Business In Creative Industry
Karen Dardarian has been in the retail industry for over 17 years. At the beginning of 2022, she moved to New York to start a job with Eccolo, a gift/stationery wholesale brand, where she is the Senior Associate Director of Product Development. She manages a team that designs and develops gift/stationery products for mass retailers.
Prior to New York, she lived in Chicago for 8 years and worked at Paper Source, a national gift/stationery retailer as a Divisional Merchandise Manager. Karen has been teaching fashion and business classes at Eastern Michigan University since the Fall of 2020.
Oakland University - Bachelor of Arts, Communications, with a minor in Advertising
Eastern Michigan University - Master of Science in Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising
Madonna University - Certificate in General Retail, Merchandise Management