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Extensive experience shoe designer & product development veteran who has passion for shoes which is not afraid to jump in and fully utilize career skills and talent to help others. Career Highlights: *Inventor of specific Design and Construction Patents for Dynasty exclusivity. Patent number: D773169 ; D773170; D773171; D781043 *Consistent track record in retail sales margins for all Dynasty customers, in all categories of footwear in which increased and retained business partners. *Introduced an exciting household name NASCAR as a fashion contender in the Branded market place. *Re-established innovative Casual Comfort Azaleia Brand by designing the USA and European lines simultaneously. *Revitalized marketing campaigns with innovative ads for Azaleia Brand in FWN, Shoe Shows, Fashion magazines with a total of $2.5m in ad campaign with award results. *Designed from concept to production the Liz Flex line, competitively priced, fashion, comfort with extremely success which was sold to major department stores like Nordstrom, Macys, East, Macys West, Federated and Dillard’s *As a line builder for E.S. Originals, designed and sold over 1 million pairs of Fleece Slippers in one year for Old Navy Performance Fleece Program as seen on television. *Created a complete line of vulcanized children’s shoes for J.C.Penney which generated significant retail success and wholesale reorders for E.S. Originals *Successfully resuscitated Elan-Polo’s floundering first cost casual canvas business, by designing from concept to production which increased sales dramatically. *Senior Assistant Line Builder for Brown Shoe, designed and developed a Spectator pump which sold more than any other in company’s history – 60,000prs first order.

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*Inventor of specific Design and Construction Patents for Dynasty exclusivity. *Consistent track record in retail sales margins for all Dynasty customers, in all categories of footwear in which increased and retained business partners. *Re-established innovative Casual Comfort Azaleia Brand by designing the USA and European lines simultaneously. *Revitalized marketing campaigns with innovative ads for Azaleia Brand in FWN, Shoe Shows, Fashion magazines with a total of $2.5m in ad campaign with award results.

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NAFTA , SATRA , INTERTEK

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