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Work experience

Apr 2011Sep 2014

Senior Project Manager

NOA Brands America

   ▪  Managed 90% of USA Division revenue. +$10 million of sales for clients (Nordstrom, Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sak’s Fifth Ave, Barney’s and H&M).

   ▪  Drove profits 64% in 2012 by establishing new sales support roles to achieve company initiatives.

   ▪  Developed 100 new products per year through managing prototypes to final product through Chinese, French, and Spanish co-manufacturing.

   ▪  Organized and managed engineering cross functional team to implement new consolidated fitting components to increase functionality, durability and aesthetics. Reduced fitting components from +20 to two across entire line.

   ▪  Streamlined sales through final production process increasing revenue 7%.

   ▪  Managed product development team for new and redesigned collections for 2011, 2012, and 2013 NADI Retail Design Collection Show.

Nov 2010Nov 2010

Event Merchandise Project Coordinator

Ironman/ World Triathlon Corporation

▪  Designed built and managed race pop-up stores in Clear Water, FL & Panama City Beach, FL.

   ▪  Hired managed and trained 50 contract employees for the deployment of fully functional store.

   ▪  Coordinated developed and implemented procedures for procurement of inventory and replenishment of goods for race stores.

   ▪  Created impactful customer experience increasing same store sales through visual merchandising.

May 2010Dec 2010

Event Merchandise Project Coordinator

Endurance Conspiracy

   Overhauled and remodeled store front location in 14 days for Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

   ▪  Negotiated contracts with vendors (Bluesseventy, Dunning, Muscle Milk, Fuel Belt, and Nuun)

   ▪  Liaised with state side procurement team for on time delivery of merchandise across LTL & boat shipments.

   ▪  Supervised daily in store operations.

Apr 2008Dec 2009

Manager Visual Field Merchandising

Forever 21

▪  Designed corporate merchandising schematics and presentations across demographic specific store sets.

   ▪  Coordinated and implemented new Colorado district floor sets.

   ▪  Managed and supported 8 store visual teams with 16 direct reports with 120 associates with stores ranging from 8,000 to 120,000 square feet.

   ▪  Successfully assisted in 20+ store openings and remodels.

Education

Aug 1996May 2000

BA

Bradley University

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