Passionate self-directed professional with a consistent history of achieving goals utilizing diverse cross functional teams in a multi-faceted retail environment all while maintaining my outgoing personality, team focus, and fun sense of humor. Empowering leader with a strong “develop from within” philosophy, and a firm believer in assembling, managing, and working closely with a team to achieve overall business goals. Effective communicator with a genuine interest in people and the cultivation of lasting professional relationships. Team-focused with the flexibility to work in a variety of arenas requiring creative thought and resourcefulness while making quick sound decisions under pressure. Enthusiastic about product development in the Outdoor, Snow, Bike, and Action markets. In depth knowledge of bringing products to market, think tank collaborations, new category creation and development. Ability to be mobile with a willingness to travel. Bring high energy to every endeavor I undertake.