Certified Professional Career Coach / Resume Writer

Enthusiastic and effective career coach helps clients choose, appreciate, and succeed on their own paths. Effective listener helps clients identify their passions and encourages practical application to their lives. Award-winning writer, editor, and designer applies journalistic discipline to style, organization and deadlines. Wide scope of experience in communications and customer service shows in exceptional attention to client needs as well as project details.

Quirky sense of humor insists that clients enjoy career transition process as much as possible.

Additional areas of expertise include:

  • Encouragement
  • Planning and strategies
  • Accountability
  • Gentle guidance (butt-kicking only when necessary)
  • Teaching career skills
  • Career marketing and personal branding
  • Experience in local and global market
  • Cheerleading


  • Leadership Essentials, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, with Missy Ohe of The Ohepen Mind, 04/2008.
  • Workplace Bullying, Dr. Patrick Schultz's graduate-level management class Fall 2006, and 400-level management classes, Spring 2007 and 2008.
  • Create your own Headlines, JayCees, NCO Wives Club, and Morning Rotary, Summer 2006.
  • Meditation 101, 6 hours, Adult Vacation Bible School, 06/200.
  • Putting Faith to Work, Healing from Workplace Wounds, 11/2005.


Apr 2008 - Present

Certified Professional Career Coach

Professional Association of Resume Writers/Career Coaches
Jan 2008 - Present

Certified Employment Interview Professional

Professional Association of Resume Writers/Career Coaches
Mar 2006 - Present

ResumeEdge Resume Writing Quality Assurance Training and Testing

ResumeEdge.com of Peterson's, a Nelnet Company
Oct 2005 - Present

Choices Explorer Training

Dan Mars, North Dakota Career Resource Network
Feb 2006 - Present

Certified Professional Resume Writer

Professional Association of Resume Writers/Career Coaches
Jul 2008 - Jul 2010

DISC Behavioral Consultant

Profiling Pro