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1992 – present       Michele Tanenbaum Design, Brooklyn, NY

             •Design and Product Development Consultant

             •Clients include: Vicci Fashion Group, WD Fashion USA, Title Nine, Erickson Outdoors,

               Pottery Barn Kids, Mervyns, Ariat International, Wal-mart, NAK Corporation (Federated,

               JC Penney, Gold’s Gym, Generra), Ron Simms Motorcycles, Mosaic Mercantile, Kemper



2006 – 2012          Trudy Adler Trend Services, San Francisco, CA

                               •West Coast Representative  

                               •Clients include: Athleta, Levi Strauss, Pottery Barn, Old Navy, Gymboree, Wal-mart, 

                                 The Northface, Lucy Activewear, Mountain Hardware, Restoration Hardware.


1997 – 2007          DrawBridge, San Rafael, CA

                               •Art Instructor in a San Francisco homeless shelter 

2002 – 2006          Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA     

                               •Guest lecturer: Introduction to Manufacturing; Introduction to Product Development 


1993 – 1994          Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, San Francisco, CA

                               •Instructor: Creative Design Levels II & III; Introduction to Manufacturing       


1990 – 1991          Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation, New York, NY

                               •Designer for the Van Heusen Retail Company, Geoffrey Beene stores

                               •Selected by Lawrence S. Phillips, former Chairman and CEO of P-VH, to appear on

                                 Financial News Network (“Power Profiles” - 10/29/90)                                  


1988 – 1990          Arrow Shirt Company, New York, NY

                               •Knit & Sweater Designer 


1987 – 1988          Fenn Wright and Manson, New York, NY

                               •Private Label Designer for national retail chains


1985 – 1987          Liz Claiborne, New York, NY

                               •Assistant Knit & Sweater Designer for the men’s division   



1985                     Cornell University, Ithaca, NY      

                               •B.S., Apparel & Textile Management


Summer 1984        Parsons School of Design, Paris, France


Spring 1986           Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY