Emily Bain


Emily (So) Bain is a Principal with over 10 years of executive search and recruitment experience, specializing in Retail & Fashion. Prior to joining True, she worked with two global retained 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 10 years leading office supplies merchandising at Staples, Inc.

Emily holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from the University of Connecticut, and she and her family reside in Newton, Massachusetts.