Jesse de la Rama
Jesse de la Rama has worked in the retail fashion industry for over thirty-five years. After a fifteen-year tenure at Barneys New York, as V.P. of merchandise planning for all company divisions, he joined Bally Switzerland as S.V.P. of retail, overseeing 40 full priced stores and 10 outlet stores. After Bally, Jesse formed his own consultancy, “JR Retail Solutions LLC”. While consulting at I.C.Isaacs Inc., a small public company overseeing the Girbaud license in the U.S., Jesse was hired as COO. This pattern of beginning as a consultant and later being hired as COO, has repeated itself most recently at Bandier, the premier women’s activewear company. Jesse’s expertise in merchandise planning, store operations, and retail finance, have lead to numerous engagements including: Issac Mizrahi LLC, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Brooks Brothers.