Multifaceted manufacturing professional with 14 years of international and domestic production, sourcing, operations and supply chain experience in the apparel industry. Demonstrated business acumen including management of aggressive lead times, product life cycles and lean manufacturing practices. Strong decision making skills that have successfully driven change initiatives and improved performance and profits across multiple organizational functions. Expert in sourcing a reliable and quality-focused supplier base leading to improved production delivery times to maximize profit margins. Proven leadership ability as a collaborative team builder, manager and mentor, bridging cultural boundaries, developing talent and working with domestic and overseas staff, vendors and business partners.