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Work History

Oct 2006Present

Marketing Director

Contryman Solutions Group

In my role as Marketing Director for multiple entities under the Contryman Solutions Group umbrella I have developed and managed a wide range of targeted marketing and business development initiatives for a seven office firm with over 60 employees. 

  • Development and implementation of strategic marketing initiatives that align with the overall strategic vision of the firm.
  • Staff business development training and coaching.
  • Development and management of all marketing collateral materials and social media accounts.
  • Identification and strategic development of industry and service niche areas.
  • Oversight and analysis  of digital marketing ROI data.
  • Development and tracking of proposal for services.
  • Responsible for oversight and implementation of multiple department budgets.
  • Gather and deliver client feedback and appropriate solutions for areas of improvement.
  • Marketing consultant services available to Contryman clients and other accounting firms.
Oct 2005August 2006

Resource Development and Marketing

Good Samaritan Society
  • Provided oversight and leadership of resource development which included the annual fundraising campaign and special event fundraisers.
  • Donor relationship building, prospective donor identification and volunteer coordination.
  • Research, development and maintenance of all aspects of relationship/contact management for key donors, including database management, recognition materials, oral and written communications.
  • Research and development of relationships with non-giving accounts
  • Lead development of strategies for the annual and special campaigns to assist Executive Director and campaign volunteers.
  • Supervise, coordinate and empower volunteers (and committees) to effectively and efficiently implement key strategies.
  • Development and oversight of budgets, work plans and realistic timetables to accomplish organizational goals.
Aug 2004Aug 2005

Marketing Assistant

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Assisted all chamber personnel to accomplish their particular goals
  • Management of chamber directory
  • Web-site development and maintenance 
  • Assisted with grant writing efforts

Education

20012005

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Public Relations Emphasis

University of Nebraska at Kearney

A bachelor's degree in journalism provided the foundation of knowledge and skills in composing professional level articles for print and online publications. Integrating public relations emphasized the building of mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their public audiences.