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With over 17 years of achieving award-winning results in Marketing Management, I am uniquely qualified to match company values, branding messages and promotional tactics to drive exposure and positively affect the bottom-line. I excel at all aspects of Marketing and Communications, from crafting collateral materials to advertising, media, product launches, and press releases as well as international publications. I have consistently worked with executive leadership in top Fortune companies and my clients have been featured in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg/Business Week, and Reuters. Throughout my career, I have become the “go-to” expert for developing marketing platforms from which my clients have consistently positioned themselves as international and domestic industry leaders. The strategic development and implementation of messaging platforms to propel exposure and drive brand awareness has been the cornerstone of my success. If you’re looking for someone to make an immediate impact in your marketing effectiveness, public relationships or presence, ask how my expertise can advance you to the next level.

►Strategic Brand Deployment
►Executive Collaboration
►Project Management and Execution

Key Skills:

Resourceful Partnerships ● Press release expert ● Editing and publishing coordinator ● Developing consistent messaging across multiple platforms ● Market expansion and revitalization ● Results under pressure ● Crisis Communication ●

Work experience

Sep 2014Present

Management Consultant

Policy Solutions
■ Invited to engage as an expert in research, analysis, strategy development and execution management for marketing and communication projects.
Apr 2013Aug 2014

Director of Communications


■ Effective results through global and domestic partnerships.
■ Oversaw company participation and presence at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
■ Hands on management style while achieving greater company and community goals.
■ Coached and prepped executives for all interviews.
■ Had multiple clients published in internationally renowned journals and magazines.
■ Revolutionized the messaging platform approach, contributing to the increase of media coverage by nearly 50% YOY.
■ Managed a $300K PR/communications budget.

Jul 2010Apr 2013

Independent Communications & Public Relations Consultant


■ Known for leveraging time and financial resources in all company available assets.
■ Expanded scope of work for 75% of consulting clients, generating total revenue of $750K.
■ Met project deadlines 100% of the time. 
■ Through savvy stewardship of resources, came in at or under budget 100% of the time.

Aug 2003Jul 2010

Regional Manager - Public Relations

Verizon Wireless

■ Led all corporate communication efforts for one of the top 10 media markets in the country.
■ Propagated messaging strategies for both B2B and B2C companies.
■ Established and executed communication tactics for various business situations including corporate acquisitions, celebrity community events, and company-wide initiatives.
■ Grew new customer base for Fortune 500 company by 10%.
■ Increased media coverage for one state by 41%.
■ Amplified media presence by 25% YOY yielding $2.5M in additional value. 
■ Oversaw annual marketing budgets of up to $500K for 16th largest company in the US.
■ Managed non-profit foundation, grant allocation and approval, awarding $3.5M in grants.
■ Served on regional committee in charge of identifying all retail, B2B, network, investment, executive visibility, and philanthropic opportunities.
■ Built a “press kit in a box,” used by 60% of small business partners to take advantage of media and press exposure.

Jan 2001Jan 2003

Senior Manager - Public Relations


■ Built media relations programs which garnered 3M+ gross impressions in traditional print and 7M+ in online, worth $300K in additional value.

Jan 1998Jan 2000

Communications Program Manager

Sprint PCS

■ Responsible for PR budgets of $1.8M.


Bachelor of General Studies

University of Kansas


Communications Expert
Results Producer
Strategy to Action
Persuasive Writer
Executive Partnership
Marketing Specialist
Public Relations Master