Prior to joining Jewel Branding & Licensing as Vice President, Ilana has enjoyed an impressive career in licensing. Starting at The Beanstalk Group in New York, she developed brand licensing programs for McDonalds, Stride Rite, Little Tikes, Jim Beam and The Andy Warhol Foundation. In 2002, Ilana worked on the retail side as a Marketing Specialist with The Home Depot where she managed licensing out projects. In 2004, Ilana joined Nancy Bailey & Associates, where she was a Senior Account Executive responsible for developing and managing brand extension licensing programs for clients including Procter & Gamble, Del Monte, Crayola and Frito-Lay. In 2010, Nancy Bailey & Associates merged with Beanstalk and Ilana became Director of Brand Management at Beanstalk for brands including Coppertone, Nesquik, Frigidaire, Bigelow Tea and Travelocity.com. Ilana graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.