Highly accomplished skilled professional with 20 years experience in Apparel Production, Manufacturing, Logistics and Product Development.
• Significant leadership expertise in training and managing personnel in various departments on general operations and procedures
• Demonstrated initiative and creativity in implementing procedures that effectively increased efficiency in all areas of operations.
• Demonstrated expertise in managing development, purchasing, production and sourcing while directing production team from concept to shipping customers.
• Extensive experience in garment production, sourcing, purchasing, buying, and development
• Organized and concurrently directed multiple complex tasks
• Focused and successful at meeting tough deadlines
• Proven skills in effectively evaluating and predicting potential problems and successfully directing the situation for a positive outcome
• Gained extensive knowledge of offshore and domestic product development/production procedures
• Cultivated strong relationships with vendors domestically and offshore
• Demonstrated effective performance in a high demand and fast pace environment
• Accountable for coordinating production to large customer’s compliance such as Costco, Cintas, Big 5, and TJMaxx
• Patternmaking, marker and grading experience
• Proficient in MS Office, AIMS, Perfect Fit, Red Horse, Full Circle, Illustrator, Porini Blue Cherry, and PLM