Mimi E. Vaughn

Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Mimi Vaughn was named Genesco’s senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer in February 2015. Since 2009, she served as Genesco's senior vice president of strategy and shared services and previously served as a senior vice president of strategy and business development since September 2003.

Prior to joining the Company in 2003, Vaughn was executive vice president of business development and marketing and acting chief financial officer for Link2Gov Corporation in Nashville.  From 1993 to 1999, she was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, based in Atlanta.

During her tenure at McKinsey, Vaughn advised senior executives and board members, specializing in the consumer and retail sectors. Prior to joining McKinsey, she held various corporate finance positions at Goldman, Sachs & Co., Wasserstein Perella & Co. Inc. and Drexel Burnham Lambert.

An elected member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Alpha Theta, she received a bachelor of science degree in foreign service and international economics from Georgetown University magna cum laude and earned a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School where she graduated with distinction. Vaughn serves as a director on the boards of the University School of Nashville, the YWCA of Middle Tennessee and the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s Women’s Fund.