Through The Noise
January 9, 2019
#410 Ellen Davis, President of the NRF Foundation
Ellen Davis is president of the NRF Foundation and senior vice president at the National Retail Federation with more than 15 years of experience in strategic communications, research, talent acquisition and development, and organizational change management. Since taking the helm of the Foundation in 2012, Davis and her team have changed the perceptions of retail among thousands of university students, awarded over $1 million in scholarships, created relationships with talent executives at over 50 major retail brands, and launched RISE Up, a training and credentialing program to help people secure jobs in retail and advance into meaningful careers.
The NRF Foundation shapes retail’s future by building awareness of the industry through statistics and stories; developing talent through education, experiences and scholarships; and fostering career growth among people who work in retail.