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Besides design :) - - -  Reading, biking, walking, cake decorating, family time, photography and driving with the radio Super Loud.


More than 15 years in the graphic arts field with experience in printing and publishing as well as freelance work. I strive for perfection on every job that I take on.  I work best under tight deadlines and believe it brings out my best work.


Work experience

Mar 2007Sep 2009

Graphic Designer

Creative Printing Solutions, Inc.

Design and layout all incoming jobs for pre-press, including but not limited to; logo brand development, ie: logos, business cards, letterhead and envelopes, brochures, booklets, promotional items, invitations and announcements, signage, technical forms, photo manipulations and misc. items. Also completed high-tech color copy jobs, oversaw occassional administrative duties and light duty bindry.

Mar 1994Feb 2007

Graphic Artist / Typsetter

Allegra Print and Imaging (Formerly American Speedy Printing)

Designed and type-set all incoming jobs for pre-press and completed black and white and color copy jobs. Completed light duty bindry jobs. Implemented customer service, monthly inventory and data processing.

Mar 2002Oct 2004

Graphic Designer

Monday Morning News

Designed advertisements for six different publications of automotive newspapers, Compiled ads and copy for newsprint pages, Edited copy, Completed final output of papers to print.

Oct 2000Sep 2001

Ad Compositor


Designed advertisements for Gannett newspapers. Edited copy and advertisments as needed. Completed final outputs for print.

Mar 1997Oct 2000

Graphic Designer / Spec Artist

Michigan Directory Company

Designed speculative and sold advertisments for the Michigan Directory Yellow Pages throughout Michigan. Also designed as needed for sister publications in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.

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Baker Colleg of Port Huron

Took courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Microbiology, Sociology, Pathology, Algebra and English Comp. Was on the Dean's list for semesters attended.

Sep 1992Dec 1994


St. Clair County Comm College

Graduated Cum Laud with an Associates degree, majoring in Advertising Design. My artwork was published in the 35th and 36th Editions of the College's annual publication of 'Patterns' that supports creative excellence.

Sep 1988Jun 1992


Port Huron High School


Expert use with both Windows and Macintosh computer systems.
Computer Programs
Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress and InDesign. Some working knowledge of HTML. Use of Microsoft Office programs.