Mimi Patel

Mimi Patel

Independent Contractor : Strategic Development, Sourcing, Purchasing, Planning
Currently: Independent Contractor at Development, Sourcing, Purchasing, Planning
Location: Denver CO
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Self-motivated, results-driven, experienced professional with key strengths, experience, and success in: * Building long-term strategic partnerships with clients, suppliers, vendors, and contractors * Creating and executing short-term and long-term strategic plans * Increasing awareness of company products/services and sales significantly * Leading domestic/global sourcing, purchasing, and supply chain operations * Developing products from concept, sourcing, sampling, costing, bulk production to delivery * Negotiating pricing, MOQs, deliveries on materials * Building reference library of materials and supplier/vendor contacts * Educating clients on features and benefits of products/services * Trouble-shooting and developing innovative sourcing/production solutions * Executing testing requirements with QA and materials teams * Evaluating/forecasting bulk inventory of raw materials and sales trends * Creating and implementing cost-effective technology- and sustainability-based solutions * Planning operations and logistics for local/national events for consumers/community * Capturing new business/branding opportunities by leveraging current professional network * Providing exceptional client/vendor service and going beyond client expectations * Assessing product/team performances * Recruiting, training, mentoring junior staff

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Interests & Groups

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INTERESTS
  • Photographing Frank Gehry buildings around the world
  • collecting Tim Burton movie/book metal lunch boxes
  • science/technology/design.
SPORTS
  • Running
  • hiking/climbing
  • skiing
  • dancing in Bollywood & hip hop troupes
  • kayaking.
GROUPS
  • Program Advisor | AiC
  • Fashion Design and Retail Management Programs | 2014 – present Volunteer | Groundwork Denver
  • Community Farming Program | 2014 – present Runner | Wash Park Pub Run Club | 2014 – present Volunteer | East High School
  • A+ Angels Mentoring Program | 2014 – present Member | Denver Carolina Club | 2014 – present Board Member | Fashion Group International Denver | 2014 – present Program Advisor | FIT
  • Textile Development & Marketing Program | 2010 – 2014 Program Advisor| FIT
  • Technical Design Program | 2010 – 2012

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