2017 TOUR GUIDE FOR THE CITY OF FLORENCE, Florence, ITALIA
2014 – 2016 CAROLYN ROUMEGUERE, New York, NY
Worked with owner on the creation of new store concept, including design, layout and implementation. Responsible for day to day operations and marketing.
2013 – December 2014 ELU, New York, NY
Responsible for all aspects of day to day operations of a new store launch, including Responsible for marketing strategic planning and implementation, including local promotions, client outreach.
Brand in the store: Officine Creative, Marsell, Layer-0, Peachoo, L.G.B., Rick Owens, Martin Margiela, Simona Tagliaferri, Gilda Midani, Isaac Sellam, Tagliovivo, Carolyn Roumeguere, Rosa Maria, Amy Glenn.
2009 – 2012 BELL’ARTE, Scarsdale, NY
Responsible for wholesale and retail sales of Italian and European fine arts and high-end design. Manage gallery and create window and in-store displays.
Organize special events and exhibitions.
1995 – 2008 NUOVO DESIGN INC., New York, NY
Client Relationship Consultant
Order processing and fulfillment for Italian fashion footwear import-export company with international clientele. Managed correspondence and acted as primary point person between clients and manufacturing headquarters. Attended and organized company presence domestic and international trade shows.
2000 – 2001 BELLA DI CERIGNOLA USA CORP. New York, NY
Administrative manager for international food import company. Translated contracts and documents to comply with USDA food importation standards. Re-organized inventory to improve U.S. distribution of products resulting in US growing sales by 12%.
1992 – 1994 ALITALIA AIRLINES, Rome, Italy
Customer Service Supervisor
Managed customer service on first class Alitalia train service from Florence to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Supervised on-board staff, customer relations, replenishment of on-board inventory and verified and entered data into itinerary log book for Alitalia headquarters.
1988 – 1991 PAKERSON Florence, Italy
Executive Assistant to Managing Director
Oversaw administrative, and logistical management of company wide meetings for high-end fashion footwear manufacturer. Responsible for the development, maintenance, and communication of administrative protocols for the company, i.e. invoicing, meeting planning, preparation of conference materials. Preparation and translation of export documents in Italian, French and English. Responsible for order processing for international clientele.
1990 – Present Act as on-site translator and interpreter for corporate trade show participants.
FANCY FOOD SHOW, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
FASHION COTERIE, New York, NY
JEWELRY ASSOCIATION, New York, NY
MICAM International Footwear Show, Milan, Italy
PITTI UOMO, Florence, Italy
WORLD SHOE ASSOCIATION, Las Vegas, NV and New York, NY
INTERNATIONAL HOTEL/MOTEL RESTAURANT SHOW, New York, NY
1995 – 2013 Teaching Italian to undergraduate and graduate level students as well as corporate executives in private and group settings. Al levels.
ACCENT ON LANGUAGE, New York, NY
BARUCH COLLEGE, New York, NY
ISTITUTO ITALIANO, Florence, Italy
ISTITUTO MACHIAVELLI, Florence, Italy
MANHATTAN LANGUAGE INSTITUTE, New York, NY
RENNERT BILINGUAL, New York, NY
WALT DISNEY PUBLISHING-White Plains, NY
CERTIFICATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
BARUCH COLLEGE, New York, NY, Certification in Russia’s Teaching Method
LA SORBONNE, Paris, France, Certification in Interpreting and Translation in French
THE INSTITUTE DE TOURAINE, Tours, France, Certification in Translation in
SCUOLA SUPERIORE PER INTERPRETI E TRADUTTORI, Florence, Italy
(School for Higher Education for Interpreters and Translators), Degree in Interpreting and Translation in English and French.
ISTITUTO TECNICO COMMERCIALE, Empoli, Florence, Italy