Integrity - Humility - Excellence
Dollar Tree / Family Dollar
Head of Design, Product & Execution
Dollar Tree, Inc. is a fortune 150 company with over 15000 stores under two banners. 79% of the US households buy consumables at Dollar Tree and Family Dollar.
Manager of Product Development
Founded in 1962, Shopko was a prominent retailer based out of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Shopko's footprint covered over two-dozen states with over 375 stores in three formats.
Manager of Private Brands
As one for the largest pet supply retailers in the world PetSmart caters to a growing $75 billion plus pet industry with over 1600 stores spread across North America.
Havas is a French multinational agency and one of the largest advertising and communications groups in the world
operating in more than 100 countries.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a New York based fortune 200 pharmaceutical company with
a global outreach and a legendary history dating back to 1887.
Academics and Affiliations
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Certification in Design Thinking - (ongoing)
Focus: Problem Solving, Product Development and Innovation
MIT - Sloan School of Management
Executive Studies in Product Development and Design Thinking - 2020
Focus: Innovation, Product Development,
and 'Real Win Worth It' methodology.
Certification is User Experience - 2019
Focus: User Experience, Web Development, Digital Prototyping
Harvard Business School
Executive Studies in Management - 2017
Focus: Leadership, Change Management,
and Strategic Problem Solving.
Masters in Design Management - 2007
Focus: Leadership, Responsible Design and Emerging Challenges of the 21st Century.
Bachelors in Graphic Design - 2000
Focus: Graphic Design Disciplines, Tactical Insights, and Digital Media.
Awards & Accolades
Judge - Global Design Leadership Awards - PAC (2018 - 2021)
Industry Experts Panel, Guest Speaker - Sustainability Summit - MPB (2020)
Growth and Profitability Excellence Award - Shopko (2018)
The Special Recognition Award - Shopko (2017)
All American In-House Design Award - GDUSA (2011)
All American In-House Design Award - GDUSA (2006)