10+ years experience in retail buying. Curious by nature, entrepreneurial spirit, leader, fast-learner. I have a passion for retail and the customer; and love brands that have an inspiring culture with a dedication to people first. I am an adventurer who is always up for the next challenge!
Track record for driving positive growth and productivity in both seasonal and year-round categories, across international markets. Strong financial acumen. Balancing the creative and the analytical side of buying, I think outside the box and bring the numbers to back my ideas and strategies. I have an equal passion for learning and development, and take great pride in building and retaining talent on my teams! Strong history in implementing and rolling out best practices to help us work smarter and drive the business. I bring passion and dedication to work each day, and always aim to inspire others to do the same.
My specialties include: omnichannel merchandising, trend and market analysis with customer as the focus, developing and implementing strategies, international market knowledge, planning and forecasting, presentation skills, business analysis, test & respond, cross-functional partnership, vendor relationships, talent development, branding, & product development.