Laura Hnatow is the Vice President of Marketing and E-commerce for Sea Bags, a Portland, Maine-based manufacturer and retailer of handcrafted tote bags and accessories from recycled sails. Prior to joining Sea Bags in 2014, Laura was the Ecommerce Channel Manager for manufacturer and marketer, Cuddledown and also enjoyed over 10 years at renowned cataloger, L.L.Bean in roles that included International Marketing, Advertising, Catalog Production and Ecommerce. She dipped her toe in the agency business as the Managing Director of Imago Creative, an advertising firm specializing in marketing to Baby Boomer Women. While at Imago, she was the Research Director for and contributed to the writing of the A.M.A. published book BOOM, Marketing to the Ultimate Power Consumer – The Baby Boomer Woman.
Laura holds a B.B.A. in International Business from Hofstra University and an M.B.A. with Marketing concentration from University of Southern Maine where she was also an adjunct marketing instructor. She recently completed a 4-year term on the Advisory Board for the Women In Retail Leadership Circle, a national networking and educational organization for enterprise-level women in the retail industry.
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