My career in cross industry management and function was forged when my ability to be a leader aligned with my passion for surf, snow, skate, action sports, and a fitness lifestyle. I am a powerfully motivated manager, most previously holding a position within the cutting-edge, lifestyle brand, Free People, in the competitive Metro New York Market. The skills I have acquired in my 15 years of spearheading leading and start up companies include: territory expansion, team and business restructure, and store renovation. Cost control and driving revenues is my priority as a entrepreneur. I have found success in managing comprehensive projects by cultivating an environment of open, authentic dialog with sales teams and upper management. I am diligent in my selection and mentoring of talented people. I have found professional success and self-empowerment by utilizing exceptional customer service and building strong client connections. I am passionate about research and development of integrated marketing communication strategies and social media, along with the positive results it has had on my businesses'