Kilee Nickels is the CEO and Founder of Nickel & Suede, an accessories brand dedicated to empowering women to be bold, brave, and step out of their comfort zone. Previously, Kilee ran One Little Momma, a style blog and community, and co-founded One Little Belt, a children’s apparel line. Under Kilee’s leadership, Nickel & Suede has grown from a small basement workshop to a national brand with three retail locations, and a design office and production facility in Kansas City. Recognized by Inc. 500 as one of the fastest growing companies two years in a row, Nickel & Suede has grown a cult following for its innovative lightweight statement earrings using premium Italian leather. Kilee’s entrepreneurial drive not only comes from her love of design, but also her passion for creating community and inspiring others to be their most authentic selves. Not one to rest on her laurels, Kilee also hosts With Kilee Nickels, a weekly podcast dedicated to inspiring women to be confident in pursuing their passions. Kilee lives in Liberty, MO and is married to her college sweetheart and business partner, Soren Nickels. She is a proud #boymom to five boys, aged 3-12, and two crazy puppies.
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