To build on an extraordinary record of generating new contacts, and exceeding established goals, complemented by exceptional interpersonal relations and creative problem solving skills.
Seeking a challenging position that would utilize proven sales, 300 million since the start of my career, supervisory, communication, and organizational capacities.
President/Owner/Fashion Consultant/Stylist September 2009 to CurrentStaten Island, New York
Living and traveling the Global Markets, China, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Europe and US Consulting companies and individuals in fashion.
Consulting of launching and sustaining an import/export business of fashion/apparel in exotic skins, sportswear, knits, active wear, bridal/evening wear, yoga wear, footwear, jewelry and accessories for several companies.
Monitoring the merchandise and maintaining high standards for purchasing of products.
Immense ability to develop reports, procedure manuals and business relationships.
Outstanding aptitude to manage multiple projects and meet required deadlines.
Coordinate marketing, merchandising and retailing in communicating with the targeted customer.
Experience in International sales, merchandising and design with creative vision based on current trends.
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Vice President/Vice President March 1993 to June 2009new York, New York
Increased showroom sales volume, resulting in the company's substantial growth Accomplishments: Recognized by the company owners for achieving record-breaking sales on a consistent basis in Junior, Missy, Large Sizes, sportswear, knits, active wear, yoga wear, dresses, and collections.
Respected throughout the industry for having an optimal blend of sales and merchandising skills in major retail stores, specialty and showrooms.
Recruited and retained highly skilled fashion specialists in an industry known for high turnover.
Achieved access into major and specialty stores that had previously rejected attempts by other manufacturers to establish a professional relationship.
Responsibilities: Sales Planning Directed actions relating to sales planning and market analysis, including market research, competitive product evaluation and selling techniques.
Identified desirable retail companies that would be targeted for sales campaigns.
Developed creative and effective short- and long-term strategies for establishing long-term associations with top tier stores.
Worked closely with store buyers to ascertain trends and sales forecasts.
Tailored orders to adhere to budgetary constraints.
Achieved projected volume and profitability goals by utilizing tactical sales plans based on forecasts, in-depth knowledge of the industry and instincts.
Olivari Page 2.- Client Development Continually expanded the company's client base through sales calls and referrals from existing clients.
Engaged in innovative key account development, management and expansion activities.
Gained buyers' trust by being consistently reliable, forthright and responsive to their needs.
Confidentiality and quality control were paramount.
Responded immediately to reported problems.
Investigated and pursued issues until a satisfactory resolution was secured.
Ensured that buyers and other key personnel could always have access.
Skilled in senior level presentations and negotiations.
Team Leadership Led a team of hand-picked designers to develop cutting edge styling appropriate for stores and their patrons.
Cultivated essential client relation, sales and negotiation skills in team members.
Set the tone for enthusiasm, confidence and high energy as a means of setting the standard for the industry.
Hired and directed the activities of sales and support staff.
Sales Executive/Merchandiser January 1991 to January 1993new York, New York
Merchandised both branded and private label lines to accounts previously unresponsive to sales efforts.
Assisted the seasonal and specialty line development, including research of fabric and style selection.
Worked closely with buyers to create seasonal lines, including style and pricing needs.
Administrator/Buyer/Sales Manager June 1985 to December 1990L' EXCLUSIF LTD － New York, New York
Responsible for the comprehensive range of daily operations of all three boutiques specializing in couture bridal wear, evening wear, footwear, jewelry and sportswear.
Interacted extensively with customers and celebrities.
Helped in the selection of gowns and accessories.
Functioned as liaison with all major fashion publications to ensure maximum exposure of the store.
Organized all special events, promotions and fashion shows.
Assisted Oscar de la Renta, Demetrios and Sposabella's respective bridal associates.
Modeled bridal gowns for Oscar de la Renta, L'Exclusif had the only legal rights at the time to sell his bridal gowns.
Bachelor of Arts Degree : PsychologyCollege of Staten IslandPsychology
Certificate of Completion - Microsoft Office Suite
Fluent in Spanish
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