Work History

Work History
Jul 2010 - Present

Business Lead: Corporate Website Redesign

MISO

Chosen out of 12 team members to re-align goals and budget to bring failing project to fruition on-time and under budget. Received Company's highest achievement status during employee reviews.

On-going Accomplishments:

  • Facilitate teamwork among website designers, developers, writers and senior leadership to assist on-going site management
  • Provide marketing expertise and innovative design concepts to convey highly technical information to a broad user base
  • Maintain web governance standards and best practices for on-going site preservation
  • Explore and integrate new features based on customer needs
Oct 2007 - Present

Stakeholder Relations Specialist II

MISO

2009 - Promotion to Stakeholder Relations Specialist II

2010 - Far Exceeds Expectations rating on year-end review

2011 - Far Exceeds Expectations rating on year-end review

  • Arrange, manage and communicate details for 800+ events per year for influential stakeholders
  • Developed and implemented departmental processes and procedures to ensure efficient and consistent event preparation
  • Lobby for and facilitate improvements for better meeting management to senior leadership and stakeholders
Aug 2005 - Mar 2007

William Morris Agency

Assistant to Edward Ryan, VP Corporate Consulting

  • Assisted in market research projects for production studios and corporate clients
  • Created and edited signing and pitching presentations that successfully recruited new commercial clients and garnered deals for existing clients

Assistant to Orly Agai Marley, VP Commercial Endorsements

  • Facilitated negotiations between commercial buyer agencies and client candidates for on-air, print, voice-over and in-person appearances; including deals with Ludacris, Pussycat Dolls and Ciara with corporations such as Geico, Pepe Jeans and Cingular Wireless

Music Central Supervisor, William Morris Agency

  • Supervised 20+ employees and provided training for new hires
Mar 2006 - 2007

Artist Management: Marketing, Public Relations, Business Management

Tuff Gong Worldwide

Lead marketing & promotion tactics for a Grammy Award winning album, 160 city world-wide tour and live recording of the Artist's first solo DVD release

  • Negotiated multiple contracts for tour-related services spanning three continents and 30+ cities for both US and non-US citizens
  • Coordinated all community outreach and live appearances
  • Provided public relations services for the artist and the record label in numerous markets around the world, including phone and in-person interviews
  • Established the Artist's on-going relationship with Little Kids Rock
  • Developed strategy for business continuity

Career Achievements

2005 - Promotion to Music Central Supervisor - William Morris Agency

2006 - Promotion to Assistant to VP, Commercial Endorsements - William Morris Agency

2007 - Promotion to Junior Manager - Tuff Gong Worldwide

2009 - Outstanding Achievement Award - MISO

2009 - Promotion to Stakeholder Relations Specialist II - MISO

2010 - Outstanding Achievement Award - MISO

2010 - Far Exceeds Expectations rating on year-end review - MISO

2011 - Far Exceeds Expectations rating on year-end review - MISO

Community Contributions

  • Geist Christian Church
  • Meals On Wheels

Key Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Proven leader
  • Strong analytic & reporting skills
  • Deliver consistently exceptional customer service
  • Organized and efficient
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop and Sharepoint

Summary

Business professional with a high regard for corporate reputation offering a versatile background, including marketing and management, and proven track record in the areas of leadership and teamwork.

Education

Education

BA - Business Administration

University of Montana

Certifications

Certifications

Entertainment Management

University of Montana