EDUCATION

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Master of Business Administration, GPA 3.8

  • Dean’s Service Exemplar Award

  • President of Fordham Graduate Net Impact

  • VP of Fordham Graduate Marketing Society

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, DOUGLASS COLLEGE

Bachelor of Arts, Art History, GPA 3.85

  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • Fellowship | Credits from Sorbonne University, Paris IV

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Associate in Applied Science, Fashion Design, GPA 3.53                                          

  • Magna Cum Laude

EXPERIENCE

2018-2019 | New York, NY, USA

THE GLIMPSE GROUP 

Strategic Consulting | Product Lead | MBA Internship

  • Develop customer facing product strategy for 10 start-ups and CTO; business development, research, brand building, partnerships, and UX

  • Orchestrate mobile tech app development for augmented reality and virtual reality projects between diverse technology teams and clients

  • Target and develop relationships with corporate teams across luxury retail, learning and training and healthcare

2018-2019 | New York, NY, USA

FORDHAM, GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS                                    

Graduate Research Assistant | Fellow Social Innovation Collaboratory

  • Wrote 250-page business textbook draft focused on leadership, change mindset and humanistic management

  • Researched global masters programs in leadership, innovation and sustainability for Dean of Gabelli

  • Designed and facilitated future thinking social impact design thinking workshops for professionals

 

2018 | Paris, France | New York, NY, USA

VIA.IO                                                                                                                         

Capstone Consulting for MBA

  • Orchestrated research on the future of customer service with President and founder, Jean-David Benichou

  • Developed methodologies to predict timeline of industry evolution through user generation tech analysis

  • Interviewed customer service businesses, researched AI use cases, and outlined an IPO for blockchain

 

2016-2017 | New York, NY, USA

CEFT AND COMPANY                                                                                                    

Brand and Operations Consultant  

  • Collaborated with CCO to prepare and deliver $90K to $200K campaign pitches to executives in beauty, beverage, sports and fashion industries

  • Researched brand appropriate technology trends and applied toward international brand campaigns

  • Supported production teams

 

2009-2016 | New York, NY

JES WADE ATELIER                                                                                                   

Founder and President 

  • Built from the ground up an award winning B2C Made in NYstart-up that drove $2 million in sales revenue 

  • Designed 500+ innovative product launches and hired and trained creative, operations and sales teams

  • Curated experiential retail infrastructure both on-line and off-line with high touch customer engagements

  • Authored brand content and visual storytelling for retail, email campaigns, print, website, social media

  • Developed relationships with 1000+ clients and obtained press in NYTimes and Good Morning America

  • Utilized performance metrics and data analysis to target new business development 

  • Managed operations and built NYC design and manufacturing facilities for streamlined custom production 

  • Organized accounting and oversaw P&L on monthly, quarterly and year end basis

 

2011 | Paris, France   

EMANUEL UNGARO                                                                                                          

Brand and Creative Consultant

  • Researched design archives and presented innovative and authentic brand story for CEO Jeffry Aronsson and Executive Board

2003-2008 | New York, NY

RALPH LAUREN                                                                                                           

Design Director

  • Managed global teams to design and produce 1000+ new products and launch new collections; Blue Label, Black Label, Collection, Rugby, Olympics

  • Worked with local and remote teams to launch first e-commerce custom polo project

  • Designed prototypes and custom projects for one off media launches and new brand research

 

ADDITIONAL

Languages | Native English and Proficiency French

Technology | Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Creative Suite, Tableau, SPSS Modeler, SPSS Statistics

Awards | MBA Service Exemplar Award, Made in NY Fashion, Design Entrepreneur NYC

Interests | Design Thinking, Content Creation (writing and visual), Data (surveys, analysis, machine learning), Meditation, Hiking, Tennis, Slalom Water Skiing and Snowboarding 

 
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Panel discussion on Women Entrepreneurs at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

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Fireside chat on social entrepreneurship for Fordham Graduate Marketing Society with founder of the Caliber Collection and the Caliber Foundation, Jessica Mendich.

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Panel discussion on Rethinking Organizations for Fordham Graduate Net Impact with Patsy Doerr, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Credit Swisse, and Hector Hernandez, Global Manager Empowerment and Management Onboarding at LinkedIn.