Experience

  • SVP - DESIGN & BRAND STRATEGY

    at Lifetime Brands (Nasdaq: LCUT)

    February 2016 - at Present

    New York

    Champion efforts to achieve cohesiveness and consistency of creative work across design development, communications, and customer experience. I work to ensure a consistent application of brand-wide standards and corporate creative strategy.

  • CREATIVE LEAD

    at Lifetime Brands (Nasdaq: LCUT)

    April 2005 - at Present

    New York

    Lead designer for interior and exterior design of the Ford and Lincoln brand vehicles. Developed themes and concepts for management review, incorporating ideas uncovered through trend research and market analysis. Supervised clay modelers, digital modelers and fabricators in the development of full-size prototypes for design review.

  • SENIOR DESIGNER/DESIGN SUPERVISOR

    at Ford Motor Company

    April 1996 - at Present

    Michigan

    Lead designer for interior and exterior design of the Ford and Lincoln brand vehicles. Developed themes and concepts for management review, incorporating ideas uncovered through trend research and market analysis. Supervised clay modelers, digital modelers and fabricators in the development of full-size prototypes for design review.

  • VICE PRESIDENT OF DESIGN

    at Lifetime Brands (Nasdaq: LCUT)

    October 2009 - February 2016

    New York

    Working in collaboration with key stakeholders, led the development of holistic brand-related experiences of product, packaging, marketing, installations and advertising. Developed and implemented design/production principles and brand-systems for use across channels.

Education

  • BFA

    at Cleveland Institute of Art

    1990 - 1995 (5 years) Ohio

Languages

  • English Native

Hives