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Lisa Goodman Is New Marketing Director For Seattle Gift Center

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The Seattle Gift Center has appointed Lisa Goodman as marketing director and Julie Trott to its new marketing team. Goodman has more than 20 years of experience in the business-to-business and consumer industry sectors, most recently in the consulting practice. She has worked extensively with retail and hospitality leaders such as Starbucks, Expedia, Office Depot, Ralph Lauren Polo, Westin Hotels and Resorts, Western Exhibitors and IDG World Expo. Currently, Goodman is co-authoring the upcoming book The End of Service: Rewriting the Relationship Between Your Company and Your Customer. In addition, Goodman was president and CEO at Service Intelligence, a company she founded and sold in Seattle, and continued on as vice president of brand development. Prior to her position at Service Intelligence, Goodman served as a U.S. Department of Defense contractor where she managed multiple marketing campaigns, and as a principal of a Washington D.C.-based healthcare marketing consulting firm. Prior to her new position at The Seattle Gift Center, Trott served as territory manager for Gift Box Corporation of America in Seattle and managed the showroom at The Seattle Gift Center. While at Gift Box Corporation of America, Trott founded and owned a consulting firm which was the exclusive Northwest representative for Gift Box Corporation for 10 years. In addition, Trott was the executive director of Friends of Hawaii Public Television in Honolulu, Hawaii. “We are excited to have Lisa Goodman and Julie Trott join The Seattle Gift Center team,” said Dave Vranizan, director of property services for The Benaroya Company. “Each brings years of exceptional experience to the property and we believe they will personally ensure The Seattle Gift Center becomes a key destination in the retail industry.” The Seattle Gift Center: As the only wholesale gift mart in the Northwest, The Seattle Gift Center offers more than 100 showrooms featuring more than 4,000 product lines for a wide selection of merchandise to help buyers keep up with every trend affecting their consumers. Located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle, The Seattle Gift Center is open to the trade only. For more information, visit www.seattlegiftcenter.com. The Benaroya Company: The Seattle Gift Center is owned and managed by The Benaroya Company. Founded in 1956, The Benaroya Company, a full-service commercial real estate company, active in acquiring, developing, and managing superior office, high-tech, and warehouse properties in prime locations throughout the Puget Sound region.

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