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ERICA WANG

Founder and Creative Business Strategist

 

Erica has fifteen years of buy-side and sell-side experience in roles managing end-to-end program and product lifecycles for digital and physical goods and services. She has product development, brand management, marketing, procurement, supply chain, and operations experience with leading global brands across private and public sectors. In addition to significant hands-on experience in managing areas of compliance, due diligence, and risk with regards to corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability, she also has over ten years of experience in corporate philanthropy, nonprofit leadership and volunteerism. 

Raised by an artist mother and an engineering businessman, Erica is passionate about the intersection of social impact, technology, consumer goods, and cultural industries; and subsequently, she is interested in unique opportunities that allow her to explore and create integrated digital and physical products and experiences that can help improve our daily lives. 

Erica holds an MBA from the Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge with concentrations in Culture, Arts & Media Management and International Marketing and her BA from Wellesley College with a double major in International Relations and Studio Art. She is also a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) (2008) and Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) (2005) from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).

Erica currently resides in Washington, DC where she can be found playing soccer and teaching community yoga when not engaged in creative endeavors. You can follow her on Instagram @happycontentme

LinkedInProfile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericalwang

Personal Website: www.ericawangfineart.com

Christina

 

 

 

CHRISTINA KLOSTER

Managing Director and Operations Strategist

 

Christina has over ten years of experience working in-house for Fortune 500 corporations and for consultancies in operations and procurement-related roles serving both private and public sectors.  She has directly managed tens of millions of dollars of supply chain spend for goods and professional services at companies such as Capital One, ANN Inc. (Ann Taylor, LOFT brands), and Bridgewater Associates as well as conducted operations strategy and skills trainings for hundreds of clients at Fortune 500 companies with ICG Commerce and CEB. Christina has also completed change management and implementation for corporate procure-to-pay transformation. 

With a father who worked as a procurement manager for over 30 years and a mother who worked in accounts payable, Christina was well-positioned to take on the procurement path. Christina is passionate about helping businesses achieve their goals through process efficiencies, cost savings, and effective program management and implementation.  

Christina received her MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business with concentrations in Marketing and Global Business.  She obtained her BA from Wellesley College with a double major in Political Science and Economics.  She also maintains a LEED Green Associate credential and is committed to corporate environmental sustainability. 

As mother to twins “Procurement” Peter and Paul, she hopes to continue the P2P family dynasty.  She currently resides in the greater Chicago area and is obsessed with devising new and better ways to teach her kids Mandarin Chinese.

LinkedInProfile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christinakloster