MEET THE FOUNDERS
Prior to launching NU EVOLUTION, Nadine worked in New York's Fashion Industry in roles that included sales, marketing, public relations, styling and garment production. She was also involved in visual merchandising in both New York and Paris.
Nadine excelled in sales and marketing, and she put these talents to use by expanding the distribution footprint of high caliber European brands in the North American market. As a top executive for many luxury European companies, she worked extensively with prestigious department and specialty stores, such as: Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barney’s, Holt Renfrew, Bloomingdales and Nordstrom.
She collaborated with executive teams at these retailers to maximize sales opportunities and impact both parties businesses. Nadine led seminars at the top retail locations in the U.S. and Canada over the course of her career; in which she assessed varying product needs by region, due to the diverse demographic and psychographic elements of North America.
Nadine frequently travelled to Europe to review seasonal fashion collections, and developed sales recaps and forecasts based on the needs of the North American market to designers, top management, and select board members bi-annually.
Nadine is fluent in French and holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Trade and Marketing at The Fashion Institute of Technology, including a study abroad program in Paris. She also has an extensive passion for the culinary world, specializing in holistic dishes that complement her healthy lifestyle, in addition to home esthetics and interior design. These personal passions led her to pursue a degree at the French Culinary Institute and study the History of Architecture and Interior Design at the New York School of Interior Design. Her various knowledge, experience, design aesthetic, and cultural exposure from global travel are all great sources of influence in the development of NU EVOLUTION.
SANDRA ANDERSON DIAZSandra started her career in New York City’s fast paced Commodity industry. She was responsible for the development and implementation of strategic marketing, advertising, and public relations programs for all Financial and Agricultural Futures and Options contracts.
Sandra’s confidence and determination landed her a job as Advertising Director at a top global financial publishing conglomerate. There, Sandra achieved record-breaking advertising sales for the publications she represented. Bringing in new clients from around the world, she continued to break records, and exceed forecasts before receiving a promotion in a new division, and becoming the top producer in her territory.
Sandra was later offered a partnership at a full service boutique branding and design firm. At the time she joined the firm, the company was operating at a substantial loss. Since time was critical, Sandra quickly developed strategic corporate partnerships, and executed aggressive sales, and marketing strategies to turn a profit in just twelve months.
Prior to launching NU EVOLUTION, Sandra ended her financial career on a high note in the Syndicated Leveraged Loan Market, where she created integrated marketing programs and achieved monumental sales year after year. Sandra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing with a concentration in Finance.
Like Nadine, Sandra shares the passion of living a green healthy lifestyle and makes every effort to choose only the healthiest options for her family. Having traveled around the world, she has also been influenced by the lifestyles, beauty, health and happiness of other cultures. There is nothing more that gives her greater pleasure than to share these experiences with women across the globe through NU EVOLUTION.