Carolyn Childers

Co-Founder & CEO at Chief

Carolyn Childers is the Co-Founder and CEO of Chief, a women’s professional networking and resources company. Carolyn has over fifteen years of experience in operations, strategy, and business development.

Carolyn started their career as an Investment Banking Associate at Deutsche Bank before moving to Avon Products as Manager of Strategy & Business Development. Carolyn then transitioned to Victoria’s Secret, where they managed commercialization efforts, before joining Amazon as Head of At Amazon, Carolyn oversaw operations for Quidsi, an Amazon subsidiary. Carolyn then left Amazon to join Primary Venture Partners as an Operating Partner and later as Entrepreneur In Residence. Carolyn’s most recent position before Chief was SVP of Operations at Handy HQ.

Carolyn has a degree in Economics from Dartmouth College.

Carolyn Childers attended Harvard Business School and Boston College, earning a BS in finance.

Some individuals on their team include Caroline Dell - VP & GM, New Verticals, Clare Carr - VP, Enterprise Marketing, and Erika Johnson - VP, Member Experience.


Previous companies

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Primary Venture Partners logo
Deutsche Bank logo
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Victoria's Secret & Co. logo


  • Co-Founder & CEO

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