Cashmere Nicole

Occupation: Businesswoman;

Position: Founder, CEO, President;

Company: Beauty Bakerie Cosmetics Brand, Inc.;

Industry: beauty;

Residence: United States;

Nationality: American;

Cashmere Nicole

Cashmere Nicole Carillo, is the Founder, President, CEO of Beauty Bakerie Cosmetics Brand, Inc., since June 2011. Cashmere continues to grow her brand which is now sold in 1000 locations worldwide. Beauty Bakerie was San Diego’s fastest-growing private company from 2015 - 2017. The VC backed firm has raised more than $8M in venture capital funds.  She recieved backing from Kenneth Chennault and Unilever Ventures first backed Beauty Bakerie Cosmetics Brands in 2017.

In 2012, one year after starting Beauty Bakerie, Cashmere was diagnosed with breast cancer. Cashmere underwent surgery. After her recovery, she committed to her five-year plan to get Beauty Bakerie off the ground.

"My initial thoughts were [of] my daughter," she told Good Morning America in a 2018 interview. "This shouldn't be her life story. She doesn't have what I want her to have and now she won't even have me. You start calling life insurance. I was essentially planning my own funeral. All these thoughts were running through my head. I was sad, I was scared. Here I am with breast cancer and they wanted to do a double mastectomy. I thought, 'Who is going to love me?"

Personal Attributes and Interests

  • Had her daughter, Jasmyn, at the age of 16.
  • In 2012, She was diagnosed with Breast Cancer.
  • She underwent a double mastectomy in 2014 when the cancer returned.

Work Experience

  • Founder, President, CEO, Beauty Bakerie Cosmetics Brand
  • President, Sugar Homes
  • Director Board Of Directors, Independent Beauty Association 
  • Instructional Design Nurse, Houston Methodist, Full-time

Board and Advisor Roles

  • Advisor, Jewish Family Service of San Diego

Accolades

  • #505 on the Inc 5000, Issued by Inc Magazine, Aug 2019.
  • Fastest Growing Private Company, Issued by San Diego Business Journal, Jul 2018.
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (EY) Award, Issued by Merrill Corporation, Jan 2018.
  • Most Admired CEO Award, Issued by San Diego Business Journal, Jan 2018.
  • CEO of the Year Award, Issued by San Diego Business Journal, Jan 2017.

Philanthropy, Community Service and Memberships

  • Mentor, Female Founder Office Hours
  • Advisor, Jewish Family Service of San Diego
  • Volunteer, Children's Home of Lubbock, Texas

Education

  • Business, Harvard Business School Online, 2017.
  • Bachelor's, General Studies concentration Soc and Behav Sciences, Indiana University–Purdue, University Indianapolis, 2010.
  • Nursing, Ivy Tech Community College, 2006.
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