Work History

Work History
May 2004 - Present

Founder, CEO

OMG! Promotions

In 2004, I decided to start my own promotional products company, called OMG! Promotions. 

  • Execute and direct account management of the Gensler online store, as well as provide custom product solutions to worldwide Gensler offices.This includes all A/P, A/R, and collection duties.  Product selection, user analysis, feedback surveys regarding service and products.
  • Maintain and manage OMG! customer and project database utilizing current internet solutions.
  • Expanded my client list from 3 to 10 accounts solely from unsolicited client referrals, a testament to my experience with worldwide brands, the fundamentals of marketing research, creativity, and ethical business practices.  For example, EvensonBest LLC was referred to OMG! by Gensler and achieved $20,000 in revenue by 2nd quarter of introduction.
2002 - 2004

Western Region Account Manager

Zebra Hill Marketing

Managed and deepened relationships with West Coast clients, such as Microsoft, Gensler, Countrywide Home Loans, and Shaklee Corporation.  Contributed broadbased marketing programs to achieve increased sales and brand awareness for our clients.


  • Cooperatively planned and executed merchandising and sales events for Microsoft branded product on west coast corporate campuses in Redmond WA and Mountain View CA.   
  • Primary relationship manager for Microsoft Licensing in Reno Nevada; as well as for MSNTV, UltimateTV, and MSTV divisions located at the Mountain View campus.  Provided creative solutions for specific audiences, programs and products. 


  • Actively managed and improved existing loyalty program.
  • Increased awareness of promotional product availabilty for global network of 31 offices through an email marketing campaign that increased participation by 75%. 

Countrywide Home Loans

  • Managed relationship with purchasing managment and marketing team at the Los Angeles headquarters to achieve consistent brand essence in the promotional product offerings.
  • Resolved issues directly with offices nationwide, as well as provided point of contact for custom order inquiries and solutions.

Shaklee Corporation

  • Developed relationships with other divisions within Shaklee Corporation to increase custom order sales, and specific event marketing needs. 
  • Coordination and management of yearly national sales meeting attended by over 500 Shaklee Distributors, and providing a booth for ShakleeStyle merchandise to be purchased and ordered.
2001 - 2002

Western Region Account Executive

Managed five online stores on the West Coast.  Drove focus to leverage stores to increase Custom Order sales.  Developed new business in the San Francisco and Northern California area.

  • Increased online store revenues for Countrywide Home Loans by 45% within six months.  This was achieved by personal visits and meetings with corporate headquarters, as well as satellite offices throughout California. 
  • Created awareness and increased custom order sales to the satellite Encompass offices nationwide by over 100% within three months of managing the account.  This was accomplished through various marketing efforts in both print and email platforms, as well as excellent service and personal relationship building. 
  •  Assisted in the development of the ShakleeStyle online ecommerce store.  Managed everything from product selection to launch, as well as the creation of a continual email marketing program to distributors, along with ROI reporting and anaysis to corporate.
1996 - 2001

Multiple Levels of Mangement

Northern California Branch Manager


  • Recruited internally to open Cyrk's first sales offce/showroom in the Bay Area. 
  • Expanded sales from our existing regional accounts such as Nortel Networks, Accenture, Yahoo!, Gensler and Shaklee Corporation by a total of 75%.
  • Primary focus on increasing custom order sales and online store awareness led to Accenture and Nortel Networks sales of $400k in first year of mangement.

C3 Apparel Line Manager 


  • Co-Managed CYRK C3 proprietary line of apparel, which we designed and manufactured overseas. 
  • Contributed various skills towards key national accounts programs such as Pepsi Stuff, Marboro Gear, McDonald's, Ray-Ban, M&M Mars, Chevron, Volkswagon and Ty Beanie Babies. 
  • Presented the C3 apparel line directly to Fortune 500 company headquarters around the country. 
  • Responsible for merchandising the C3 line and other custom promotional products we produced for these clients, in their corporate merchandise stores, such as Volkswagon in Auburn Hills, MI and Yahoo! in Silicon Valley.


Sep 1986 - Jun 1990


Framingham State College



Adobe Illustrator

Microsoft Publishing

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Office

Career Highlights

Listed are some of the achievements and experiences I found most rewarding:

Founded and successfully managed OMG! Promotions.  Proven profit & loss and business self-sufficiency, maintained market and client continuity, expanded knowledge of compensation and wage structures, as well as compliance regulations within various industries.

Responsible for managing the online stores for Gensler, Encompass and Shaklee Corporation.Provided marketing analysis and communication solutions directly for client accounts .Organized and coordinated multiple tradeshows, special events and national sales meetings.Assigned as Western Regional Account Executive for multiple employers for over 6 years, always increasing sales and retaining client loyalty.

Developed critical processes to receive feedback on products, services and communication efforts to both national internal salesforce, as well as directly to customer client accounts.Provided budget analysis, sales call report evaluation, ROI reporting and issue resolution, as well as the interpretation of marketing initiatives to management on a daily and weekly basis.

Co-developed and managed nationwide apparel line, C3.  Developed sales marketing materials, presentations to salesforce of 100+,coordinated tradeshow attendance and management, as well as created and published a Corporate Branding guideline directory.

Created and managed partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, as well as over 50,000 industrial and retail product vendors across the country.Responsible for staff of 10 customer service representatives, and subsequently became an expert at resolving diverse conflicts and issues quickly, effectively and with respect.

Co-developed and managed international print and promotional marketing material campaigns including Ty Beanie Babies Trading Cards & Membership Kit, Pepsi Stuff, Marboro Gear, and Volkswagon DriverGear.

Mastered essential product development management skills including concept and design, overseas manufacturing and logistics, quality control, customs documentation and procedures, usage analysis, sales projections, warehousing and inventory control, fullfillment and liquidations.

About Me

I have been progressively increasing responsibilities in corporate marketing, including brand management and diversified marketing research for some of the most valuable brands in the world including Microsoft, Volkswagon , Pepsi, Chevron, and Shaklee Corporation.Expertise spans product management, public relations, online & print publishing solutions, technical research and report analysis, event planning and MS Suite applications.   Service and solutions driven, organized, strong work ethic, detail oriented, and personable.


Friends of Hospice - served on the fundraising board in Truckee California for 3 years.

Golf - member of the Tahoe Donner 9-Holers Club for 2 years, including 1 year as Secretary.

Tahoe Forest Church - served on the meals on wheels group for 3 years, and office assistant for 2 years.



PPAI# 333347

Promotional Products Association

ASI# 286376

Advertising Specialty Institute
Aug 2009 - Present

Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce

Aug 2009 - Present

Nevada Mining Association