Emilie Arel, President and Chief Executive Officer

Emilie Arel is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Casper Sleep, formerly President and Chief Commercial Officer. With over 20 years of leadership experience across retail, merchandising, customer experience, and marketing, she leads the Company's commercial and brand strategy. Previously, Emilie was the CEO of FULLBEAUTY Brands, a plus-size apparel company, where she led the Company through a debt restructuring and put them on the path to a digital transformation. Prior to FULLBEAUTY, she served as the CEO of Quidsi, an Amazon company with 10 brands, including Diapers.com and Soap.com. Earlier in her career, Emilie spent 7 years with Gap Inc. where she held multiple positions and led a team of 12,000+ employees and 220+ stores. Before joining Gap, Emilie held various roles at Target Corporation for 6 years. Emilie has earned MBAs from Columbia Business School and the University of California, Berkeley. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Michael Monahan, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Monahan has served as Casper Sleep Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2020. Previously, Mr. Monahan served as the Chief Financial Officer of Nutrisystem, Inc. from 2013 to 2019 where he oversaw the growth of the company’s market capitalization from approximately $250 million to $1.3 billion and subsequently, the successful sale of the business. Mr. Monahan has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of both Hexo Corp. and PetroChoice Holdings, Inc. Earlier in his career, he served in financial roles at Exelon Corp., Accenture and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Monahan received an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a B.A. from Villanova University.

Dara Williams, Chief People and Diversity Officer

As Chief People and Diversity Officer, Dara is responsible for building a dynamic company culture and driving Casper’s mission of bringing better sleep to more people. In this role, she oversees all areas of HR for the company, while developing and executing the organizational strategy. She also leads all diversity, equity and inclusion work, including strategy, education, cultural initiatives, and internal development. Dara brings more than 15 years of HR leadership experience to her role as CPDO. Prior to Casper, she held senior HR roles at several high-growth companies, including Refinery 29, Blue Apron, Gilt and Carat.