Publications

Arizona Weddings Magazine, Arizona Brides Magazine, Southwest Meetings Magazine, College Affairs Magazine, Xpoz Magazine, New Times Magazine, Maricopa Community College Publications, BP Magazine. Five Star Publications. Bird Talk Magazine, City of Phoenix, Arizona State Univerisity.

Associations

  • Arizona Professional Photographers Association (AZPPA)
  • Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
  • Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI)
  • Society of Sport and Event Photographers (SEP)
  • National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)
  • American Veterans (AMVETS)
  • Eagel Scout - Boy Scouts of America (Lifetime Member)

Core Competencies

LeadershipFinancial ManagementStrategic planningVisionaryEffective CommunicationInspirationalContract NegotiationsTacticalTeaching and Training

Summary

Managing Director with over (15) years experience in financial assessments and management, corporate branding, commercial advertising, digital media and affiliate management; with strengths in team building, communication, decision-making and excellent at building relationships with clients. Extensive knowledge of the print industry, photojournalism, film production, television broadcasting, artist imaging, graphic design software and multimedia technology. Successfully created and managed Internet marketing campaigns that included: SEO/SEM/ROI, Rich Media Advertising, e-mail campaigns, banner ads, social media networking events, e-zines/newsletters and various international promotional strategies for celebrities.

Work History

Work History

Managing Director

Mark Victor Hansen & Associates
  • Managing director for best selling author/co-creator Chicken Soup for the Soup series Mark Victor Hansen, director of (3) individual facilities internal and remote staff. Maintain and budgeted all financials, assets, accounting and internet ecommerce, marketing affiliate accounts (Infusion, One Shopping cart). Computer systems consultant, project coordinator, executive assistant to Crystal Vision president. Human resource director overseeing all regular employees, contract employees (w-9), joint ventures, and marketing affiliates.
  • Social Media Strategist, responsible for celebrity social media, fan twitter and facebook accounts, fan advertising media, sales and marketing events in excess of up to 7500 attendees budgets of $175,000+. Contract negotiations and funding 1.2 million, nationwide and international events, distribution and manufacturing. Strategic planning for ROI, executive board director and committee chairman.
  • Marketing coordinator for internet and affiliates, digital publishing, apps and program development for Amazon, itunes, kindle, sony ebooks and mobile audio books. Distribution, consultation and management for Mark Victor Hansen - Wealthy writers wisdom, and the MVH foundation. Content copy writer.
2000 - Present

Phib-SeaBee/Coreman

United States Navy

 · Designed automated database systems to accurately monitor a myriad of organizational data which included maintaining outstanding requisition files, statistical records, prepared discrepancy and expenditure forms.

· Contracted government equipment and performed audits. Supervised personnel units, prepared, edited and submitted U.S. Naval correspondence and personnel evaluations in a timely manner. Prepared uniform issuance system reports, organized and facilitated support special projects.

· Unit Media Coordinator - Design and develop training media and publications. Documentary, visuals and PowerPoint presenter. Field construction, demolition, infrastructure building, wiring, forklift certified up to 50k, tractor trailer certified and license, site superintendent and OSHA/Hazardous materials certified . Awarded 10 medals and several accommodations.

2005 - 2008

Creative Director

Studio Vision
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - Search Engine Optimization [SEO] over 8 years of successful experience with interpreting the algorithms of Search Engines/Directories with extremely high rates of placement for specific targeted keyword phrases. Developed META-DATA collection and analysis applications for Targeted & Lateral Marketing Campaigns. Extensive Knowledge of SEO criteria and developing trends.
  • Internet Marketing (SEM) - Developed Company/Product Branding strategies with high success rates. Created in-house research plans, which included: Focus and Peer Groups, Online Polls and Public Awareness functions. Collected Internet User Stats and purchasing habits, which was used to project trends and identify newly emerging lateral markets to increase customer/client base.
  • Social Networking and Return Of Investment (ROI) - Build brand visibilitywith high success rates with networks such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube. Increased blog/website traffic and leads to promote products and services. Measure ROI for Social Media and traditional networking for clients.
  • Management - Managed multimedia department, Developed client advertisements, Contributed extensive knowledge of video production and editing, Coordinated trainings. Maintained daily operations, scheduling, purchasing and repairs.Contracted corporate projects and supervised human resources recruitment.
  • Professional Services - Research and Design of proposed image based document database. Including hardware, configuration, integration, and training based material for company usage. I was requested to consult on numerous other projects and initiated research that would increase efficiency and improve performance, which would result in a decrease of liabilities to the company.
  • Technical Support - Provided extensive end-user and product technical support for Mac and PC Applications utilizing Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, In-Design, Microsoft, Accounting ERP systems, CRM solutions, E-commerce and Microsoft Dynamics GP. Operated and maintenance of digital printing press, commercial/thermal printersand media duplicators.
  • 2001 - 2005

    Communications Director

    AZUSA World Ministries
  • Television Broadcast - Trained, operated and directed a weekly nationwide television broadcast on local cable networks, TBN events, DirectTV and Dish Network. Supervised Audio/Video staff, students and volunteers with the operations of utilizing professional camera and communication equipment.
  • Corporate Communications - Planned corporate events; marketed and designed communication materials, brochures, flyers, announcements, visuals, powerpoint presentations.
  • Audio/Visual Cooridinator - Negotiated contracts in funds of over 800,000 with Dodge Theather, Arizona State Fair and DayStar Television Network with attendance of over 100,000. Evaluate and fulfill performance riders’, equipment purchases, maintenances and repairs. 
  • Management - Managed Media department, Developed client advertisements, Contributed extensive knowledge of video production and editing, Coordinated trainings. Maintained daily operations, Edited video on Mac and PCs, utilized Adobe Creative Suite Software. Maintained and provided technical computer support for all departments.Contracted corporate projects.
  • Education

    Education

    United States Navy

    Demolition, Overseas Security, Construction, logistics and financial assets admin 

    AAS Associate, Graphic Design

    Scottsdale Community College

    AAS Associate

    Scottsdale Community College
    2000 - Present

    Audio Engineer Degree

    Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences
    2008 - Present

    Career Management Certification

    Rio Salado Community College

    E Marketing Ads

    Skills

    Skills

    Marketing, manufacturing, design and creation

    Computer Consultanting

    Certifications

    Certifications

    Anti Terrorism

    US Navy

    Petty Officer

    US Navy

    Waves - Certified

    WAVES

    SIA Smaart - Certified

    SIA

    AVID/Digidesign Pro Tools 135 & 235 - Certified

    Digidesign