Career Highlights


Anthropologie 2009 - Present

Visual Manager 2012 - Present

Define and execute creative, design, and merchandising strategy from the ground up for two store locations in Chicagoland; supervise three direct reports and oversee a team of 30+, while optimizing resources of a $12K visual budget.

  • Devise weekly floorplans, displays, and layouts for tri-weekly shipments of merchandise to facilitate product flow and boost sales for store with $4M in sales; increased profitability by 6% at metro location within one year (2014).
  • Achieved the most successful store companywide for the 2015 holiday season and won the Measuring Cup Contest in 2009 for innovative and memorable design.
  • Recruit and develop talent, identifying potential and promoting from within; manage scheduling and payroll for teams of 10–30 associates.
  • Selected to spearhead new store opening for Deer Park location.
  • Led initiative to convert tourist clientele into brand-fan, loyal customers through hosting in-store events and providing high-level customer service.
  • Coordinate social media account to build and engage online community:
  • Selected for Lead Program, which coaches and trains recognized future leaders within the company.
  • Promoted four times throughout tenure. Previous roles include: Apparel Department Manager, 2011–2012; Manager in Training, Home Department, 2010; Visual Sales Associate, 2009.


Stylist Assistant Internship

  • Collaborated with creative strategists and marketing to coordinate wardrobe designs and support production for nationally televised commercials for leading brands, including FedEx, Tide, Office Depot, and Applebee’s.

Additional Experience


National Runaway Safeline


  • Provide weekly crisis intervention to at-risk, homeless, and runaway youth and their families; participated in 40 hours of training and continuing education; nominated for Board of Directors in 2016 and named Volunteer of the Month in 2014.
  • Head up task force for the Spirit of Youth fundraising event since 2015 and increased fundraising by 18% within one year.
  • Singlehandedly raised $25K of $80K to date, toward the total goal of $250K.

Robin B Gallery


  • Sourced merchandise and curated gallery and boutique, devised floorplan and layout, and installed displays in preparation for grand opening.


Visual Merchandising

Design/Creative Strategy

Art Installation

Display Coordination

Event Decoration

Styling & Outfitting


Project Management

Team Leadership


Oil Painting


Hand Lettering

Power tools/Woodworking

Display Building

Social Media


Ohio University, BFA Painting – 2008

Maryland Institute College of Arts, Study Abroad in Greece – 2006

Commercial Art Certification – 2004

Exhibits & Other

Olympic Steel Mural

Juried OU Art Competition

Mackinnon Hall Mural Project

Traveled to 27 countries to date, backpacking through six countries in the South Pacific and Southeast Asia in 2009

Travel blog chosen as one of Lonely Planet’s best travel journals in 2009