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Graphic Design 2013 - 2014

Work experience

Sep 2012Jan 2013

Operations Director

Dry Box Rescue

As member of a start-up team, functioned in all areas including, media planning & purchasing, ad & image design, purchases, vendor relations, office planning, web maintenance, data analysis, strategy planning, networking, research and various financial and administrative tasks.

Jan 2008Jul 2010

E commerce Entreprenuer

CC Designs

Built an e-commerce enterprise of increasing revenue generation through market diversification, process improvements and great customer reviews.

Oct 2003Dec 2005

Brand Manager/ Sr Editor

Pow-wow Fever

48 page, 8x10 full color, magazine.  Created all branding and marketing collateral. Cultivated and secured advertisers. Managed budgets. Authored content and designed and launched magazine website.  Participated in events across the United States, from New Mexico to New York.  Strategized integrated marketing campaign. 

• Exceeded national distribution target, reached Canada & Europe 

• Secured 100% of costs by market entry

• SOLD OUT at all retail outlets 

• Executed a multi-channel distribution matrix and distributed 10,000 magazines nationwide in one weekend

• Achieved brand recognition within 6 months

Jan 2002Dec 2003

Assistant Store Manager

Walmart Supercenter

• Improved production of team 60% through training, empowerment and encouraging to overcome negativity

• Held profit margins steady in the midst of major construction and renovations during supercenter conversion

• Nightly led team of 30 to stock and clean a 240,000 square foot store and had it "show room ready" by 8 am 

Jan 2000Dec 2001

Sales Rep

Eschelon Telecom
Mar 1998Dec 1999



Directed live, on-air auctions, in person remotes and public events.  Conceptualized promotions and wrote ad copy.  Managed objections and competition through service and relationships.  Represented 3 stations at events.

• Led cross-functional team to launch new program and increase station revenues 30%

• Improved spending of key accounts by 35%

• Grew revenues Increasingly from 30 - 200%

Aug 1995Dec 1997

Teachers Aide

Browning School Dist No. 9


Graphic Design


Integrated Marketing
Social Media
Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogging, Pinterest, Foursquare, Facebook, self published Website
Graphic Design
Print, Web, Outdoor and Indoor Signage, Banners, Logos, Business marketing materials, T shirts
Event Management
Brand Management
Brand Development
Strategy, Pricing, Competitive Strategy, Market Entrance, Distribution, Market Targeting, Market Evaluation
Radio, Print, Outdoor/Indoor Signage, Banners, Web Design and Publishing, Social Media, Blogging Radio Copy, Print Design & Layout, Media Kits, Logo Design, Business Marketing Materials


My Photography

Pow-wow Fever Making

Website from 2003


Marketing Manager

A collaborative leader with career of improving, starting and growing business using marketing principals in digital, print and broadcast media.

Professional Strengths

Process ImprovementIdeationComplex Problem SolvingTechnology Team Building


Destiny ChurchSan Antonio, TX01/2013 - Present

Teacher in Childrens Church

Parkview Christian Church      Orland Park, IL   08/2010 - 04/2012

Small Group Leader, Kidz Connection

Lead group of six to twelve, through lessons and activitiesweekly and during special events.  Also advised on curriculum Procured and prepared materials for 500 weekly

• Streamlined supply delivery - reduced labor 50% and eased new leader orientation

• Voluntarily redesigned the 750 sq ft supply room, improving conditions for 4 departments

Office Volunteer  

Provided reliable and dedicated front desk coverage data base entry, reception, phones and security.

Hargett Family Manhattan, IL   2006 - 2012

• Orchestrated family donation of $2K worth of supplies to nonprofit at 1/4 of retail cost throughcouponing

• Furnished funding for extra curricular activities through varied sales projects

• Executed a number of successful theme parties with large turnout 

 • Designed, managed and financed finishing a 1400 square foot basement with 7 functional areas

 • Interior Design