Accomplished executive with high-caliber general management qualifications gained through experience in each core business function (e.g., marketing, merchandising, sales, operations) in a big ticket retail environment.
Proven track record of building high-performance teams by developing innovative approaches to company challenges and executing business plans using a highly integrated "hands-on" approach that produces superior results. Skilled in combining resources – people, capital, technology, product/service offerings, and competitive position – to grow revenue, profit and business value.
Promotes collaborative work culture resulting in open communications, idea exchange, and environments that are based on mutual respect, trust and uncompromising integrity. Currently serves on advisory boards including the National Home Furnishings Board of Directors and is President of the Escalate Retail Big Ticket Advisory Board.