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Shari Franey

Shari Franey


Eddie Bauer

Veteran with social entreprenurship values





Eddie Bauer


Career medium 01

American Eagle Outfitters

Assistant Store Manager

Provide leadership and guidance to their team that creates an environment focused on customer satisfaction, maximum productivity and profitability

● Motivate team through a compelling vision and direction to encompass American Eagle Outfitter’s Core values
● Communicate clear expectations
● Hold the store team accountable to achieving all brand, performance and behavior standards
● Lead and inspire a customer service culture by recognizing and rewarding team
● Build effective relationships with peer and upper management partners
● Participate in productive management and team meetings
● Proactively seek personal learning and development opportunities

People Development
● Recruit, hire, develop and retain top management and sales talent for the store
● Maintain optimal staffing levels
● Train and develop sales team in all areas of job responsibility
● Consistently assess and provide ongoing performance feedback to all levels of store team
● Recognize performance issues in a timely manner and partner with Store Manager to develop action plans for resolution

Visual Merchandising
● Ensure that all visual directives are executed seamlessly and within scheduled time frame and allotted payroll budget
● Direct and execute strategic, brand appropriate merchandising to maximize sales and presentation standards
● Partner in store’s execution of all merchandise processing and flow to the floor in conjunction with exceptional backroom standards

Drive for Results
● Partner with Store Manager in the execution of the store business plan that drive KPI results and maximizes business opportunities
● Achieve predetermined financial budgets to include payroll management
● Drive AE brand loyalty through demonstrating sales leadership, coaching and connecting with the customer experience
● Achieve store shrink goals
● Maintain all operational standards to secure the assets of the store’s physical location



Visual Merchandising Intern

● Sourced elements specified for installations and displays
● Assisted in supporting planning and executing showroom design maintenance and creation
● Assisted in preparation of materials for set-up and use
● Assisted in transferring and securing sales floor samples
● Participated in key meetings with the team

Career medium 06
Career medium 04


Retail Management Intern

● Maintain an active awareness of the merchandise available in the department and store and be able to serve customers as needed
● Perform daily department maintenance tasks including stock work, re-merchandising, display, price markdowns, merchandise transfers and light cleaning
● Work as a team player to ensure each customer receives the best service possible
● Open new Nordstrom Fashion Rewards accounts as a means of building customer relationships
● Consistently seek new fashion and product knowledge to act as an expert for the customer
● Set and achieve personal sales goals while supporting the goals of the team


Vets for Vets, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Marketing Director and Events Coordinator

● Instrumental in organization's achievement of Student Veterans of America’s Chapter of the Year
● Established and maintain organizations social media front and website
● Increased awareness and visibility of organization on campus through online presence, acquisition and distribution of promotional merchandise, and organization of events

Career medium 01
Career medium 02

SERRV International

Store Management Intern and Keyholder

● Recruit, educate, and motivate volunteers to work in the store
● Develop unique ways to make the community aware of the store
● Assure that competent volunteers are trained and available to work when needed in the store
● Work with the manager to provide motivational and educational support to volunteers including occasional group trainings related to SERRV’s mission, partners, and products
● Perform quality customer interactions that meet customer needs and properly record sales
● Maintain store appearance so that it is always appealing and shows products in a way that will attract customers
● Represent SERRV in a positive way in all contacts with the community and customers
● Maintained revenue/sales records and merchandise inventory system


Style Shuffler

Fashion Intern

● Advised on different values of apparel style and fashion to assist in the creation of an intelligent fashion suggestion tool

Career medium 04

Alcoa Power Generating, Inc.

Power Plant Control Operator

● Performed continuous analysis and review of electrical power market (MISO), which earned Alcoa, Inc. $100K+ on variable daily results
● Awarded “Heat Miser” two of a six month duration for ensuring optimal efficiency of power generating units
● Interfaced with local agencies to monitor the energy market, capitalizing on any changes
● Operated and assisted in the operation of equipment to produce electricity, potable water, smelting steam and high temperature water for consumption


Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, United States Navy

Quality Assurance Inspector

● Supervised performance of maintenance to ensure the observance of quality assurance procedures
● Performed audits and post process reviews of procedures and objective quality evidence for an internal systematic comparison of records, ensuring compliance with requirements at all times
● Inspected, certified, and ensured proper handling of materials and equipment to specifications, ensuring the safety and reliability of equipment
● Report discrepancies/deficiencies and ensure the deficiency is resolved before work continues

Career medium 06
Career medium 04

USS George Washington (CVN 73), United States Navy

Reactor Technician / Senior Reactor Operator

● Proven ability to communicate complex instructions in an industrial environment
● Chosen to stand numerous watch stations for different Operational Reactor Safeguards Exam due to exemplary performance in casualty control and complex evolutions
● Identified and assisted in the repair of failures in microprocessor-based reactor protection systems
● Instrumental in returning reactor plant to full operation following component failures
● Led, performed, and participated in routine and infrequent preventive and corrective maintenance


USS George Washington (CVN 73), United States Navy

Leading Petty Officer / Work Center Supervisor

● Instructed and trained groups up to 54 personnel
● Responsible for the development and performance evaluations of 24 personnel
● Coordinated, authorized, and verified timely performance and completion of over 500 maintenance items and other various work assignments and projects annually
● Managed and supervised work groups, ensuring technical specifications were met at all times
● Created, managed, and maintained files and records ranging from system data to personnel records

Career medium 06

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Retailing, with Certificates in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Textile Science

Tidewater Community College Norfolk

Associate of Applied Science Degree, Industrial Technology with a Specialization in Quality Assurance

Old Dominion University

Nuclear Power School and Prototype Training Unit