255 White Oak Drive *Medford, Oregon97504 *541-301-0833 *[email protected]
Accomplished leader with a twenty five year career in increasingly responsible senior level assignments with full P&L responsibilities and a proven record of success in increasing bottom line performance.
Consistently demonstrated an ability to accept challenging assignments, take the responsibility required to lead a team of professionals to implement “change” required to exceed strategic goals.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
10 years senior management experience successfully launching a startup subsidiary for REI, recapitalizing and reorganizing a business unit for the State of Florida, implementing a strategic plan that turned a troubled consumer products company back to profitability.
Supply Chain Management
10 years of hands-on operations experience with emphasis on implementing process improvements in a manufacturing and distribution environment resulting in reduced expenses, increased ROI.
15 years of direct sales management targeting National Accounts, OEM opportunities, Federal Government, and associated agencies for a new revenue channel.
15 years experience managing domestic independent sales personnel, and establishing international sales distribution in Western Europe, Asia, South Africa, and Australia.
Sourcing ( Asia)
20 years offshore sourcing experience successfully building relationships, vendor partnerships, joint venture strategic alliance and negotiating manufacturing contracts complete with performance requirements and Quality assurance guidelines which insured results above industry standards.
20 years experience leading and participating as a key member in product development programs that have resulted in patents, trademarks, licensing agreements and innovative new products introduction for famous labels, such as; REI, LLBean, Eddie Bauer, Jansport ,Orvis, Roxy, and Payless Shoe Stores.
Merchandising and Marketing
25 years of progressively responsible experience in all aspects of merchandising and marketing with an expertise in direct marketing, Ecommerce, retail merchandising distinguished by rapid growth with brick and mortar retailers.