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Results-focused and dynamic professional, with diverse experience steering and directing all aspects of luxury retail operations, business development, sales and marketing, and customer service. Recognized for consistently achieving company goals, and exceptional ability to deliver profitable solutions, and propel company growth. Efficient and highly motivated with working knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective supervision and training. Proactive with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experienced in working with different teams and personalities including clients and vendors as well as working on own initiative.

Core Competencies
Business Development • Customer Service • Retail Operations Management • Front-End Supervision
Sales & Margin Improvement • Teambuilding & Training • Order Fulfillment


Neiman Marcus • Lakewood, CO 2005 – Present
Department Manager – Women’s RTW
Managed a $2.8 million dollar business in 2012. 2005 sales were $1.2 million. Analyzed selling reports and inventory to highlight key selling opportunities and risks. Conducted monthly review with sellers to maximize selling opportunities and supported team in obtaining e-mails for marketing, opening new NM accounts and achieving sales and clientele goals.
• Trained, directed, coached and developed a sales team of 4-5.
• Merchandised all new receipts to optimize sales. Handled all markdowns and inventory control in women’s areas.

Neiman Marcus • Denver, CO 2001 – 2005
Department Manager, Gift Galleries/Home Décor
Oversaw bridal registry business, and directed a $750,000 business growing it to a $2 million business in 3 years. Merchandised new receipts to flow merchandise quickly to sales floor and optimize sales opportunities.
• Communicated weekly with buyers and assistant buyers, vendors and sales associates to project sales, makrdowns on a monthly basis to attain sales goals.

Neiman Marcus • Bal Harbor, FL 1998 – 2001
Assistant Manager – Better Dress Department and St. John Couture
Assisted Department Manager with all duties including: scheduling, merchandising, markdowns, inventory, visuals, and special events. Coached staff in achieving sales goals, opening new accounts, and increasing clientele.
• Developed two top selling associates on the Women’s Ready to Wear staff to exceed sales goals and achieve sales of $500,000.
• Consistently achieved sales increases of 18% for years 2010 to 2012 despite a challenging economy.


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