Marcie Hoklas

Senior Director/DMM Beauty Company

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Marcie’s passion for Beauty and self-care began during her time working at
Nordstrom’s Clinique counter, while attending classes at Columbia College Chicago.
After graduation, Marcie continued her career at Nordstrom, leading their Beauty
department. There, she mastered P&L management, multiple brands and a full breadth
of team members.

Amplifying her newly gained skillset, Marcie continued to build her career in the
Beauty Industry, this time at Walgreens. She has held many roles at Walgreens, most
notably in buying and category management. Marcie’s passion, drive and expertise
have allowed her to create enormously transformational change, both at Walgreens and
in the industry. Some wins among Marcie’s innumerable contributions to Walgreens
Beauty are: growing Cosmetics from $800M to $1.2B in sales and more recently,
leading the market and doubling growth of Dermatological Skincare.
Marcie continuously challenges herself with work that brings to life new formats, new
designs and enriched costumer experiences, woven throughout her $2B P&L and large

At the very heart, Marcie is a well-loved industry expert. Most notable and indisputable
is Marcie’s strength in relationships: whether at home with husband Shawn, kids
Harrison and Jackson, or in Deerfield with suppliers and team members. Marcie is a
partner to rely on and always a voice of reason.