Bodycare and Cosmetics BuyerWhole Foods Market - 6701 Red Road, Miami, FL 3314306/2009 - Current
Purchase, replenish and merchandise natural care beauty products and participate in regional and national sales promotions.
Oversee and maintain all aspects of department management, including Customer Service and Sales.
Write and reconcile purchase orders and forecast sales.
Accountable for purchasing budget and ensure appropriate stock levels at all times for maximum sales in volume and profit.
Proficient with all computer applications and programs required professionally.
Participate in all aspects of quarterly Inventories and closing of Inventories.
Acting Supervisor assisting Team Leader.
Train and educate new Team Members on DSHEA compliance, natural and organic standards, and sales coaching.
Million Dollar SellerCoach Leather - 7535 N. Kendall Drive #2060a Miami, FL 3317208/2004 - 05/2009
Awarded Million Dollar Seller, March, FY 2007.
Produced 1.2 Million in sales for FY 2007-19% of Dadeland Coach net annual revenue.
Achieved weekly Placement on Top 3 Sellers List for Volume, ADT & UPT, consistently ranked on National Top 50 Sellers.
Developed, managed and maintained relationships with group of personal clientele for 5 years.
Elected as Product Specialist for Dadeland.
Trained new employees.
HomemakerStay at Home Parent - 4 Clime Court, St. James, NY 1178005/2000 - 08/2004
Proud Mother of two lovely boys, Jack and Robert, current ages 14 and 16 years.
North Store ManagerMetropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 1002811/1994 - 05/2000
Supervised all aspects of store operation; staffing, employee development, customer service, payroll, inventory and merchandising product line of 2,500 SKU's of 14K and custom costume jewelry, textiles and stationery.
Awarded Manager of the Year, 1999, for producing 8 Million dollars in sales for FY 1999.
Designer and Graphic ArtistMamiye Sales Inc. - 1385 Broadway, New York, NY 1001801/1990 - 11/1994
Designed Jet Set brand of Childrens' apparel sold to Walmart and Kohl's, which generated 25 Million dollars in annual revenue.
Supervised and approved printing of textiles on production site; worked directly with factory foreman and personnel.
Art DirectorMayfair Industries - 263 West 38th Street, NY 1001808/1987 - 12/1990
Supervised and delegated assignments to staff of 10 graphic designers.
Forecasted sales trends and determined creative direction for multiple products.
Created original graphic and clothing designs for souvenir items sold in airports.
Associate of Arts: Illustration, Magna cum LaudeFashion Institute of Technology - 227 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001
Bachelor of Arts: Fine Art, Magna cum LaudeFramingham State University - 100 State St, Framingham, MA 01702