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Work experience

2005Present

Chief Operations Officer

DFRWS.org
2004Present

 Founding Member, CEO & Chief Enthusiast

Digital Forensics Solutions
  • Turned a part time, in home business to internationally known strategic consulting business and software development company in ~ 3 years
  • Secured over . 5 Million dollars in Federal Grant Funding for research and development of forensics software applications.
  • Generated over 2 million dollars in new business, repeat business and referrals by developing key client relationships with large corporations in the Financial, Legal, Insurance, Energy, Oil and Gas, Hospitality, Technology, Healthcare and Entertainment Business Sectors.
  • Led DFS team to perform at their best, exceed client expectations, meet impossible deadlines and contribute to the greater good of the forensics and security community.
  • Garnered international recognition as a service provider, software developer, public speaker and expert witness.
  • Drove sales through Experiential marketing campaign based on Television appearances, Radio interviews, Magazine articles, Speaking engagements, Blog posts, training seminars and direct mail rather than paid advertising.
2003Aug 2005

Director of Sales & Marketing

Tchopshop Media
2003Aug 2005

Managing Editor-Scat

Scat Magazine/Talk of the Town
Managing Editor- Scat was a fiercely independent local print publication, based on the literary style of the Talk of the Town section of the New Yorker, showcasing local literary talent and chronicling the unique culture and real life characters that make New Orleans one of the most interesting cities on the planet. Generated advertising revenue to support the magazine by developing staunch support from the diverse local business community. Supporters included Morning Call, Aidan Gill, Mikimoto, Trashy Diva, Sabai, Bacchanal, Chiwawa Gaga, Sukho Thai, The Maple Leaf Bar, National Art & Hobby, Vegas, The Bywater Art Market, Miss Claudia's, Café Degas, Funrockin, Pals Lounge, The New Orleans Music Exchange, Hanson King Gallery, Bonny Doon Vineyard, Cameron Jones, Arthur Roger Gallery, Snug Harbor, More Fun Comics, PetCetera, Nirvana, Spa Isabel, Maple Street Bookshop, Scriptura, Carl Mack, Louisiana Music Factory and many, many more. Developed and executed on a full scale marketing plan for the publication including creation of an extensive distribution network, subscriber base, media partnerships and monthly release parties to coincide with each new issue. Coordinated editorial and production staff, writers, interns, volunteers and advertisers
20032005

Managing Editor, Scat

Scat Magazine/Talk of the Town
Managing Editor
20032005

Director of Sales and Marketing

Tchopshop Media
Director of Sales and Marketing,-Tchopshop Media is a boutique graphic design firm based in New Orleans and specializing in branding, interactive website development, promotional and print materials. Generated revenue by attracted new clients and ongoing business Provided content development, market research and strategic consulting services for key clients including the Contemporary Arts Center, Delgado, SecondLine Stages, New Orleans Rum, University of New Orleans, Urban Dog, Health & Fitness Magazine, Rosy's Jazz Hall, The Gumbo Shop, Mother's, Pho Tau Bay, Mardi Gras Records and Demo Diva.
20012003

Director of Marketing

Scat Magazine/Talk of the Town
Director of Marketing
19992001

Director of Business Development, Livewire

LiveWire Interactive/Wirestone
Director of Business Development
19992000

Marketing Manager

Advanced Radio Telecommunications
Marketing Manager
19951999

Sales & Marketing Manager

Washington Interactive Television(DIS)
Sales & Marketing Manager
19861994

Non-Profit Arts Administration and Festival Production

Non-Profit Arts Administration and Festival Production
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Education

1991

B.A

State University of New York at Purchase