I have comprehensive experience in retail store design (online & onsite) and business development. I can foster growth, innovation and excitement in your business with a broad scope or narrow focus.
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I develop businesses contributing to growth in revenue streams for companies including the J. Paul Getty Trust, Goldman Sachs Foundation, Inner-City Arts, LA, SEE-LA, and Los Angeles Public Library Foundation. Adept at finding new income avenues reinforcing the company’s brand and monitoring and administrating existing business infrastructure....
• Store Design
Fixture and floor plan design
Project liaise with architects and contractors
• Enterprise strategy and development
Audience identification and analysis
Financial analysis and projections
Inventory and sales analysis
• Store planning (bricks & mortar + online)
Category and space allocation
Identifying & telling the story
Global vendor sourcing and negotiation
Policy and procedure development,
• Wholesale business development
Concept and brand positioning
• Intellectual property management
• Proprietary Product design and development
• Artist & Maker relationship-building
• Marketing and educational writer
• Business development seminars and presentations
List available on request
• Specialty area: UBIT (Unrelated Business Income Tax)
Training and application for US non-profit retail sales
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Sustainable Economic Enterprise of Los Angeles
1999 - Present
I have worked with this long-time client to develop and improve The Farmer's Kitchen, a retail, food service, and food education center associated directly with the Hollywood Farmer's Market.
The J. Paul Getty Museum
Head of Retail & Merchandise Development
2000 - 2011
At the museum, I served as department head managing two locations and 55+ employees. I developed this new department to cultivate earned revenue streams that earned over $6,000,000 with profits...