Two Ten’s WIFI Mentoring Program will be holding the first training session for both mentors and mentees on April 13, 2018. The conversation will be led by WIFI Co-Chair, Carol Goodhue. Amie Blumberg will then led each group in a coaching session.
About WIFI Co-Chair, Carol Goodhue
Eastman Group, Vice President of Business Development
Founder, C3 Market Insight Advisory Group
Co-Chair, WIFI Mentoring Program
Carol Goodhue is a veteran in the footwear & apparel industry with over 30 years’ experience in various wholesale, retail, and e-commerce roles. She is a future-focused executive recognized for strategic business leadership that has resulted in sales and profit growth across multiple brands and distribution channels. Carol is relentlessly focused on building “best-in-class” high-performance teams; uncovering key consumer insights; instilling a rigorous planning, execution and expansion mindset; and driving improved financial and operational performance.
Currently, Carol is a Vice President of Business Development for the Eastman Group. She also founded C3 Market Insight Advisory Group, a boutique services firm providing clients with operational and planning strategies for overcoming unique business challenges. Her experience in the Footwear area spans over several companies including Nine West, and 14 years at Aerosoles as the Senior Vice President of Wholesale, where she was accountable for full P&L of the $91M Wholesale Division. She also held various strategic and business planning, sales, marketing, and process reengineering roles at Liz Claiborne Inc.
Carol is a member of the Board of Advisors for BWG Strategy, an invite-only network for senior executives across technology, media, and telecom as well as a member of the Two Ten Footwear Foundation Women in the Footwear industry (WIFI) group. She currently serves as Co-chair of the WIFI Mentoring Committee, the only industry-specific initiative in the footwear industry designed to facilitate learning and relationships among director-level and executive-level women. Carol’s dedication and focus on helping to connect women across the industry has been instrumental in helping to grow the WIFI mentoring program.
About Amie Blumberg, Senior Executive Coach
Amie Blumberg is a professional Senior Executive Coach, well trained and skilled in transition coaching, leadership development and organizational change. Her experience spans over 30 years in leading and developing high performing teams, driving organizational change in the global fashion environment at iconic Fortune 500 retails and wholesale companies as well as small- to mid -size private companies and start-ups.
Amie has worked with clients in the fashion industry, consulting and professional services, education, manufacturing, supply chain, sourcing and ecommerce. Over the course of her career, she has led teams in strategic planning, turnaround, organizational change, succession planning, executive training and development of cross-functional teams. Amie’s area of expertise include:
Executive and Professional Coaching
Development of Cross-functional Teams
Navigating Corporate Culture
Prior to becoming a Senior Executive Coach, Amie was Vice President of Merchandising at Kayser-Roth. Her career also included roles as Vice President, General Manager at Liz Claiborne, Executive Vice President at Lindsay Phillips, Divisional Merchandise Manager at PVH and General Merchandising Manager at Ralph Lauren Footwear. In addition, she held senior management roles at Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s Department Stores.
Today, Amie helps organizations see new possibilities through process change and development of leaders. Additionally, as a Coach she supports and empowers her clients as they identify their unique knowledge, skills and purpose to craft actionable plans to apply these strengths. Her clients see the value of her expertise and coaching in their own growth, and embrace change as they construct personalized, easily executable success plans.
EDUCATION | PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
• B.S., Syracuse University
• ACC, Certified Coach – International Coach Federation (ICF)
• CEG, Coach U Graduate
• Featured Executive and Leadership expert on NY’s #1 AM news/talk station on the hit
show Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life!
• Coach, Mentor and Guest Speaker Two Ten Foundation | WIFI
• Leader Studio, University of Memphis | Center for Creative Leadership
• Facilitator, Leader and Mentor, Ladies Who Launch
• Guest Speaker, Annual Business Forum Panel, Berkley College
• Juried Graduate and Senior Students Final Capstone, LIM College