Jun 2007 - Present
May 2005 - Present
president and CMO
I started my own business upon leaving Bliss Marketing in 1997, however I have been designing marketing and advertising materials for businesses in and outside of Arizona since 1985. Clients have included; Avnet, Inc., Simula, Saleslogix Corp.,and E.B. Lane Advertising.
I restarted my business in May of 2007 and have done work for the city of Florence Arizona, Arizona State University, Copper Square, David and Sam PR, Sands Chevrolet, Temple Beth Sholom, JAVA Arts Group, Dunkin' Donuts, Southwest Business Finance Corporation and others.
Jan 2007 - Jun 2007
SHR is a brand strategy and marketing communications firm. Services include brand strategy, research consulting, naming,corporate identity and brand building. Clients included Association of Professional Tennis Players-ATP, Connecticut Health Foundation, Focus on the Family, Suzuki Automotive and more. Served as Senior Designer on staff, carrying out branding projects from the initial stages to final product.
Mar 2003 - May 2005
Assistant Creative Director
Sage is the sixth largest software company in the world, with products that encompass your entire business including; Peachtree, MIP, MAS,Saleslogix, ACT, ABRA, TimeSlips and many more.I served as the Creative Director for the Corporate Marketing Department when Sage purchased Saleslogix, whom with I was employed at the time.Working with over thirty designers, writers and account executives, We were responsible for creating packaging, brochures, annual reports, direct mail, event graphics and collateral for their 30 different product lines and companies.
Sep 1999 - Mar 2003
Saleslogix was purchased by Sage, PLC., in march of 2003 and at the time was the leading sales automation software company in the world and still is today. Saleslogix had two products; ACT! and Saleslogix both sales automation programs.Both were leaders in their business segment and are still the leading sellers. I served as the Creative Director for the corporation starting in 1999, and was responsible for the corporate identity and all collateral support for the corporate marketing department as well as supporting the needs of over 600 partners and thousands of sales reps worldwide. Duties included the design and/or oversight of all marketing materials including our freelance staff in addition to a 12 person marketing staff.Corporate identity, logo design, event design, newsletters, direct mail, magazine advertisement, video design and production, television commercials and more.
Sep 1980 - Jan 1985
Bachelor of Fine Arts
University of Arizona
My interests include, but are not limited to; Fine art, Museums, Art History, Art museums, Theater, Music, Poetry and Reading.
Hiking, boating, mountain climbing, kayaking, sports with my kids, watching my kids play sports, swimming, biking, walking with my wife and dog.
I have a vast knowledge of the graphic arts in several different mediums that include video, television, events, print and retail packaging. I also have art directed numerous photo shoots for the products I have helped to represent over the years, working with models and actors, for both still and motion photography. I have been the creative director for the last four companies/corporations where I have been employed, and have consistently performed at the highest levels.
My objective is to find either full time work or work on a freelance or part time basis whichever the client prefers. I am dedicated to the profession and would like to find a company that is equally dedicated to their marketing and advertising efforts to help them to better their ROI and improve customer perception. I like to be busy and focused and am looking for consistency in work and creative experimentation.
Brochure for Haley, Inc., a clothing design and manufacturing company based in Denver, Colorado. This firm was later purchased by Clint Eastwood. This brochure is from 1995 and is for the spring collection of sportswear from Haley.
This is a spread I was asked to design for Create Magazine Southwest edition September 2008. This spread was created with the help of a freelance writer who wrote the text for the spread, the full color pictures were supplied from Create staff, all pictures in the background were shot by myself and added to the composition.
This ad is one of four designed for a Co-op marketing campaign to be used by Saleslogix and its many partners worldwide. The campaign also featured on the web and through direct mail was a huge success and focused on the four most important aspects about buying software, the size of the application being one of those four factors.
This piece was designed as a direct mail brochure to announce the 5th anniversary of 'Copper Square' a 40 block area of downtown Phoenix, Arizona. This was an invitation to the party in front of the city offices.
This brochure was produced for the Avnet Computer Group which is just one division of Avnet Corporate, that deals with hardware and software reselling and is the largest such distributor worldwide. This was a 24 page brochure, 8 colors featuring two metallic colors, UV spot coating and varnish as well as unique die cuts throughout.