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Marc Bouvia

Retail Store Manager

Seattle, WA


Accomplished management executive with exemplary 20+ year career in the retail field marked by repeated promotions and awards.With experience managing all lines, big box locations, boutiques, workforces of up to 200, and a full compliment of operational functions (e.g. P&L, receiving, sales floor, merchandising, purchasing, IT systems). History of maximizing sales, minimizing costs/shrink, and out performing profit/services goals. Dynamic, high energy leader and effective trainer, able to motivate and develop top-tier, customer-focused teams.

Work Experience

Asst Store Manager

Cole Haan
Seattle, WA

July 2008 to March 2011 (2 years, 8 months)

Jointly implemented strategic business planning, associate training, and merchandising programs to outperform 
corporate revenue and profit goals. Lead the store in personal sales performance by developing a huge client 

Associate Store Manager

Seattle, WA

July 2003 to October 2007 (4 years, 3 months)

Responsible for improving store's operational and Human Resource functions to ensure customer satisfaction, 
maximize productivity and profitability, and compliance with company procedures. Earned a reputation as a 
skilled coach and mentor by developing many entry level associates to leadership positions throughout the district.

Assistant store Manager

Seattle, WA

November 1986 to October 2002 (15 years, 11 months)

Advanced through a series of promotions with final accountability for overall financial performance of $26 
million, 200 employee, big box location. Provide simultaneous management of daily store operations and a 36 
member Brand Central department. To oversee sound merchandising and loss control strategies, maintain 
national presentation/service standards; and ensure optimum customer satisfaction, associate morale, and attainment of P&L goals.


Central Catholic High School

Business Administration

Portland State University

Additional Information

Areas of Expertise 
q Training and development q Recruiting 
q Complex problem solving skills q Interviewing experience 
q Employee coaching q Customer targeting 
Retail management 
Retail Sales 
Customer Service 
Creative problem solving 
Associate Development 
Human Resources 
Expense Control 
Computer Literate