Kelsey Slaughter is the Senior Global Supply Planner for Jordan Brand Footwear at Nike Inc., currently positioned at their World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.
Prior to this, Kelsey spent seven years at Macy’s Inc. having roles covering Business Strategy, Inventory Planning, Merchandise Planning, Financial Planning, Assortment Strategy, and Product Development. She was tasked with driving the sales, profitability, and productivity of various men’s apparel and accessories businesses and was responsible for around $100M in annual business.
Kelsey is also a proud Penn Alum. She graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences, magma cum laude, with a B.A. in Urban Studies with Honors, with a focus in legal studies in 2014. While at Penn she was a member of the NCAA Division I Women’s Rowing Team, an executive board member of the Black Student League and the Women’s Political League, a writing contributor to the College Cognoscenti, and a member of the Onyx Senior Honor Society. She also received the Raymond Alexander Pace Senior Award, presented by Penn’s MAKUU Black Cultural Center, to a senior in recognition of all-around outstanding achievement in leadership, peer relationships, relationships with faculty and administrators, and academic performance.
As a woman and proud Washington, DC native, Kelsey’s community focuses center around mentorship of young women of color, as well as elections and voting rights—and of course giving back to Penn.