Experienced professional with comprehensive knowledge of retail merchandising, buying, licensing, operational and financial management, marketing and revenue generating opportunities for brick and mortar and online businesses with a focus on Museums and cultural institutions.
For over 30 years, she has worked for cultural commerce organizations. For 23 years, she served as the Vice Director for Merchandising at the Brooklyn Museum. Prior to that, she held the position of Director of Retail for both the New York Botanical Gardens as well as The South Street Seaport Museum. Initial retail experience began at Macy’s and Bloomingdales in NYC.
Currently work as a private consultant for museum stores, not-for profit organizations, and product vendors. Recent clients include Bryant Park Corporation, Brooklyn Historical Society, David Howell & Company and Popcorn. She has also consulted for the NY NOW Trade Show as well as served on their Advisory Board for 6 years. In addition, for the Museum Store Association, she served as President as well as several other positions.