Skilled purchasing and logistics professional with an extensive history in the musical instrument retail industry. Detailed oriented with a passion for getting tasks done and a committed follow-up, follow-through attitude. Dynamic and versatile, excellent at building relationships and strong negotiating skills. Experience in purchasing, data analysis, database and category management, customer service, and retail sales. Excellent with time management, self-sufficient, creative minded and able to adapt to prioritize projects as demand is needed.

I have eecently added User Experience (UX) research and design skills to my professional development, and I am eager to bring these new skills to my next position. The value of a deeper understanding of the needs and feelings of the customer are essential for continued growth and success of any business. How the customer interacts and the feelings they have when they use any product should be the focal points of all buying decisions.

I am an avid outdoors enthusiast and enjoy camping, backpacking, hiking, bicycling among other activities. Outdoor adventures inspire me, free's my mind, improves my health physically and mentally and connects me to the world. I love looking at maps, spotting a lake or mountain peak and following the trail to see how I can get there and if I can I make it a loop is pure joy.