A consummate strategist, Darlene fine-tuned her retail skills in corporate retail for 20+ years, holding leadership positions at Gap Inc., PacSun, Chico’s and Payless ShoeSource. Her specialty is growing cash flow investment and she knows how to maximize that investment through sales forecasting, inventory management and assortment planning.
Having used her experience in her own clothing store, now she leverages her entrepreneurial savvy to understand the needs of independent retailers. She says she has never forgotten that feeling of opening the doors to your own business.
Leadership is one of Darlene’s core values. Her passion is helping people and businesses grow to their full potential. She continually looks for ways to increase ROI, course–correct, improve processes and help create high-performance teams. She likes to start with the question, “How can we get better?”