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Expert in Retail Merchandising Planning and Inventory Management

Expert ID: 736568 Washington, USA

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Expert has 33 years experience in the retail industry. Most of that time, he was in corporate merchandising roles. His specialty is in merchandise financial and assortment planning and inventory management.

Expert was head of merch planning at Nordstrom in 2019 and 2020.

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2002 Degree: MBA Subject: General Business Institution: Seattle University
Year: 1988 Degree: BA Subject: Foreign Affairs and International Relations Institution: University of Virginia

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2013 to 2020 Employer: Nordstrom, Inc. Title: Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Inventory Department: Merchandise Planning Responsibilities: Responsible for planning and managing sales, markdowns, inventory and gross margin for all Full Price and Off Price divisions across 350 US and 10 Canadian Full Line and Rack Stores,, as well as all Trunk Club and HauteLook business channels.

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Licenses / Certifications
1990-1999: 1st Lieutenant - US Army Reserves Officer, Honorably Discharged

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