Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Director, ecommerce sales & marketing
Leads retail relationship between WB and Amazon to develop sales and marketing strategies that align the studio’s initiatives with the retailer’s strategic priorities. Executes retail programs that engage and excite fans across the WB brand portfolio including DC Comics, Harry Potter, Animation, Horror, TV, and more.
Key projects include:
DC Comics and Wizarding World Store Launches
DC Super Hero Girls Toys Re-Launch
Batman 80th x Presented by Amazon pop-up store (Sep ‘19)
… and much more to come!
The Walt Disney Company
PRoduct marketing & distribution
Led team to develop product lifecycle planning for the catalog film and content library across the Disney portfolio which included Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar, Live Action, and ABC TV. Managed product development for physical releases and digital content updates.
Key projects included:
Retail marketing programs timed to major theatrical releases like Finding Dory (‘17), Avengers: Infinity War (‘18), and Incredibles 2 (‘18).
Pixar Animation Blu-Ray + Digital HD Release
Marvel Studios 10th Anniversary Blu-Ray + Digital HD Releases
National Promotions (Black Friday, Holiday, Easter, and more)
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Partnered with sales and finance executives to assess business risks and develop compliance strategies for vendor, distributor, and licensing third-party agreements. Led oversight of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for the company, including financial reporting activities and creating policies and procedures for domestic home office and international territories.
Managed audits of high risk partners from initial scope through financial recovery or settlement
Consulted on IT system implementations and upgrades and performed compliance assessments
Served as a board member for Women of Warner, a business resource group offering career and personal development resources to women at the studio
Led small team to execute financial statement and Sarbanes-Oxley audits, overseeing scope, schedule, resources, and budget. Recognized as a project management expert and led oversight of Project Management Office (PMO) for large client engagements (> $1MM) to ensure engagements were executed on time, on budget, and within scope.
Designed, implemented, and monitored KPIs
Developed financial metrics to monitor budget and project health
Consulted with clients to assess their own PMOs and identify opportunities to improve
Established LA chapter of KMPG African-American Network, a business resource group for diverse partners and employees
Johnson & Johnson
Excelled as an Information Management Leadership Development associate, completing three rotations across the consumer products, medical devices, and corporate business segments with a focus on IT governance and project management.
Led RFP process to identify technology solution for Corporate Audit group
Partnered with Sourcing and A/P to implement Ariba procurement solution across North America
Completed certification for Six Sigma Green Belt and Project Management Professional (PMP)