Episode 61

The Band of Sisters

This week on Advancing All Women, we’re joined by two of the founding members of ‘The Band of Sisters’! Cie Nicholson and Lori Marcus will talk about their book, ‘You Should Smile More: How to Dismantle Gender Bias in the Workplace,’ and strategies for dismantling the microaggressions women face every day.

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Lori Tauber Marcus

Lori Tauber Marcus

Co-Founder, The Band of Sisters

Lori Tauber Marcus is a corporate board director, executive coach, and founding member of “The “Band of Sisters” after spending 24 years at PepsiCo in multiple roles, including Senior Vice President, Marketing Activation. After PepsiCo, she served as SVP, CMO of The Children’s Place Retail Stores, EVP, Chief Global Brand & Product Officer at Keurig Green Mountain, and Interim Global CMO, Peloton Interactive. She also served for several years as the leader of the direct-to-patient workstream at Harvard Business School’s Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator.

Lori also has significant Board experience and presently sits on the boards of Fresh Del Monte Produce and 24-Hour Fitness.

She earned her BS from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lori lives in CT and is a health and fitness nut. You can find her most mornings riding her Peloton bike at the crack of dawn.
Cie Nicholson

Cie Nicholson

Co-Founder, The Band of Sisters

Cie Nicholson is an investor, and advisor to a number of start-up companies, a speaker, and a founding member of “The Band of Sisters” after spending 11 years at PepsiCo in marketing positions, including Chief Marketing Officer, Pepsi-Cola N.A. After PepsiCo, she served as EVP and CMO of Equinox, SVP and CMO of Softcard (fintech start-up acquired by Google).

She presently serves as public board director for Selective Insurance and also served as a private board member for Heartland Food Group and the ANA (Association of National Advertisers).

Cie earned her BS at the University of Illinois and her MBA at Indiana University.
Cie lives in NYC however she is on a 20 year quest (2015-2035) to do handstands all over the world – Instagram @cienicholson
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