C R O S S R O A D S: Value + Impact

june, 2020

18jun4:30 pm5:30 pmC R O S S R O A D S: Value + Impact


Event Details


a new series and partnership

Thursday, June 18
Mortimer Singer, Chief Executive Officer of TRAUB and Managing Partner of TRAUB Capital, and Erica S. Kasel, Managing Director of TRAUB

Join the talk via Microsoft Teams HERE

Mortimer Singer is Chief Executive Officer of TRAUB and also serves as Managing Partner of TRAUB Capital. Both TRAUB companies have a shared mission to advance consumer products services and retail businesses to reach their full potential.

TRAUB Consulting does so through its consulting services and TRAUB Capital through its investment activities. Mortimer is currently a Board Director of Signature Brands and Chairman of OrchardMile.com.

Mortimer serves as Vice Chairman on the Board of Trustees of Parsons School of Design; is a board member of the French Institute Alliance Française (fi:af) in New York; and was Co-founder and Chairman of Pin Down Bladder Cancer, a charity whose mission was to create awareness and raise funds for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Bladder Cancer Research Fund and the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

In 2009 Mortimer co-authored To India With Love: From New York To Mumbai, Assouline Publishing, in support of the Taj Public Service Welfare Trust, a charity benefiting the victims and families of the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Mortimer started his career at JPMorgan in their TMT investment banking division, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He resides in New York City with his wife and two daughters.


Erica S. Kasel brings her CMO leadership experience from fashion and beauty retail, publishing and hospitality to TRAUB to collaborate and advise clients on business and marketing strategy and execution.

As the Head of Marketing and Digital at Chanel for the U.S., she led communications, events, client insights, digital and client experience across fashion, watches and fine jewelry and served on the company’s cross-divisional brand, charity and global task force committees. Erica gained her deep knowledge of the luxury consumer lifecycle as a marketing leader at American Express Publishing where she published Departures and launched Centurion magazine to Platinum and Centurion card members. Her career foundation in hospitality culminated at Leading Hotels of the World, where she developed their award-winning luxury hotel reservations website, lhw.com, the first global hotel luxury website. Most recently, she globally relaunched Clé de Peau Beauté for Shiseido’s HQ brand team in Tokyo across branding, creative, marketing and digital with Jane Smith Agency in NY and LA.

She earned her MBA at NYU Stern School of Business and a BS in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration at UMASS Amherst. She served as NYU Adjunct Faculty in Graduate level Strategic Marketing.

At TRAUB, she brings her digital and client-centric marketing experience, corporate knowledge and keen business acumen to her consulting work, making her a valuable partner to CEOs and CMOs, helping to drive innovation and business growth, efficiency and profitability.


About C R O S S R O A D S:

C R O S S R O A D S, in partnership with CRTKL, is a time to celebrate thinkers and their transformational ideas that will impact our lives and the world as we know it. We will also dive deep into how thinking has shifted as change fuels creative and innovative responses to a new frontier. We open each session to all of you, to ask questions and seek further meaning. Learn more.






(Thursday) 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST


Virtual - Microsoft Teams