Robin Foote is a private investor, corporate director and consultant.
In her corporate career, she held a variety of executive leadership positions in pioneering roles with several large banks, which subsequently became formative merger partners for Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase. She also served as head of Strategic Marketing for AT&T just prior to that company’s break-up in 2000.
Robin began her career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc., and has returned to that field at various points throughout her 40+ year career. Most recently, in 2005 she merged her independent consulting practice into Novantas, LLC., where she remains a partner today.
In addition to Avalara, Robin serves on the Board of Directors of Saturna Trust Company as well as several community organizations. She is a past Director of Cascade Financial Corporation and its subsidiary, Cascade Bank as well as of DLJdirect (now part of E*Trade) and several private companies, all of which have been successfully sold or merged.
Robin graduated magna cum laude from Smith College with a degree in Economics and with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where she was inducted into the ‘Century Club’ and honored as a Baker Scholar. She is also a graduate of Northwestern University Kellogg School’s ‘Women Director Development Program.’