Business/Marketing executive with substantial digital marketing experience. High premium on providing marketing support for small businesses to large corporation. Focus on digital, measurement and accountability, search effectiveness and staff leadership/development. Direct experience with retail, manufacturing & engineering, real estate, financial, healthcare, military, social networking, non-profit, advertising organizations. Interested in early-stage startups as well as companies “on the bubble.” Technical and programming background provides ability to manage and understand the unique needs and styles of the following types of staff: Application Developer, Database Administrator, Project Manager, Creative Director, Graphic Artists, Traffic Manager, PR, Adminstration, and HR in a wide variety of business applications. 1st degree Black Belt and Martial Arts Instructor in Kenpo Karate, Tai Chi, Qi Gong and personal fitness training. Accredited as Specialist in Martial Arts Conditioning by the International Sports Sciences Association.
2008 - Present
The Advertising Club of CT
Currently serving as President for the Ad Club of Connecticut. Served on board for four years prior to being elected as president.
Dec 2007 - Present
Black Belt Instructor
Personal Fitness Consultant
Currently teaching martial arts weapons, self-defense, Tai Chi & Qi Gong. Personal training to help individuals meet and exceed their personal health and fitness goals.
Jul 2000 - Present
Currently oversee online brand presence and multi-pronged digital marketing campaigns of domestic and international brands ranging from Fortune 100 companies down to small businesses.
Jan 2003 - Nov 2007
Assistant Martial Arts Instructor/Sr. Leadership Team
Black Belt Schools of America
Volunteer position that reported directly to 10th Degree Black Belt senior instructor/school owner. Responsible for training both adult and children's classes and special events such as birthday parties and belt tests. Senior team member for leadership team. Developed marketing, website, student database & pr programs to support all school operations. Also did program sales.
Nov 1998 - Jul 2000
Vice President of Customer Development Services
Outrider North America
Created email marketing system for for Outrider North America, a Tempus Group Company (London) that specialized in building relationships with prospects and customers. Developed strategies which nurtured those relationships, adding value to a total business offering and facilitated the sale of the end product.
1992 - 1999
Shepherd Resources Advertising & Design
Responsible for creating Central Oregon’s first online/offline agency. Managed local and national business brands. Small agency, big ideas, fantastic clients.
1989 - 1993
Responsible for all outbound communications including television & radio show, print & outdoor, and event/sound production for weekly rock concerts. Achieved growth from 245 to 3500 members.
1987 - 1990
Pennbrook Development Company
Responsible for real estate, property and building management. Experience included multi-story commercial, residential, sub-division and bare land management.
1988 - 1988
Managed Ski/Bike store. Responsible for retail sales in addition to mechanic support for both the ski and bicycle divisions.
1985 - 1987
Storer Cable Systems
Responsible for multi-city, 800+ miles of cable TV plant. Put efficiencies into action which reduced trouble calls 73%.
1985 - 1985
Portland Cable Access
Responsible for maintenance of all equipment for three television studios.
1979 - 1985
United States Navy
2007 - 2007
International Sports Sciences Association
1988 - 1990
1981 - 1981
Military Engineering & Repair
1981 - 1981
A/N SXQ8 Pilot Briefing System
USN Class C
Citation for Academic Achievement