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Jul 2007

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting 4.0 GPA

College America- Fort Collins, Co

Mar 2010

Associate's Degree in Graphic Arts 3.98 GPA

College America- Fort Collins, Co

Mar 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts 3.96 GPA

Steven's-Henager-SLC, Utah

Oct 2013

Master's in Business Administration

Steven-Henager-SLC, Utah

Jan 2014Present

Doctor of Philosophy in Education with an emphasis on Curriculum and Teaching

Northcentral University

Inducted into the Alpha Beta Kappa honor society                                                         Inducted into the Kappa Delta Phi honor society 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Competent in many computer applications, both Mac and PC, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, self-motivated, detail oriented and dependable. 
  • Excellent problem solving skills and I posses the drive to search for the correct answer to any dilemma. 
  • Previous management experience, both current and pre-1992.
  • Nearly seven years of teaching experience in higher education. 
  • Several years of design experience, both hands-on and computer-based. I have illustrated three children's books and have completed a variety of works for charity. 
  • Familiar with LMSs such as Angel, Canvas, and eCollege. Also familiar with student databases including CampusVue and DiamondD. 
  • Developed the refresher math and English courses for CollegeAmerica in Fort Collins. I also taught these course for nearly a year and adapted them as necessary.
  • I developed the entire on-ground curriculum for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Arts for CollegeAmerica in Fort Collins. Courses designed and taught include DES013, 104, 105, 109, 113, 114, 209, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 250, and APP242. These are the same courses that Independence University offers online. 
  • Oversaw and participated in the alignment of the curriculum for the School of Business, School of Graphic Arts, and General Education to ACCSC Standards for CollegeAmerica in Fort Collins. 
  • Developed exam questions for the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Exam.
  • Designed the initial iteration of the PRO courses for Independence University (all but three) 
  • Experience in managing a student population of over 125 students along with teaching courses.
  • Experience with Skype, Blackboard, Zoom, and Go to Meeting.
  • Experience with cloud storage- Dropbox, Office 365, and Google Drive. 
  • Doctorate classes taken to date involving curriculum and teaching: Developing Instructional Strategies and Curriculum; Educational Research Methodology: Leadership for Student Achievement; Identifying and Maximizing Learning and Teaching Styles; Teaching and Learning Foundations; Language and Literacy Education; and Evaluation of Instruction. 

Work experience

Nov 2013Present

Associate Dean

Independence University

Duties include teaching curriculum development, student supervision and reporting. Currently teaching business and accounting courses. Contact George Smith, 801-281-7620 ext. 1704


Freelance writer

Subjects: Law, Business, Accounting, Various Products, Women's Clothes, Body Modification, Biography

May 2015Dec 2015

Financial Analyst Curriculum Development


This was part-time, temporary job in which I built questions and curriculum for the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Exam. I was hired by the CEO, Guy Zaslawsky, out of Israel and worked remotely for nearly nine months developing this exam. The exam can be previewed at I was involved in the accounting and financial portions of the exam, and also developed ethics questions. 

Jul 2013Nov 2013

Adjunct Faculty

CollegeAmerica Fort Collins, Co

Four years of teaching experience, skilled in Graphic Arts, Accounting, and General Education instruction. My supervisor considered one of my strengths to be 'making boring subjects interesting.' My evaluations were always in the high nineties (from students.) Known for never missing a deadline and being someone who gets the job done.

Jun 2009Jul 2013

Associate Dean

CollegeAmerica Fort Collins, Co

Began as a tutor, started teaching in July of 2009. Created the Refresher English course from scratch. After teaching English and Math for nine months, I started teaching design classes and taught them for two years. Contact Tresban Rivera, 970-225-4860

May 1994Jun 2012

Owner/ Operator

Sunflower Property Maintenance, Loveland, Co

I was the owner of a small, successful property maintenance company. Duties encompassed skills such as customer service, advertising, estimation and implementing strategies for company expansion. Also encompasses all accounting duties such as tax filings, bookkeeping, profit and loss reports, A/C, A/R.

May 2005Mar 2011

Assistant Manager

Pizza Street, Loveland, Co

Performed nearly every duty needed to run this small store including delivery, Shift and employee management, nightly books, food prep. Managed up to six employees at one time. You may contact Brian Guden, 970-622-0707

Jul 1995Jun 2006

Designer/ Copy Artist

Tapestry Tent Designs, Windsor, Co

Worked with acrylic-based paints on needlepoint canvas and resin pieces. Worked independently and successfully with little supervision. I also developed new pieces with initial designs being developed in a basic design program, final designs being produced in acrylic.