professional experience

Work History
Aug 2014 - Present

Manager - Expense Planning & Analysis, Stores Business Intelligence | Target Canada

Target Corporation

- Led the team that sustained a nimble payroll/productivity process and overall Stores expense management for a 133 stores and $2.2B business. - Managed and led strategic planning of Canada Stores and Assets Protection P&L, +$360M in total expense. - Provided insight and strategic recommendations related to staffing, financials and long-range planning to SVP and VP leaders in Stores, HR and Finance. - Influence Asian Business Council 2015 strategic roadmap by defining key theme (Substance Over Style), align to D&I goals (Inclusion Acumen and Marketplace Initiatives) and accepted nomination for Co-Chair role that leads over 50 team members.

Oct 2011 - Aug 2014

Senior Financial Analyst - Stores Business Intelligence | Target Canada

Target Corporation

- Developed and managed payroll planning and productivity goals for all Stores, which began with pre-opening budgets and transitioned to align with run-state corporate long-range plan. - Influenced Field HR, Store Process, WFM and Distribution partners on key initiatives that impacted store financials (staffing, leader training, etc.); negotiated with HQ-partners to minimize stores expense impact while achieving goal. - Lead Sr Planning Analyst on day-to-day payroll planning/reporting operations to drive value added business analysis, effective field partner insights and meaningful development opportunities. - Influenced Asian Business Council strategic roadmap by defining key themes (Telling Our Story), providing transparent insight, and driving an inclusive environment within the council and key ally and advocate groups.

Jun 2008 - Sep 2011

Business Partner - Stores Business Intelligence | Data, Reporting and Analytics

Target Corporation

- Led and delivered the financial and operational analysis for Pharmacy, Clinics and Grocery business units. - Development lead for Store Operations on RedRx & PDX pharmacy data mart build; led to successful rollout of combined data system, reduced reporting processing time, improved data accuracy, with minimal impact to store experience. - Developed Pharmacy Earned Allocation Tool to provide store teams visibility to earned payroll hours, driving improved financial position of division through metric accountability. - Created the first ever Clinics Dashboard to influence store/field business and growth decisions; ensuring industry compliance, Guest satisfaction/safety and financial accountability. - Re-designed the Food Dashboard to incorporate changes in Grocery strategy and provide clear business metrics for store/field leaders.


2007 - 2009

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) - Finance

Hamline University - School of Business
2001 - 2004

Bachelor of Arts - Economics

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities