EDUCATION

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning

Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design, Magna Cum Laude

Class of 2014

GPA: 3.83

 

HONORS

Evelyn G. and Charles L. Burgoyne Scholarship--full ride for all five years of fashion design program

Outstanding Fashion Design Student Award for the Class of 2014

Outstanding Fashion Design Co-op Student Award for outstanding performance on internships, 2014

DAAP representative for CFDA and Geoffrey Beene portfolio           competitions, 2013

Golden Brush Award for excellence in fashion illustration, 2013

Dean’s List for all terms of undergraduate education

 

PRESS

Cincinnati Magazine Blog Profile

EMPLOYMENT

Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th | Nov 2017-Present | Monroe, OH

Area Sales Manager

Duties include overseeing Selling and Service Managers, floor sales associates, and merchandising staff. Work with Store Director and corporate staff to achieve sales goals and to plan for upcoming seasons. Organize onboarding of new associates and coaching of current sales staff. Analyze KPIs and identify areas for improvement.

Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th | Nov 2014-Nov 2017 | Monroe, OH

Operations Manager

Duties include overseeing back-of-house staff and operations, supervising product deliveries and processing, store organization and inventory, and visual merchandising to company standards.

Todd Lynn | Oct-Dec 2013 | London, England

Studio Intern

Assisted in development of F/W 2014 collection, including sewing toiles, copying and grading patterns, and developing layout of lace fabric to be used on multiple garments.

Benjamin Bertram | Oct-Nov 2013 | London, England

Studio Intern

Oversaw pattern making for F/W 2014 season, developed pattern blocks to be used by the brand in coming seasons, assisted in securing sponsorship for development of S/S 2015 collection.

Sruli Recht | Jan-April 2013 | Reykjavik, Iceland

Head Studio Intern

Assisted with sampling for F/W 2013, accompanied studio team to Paris to help with showroom organization during Men's Fashion Week, Dressed models backstage for the F/W 2013 show, responsible for in-house production of S/S 2013. 

Sruli Recht | March-June 2012 | Reykjavik, Iceland

Studio Intern

Worked with Sruli Recht and his design team on production of S/S 2012 collection, tech packs and preparation for F/W 2012 production, and development of S/S 2013. Duties included machine and hand sewing for production and development, as well as creating tech pack templates, flat sketches, and a standards guide for factory and in-house production. 

 Abercrombie & Fitch | Sept-Dec 2011 | Columbus, Ohio

Tech Design Intern, Male Technical Design

Worked with all twenty-one designers in the Male Tech Department, assisted with prepping and fitting of garments, developed tech packs and created detailed construction sketches, wrote fit comments and compiled fit standards packages for multiple departments.

Abercrombie & Fitch | Mar-Jun 2011 | Columbus, Ohio

Tech Design Intern, Female Fleece Tops/Bottoms

Created tech packs, prepped garments, and attended fittings. Assisted tech design team in assembling a Global Fit Package, containing style standards for the season, using Illustrator.