WOMEN CEO REPORT

- Genesco

Mimi Eckel Vaughn

Genesco

Mimi Eckel Vaughn assumed her roles as Chair, President & CEO of Genesco after serving in a variety of leadership roles within the organization including chief financial officer, chief operating officer, vice president and senior vice president – strategy and business development, and senior vice president – strategy and shared services. Prior to joining Genesco, Mimi was executive vice president of business development and marketing and acting chief financial officer for Link2Gov Corporation; a consultant at McKinsey & Company and held corporate finance positions at Goldman Sachs & Co., Wasserstein Perella & Co., and Drexel Burnham Lambert. She serves on the board of 6 companies in addition to Genesco and is a member of The Phi Beta Kappa Society. Mimi received an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Year appointed: 2020