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Summary

20 years managing every aspect of live events, trade shows and conferences.

Special Skills

CAD, Vectorworks, Renderworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Union Trade Management, Client and Account Management.

Work History

Production Manager

Freelance
2016Present

Fulfill needs of Audio Visual and Event Production companies on a show by show basis.  Services include Audio Visual Design, CAD Drawings, Production Schedules, Union Labor Management, Staff Management, Onsite Production Management.

Navy Pier Operations Manager

Absolute production services
20152016

Manage the day to day operations of Absolute's presence as the In-House provider of Production and General Contractor services at Navy Pier.  I work directly with Navy Pier and incoming guests to provide AV, Rigging, Labor, Trade Show Services and more.

Project Manager

SpotMe
20132015

Work directly with client to create TRANSFORMATIVE events!  I helped to develop and build branded, event specific, custom apps on iOS and Android. Consulting on features and functionality, working with budgets and onsite locations.  Understanding what their goals are and guiding them to the product design that will exceed their expectations and make their event more than they thought it could be.

Production Consultant

Kellogg School of Management
20122013

Oversee the creation of a department that could handle the design and implementation of media projects for The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  Projects include educational and classroom videos, Social Media projects, Marketing videos, and Live Broadcasts for Brand Messaging as well as design and execution of live events.  Roles include Producer, Technical Director, Artistic Director, Talent Director, and more.

Project Manager

Resolution Production Group
20112012

Work directly with clients in the design of medium and large scale corporate Face to Face Marketing Events. I created and maintained show designs, drawings, and renderings. as well as event budgets and proposals. I worked directly with various facilities to accommodate an events needs and determine the appropriate equipment and labor for the production of the show, then manage it’s acquisition, and execution.

Production Manager

Freeman
20072011

I worked closely with the client in the design process of large scale corporate face to face marketing events  throughout Chicago and across the country.



Skills

Creative

Photography, Writing, Design, and Creative Arts including Adobe creative cloud Photoshop, and AI, Auto-CAD, Vectorworks, Renderworks, and more...

Computers

Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Autocad, Vectorworks, HTML, Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, Networks, and more.

Management

Leadership and Communication, Delegation, Organization, and Team Building.

Social Media expert

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.