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Morehead State University

Music Performance Major

completed 30+ hours of related course work, including music appreciation, music history, theory and private piano

Jan 2008Apr 2008

High School Diploma

Portsmouth West High School

Work experience

Mar 1991Present


JAM 2 Music | Convertible Blondes

Entrepreneurial business owner working in all areas of public relations, developing and implementing marketing plan for business and related products, securing corporate engagements and endorsements, with a record of success in interactive public presentations, corporate and community relations, and independent creation, branding, and marketing of music products in the entertainment industry, managing, creating, and processing all company paperwork including accounting and payroll, maintaining required business contracts, tax documentation and coordinating related domestic and international travel arrangements.

·Highly organized and self motivated owner/manager with proven critical thinking skills, able to communicate ideas effectively, motivate individuals and evaluate employee performance, as evidenced by 16 year small business success record working with repeat corporate clients such as the Red Cross, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Toyota, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Harley Davidson and others.

·Performs well under pressure while working independently to meet deadlines and develop sales opportunities for company’s products as evidenced by securing copyrights and successful licensing of music to NBC Universal, Activision for Tony Hawk Inc., Mindless Entertainment and PAX TV, as well as Soundscan documented ARIA chart success for single released in Australia, January, 2004.

·Coordinated all travel for performance group both domestic and international, including all related paperwork securing passports and work VISAs, coordinating transportation, and maintaining scheduled appearances during independent Australian tour, January 2004, as well as various successful completion of contracts with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines originating from ports in Puerto Rico, Los Angeles, and Vancouver, Canada.

Jan 2009Mar 2009


College of Business

College Relations Department

Assisted director of college relations with marketing, communications and publicity.  Specific responsibilities included internal communications, editorial assignments, adding newslinks to website, promotional writing, publications, advertising campaigns and powerpoint presentations.

Jan 2008Apr 2008


Portsmouth West High School

Long term, state licensed substitute teacher working as librarian and media instructor.  Daily responsibilities included assisting teachers with the successful integration and daily use of technology in the classroom, computer lab supervision and basic maintenance, as well as creation and supervision of daily student media news broadcasts, creating and assigning student media projects such as producing PSA’s and the school newspaper using MS Office Publisher software.


Administrative Assistant | Office Manager

Riverview Retirement Center

Job Summary:Submit HUD vouchers and claims, tenant recertification and various other HUD reports for 200+ occupants of senior living facility.

·Successfully automated office complying with state regulations for conversion of paper files to online submission of monthly documentation.

·Completed HUD Housing Specialist Training Certification, to properly calculate and complete tenant recertification paperwork, HUD vouchers, claims and reports as evidenced by a superior rating in yearly HUD audit.

·Demonstrated outstanding ability in creating and maintaining all documentation, correspondence, memos and letters, receiving “exceeds” rating in performance evaluation by facility administrator. Assisted administrator in writing and securing state of Ohio grant funding for facility improvements and creation of new services.

·Successful daily interaction in supervisory and troubleshooting capacity with applicants, residents and staff as evidenced by outstanding evaluation in area of demonstrating positive interpersonal and customer relations.


John Griffiths

Ann Meyers

Kent Martin

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An entrepreneurial business owner working toward a Master of Arts degree in English, the professional writing and editing track, with a record of business success in promotional projects, writing, public relations, music publishing and marketing.



  • Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium: Illustrator CS3, InDesign CS3 and CS4, Photoshop  CS3
  • Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premier and Windows Movie Maker video editing software 
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 and CMS web software Joomla and Word Press
  • Adobe Captivate eLearning tutorial software
  • Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Outlook Express
  • Mac and PC formats


  • Experienced promotional writer, copy and developmental editor 
  • Highly skilled writing website content, conducting internet research and data  submission
  • Highly organized and skilled creating and presenting interactive public presentations
  • A demonstrated talent for building genuine relationships with professionals and non-professionals across different age groups, economic and cultural backgrounds

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

Member of BMI Songwriter’s Guild, Nashville, Tennessee

American Federation of Musicians, Local 482, Portsmouth, Ohio

State of Ohio Certification Licensed Substitute Teacher 2008, English Language Arts 7-12

RCCL Safety Training Certification, Crowd Management Training (in response to emergencies)