Work History

Work History
2005 - Mar 2008

Trade Marketing Manager

Cooper Vision, Inc.

- Responsible for marketing programs with key accounts 

- Key accounts: LensCrafters, Wal-Mart, Costco, NVI, etc. 

- Responsible for launching new products with key accounts 

- Manages relationship with creative agency 

2001 - 2004

Product Marketing Manager

Ocular Sciences, Inc.

- Launched new contact lens for correcting astigmatism called Biomedics Toric

- Trained 35+ sales executives on product benefits 

- Managed creative development for Biomedics Toric 

- Opened several thousand new outlets 

- Maintained 11 consecutive quarters of share growth

- Achieved $20+ M in annual sales 

1997 - 2001

Key Account Manager

Ocular Sciences, Inc.

Managed all facets of business & relationship with Wal-Mart, including Sales, Customer Service & 

Demand Mgmt: 

- Rookie of the Year, 1997

- Account Manager of the Year, 1998

- Producto Grindage for Highest Sales Productivity, 1999

- President's Club for Sales Achievement, 1999 

- Highest Revenue over Budget Award, 2000 

- Recognized as Vendor of the Quarter 2001 

- 6 Sales Executive / Employee of the Month Awards 

- Recognized by peers for "Classy Spring Attire"

- Managed Wal-Mart Co-Managed Inventory Program (Wal-Mart Certified)

1994 - 1997

Sales Operations

Propaganda, Inc.

Held various roles for small company initially known as London Antique, Inc. and later as Propaganda, Inc. - providing visual display merchandise to U.S. department stores such as:

The Gap, Banana Republic, Macy's, Kohl's, Dillard's, Federated Department Stores while serving 

brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger. 

Responsibilities included: Production, Distribution, Inventory Management, Customer Service, 

Sales and Marketing. 

Education

Education
1991 - 1993

Master's of Arts (units pending)

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1989 - 1991

Bachelor of Arts

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1986 - 1989

Associate of Arts

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