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Work experience

May 2003Present

Broker Associate

Commercial Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Commercial/The Group Real Estate/Tracy Realty Co.  Successfully closed on a high volume of sales and lease transactions involving commercial, investment, retail, industrial, development land and multi-family properties.  Developed California Northern Real Estate Investment and grew it into a network of strategic websites for highly targeted niche markets.

Jun 2001Dec 2010

C.E.O./Director of Business Development

Butte County Economic Development Corporation

Served as executive leader of the B.C.E.D.C. in an effort to foster job growth and improve the local economy.  Organized monthly Board of Director meetings, handled business recruitment and retention duties, and engaged in public advocacy.  Also responsible for fundraising efforts including Vision 2005, a highly successful program that raised nearly $300,000 in three years.


Account Executive

QCI Publishing

Generated sales revenue and profit for trade journal Quality Digest Magazine.  Responsible for developing and promoting business to business advertising channels that connect "Quality Control" related vendors with their customers in manufacturing industries.



Media Career

KRON-TV Channel 4 - San Francisco, California - Writer (1999-2000)

KREM-TV Channel 4 - Spokane, Washington - Investigative Reporter (1997-1998)

KHSL-TV Channel 12 - Chico, California - Anchor/Reporter/Producer (1990-1997)



Bachelor of Arts

California State University, Chico

Associate of Arts

College of Marin


Organizational Management
Board/non-profit/corporate management.  Wrote business plan, bylaws and articles of incorporation for NVCA-TV, Inc.  Filed with Sec. of State, Attorney General & applied for I.R.S. 501 (c) (3) status.
Computer Skills
Proficient at most PC and Microsoft applications including Publisher and other Office Suite Software. Some QuickBooks and website development management and maintenance experience.
Very experienced with press releases & marketing materials. Published writer - Bylines include:   Chico Enterprise Record Upstate Business Journal Shasta Parents Press Bay Area Parents Press Videomaker Magazine Great Expeditions Magazine
Property Management
Managing Partner, Mission Square Partners.  Manage commercial and residential properties. Includes maintenance, hiring vendors and contractors, tenant relations, bill paying and rent collections.


Cathy Emerson

Project Manager, Northeastern California Connect Consortium, Chair, North Valley Public Access Television, Inc.

Debra Lucero

Predecessor and former co-worker at B.C.E.D.C.

Gary Mathias

Real estate and property management client

Bob Linscheid

Client, Colleague and former employer at B.C.E.D.C.

Ted Starkle

Property management client

Rodney Krebs

Co-Worker and Managing Broker



International Diamond Society

Coldwell Banker

CCIM Institute Designation Course

Certified Commercial Investment Members Institute

Property Management Certification (PMC)

California Association of Realtors
Apr 2012Apr 2016

Real Estate Salesperson License

California Department of Real Estate

Master Website

Fun Stuff

Other Websites

LinkedIn Profile

Employing Broker

Articles & Writing Samples

Boards & Committees

  • Mission Square Property Owners Association Board of Directors
  • Founder, Golden Valley Bank
  • North Eastern California Connect Consortium (California Emerging Technology Fund)
  • North Valley Public Access Television, Inc. -  Board of Directors, Past Chair
  • Butte County Economic Development Corporation - Board of Directors
  • Chico Economic Planning Corporation - Board of Directors
  • Job Creation Committee- Past Chair
  • Oroville Economic Development Corporation - Board of Directors
  • Business Recruitment Committee - Past Chair
  • Butte Pioneers Civic Venture Capital Fund - Board of Directors, Past Chair
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters Planning Committee


Running, Traveling, Camping, Mountaineering, T.E.D. Talks, Commonwealth Club, Media, History, Investing, Economic Development

Trade Shows Attended

  • California Emerging Technology Fund Conference - San Francisco
  • Cygnus Aviation Expo - Las Vegas
  • Urban Land Institute Annual Conference - San Francisco
  • Urban Land Institute Annual Conference - Las Vegas
  • International Council of Shopping Centers - San Diego, Monterey, Sacramento
  • Certified Commercial Investment Managers (CCIM) - San Francisco
  • Medical Device & Manufacturing/PLASTEC - Anaheim
  • Folio Magazine Industry Conference & Exposition - Chicago
  • American Society for Quality Congress & Exposition - Charlotte
  • International Quality Expo - Chicago
  • Amercian Society of Non-Destructive Testing Conference - Indianapolis
  • North American Quality Expo - Detroit
  • WESTEC Metal Working & Manufacturing Exposition - Los Angeles
  • Radio & Television News Directors Association Conference - Los Angeles

Partial List of Clients

  • California Newspaper Group
  • Miracle Ear
  • Big Lots
  • Salvation Army
  • Goodyear Tires
  • California Shingle & Shake
  • Alameda Electrical
  • 15 Minute Fitness
  • Duarte Design
  • Java Detour