Proven track record of establishing and fostering a brand culture of client experience and performance. Results oriented retail executive with extensive experience in the development of new and existing markets delivering top line improvements and increased shareholder value. Recognized as a strategic leader, strong communicator, and effective team-builder. Reputation as being a change agent with strong planning and operational skills. Extensive experience in creating and implementing client, talent, and operational initiatives to drive results. EXPERIENCE
ZONE VICE PRESIDENT DIRECTOR OF STORES, RUE21 PITTSBURGH, PA 2015-PRESENT Responsible for leading Field Organization and full P&L, consisting of 7 RD’s, 73 DM’s, and 750 stores delivering 760 million annually.
Established Field Initiatives and best practices to deliver desired support and results for organizational rebranding; real estate strategy, leadership training, Customer Experience platform, hiring and staffing perimeters, and field position role clarity.
VP DIRECTOR OF STORES, LOFT OUTLET AND ANN TAYLOR FACTORY STORES, ANN INC. NEW YORK, NY 2011-2014
Lead the most profitable division in Ann Inc., consisting of full P&L responsibility over 220 stores domestically delivering 650 million annually, 2 RVP’s, 20 DM’s, and Central Communications. Created and implemented an outlet specific “Client First” strategy that set record high metrics and beat to budgetary goals through field behavioral focus on best in class operations, client engagement, and talent investments. Spearheaded company’s growth vehicle in partnership with the Real Estate Committee to successfully open 150+ stores profitably.
REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT, LOFT OUTLET AND ANN TAYLOR FACTORY STORES, ANN INC. SAN DIEGO, CA 2008-2011
Responsible for driving West Coast Region and full P&L, consisting of 10 District Managers spanning from Pacific to PA RICHARD YBARRA
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VP DIRECTOR OF STORES, CHARLOTTE RUSSE SAN DIEGO, CA 2005-2008 Directly responsible for leading Stores, Central Operations, and Loss Prevention Department; consisting of 6 Regional Managers, 50 District Managers, Director of Operations, Sr. Financial Analyst, and Director of Loss Prevention. Successfully drove double digit operating income across the 500 store chain via improved payroll, P&L controls, and increasing average store sales growth from $1.6 million to $1.9 million through building and executing a results driven field focus and culture.
WEST COAST REGIONAL MANAGER, AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS ORANGE COUNTY, CA 2002-2005
Forced ranked #1 in both YTD comp store sales and average volume in 90 stores delivering 200 million in revenue throughout California,Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii. DIVISIONAL REGIONAL MANAGER, PACIFIC SUNWEAR ORANGE COUNTY, CA 1998-2002 Successfully grew organization’s new d.e.m.o. division from 25 locations in ’98 to 115 in ’02 by creating and implementing structured developmental programs to support divisions growth. Developed and successfully promoted 22 Store managers to DM’s and 3 DM’s to RM’s within the organization. DISTRICT MANAGER, PACIFIC SUNWEAR ORANGE COUNTY, CA 1994-1998 Expanded company’s market share through spearheading the opening of new markets in NJ, NYC, PA, NC, SC, GA, N FL, LA, AR,TN, and MS.
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