Work experience

Work experience

V.P. of Marketing and various executive roles

SecureAxis Software

Led the targeted marketing efforts for the first-to-market security solution for cloud delivered applications; Other activities included work on strategy, accounting, and operations.                                                                                                                                  

Jun 2010 - Present


SAK Construction
May 2005 - Present

Board of Directors

SecureAxis Software
May 2005 - Nov 2008

V.P. of Marketing and various executive roles

SecureAxis Software
Dec 1998 - May 2000

President and Co-Founder

Ran all day-to-day operations; Designed network and product set; Negotiated with all vendors; Led marketing and sales teams.                                                                                        

Nov 1997 - Nov 1998

Director of Marketing and Product Management

21st Century Telecom (now RCN)

Led the rollout of the first combined voice/video/data network in the country.                                                                                                                          

Jun 1997 - Nov 1998

Manager - Marketing Programs

Ameritech New Media (now AT&T)

Developed strategic marketing plan for entire division; Led teams in the development and implementation of all marketing programs including competitive responses, pricing, direct mail, customer communications and promotions.

Aug 1994 - Jun 1996

Associate Brand Manager

Kraft Foods

Managed brand financials and operations; developed and executed consumer and trade promotions; managed advertising agency.                                                                                        

Jun 1990 - Jul 1992

Commercial Loan Officer

Mark Twain Bancshares (now Bank of America)

Managed loan portfolios and customer relationships for 25 mid-sized midwestern companies. Provided recommendations to senior management as member of Major Accounts Loan Committee.                                                                                        


Aug 1992 - May 1994


Northwestern University
Aug 1985 - May 1989


Tulane University