VICE PRESIDENT / SHOWROOM DIRECTOR

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Samantha Smith646 666 8365 / 917 626 9236
samantha@franklinstshowroom.com

Sam was raised in Boulder, Colorado and moved to New York City in 1999 to pursue a career in Fashion Sales. She began her career at the Simon Showroom and subsequently spent 12 years at L’Atelier Group working with large contemporary labels. She joined the Franklin St. Showroom in 2013 as the Director. Sam enjoys time with her family, cooking, nature, horseback riding and traveling.


 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES

Alexandra Perlaki / 646 666 8400 / alexandra@franklinstshowroom.com

Alex is a native of New Jersey and pursued a fashion career early on by attending the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.) in NYC. Upon graduation she started her career as a stylist and then used the knowledge gained to take on the position as a Buyer at both Otte and Barneys New York. Wanting to use her experience to help other Buyers find the right fits for their Retailers, Alex segued into wholesale sales joining the Franklin St. Showroom in 2016, Alex enjoys collecting vintage denim & jewelry, reading, yoga, crafting, baking, hiking and spending time with her family & her dog Luna who is the unofficial mascot of the Showroom.

Sierra Newman / 646 666 8369 / sierra@franklinstshowroom.com

Sierra is born and raised in New York City. Her interests and career have always circled around Retail and Fashion. Sierra started her career in PR and marketing before moving into retail sales having worked in retail boutiques, inclusive of Steven Alan, as both staff and management and ultimately owning and running her own vintage boutique in the East Village. She joined the Franklin St. Showroom team in 2018 although we have known her for many years. Sierra is an avid collector of vintage clothing and enjoys running, music, reading and time with her son & her chef husband.

Jen Kim (LA) / 646 666 8366 / jen@franklinstshowroom.com 

Jen is originally from Michigan having attended both Michigan State University and the University of Michigan studying Communications, Merchandising Management and Advertising. Following graduation, Jen spent some time at Parsons School of Design in Paris, France, She began her career at Mike & Chris in Los Angeles and later moved within the company to NYC as their East Coast and International Sales Manager. Subsequently Jen spent several years as an inside sales executive at a couple different fashion brands before joining the Franklin St. Showroom in 2012. Jen relocated to our Los Angeles, CA showroom in mid-2019. She loves a good adventure, working on modern interiors and time with her friends and loved ones.

Jenn Dang (LA) / 213 880 3880 / jennd@franklinstshowroom.com

Jenn is our newest team member, yet we have known her for many years. She started her career in sales at Scotch & Soda and then began working with and introducing a number of Australian designers to the US market inclusive of Alice McCall. After working with the Franklin St. Showroom on a freelance basis, Jenn officially become a full-time member of the team in the Spring of 2019 and is located at our Los Angeles, CA showroom. A native of Southern California, Jenn loves traveling, music, art, cooking, nature and delving into California wine.