Realtor, Assistant to Stan Rutstein
Performs many administrative duties, works in scheduling, planning, site research, customer and vendor support and interaction.
Webmaster / Marketing Development
Works in website maintenance and development. Develops marketing materials and advertising campaigns.
RE/MAX Alliance Group, Bradenton, FL–Commercial Real Estate–Buying, Selling, Development.
Wagner Realty, Bradenton, FL – Commercial Real Estate- Buying, Selling and Development.
OWNER AND PRESIDENT-S/J Designs, Inc. D/B/A Northeast Knitters, Boston, MA
-Manufacturers and importers of women’s clothing with national distribution.
CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND PRESIDENT
-Narragansett Clothing Company, Tiverton, RI -Regional, 29 store upscale women’s specialty apparel chain specializing in career and active clothing.
OWNER & PRESIDENT-Trim Trends, Boston, MA
-National jobber and distributor of component fashion trimmings
PRESIDENT-Chadwick’s of Boston, LTD., Stoughton, MA
-Founded off-price women’s clothing mail order catalog considered to be the original in the field.
PRESIDENT-Hit or Miss; Commonwealth Trading, Inc., Stoughton, MA
-A 400 store off-price women’s clothing chain.
PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & BOARD MEMBER-United States Shoe Corp., Cincinnati, OH
-An international company with annual revenue of $700 million, operating 23 divisions, listed on New York Stock Exchange. Manufacturers and retailers of men’s, women’s and children’s shoes and retailers of men’s and women’s clothing, owning Casual Corner, J. Riggings and August Max.
PRESIDENT -Casual Corner, Springfield, MA/Enfield, CT
-Responsible for total merchandising operation, financing and personnel of 30 store operation which then expanded coast-to-coast to 190 stores.
GENERAL MERCHANDISE MANAGER-Casual Corner, Springfield, MA.
-Responsible initially for sportswear merchandising and then merchandised the total operation. Casual Corner acquired by U.S. Shoe Corporation in 1970
SWEATER AND PANT BUYER; IMPORT COORDINATOR-Casual Corner, Springfield MA/Enfield, CT
-Fully developed the private label program.
DEPARTMENT MANAGER & DRESS BUYER-Barbara Lynn Stores, Inc., New York, NY
1980-“Retailing is a War” published in Clothes Magazine.
SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS
2015- Las Vegas, Nevada – SDI Forum/Self 15 speaker:“Retailing: Then, now, who knows the future”
2004-Marco Island, FL-Store Opening Solutions-Future Retail Trends
2002-Naples FL – Store Opening Solutions – Future Retail Trends
1984-Las Vegas, Nevada-Convention speaker-off-price retailing for the Int’l Council of Shopping Centers 1984-New York, New York Fashion Institute of Technology-Speaker on off-price retailing for the Japanese contingent.
1984-Atlanta, Georgia-Convention speaker on off-price retailing.
1984-New York, New York-New York University-Speaker on off-price retailing.
1983-Orlando, Florida-Convention speaker on off-price retailing.
1983-Washington, DC-Coopers and Lybrand
1982-Chicago, Illinois-Off-price meeting speaker for the Int’l Council of Shopping Centers
2015 – #2 RE/MAX Commercial Realtor – Florida Region
2014 – #2 RE/MAX Commercial Realtor – Florida Region
2013 – #1 RE/MAX Commercial Realtor – Florida Region
2012 – #1 RE/MAX Commercial Realtor – Florida Region
1984-Retailer of the Year-Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
1983-Retailer of New England-Histradut Society
1991-1992-Northeastern University, Boston, MA
-Instructor of Adult Education-Introduction to Marketing
Listed in “Who’s Who in America” and “Who’s Who in the World”.
Graduate Harvard Business School, Fall 1975
-Advanced Management Program
-Attended Wilkes University, 1959-1961 .
2013-Present: Vice President of the Board of Directors – AJC
2013-Present: Member of the Board of Directors – JFCS Investment Committee
2012-2013: Member of the Board of Directors – JFCS Development Committee
2007-2011 : Chairman of the Audit Committee of Sarasota County EDC
2009-2010 Chairman of the Sarasota Season of the Sculpture Board
2008-2009 Sarasota Film Festival Board
2004-Sarasota County Economic Development Board
2001-Johnson & Wales (Advisory Board) Business School
Reynolds Brothers, Inc., Sycamore Shops, Inc., The Icing, Inc., Partners for Disabled Youth, U. S. Shoe and Narragansett Clothing Company
W.P.O World President’s Organization