Accomplished IT Technical Lead

Floro is an Alliance with Columbus Consulting. He has been working in the retail industry for over 14 years with the last 6 years as a consultant. His responsibilities have included project conceptualization, project management, requirements gathering, process and systems design, technical development, roll-out and support. He has an excellent understanding of core retail business processes such as merchandise ideation, planning, sourcing, allocation, store operations, and retail finance, as well as a breadth of IT experience deploying these processes in a variety of large, complex and disparate data and technical environments.


  • KVAT Food City Stores – Data Integration Lead
    • Led the architecture of the data integration of the company’s transformation to Symphony’s GOLD retail solution, including the one-time conversion of legacy data into GOLD, the replication of GOLD data in the cloud into an on-premises Data Mart environment, and the backend integration of the Data Mart into KVAT’s legacy systems.
  • Walmart UK (George) – Implementation Lead
    • Implemented the data integration and technical execution of JDA Allocation. Floro’s role included developing interfaces with George’s source system environment and their warehouse management system, as well as development of backend SQL Server, Oracle, UNIX and Active batch scripts to automate core functionality
  • Dressbarn – Database Developer
    • Developed the Oracle database backend of JDA Allocation to address performance issues and service level agreements
  • Abercrombie & Fitch – Integration Lead
    • Led the functional analysis of the data integration required for the Oracle RMS standardization project


  • Grocery
  • Merchandise & MP&A
  • IT Assessment & Roadmap
  • Allocation


  • Software & Development Support
  • Technical Development
  • Technical Support
  • Business Analysis
  • Functional Analysis
  • Retail Consultant


  • KVAT Food City
  • Walmart UK (George & ASDA)
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Dressbarn

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