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Talking Top Tens: Marissa Tarleton

Chief Marketing Officer of RetailMeNot


Marissa Tarleton is the Chief Marketing Officer of RetailMeNot, Inc. in North America. She directs all brand advertising, digital and social media programs, search engine marketing, public relations, internal communications, business-to-business marketing, and customer relationship management. Prior to RetailMeNot, Marissa led marketing for Dell Inc.’s North America Consumer and Small Business PC businesses. Marissa holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Follow Marissa on Twitter for updates on what’s happening at RetailMeNot and in her life.

And more with Marissa Tarleton…

Favorite Instagram account to follow:

@blackjaguarwhitetiger’s Insta feed really inspires me. Especially those that feature the people that make the choice to save and protect the animals. 

What do you love most about your work:

My team! I have the most creative, positive, talented and inspiring team!

One piece of advice you would give your 18­-year-­old self:

Don’t take yourself too seriously. 
Take more risks and enjoy the moment.

Midnight snack of choice:

Cheese plate. Any time of the day, it is my snack of choice ☺. I choose restaurants by the quality of their cheese plate.

Skincare product you can’t live without:

Burts Bees Chapstick. I always have 3-4 in my purse.

Your last great read and why you enjoyed it:

Shantaram. So beautifully written, and I love being immersed in other cultures.

The trend you hope never goes out of style:

Jeans! I wear them all the time and especially love the ones from DL1961

A secret talent we should know about:

I have mean ballet and tap dance skills.

Where does your credit card get the most use:

Amazon, I don’t have time to shop and I am all about easy and personal. Amazon is one of my favorite retail options as are others that provide easy, personal and free shipping options.

Your whole day was just cancelled and your schedule is wide open, what do you do:

I would go hiking with my amazing family and sweet dog Jet. I love being outside and I adore being with my four loves.