Nadia was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and received her degree at Temple University with a double major in Human Resources and Marketing. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Nadia went off to fulfill her dreams in the fashion apparel industry and moved to New York City. She worked for Everlast Worldwide, the global leader in authentic boxing, MMA, and fitness-related sporting goods, equipment, apparel, footwear, and accessories. Nadia started out as a Production Coordinator and worked her way up to Director of Merchandising in the Men’s Apparel Division focusing on product development in apparel and accessories.
In 2006, Nadia took a leap of faith and moved 3,000 miles away to Los Angeles and worked for one of the largest menswear apparel companies in the world, Phillips Van Heusen. There, she held a position as the Sr. Manager Product Development/Merchandising and collaborated closely with senior leadership and cross functional stakeholders in men’s neckwear and soft-line accessories. Nadia handled licensed brands such as Michael Kors, Kenneth Cole New York, Marvel, Disney and owned brands such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger. and Izod. Nadia joined Critical Role in September 2020 as the Director of Consumer Products Project Manager and plans to help grow the organization.
In her personal life, Nadia likes to stretch her mind by seeking out new experiences such as traveling the world, reading books, working out and spending quality time with her family when she gets to see them.
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