Camille “Camy” Newman ’02

photo of Camille “Camy” Newman Position(s): Founder and CEO, Pop Up Plus

Pop Up Plus (Winter 2014-15)

Camille Newman is the Founder and CEO of Pop Up Plus NY – a pop up and online shop catering to plus size customers sizes 14+. After graduating from Oberlin College in 2002 she first pursued a career in Fashion Editorial working with Interview and Harper’s Bazaar Magazine. She later discovered her true passion while working for Lane Bryant, where she grew to understand the needs of the plus size market and the potential impact she could have if she started her own business. She continued to hone her skills in various roles within the Fashion Industry, with roles in planning, buying, store execution and pricing strategy at companies such as Macys Inc and Ross Stores. Since starting Pop Up Plus in 2009, she has accomplished some impressive feats, becoming the 2010 winner of the Citibank Power Up Business Plan Competition and more recently the 2014 Facebook Book Fit Business competition.