Tacey Powers

EVP & GMM, Nordstrom Shoes and Kids Apparel

Tacey Powers is the EVP & GMM for Nordstrom Shoes and Kids Apparel. Her responsibilities include 100 Nordstrom stores, 7 Canada stores, and Nordstrom.com. Prior to her current assignment she had served in many roles across the Nordstrom organization including EVP GMM Rack, VP of Shoes for the Rack, VP of Women’s Shoes for Full price, Merchandise Manager of Nordstrom.com and the catalog division back in 1991, when the website was launched with “Make Room for Shoes.”

Her career started in 1981, on the selling floor in Southern California. She started in women’s apparel and served in various merchandising roles before moving to Seattle.

Tacey is deeply involved in the work of the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, which serves employees and families in the shoe industry facing disaster, crisis or hardship. In 2016 the Foundation presented Tacey with the Footwear Cares Social Impact Award, which is given in recognition of philanthropic leadership. She is also proud to be supporting Nordstrom’s Shoes That Fit Back to School Campaign, a nonprofit organization that helps children across the country by giving them access to brand new, properly fitting athletic shoes and other life changing essential items.

Tacey joined the Footwear Distributers and Retailers of America (FDRA) Board of Directors in December 2020. The FDRA is a nonprofit business and trade association that provides innovative products, training, research and consulting services. Its members include most U.S. footwear manufacturers, brands, retailers, and importers to global footwear companies. FDRA advocates for lower costs for consumers, allowing its members to sell more shoes and create jobs.

Tacey is married and has two grown children who also reside in the Seattle area.

Tacey joined the Two Ten Board in 2023 and is the Chair of the Gala Fundraising Committee.