Fashion Merchandising professional with 16-years of merchandising, retail Buying, and product development experience. Experience includes, but not limited to, global product management, retail buying, wholesale planning, and product development. Demonstrates outstanding performance by effectively identifying, cultivating, and maintaining industry partnerships. Skilled presenter and negotiator; with a proven ability to develop constructive relationships, and teams with a diverse group of cross-functional business partners. Influence key internal/external p e o p l e , and establish a cooperative climate across multiple departments; all while having a proven track record of achieving sales plans, and effective management of styles/skus.