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Work History

Store planning manager

Gymboree inc.
April 2016Present
  • Balanced inventory for 1300 stores across 4 brands in North America
  • Developed store level inventory forecasting techniques and reporting
  • Streamlined pre-season store planning projections and processes
  • Built out real estate process including new, closing, and remodel stores
  • Managed one direct report who received a promotion

Allocation Manager

Gymboree inc.
Apr 2015APRIL 2016
  • Generated 9% year over year sales growth (highest in the company) in $150m business
  • Developed basics forecasting engine which drove double digit % In-Stock improvements, and triple digit sales growth in those categories
  • Designed replenishment model that rebalanced store inventory, achieving store balance in two months
  • Performed deep analysis on key categories with recommendations that changed the way our business bought and maintained inventory levels
  • Interfaced with CEO, and other C level leadership on key decisions, and meetings on a daily/weekly basis
  • Managed two direct reports who both received strong annual reviews, and one promotion
  • Worked cross functionally to overhaul Basics processes
  • Calibrated departmental, cross fictional and individual goals with CPO, and cross functional management

Senior Analyst, Inventory Strategy

Gap Inc./Old Navy
Apr 2013Mar 2015
  • Maximized process innovation for planning and allocation in order to drive better service levels, hit financial targets, and gain gross margin returns
  • Rolled out a simplification and automation tool which gained 450% workload efficiency while reducing user error
  • Provided support for 100+ person Inventory Management teams of individual contributors, managers, directors, and a VP
  • Lead subject-matter-expert (SME) teams for both Planning and Allocation
  • Spearheaded cross-brand course redesign on managing allocation of Basic products
  • Awarded special bonus for going above and beyond normal role and responsibilities by supporting Inventory Management team during a critical business moment
  • Innovated and launched team’s online business facing portal for training and reporting which became best practice across the brands

Inventory Allocator

Gap Inc./Old Navy
Aug 2011Apr 2013
  • Allocated inventory for 2 departments worth a combined annual retail of over $250 million
  • Worked with cross-functional team of merchants, planners, and production to help align and implement strategic initiatives for departments
  • Implemented size strategies to gain gross margin 
  • Developed cross-divisional allocation meetings to facilitate inter-brand communication and best practices for function

Supply Chain Specialist

Mars Chocolate, North America
Jun 2010Dec 2010
  • Managed production at two contract manufacturing facilities worth over $40 million in Gross Sales by scheduling raw materials and packing, coordinating line time, and conducting meetings with cross functional team
  • Reviewed and Analyzed key production metrics and dashboards on a daily/weekly/monthly basis to optimize performance at sites, and convey key performance rating and metrics

Skills

Microsoft Excel
Visual Basic
SQL
Access
R (Data Analysis)
JDA Allocation
Adobe photoshop
Powerpoint / Word
SAP / Business Warehouse
Oracle Hyperion (essbase)
Lean Six Sigma

Education

Bachelors of Science

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick
20062010
  • Associations: President and Founder of Rutgers University Supply Chain Association, Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals, Institute for Supply Management, Council of Business School Presidents
  • Awards: Honors Track Scholarship, Internship Award

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