KAREN SUZANNE KRIEGER
Naples, FL 34105
SOUKUP STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS, Naples, FL (April 2019 – April 2020)
MARKETING AND BRAND MANAGER – Nonprofit Consulting Company
-Oversaw Marketing Department with direct reports, raising funds and awareness for nonprofit clients via Event Management, Website Management, Digital Marketing, Social Media and CRM initiatives.
NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN, Naples, FL (April 2018 – April 2019)
SUSTAINING LEADERSHIP COUNCIL COORDINATOR – Nonprofit Fundraising/Event Planning
-Supported all activities for Sustaining Leadership Council (SLC - key group of 43 top donors). Provided proactive, impeccable customer service to all members to encourage ongoing continued support of the Garden, including event planning annual main fundraiser Hats in the Garden Luncheon.
-Oversaw administrative duties related to SLC including CRM database management.
PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY, Naples, FL (2014 – 2018)
LICENSED FLORIDA REAL ESTATE SHOWING/SALES ASSOCIATE FOR MICHAEL LAWLER, P.A.
-Sales/Marketing and Administrative associate working with high net worth buyers.
CHICOS, FAS-SOMA INTIMATES, Fort Myers, FL (2010 – 2014)
BRAND MARKETING - SENIOR SPECIALIST
-Oversaw strategic marketing campaigns related to individual retail properties new store openings (opened over 100 new stores), renovations, closures, via mall websites, eblasts, newsletters, social media and calling campaigns.
-Partnered with Chico’s FAS Commercial Real Estate Division and major national mall developers.
KSK CONCIERGE BY THE SEA, La Jolla, CA and Naples, FL (2003-2010)
OWNER – PRIVATE CLIENT CONCIERGE SERVICE
-Event planning, private client fashion consulting, concierge services for local clientele
GIORGIO ARMANI CORPORATION, San Francisco, CA (1999-2003)
REGIONAL MARKETING MANAGER, WEST COAST – CA, Honolulu and Las Vegas boutiques
-Oversaw events and store openings for West Coast Giorgio Armani and Emporio Armani Stores.
BROOKS BROTHERS, San Francisco, CA (1996-1999)
INTERNATIONAL BRAND MARKETING MANAGER
-Promoted to International Division to market brand overseas in Europe and Asia.
REGIONAL MARKETING MANAGER, WEST COAST
THE GAP, INC., San Francisco, CA (1994-1995)
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING MANAGER
RALPH LAUREN JAPAN/SEIBU CORPORATION OF AMERICA, New York, NY (1989-1993)
PUBLICITY/ADVERTISING MANAGER – Japanese licensee for Ralph Lauren
-Managed and executed all Polo publicity/special events in Tokyo and throughout Japan.
COLGATE UNIVERSITY, Hamilton, NY - BACHELOR OF ARTS
Major: Asian Studies/English, Minor: Fine Arts
Member: Japan Study Group - Kyoto English Center, Kyoto, Japan
Conversant in German