Nicole O’Rourke serves as senior vice president and chief marketing officer and is responsible for marketing, analyst relations and communications. Prior to joining Manhattan Associates in 2016, Ms. O'Rourke was chief marketing officer and a member of the executive council at Covance Inc., a global pharmaceutical development firm, where she led all aspects of marketing and strategic planning. Following the company’s acquisition by Laboratory Corporation of America, Ms. O'Rourke led the commercial integration between the two companies, including sales, client services, sales operations and marketing. Prior to Covance, Ms. O’Rourke served at Aetna Inc., the health insurer, in leadership roles of increasing responsibility including vice president of advertising and brand management and vice president of member and brand strategy. She also spent more than seven years in product management roles at McNeil Consumer Products, a Johnson & Johnson company. Ms. O'Rourke has been a past local Board member of Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Rebuilding Together, and has been a corporate trustee of the Marketing Science Institute. Ms. O’Rourke holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Cornell University and a master’s degree in business administration from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.