Stone Mountain, Georgia
A retail buyer, brand manager, and purchasing analyst, Deidre Holloway has over 15 years of professional experience in consumer sector direction and product growth. Ms. Holloway has delivered targeted merchandising and promotional planning for a variety of respected sales outlets. Since 2011, she has served as the Store Manager for Lola Rose, an Atlanta retail establishment that carries apparel and accessories by brand-name vendors such as Brighton, Nicole Miller, and TBags Los Angeles.
Ms. Holloway’s responsibilities at Lola Rose include overseeing all daily operations, including the hiring, training, and supervision of all staff members. She also selects merchandise and constantly updates the store’s inventory with new items.
Deidre Holloway laid the foundation for her successful career with a Bachelor of Arts from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. While a student there, she was elected President of Witkaze, an African-American student organization that promotes the core values of academic achievement, social awareness, and community service. Ms. Holloway matriculated at Agnes Scott after studying at the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham, where she was a member of the Alabama Youth Symphony and Vice President of the Student Government Association.
Over the course of her career in product sourcing, procurement, and development, Deidre Holloway has established herself as an expert in supplier relations and retail category management. Before accepting her current position at Lola Rose, she held a series of retail buying, sales representative, and managerial posts with large department stores such as Macy’s, Inc., Saks Incorporated and Chicos.