Tiffany UmbehrTiffany Umbehr

 

Tiffany is a business development executive at Myrtle, where she offers more than 15 years of experience in consumer products, retail and consulting. She brings a unique background comprised of leadership roles across sales, entrepreneurship, new product development, strategy and management. She has extensive experience with product management, account management, product development and sales, from concept phase to execution. Highly passionate, Tiffany is skilled in profitability improvement, customer segmentation, marketing effectiveness, brand and product development, operational improvement, store layout optimization, assortment planning, merchandising and strategic planning.
Tiffany was awarded the Barton Business Scholarship at Wichita State University, which is the largest academic scholarship offered in Kansas. She graduated summa cum laude with degrees in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, and also minored in Management and Spanish.

After college, Tiffany started her sales career in pharmaceutical sales, working for Ortho-McNeil Neurologics. She then went on to become a national sales manager for a lawn and décor manufacturer, working closely with some of the largest retailers and co-developing products and programs for their assortments. During this time, she also spent a lot of time in the manufacturing facilities, understanding the processes and areas of improvements. She then went on to work in product development for Bushnell Outdoor Products before deciding to pursue her dream of owning and operating retail clothing boutiques in the Kansas City area. Tiffany owned her own business for 5 years and then after the birth of her two sons, she decided to sell it and move to Texas with her family. She then joined the consulting side, working for Ernst & Young in business development, focusing on retail, consumer products and industrial manufacturing clients.

Tiffany resides in Houston, Texas, with her husband and two young boys. She spends any “free time” she has traveling, being with friends and family, and doing anything involving the outdoors when the Houston heat will allow it.