Expert Details

Expert in Retail Strategy and Operations

Expert ID: 733164 California, USA

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Expert is a management consultant with diversified business process improvement experience. He frequently employs strong Japanese in international sales and business, as well as nonprofit fundraising and youth coordination. He is experienced in client management, candidate sourcing, business development, BPR and contract negotiation.

Expert also has varied creative experience surrounding video, photography and project management.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - San Diego, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2005 Degree: BA Subject: Filmmaking Institution: University of Minnesota

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2012 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Business Analyst Department: Responsibilities: Expert is a Business Analyst who leverages retail consulting experience, primarily to focus on clients in the American retail industry (e.g., supermarket chains, department stores, etc.). His wide scope of work includes business process consulting, retail operational diagnostics support, data collection and reporting processes support, project PMO support, data analysis, portfolio management, and internal auditing.
Years: 2011 to 2012 Employer: Recruit Career (Tokyo) Title: Consultant Department: Finance, IT and Talent Acquisition Responsibilities: Expert co-managed the company's Finance IT team. He also conducted in-person candidate interviews.
Years: 2010 to 2011 Employer: East West Consulting Title: Associate Consultant and Recruiter Department: Responsibilities: Expert handled start-to-finish recruiting by managing placements for front-office securities, regional banks, real estate investment, asset management and boutique M&A firms.
Years: 2008 to 2010 Employer: Altia Central (Gifu, Japan) Title: Assistant Language Teacher Department: Motosu & Danjo Public Elementary Schools Responsibilities: Expert taught English to students in grades 1-6.
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Lifetouch International School Studios Title: Photographer Department: Lifetouch National School Studios Responsibilities: Photographer for elementary to high school students maintaining reputation for key accounts in the Lifetouch customer network
Years: 2006 to 2007 Employer: Hiroshima YMCA Title: English Instructor Department: YMCA International Kindergarten Responsibilities: Planned and executed ESL lessons for Japanese students ranging in ages from 3 to 70, totaling in 25 hours of classroom time per week

Years: 2005 to 2006 Employer: Asian Media Access Title: Project Coordinator Department: Responsibilities: Mentored at-risk Asian American and Pacific Islander youth to express their frustrations and ideas in a positive light via the following mediums: 1) Digital photography and editing in Adobe Photoshop; 2) Digital video camera operation and editing in iMovie; and, 3) Hand-drawn images scanned into PC for stop-motion animation
Years: 2005 to 2006 Employer: Asian Media Access Title: Capital Campaign Coordinator Department: Responsibilities: Assisted in Asian Media Access’ Capital Campaign to raise funds to build their Multimedia Center and assisted-living complex for low-income Asian American/Pacific Islander families

Formed Neighborhood Awareness group comprised of local residents to brainstorm solutions to clean up the streets in N. Minneapolis

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2006 to 2012 Country / Region: Japan Summary: Work as an executive recruiter for finance and IT industries

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Japanese Very proficient (Level N1 certification in 2016 for Japanese Language Proficiency Test)

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