RETAIL DIRECTOR, RETAIL OPERATIONS, BUYER/PLANNER, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Professional diverse background encompasses leadership as a multifaceted proven Director; Regional Manager, Director of Retail Stores, Retail Operations specializing in Apparel, Action Sports Apparel, Toy and Junior Apparel markets. (Click on Digital Resume link below) • Directed the development, launch and management of all retail operations for Burt’s Bees first ever direct-to-consumer retail program in the U.S. • Directed teams and operations with action sport retailer NO FEAR of sixty five mall locations, 350 employees, and budgets to $50M. • Successfully opened nearly 100 retail locations from all phases; inception, logistics, Daily Store Operations structure, permitting, build out, set up, staffing, merchandising, Remodels, and New Store opening. Physically assisted in set up of all. Partial scope background; • Large team management, maintaining relationships with customers, vendors and other departments. • Team Building and Leadership roles prioritizing and architecting Sales Programs. Oversee Annual budgeting (P&L), Controllable Expenses, Policies, Procedures, Incentive and Training Meetings. • Creation of and writing of SOP Guides and Training Programs to drive results. • Devout and adaptable team builder and coach. • Strong business acumen. Expertise in fast paced, out of box thinking.