I am a private label apparel designer with 8 years experience in merchandising and product development for large specialty retail stores.
Primarily, my greatest contribution to my clients is a consistent supply of accurately forecasted product ideas and/or pre-developed proto samples. In tangent with supplying aesthetic direction my clients can rely on receiving a properly fitting garment from the beginning of the development cycle, minimizing the time investment on their internal fit team.
I am painstakingly meticulous in all processes from sourcing strategies designed to efficiently identify the appropriate innovative processes and materials that will provide originality and advancement in newness and value added that all of my clients seek for their perspective end consumers to guiding the entire supply chain domestically and overseas to ensure quality, compliance with all federal laws and social requirements while making sure that progress is attained on a stringent timeline.
I have worked with bebe, Wet Seal, Arden B, Guess Marciano, Forever 21, Charlotte Russe along with smaller boutiques and online and alternate apparel outlets.
I have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master's in Business Administration with a concentration on International Marketing from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
I have travelled throughout Europe, Africa, Asia & North America. I currently work in Los Angeles, CA.