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Rick Marshall, President and Owner
Retail Connection, LLC
Rick is a highly qualified and exceptionally experienced retail construction project manager to the retail and restaurant industries. He has worked with globally respected brands from Hawaii to New York City; from Amsterdam to Shanghai, China. Rick has managed a diverse range of building programs for over twenty-five years. Retail Connection, LLC specializes in tailoring programs to meet the varied needs of high-end clients. Rick has managed more than 150 projects in New York City’s five Boroughs and has worked in B2B spaces such as lease and union negotiations and commissary development (Krispy Kreme). Rick understands the unique nature of retail construction and a retailer’s ultimate goals: open store on budget, fully stocked and ready to sell.
President & Owner Retail Connection, LLC 1999-Present
Director of Construction, Kenneth Cole Productions 1996 – 1999
Senior Project Manager, Nine West Group 1994 – 1996
Creative Services Manager, Polo Ralph Lauren 1988-1994
Manager ABC Antiques Showroom 1987 – 1988
Parsons School of Design, Graduate Work/Certificate
St. Lawrence University, BA
Georgina Bliss, Director Client Services
Retail Connection, LLC
Georgina has been with Retail Connection since the beginning in 1999. She oversees daily operations from marketing, Client Services to office management. Her communication skills and knowledge of the industry make sure that the projects and paperwork are accurately implemented. Georgina offers our clients Manual implementation (COM) supporting the store management processes. Fluent in French, she is a specialist with European and French Luxury Goods.
Georgina Bliss is not only our Director of Client Services overseeing all our AR/AP, in addition to her skills in the office, Georgina comes to our business with over 25 years experience working in European luxury goods in over 127 markets globally: Sanofi Beaute, Guerlain, Inc. and Estee Lauder International, Aramis, Davidoff of Geneva and Isadora Story Cashmere and her own agency, Bliss Marketing Resources. Georgina has worked in all areas of marketing including VP of Marketing and Franchise Field Management (Licensing). She is an expert in training and marketing manual development.
University of Vermont Honors Political Science and French
2016 Digital Marketing Professional Certificate