Katie J. Bayne

Katie J. Bayne has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2021. Since February 2019, Ms. Katie Bayne has served as a Senior Advisor with Guggenheim Securities, LLC, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners. Since March 2018, Ms. Bayne has also served as founder and President of Bayne Advisors, a strategic and advisory firm. Prior to serving in her current roles, from 1989 to 2018, Ms. Bayne served in numerous roles at The Coca-Cola Company focused on consumer strategy, retail marketing and consumer marketing in the United States, Australia and globally, most recently serving as the company’s President, North America Brands, from 2013 to 2015 and Senior Vice President, Global Center, from 2015 to 2018. Ms. Bayne previously served as a member of the board of directors for Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Ann Inc. and Beazer Homes USA. Ms. Bayne currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the following publicly traded companies: Acreage Holdings, Inc. and The Honest Company, Inc. Ms. Bayne is also a member of the board of trustees of the American Film Institute and the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Ms. Bayne holds a B.A. in Psychology from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Independent Director