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Interest

• Faith

• Creative writing

• Golf

• Wine tasting road trips

• Playing guitar

• Jazz/Blues and most live music

• Anything and everything regarding graphic and web design

• Armchair traveling to Italy, Peru, Ireland, Australia, etc.

Summary

I now reside in Phoenix, Arizona. I'm continuing my education and my skill sets in Graphic and Web Design in addition to working with some former clients in Oregon.

Work experience

Jun 1987Aug 2010

Owner/Operator

Kelly's Signs

I've run a small commercial sign shop for over 20 years. I built up a good clientele and kept steadily busy. At some points I had up to 4 part time employees. I manufactured interior and exterior signage including:

banners

illuminated faces

vehicle wraps

window splashes

redwood sandblasted signs

commercial directories

formed plastic and metal letters

References

Cindy Rowe

I met Cindy during JELD-WEN'S re-branding campaign 8 years ago. I supplied the signage for the corporate offices and have done many projects for her and the company since.

Michael Garrard

Long time client/customer.

Linda Thorp

Linda has her Ph D in Christian Clinical Counseling. We have known each other for 19 years.

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Education

Dec 2009Present

continuing AA degree

Glendale Community College

Skills

Dreamweaver/Flash/Muse
Attention to detail
Sign Manufacturing
Team Player
Working with the public caused me to adjust and be flexible with clients own personal tastes.
Self Motivating
It took self discipline and motivation to run a business for 22+ years.
Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop/Indesign/Illustrator
Logo Design
This has been a continual skill throughout all the years running a commercial sign shop.