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Hunting and Fishing (established Seagate Fishing League), All Terrain Vehicle Adventures, Camping, Landscaping, Photography, Home Remodeling, Outdoor Sports, Youth Sports Coach

Hills of Bunker Lake Homeowners Association Treasurer

Inventor - All Terrain Vehicle Accessory Cycle Country Back Up Light


To obtain a position that will enable me to combine my passion for the outdoors and utilize my strong

promotional skills, product development and manufacturing experience to increase

customer awareness and company revenue. My communication skills, educational background, skills and desire to provide exceptional customer service allow me to assist in marketing strategies, trade show and promotional events while staying within budget requirements

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My Mission: To increase a company's revenue by providing customers with all pertinent product or service information to maximize customer knowledge and acceptance. To support internal and external customers while maintaining a cheerful and helpful attitude to achieve total customer satisfaction.

My Values: My perseverance to meet goals, high integrity, extensive well-rounded knowledge of outdoor recreational and technical products, advanced Microsoft computer application knowledge, database and inventory experience, product research/development skills, customer support attitude, ability to handle stress under pressure, photography and communication skills blend well to achieve positive, professional results for any company

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Work experience


ATV Magazine Contributing Editor/Photographer/Customer Support

Ehlert Publishing Company

Author ATV related adventure, hunting, fishing, camping, vehicle introduction and product

evaluation/installation and how-to articles

Communicate with All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) accessory manufacturers and OEMs

Nationally published photography

Editorial design layout

Publisher representative at OEM ATV Press Release and Trade Shows


Pro Staff

Fishing Minnesota Magazine

Promote, sales and customer support for leading outdoor consumer products

Create Product Promotional and Awareness articles (see links under Minnesota Outdoors above)

Increase Promotional and Awareness article view "click count" activity on product related website

discussion forums by updating with pertinent product information

Create illustrated "How-To" articles and outdoor adventure articles utilizing detailed photography

Wheel Bearing Repack 101Moderate website discussion forums per company Forum policy


Pro Staff

Marcum Technologies

Promote, sales and customer support forhigh power sonar and underwater viewing systems

Author product evaluation and how-to articles utilizing detailed photography

Provide detailed product photography for marketing material

Create and maintain product promotional discussion blogs on related website message boards


Promotional Coordinator

Minnesota Outdoors

Coordinate promotional and marketing communications to develop and fulfill event materials and provide company representation at local and regional trade show and promotional events

Contribute to successfully promote and market product and service by providing marketing photography, authoring product informational and awareness articles and create internet based forum topic discussions within top rated websites to increase customer knowledge and customer traffic to company websites

Experienced organizational and time management skills to manage the promotional program within the marketing budget and communicate with all levels of an organization to achieve marketing goals

Proven ability to establish and build relationships with internal partners and vendors

Click links below to view examples of online promotional activities

Canvas Craft Company Promotion

Canvas Craft Double Flip Fishing Shelter Promotion

Canvas Craft ATT Trailer Introduction Promotion

Canvas Craft ATT Fishing Shelter Promotion

Canvas Craft NorpacR2 Fishing Shelter Promotion

OPS Fillet Board Promotion

Marcum Technologies Underwater Camera Promotion

Marcum Technologies Camera Compass Promotion

Marcum Technologies Ice Pack Promotion

Marcum Technologies LX-5 Promotion

Hunter Winfield's Resort Promotion

Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay Resort Summer Promotion

Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay Resort and RV Park Promotion

Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay Resort Winter Fishing Promotion

Otter Outdoors Monster Box Promotion

Otter Outdoor Beavertail ATV Products

Otter Outdoors Large Monster Box Product

Otter Outdoors Medium Monster Box Product

Otter Outdoors Small Monster Box Product

Otter Outdoors Auger Shield Product

Otter Outdoors Rod Case Product

Sand Tires Unlimited Promotion Photos

ATV Magazine Litefoot Track System Article

ATV Magazine Online Benz Silent Rider Article

ATV Magazine Published Articles - Amazon

ATV Connection Magazine Bear River Grizzly Tree Stand Article

ATV Connection Magazine Building A Hunter's Dream Quad Article


Regional "Team Northland" Pro Staff

Northland Fishing Tackle Company

Create and maintain product promotional article and discussion blogs on a variety of fishing

websites and discussion forums

Provide Trade Show and Event support

Jan 1981Mar 2009

Manufacturing Engineering Support Specialist

Seagate Technology

Support research and development engineering and customers with continuous improvement of computer controlled product performance and quality

Utilize Six Sigma to improve product design, quality, time-to-market and manufacturing process

Author operating and service manuals, assembly procedures including detailed photography and video

Manage engineering Failure Analysis (FA) personnel

Collaborate methods to improve product quality

Develop and train Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) safety initiatives

Develop and promote Environment Health & Safety initiatives

Create and implement Thermal Fire Protection Program (TFPP)

Co-developed worldwide service center Knowledge Base

Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

Provide directives to manufacturing sites with process and product yield improvement plans

Effectively communicate project progress to executive management

Provide scheduling, shipping and spare part inventory control


Contributing Editor - Manager/Product Evaluation

ATV Connection Magazine

Author ATV related adventure, hunting, fishing, camping, vehicle introduction and how-to articles

Communicate with All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) accessory manufacturers and OEM

Nationally published photography

Editorial design layout

Publisher representative at OEM ATV Press Release and Trade Shows

Oct 1979Dec 1980

Sales and Service Technician

Mel's TV

Accountable for sales, repair and installation of television and audio components

Provide in-home customer service calls

Responsible for opening and closing store

Apr 1979Sep 1979

Maintenance Technician

Park Nursery

Responsible for light duty maintenance of vehicles and power equipment


Seagate Technology

Six Sigma Orange Belt Graduate

Time Management

Kepner Tregoe – Problem Solving and Decision Making

Adobe FrameMaker/Photoshop

Digital Video Format Converting

Olympus Digital Photography

Clean Room and ESD Awareness Certification

Editing and Proofreading

Microsoft Windows Applications



916 Vocational Technical Institute

Two year Electronics System Technician

Two year Audio Visual TV Production



Spring Lake Park High School

High School Graduate

Advanced Electricity