Celebration, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2006
The Paquin Group (http://www.thepaquingroup.com), the nation’s leading specialist in healthcare-based retail, today announced the addition of Jennifer Thompson, as the firm’s Director of Consulting Services.
Ms. Thompson has over 10 years experience with upscale retailers including Caché, Macy’s East, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Liz Claiborne. She has been involved in every aspect of retail operation and development and most recently she has been responsible for the opening and ongoing management of a Christian Dior Boutique in Orlando, Florida.
“A proven professional in all aspects of retail, Jennifer brings the experience needed to help our hospital clients achieve their retail goals. She has been a proven manager for some of the nation’s most prestigious retail firms,” said Tony Paquin, CEO of The Paquin Group.
Ms. Thompson has experience in developing, recruiting, and training sales professionals and team leaders for multiple locations and markets. Ms. Thompson was also recognized as Manager of the Year for her overall performance and was named one of Tampa Bay’s Top 30 Under 30 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
“Healthcare-based retail is one of the most exciting trends to hit retail, and I’m excited to be a part of the team that is making that happen,” Thompson said.
Her responsibilities will include managing the development of retail business plans for the company’s clients and refinement of the company’s healthcare-based retail strategies. The company earlier announced the addition of Steve Savitt, as the Director of Retail Implementation, to oversee implementation of retail business plans at client sites.
About The Paquin Group
The Paquin Group is an alliance of industry leading experts and resources created to assist hospitals in the implementation of healthcare retail strategies. The company’s core mission is to increase revenue opportunities and minimize risks for healthcare organizations. As Medicare reimbursement rates continue to be pressured downward and expenses rise, new sources for non-reimbursed revenues are becoming essential to the financial viability of hospitals. The Paquin Group helps hospitals identify and implement these new retail revenue strategies.
Contact Alexis Graham, Communications
407-566-1010 or alexis.graham @ thepaquingroup.com