A visionary design leader with over a decade of experience in the fashion industry. Having a wealth of knowledge in commercial thinking and problem solving, continually growing leadership, communication, influencing and presentation skills. A design mentor that guides through influence and transparency, creating an environment that cultivates feedback and accountability that drives the desired business results. Specializing in markets such as contemporary womenswear, junior, missy, maternity, plus size and menswear with a broad spectrum of knowledge in Trend, Concept, Design, Color, Print, Branding, Costing, Technical Design, and Manufacturing across multiple product categories such as activewear, sportswear, outerwear, jackets, dresses and tops, loungewear and denim.
RECOGNITION: Otis Institutional Grant (Fall 2001 – Fall 2005) Cypress College, Dean’s List/ Honors, AA in Liberal Arts, IGETC Certificate Fall 2000 – Fall 2001 Awarded (top 5) for CFDA/ Federated Contest Spring 2005 OP designs displayed in Bolsky Gallery and Otis Press Party Spring 2004 Received 3rd vote in Otis Fashion Jury Show for OP designs Spring 2004 Received 1st vote in Otis Fashion Jury Show for Volcom designs Spring 2004