Instructor Spotlight: Jennifer Bentivegna

Jennifer Bentivegna is a fashion merchandising and buying professional who spent her career in various roles at Giorgio Armani in the merchandising and e-commerce departments. She is a graduate of the FIT Fashion Merchandising Management program. She began teaching at FIT in 2014 in the Fashion Business Management department. She teaches courses in Product Development, Merchandising, and Team Development. Jennifer is currently enrolled in a master’s degree program at SUNY Empire where she plans to graduate with a Masters In Learning and Emerging Technologies.

Prof. Bentivegna teaches the following FIT Precollege Classes:

HFM 060 Fashion Forecasting: Seeing into the Future

Teaching Philosophy:
I believe in sharing my knowledge of the industry with my students. I want them to understand that the only constant in this industry is change, and it is my role as an instructor to prepare you for those constant changes. Teamwork, passion, and drive are the recipe for success in fashion, and my goal is to bring all three of those qualities to the classroom every day.

Industry Experience:

  • Director of Men’s Merchandising, Armani Exchange
  • Director of Buying/Planning, ArmaniExchange.com

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