Emily Bain
/    Principal

Emily (So) Bain is a principal with over ten years of executive search and recruitment experience, specializing in retail and fashion.  Prior to joining True, she worked with two global retained search firms, Heidrick & Struggles and Spencer Stuart, in their consumer practice.  Most recently, she led in-house talent acquisition for Converse (a division of Nike), across a range of functions.

Emily's professional career started in mass and specialty retail, with nearly ten years leading office supplies merchandising at Staples, Inc.

Emily holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Connecticut, and she and her family reside in Newton, Massachusetts.

Expertise in placing senior executives within the consumer sector and passionate about consumer brands and delivering exceptional recruitment experience
Beyond Boston, Emily enjoys spending time with family and friends in coastal New England and the UK, and exploring new locales around the world seeking out the best seafood and sushi
Emily is a proud mom and wife, and is working to perfect her hiphop dance moves with the help of her young daughter