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About Me

I am a seasoned professional with more than 15 years experience in marketing, communications and sales. My range of experience includes brand development and management, print production management, public relations, marketing strategy, and sales. I have strong interpersonal and communication skills and enjoy collaborating with others. I have been very successful during my career in relationship and partnership building. My professional goal has always been to work for a company that allows me to contribute my talents in ways that are meaningful and productive.

My Core Strengths

√  Strong and persuasive interpersonal skills

√  Proficient at multi-tasking√  Organized, excellent project manager

√  Relationship and partnership building√  Flexible, quick to learn and adapt

√  Successful at collaboration, a team player

References

Todd Roberson

Todd and I collaborated on several  projects when he was principal of his own creative services firm.

Dawn Kutza

Dawn and I worked together at Option Six and have remained close colleagues.

Diana Lawson

Diana was my direct supervisor for more than nine years.

My Portfolio

Work experience

Feb 2008Present

Marketing Communications Manager

Predictive Physiology and Medicine, Inc. (PPM)

• Collaborate with others on the executive management team to set company strategy and policy.• Responsible for a portion of the company’s business development efforts.• Manage the product brand that I developed when joining the company.• Create marketing and sales communication materials, including conceptualization, writing and designfor print, web, and social media.• Write key messaging for all company communications.• Research market opportunities, analyze competitors and develop market segmentation.• Manage public relations efforts, including the development of media releases and acting as a companyspokesperson.• Develop presentations and demos for sales purposes.

Apr 2007Feb 2008

Marketing Associate

Option Six

Managed brand and company messaging including press releases and promotional materials.• Researched and wrote award applications.• Analyzed the competitive landscape to develop market research.• Updated and maintained the company website.• Managed client relationships through database management and customer service initiatives.

Jul 1998Feb 2007

Communications Manager

Elkhart County CVB

• Responsible for managing two distinct product brands.• Managed production of the annual visitor guide magazine, including budgeting, print purchasing, contentand ad development, photography, distribution, invoicing.• Sales of the annual visitor guide magazine and other co-op marketing programs including developmentof projections, sales materials and proposals.• Developed collateral materials including profile sheets, press kits, sales materials, newsletters, letterhead,presentations and reports.• Collaborated with the technology marketing manager on website and e-marketing; providingdirection on design, photography, branding and messaging.

Education

19891993

BA

Indiana University Bloomington

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