Marcia Steele Hoover is NIKE’s Global Marketing Communication Director, charged with driving the successful development and execution of marketing communication strategies and campaigns that create compelling employee experiences to elevate and foster the Nike culture. Over the last eight years, she has lead teams in multiple functions that drive marketing communication for NIKE’s 70,000+ employees and external partners.

A strategist at her core, Marcia has over 20+ years of experience leading and executing corporate business, brand, and marketing communications strategies for the Fortune 500. Prior to Nike she held leadership positions with a global advertising agency and was an industry research director and executive consultant with Gartner. She is a graduate of the Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.

In her spare time Marcia is as passionate about the outdoors as she is her work. Marcia and her husband Thomas have a 10-year old English Labrador, Stout.