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Marketing & Operations Professional
with diverse experience in the consumer goods industry and account management.
A strong and creative background in customer/vendor relationships, communications,
promotions, managerial, marketing, analysis, operations, project management
and, resulting in extremely loyal employee and client bases. Achieves
objectives through teamwork, leadership, communication and a reputation
for impacting bottom line results.
PLANNER CONTRACTOR – ELECTRONICS PROMOTIONS
Plan all Marketing Promotions
for Electronics Division within Target. Radio, Interactive, ROP,
Tabon Notes, Social Networking, Newspaper inserts, OOH, Direct Mail
Responsible for executing
Electronics Marketing Campaign.
Managed the planning and execution
of promotions across multiple campaigns within Electronics Division.
LG Electronics America
ACCOUNTS PROMOTIONS & MARKETING SPECIALIST
Manage all Marketing initiatives
within the Best Buy Account on behalf of LG Electronics. Relationship
with Customer, Communications of Promotions, Advertising and Marketing
initiatives, Market Research and Analysis, Advertising articles, Project
management, Endcap Merchandising, Circular Ads, Event Marketing, Trade
Shows, Online Marketing & Promotions, Research, Training, Presentations
Plan and coordinate Advertising,
Promotions, and events for LG and Best Buy in circulars, newspapers,
online and instore.
Provide Vendor, Sales and
Marketing Support including MDF processing, budget, analysis and claims
management for Audio, Video, TV, IT Monitors, Magnolia and Pacific Sales.
Build and maintain strong
business relationships with my customers and vendors for longterm growth.
Samsung Electronics America
SR. MARKETING & PROMOTIONS
Manage all Marketing and Promotional
funding for all categories of the Consumer Electronics business for
Samsung, calling on Best Buy.
Provide Vendor support to
Best Buy TV, Camcorder, DVD, STB, HTIB, HA, MP, Magnolia, MHT and Pacific
Sales teams for the last years. Manage relationship with Customer,
Project Management, Market Research, Online Marketing and Promotions
as well as inprint and instore.
Build and maintain long term,
strong personal relationships with my customers by working with integrity
and building a trusting rapport.
Support Sales Management,
provide corporate & warehouse support for Samsung. Maintain all
MDF funding and promos as well as audits for Sales.
Responsible for signing off
on any MDF promotional funding that is spent and maintaining a balanced
checkbook and tracking system.
SR. OPERATIONS ANALYST
Manage Relationship with Customer.
First point of contact for customer issues, initiatives, and questions.
Trust and rapport building expert.
Coordinate and track all logistics
for Best Buy Brick and Mortar, Dot Com, Commercial Sales, Magnolia,
Magnolia Home Theater and Pacific Sales businesses for inventory and
Price Protection/chargeback management.
Maintained reporting for Vendor
Utilize SAP software for orders,
forecasting, pricing, and tracking of inventory and sales.
Utilize Microsoft Word, Excel,
Business Warehouse, and “Extending the Reach” vendor website.
Responsible for basic general
office management duties such as maintaining supplies, ensuring invoice
payment, and coordinating business meetings and entertainment.
GN Resound Bloomington, MN
Liaison between GN Resound
North America and their customers.
Support Sales and Development
on customer accounts.
Provide Technical Support
for customer accounts.
Place and process orders for
product and services.
Authorize returns, remakes
Track all orders for customers
for proof of shipment.
MILLAR COMPANY, Edina, MN
Liaison between Samsung Electronics
America and Best Buy Corporation, Consumer Electronics Division.
Support Operations Team in
management of several clients accounts including Best Buy.
Provide specialized communications
support to sales team and inventory management team.
Coordinate and track logistics
between manufacturer and client for inventory management control.
Managed program set ups and
maintain EDI orders using SAP software.
Create and maintain data spreadsheets
tracking business fluctuations for purposes of inventory management.
Provide Sales, Client and
Warehouse Management support.
Northwest Eye Clinic, P.A., Plymouth,
Manager, Optical Department
Recruited to implement and
manage full set up of operational activities for highend optical clinic.
Managed computer installation
and specialized software training.
Created training programs,
policies, procedures and reconciliation of all accounts.
Setup laboratory accounts
based on cost analysis and service.
Implemented and designed marketing
and sales strategies.
Coordinated buying of fixtures,
displays and fashion eyewear.
Designed interior layout of
office and workstations.
Prepared sales proposals,
creative presentations and largescale direct mail projects.
Instrumental in business profiting
after year of operation.
Maintained strong patient
base through exceptional customer service.
Spectica Optique, Edina, MN
Facilitated the development
of junior employees, one of which was promoted to Assistant Manager.
Managed accounting records
for store and employee sales.
Trained and coached several
teams within Luxottica Company.
Achieved highest sales in
region years running.
Responsible for managing accounting
records for store and employee sales.
Trained and coached store
staff within my store.
Consistent top seller
State University, Winona, MN
Mass Communications emphasis Advertising/Marketing