Beth Kaplan is a Managing Member at Axcel Partners, where she advises and invests in emerging, high-growth consumer businesses. Most recently, Kaplan served as President and COO of Rent the Runway, where she still serves on the Board. Kaplan’s past experiences include President and Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer at General Nutrition Corporation; EVP and General Manager of Bath and Body Works; Senior Executive VP of Marketing, Merchandising and Distribution of Rite Aid; and President of Procter and Gamble’s U.S. Cosmetics Division. Kaplan is currently on the Board of Directors of Meredith Corporation, a leading publicly traded media and marketing services company. Kaplan earned both Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Business Administration degrees from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and currently sits on its Board of Overseers.