer:

Kathleen Shaffer is a proven brand voice, promoter, protector, and builder. With more than 15 years of experience leading top national brands, she delivers expert communications and PR campaigns that drive engagement and sales. Most recently, Kathleen served as Senior Director of Communications for FAT Brands, QSR Division (parent company of Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, Hot Dog on a Stick, Round Table Pizza and Pretzelmaker) where she led both internal and consumer communications for the 1,600 unit franchise and corporate network. Highlights from her 6 years with the company include serving as the on-site PR leader for Round Table Pizza's appearance on Undercover Boss, securing prominent national media placements across all brands, serving as point person for celebrity and influencer relations, and championing charity partnerships. Before joining FAT Brands, QSR Division (formerly Global Franchise Group), she was VP, Public Relations Account Director for MGH, a modern marketing agency in Baltimore where she directed strategy for The Ocean City Maryland Department of Tourism, OLD BAY, Nobel Learning Communities and Global Franchise Group.

About Jane

Founded in 2011, Jane is a boutique marketplace featuring the latest in women's fashion trends, accessories, home decor, children's clothing, and more. With an industry-leading e-commerce platform, Jane empowers small businesses around the country – both online sellers and brick and mortar shops – and helps customers stay on trend, all at amazing prices. Featuring hundreds of new products every day, Jane has everything you need to live your best, most stylish life. Seven-time Inc. 5000 winner, Jane is also ranked on the Utah Business Fastest Growing Companies and the Financial Times America’s Fastest-Growing Companies 2022 list. To learn more, please visit Jane.com, download the app in the Apple or Google Play Stores, or follow along on Instagram.

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