Stella Genova

Stella Genova

New York, NY, US



Seeking a position within a progressive organization, in which my professional experiences,

education, personal skills and a commitment to excellence can be fully utilized. 

Interior Designs:

  • Designed the entire interior of La Strada Italian Restaurant located in Merrick, New York.
  • Designed the entire interior of Pizza Cucina Italian Restaurant located in Westbury, New York and West Hempstead, New York.



Warnaco, Chaps Ralph Lauren, New York, NY, US, Production Manager

• Assisted in the development of seasonal collections.
• Direct Liaison between company’s finance, planning, design and merchandising departments.
• Coordinated production details with overseas offices to include: Hong Kong, Korea, Pakistan, Egypt and Mexico.
• Worked closely with technical designers on development / production issues.
• Assisted in negotiating vendor costs to achieve desired margin.
• Traveled to Orient to meet with agents, shop fabrics and work on seasonal collection details.

Jan 2013 - current

Alpha Contracting & Design, Merrick, Design Assistant

• Oversee and administer the day –to-day activities for the President and Company.
• Accountable for projects schedules, budget, and subcontractor scopes.
• Manage and write company estimates, and material lists and research any needed items.
• Work directly with manufacturers to ensure price negations and estimate delivery times
• Primary contact and direct communicator to clients and team to ensure that all needs and deadlines are met.
• Organize and manage company calendar, job scheduling, employee schedules and employee payroll.
• Assist President, company and client with Interior Design issues or questions and research issues and questions as needed.
• Handle all company advertising, insurance and billing.

Jan 2012 - current

American Essentials, New York, NY, US, Merchandise Coordinator

• Responsible for creating visual presentations consistent with store standards.
• Accountable for maintaining inventory to include order and restock of merchandise.
• Provided customer service by greeting and assisting customers, and responding to
customer inquiries and/or complaints.
• Related all store & brand info to corporate office on a daily basis.

Aug 2009 - Feb 2012

American Marketing Enterprises, Inc., New York, NY, Design Coordinator

• Liaison between VP of design, and all company departments.
• Obtained sell through information and assist in analyzing account history.
• Assisted in developing and sourcing all company fabrication and embellishments.
• Developed, tracked and monitored all company proto type samples, and approvals.
• Worked closely with design, production and sales staff to ensure all prototypes were interpreted correctly and/or changed accordingly.
• Worked closely with and communicated daily with overseas factories and local vendors

Aug 2001 - May 2005


Metropolitan Institute of Design, Syosset, NY, US, Interior Design

Jan 2013 - current

Katherine Gibbs School, Melville, NY, US, Secretarial

Sep 1991 - Jun 1992

Tobe-Coburn Fashion Institute, New York, NY, US, Fashion Merchandising & Business

Sep 1988 - Jun 1991

Areas of Specialization