Heather Kilgore, MBA

Professional Summary — Marketing Project Management, Product Development

Energetic and motivated professional with expertise in increasing market share, profitability, new product development, and strategic implementation. Superior project planning, problem-solving and cross-functional coordination strengths, including the ability to multi-task and execute efficiently with close attention to detail. Proven track record of initiating integrated product launch campaigns enhancing consumer brand’s position. Ability to manage a team towards executing multiple deliverables and projects effortlessly ensuring increased profitability and revenue goals.

Credentials:

  • B.A. Recreation Management, New England College
  • M.S. Masters Business Administration (MBA), University of New Haven
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute

Career Highlights:

  • 20+ years experience in management, whether it be product, business, brand, or marketing management.
  • Worked for companies such as Staples, Hasbro, CVS/Caremark, BIC
  • Managed new product pipelines and grew sales of existing items to deliver product and selling strategies that differentiated their product from the competition
  • Led successful effort at CVS/Caremark to grow private label consumer product business across 14 different categories in General Merchandise and Edibles by 29% over a two-year period to $833m in total sales.

Technical Experience:

  • OS: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Analytics
  • Social Media Strategy

Training Completed via Tech Force RI:

  • Excel 2013 Pt 1-3, Data Analysis w/ Pilot Tables

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Funds were awarded to Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston with partnering agencies Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island and Tech Collective