retail for over 25 years: Sakowitz, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.
Positions include Human Resources, Sales Management, Merchandising,
Public Relations, Sales Promotion, Community Relations and Marketing.
Moved to Arizona
in 1983. Also resided in South Dakota, New York City, Houston, New
Jersey and Cleveland.
native; South Dakota State University graduate. Attended Fashion
Institute of Technology, New York, NY.
Active in civic
and charitable organizations:
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation—Auxiliary Board Member, past Vice Chair,
Fashion Gala Committee 2002-2006
Phoenix Art Museum—Volunteer fundraiser, Arizona Costume Institute
Member, 2009-10 ACI Advisory Board, planned and executed the Chado/Ralph
Rucci appearance and fashion show fundraiser
Habitat for Humanity—volunteer, fundraiser, inaugural member of Building
More than Houses event, created Blueprints and Bluejeans fundraising
event, 2008 B&B event Co-chair
Women of Scottsdale--Member 2005-2009
Served on Biltmore Fashion Park Board of Directors
Phoenix Theatre—Follies committee, fundraiser and community cast member
Heights of Glenrosa HOA Board of Directors, 2004-2006
Arizona Heart Association—Heart Ball Addressing Luncheon fashion show
advisor, 2003 to present
Homeward Bound—Old Bags Luncheon Committee, 2004 to present
Trends Charitable Fund--2010 Celebrity Luncheon Committee
Fashion Group International—Member, 2009 Fashion Icon Award Winner
Central Phoenix Women--2010 Member
Giving Girls—Inaugural Steering Committee, 2010
interests: Enjoy hiking, golf, yoga, tennis, biking, local and national
sports, live music and entertainment, theater, opera, dancing, sewing,
fine dining and travel.