Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2007 - Present

Communications Coordinator

United States Tennis Association

I am in charge of all our creative productions. From our quarterly magazine CrossCourt to our annual Yearbook, various advertising campaigns and web graphic support. I'm also in the coordinator of our Facebook and YouTube outreach efforts.

  • Directed the production of quarterly publication to 22,900 members
  • Reduced costs by 30% for printing with enhanced use of e-technology
  • Launched internal blog for staff announcements and information
  • Integrated our marketing messages across programs and events
  • Assisted in media relations and tracking efforts for a five-state region
  • Created an internal media archiving system
  • Managed Hall of Fame Ceremony & Committee Selection Process
  • Streamlined web content generation and management for section
  • Reduced costs by 7% from 2008 to 2009
Jun 2007 - Present

Inspirational Speaker & Leadership Trainer

Richard Dedor

I build keynotes and workshops to inspire people to achieve the impossible and to re-focus their lives to what is really important.

  • Developed and launched newsletters and promotions
  • Led workshops on stress management, networking, team building and life development
  • Presented keynote address called, “Anything is Possible”
  • Recreated brand images and websites including Kansas City PRSA
  • Presented to hundreds of people on the importance of leadership, taking control of your life and stress management
Jan 2009 - Dec 2009

VP - Communications

PRSA - Greater Kansas City Chapter
  • Launched new website in April 2009
  • Transferred our e-marketing efforts to a new company for an 80 percent cost savings
  • Designed brand-new blog and assisted in editorial planning
Jan 2006 - Sep 2007

Tennis Service Representative

US Tennis Association

Consult with various organizations about the various opportunities to offer tennis & education programs to their communities.

  • Created and hosted the Iowa Tennis Summit in three local Iowa communities
  • Increased organizational district membership by 10%
  • Developed training for customer management software
  • Planned and led the Iowa Tennis Summit
  • Impacted 5,488 players and 531 leaders in 2006





Photography (& editing)

Personal portraits, events and sports action photography and post editing

Video Editing

Proficient in iMovie and training on Final Cut Express

HTML, CSS, Word Press


Web, Ad, Promotional, Printed

Social Media (Web 2.0)

Public Speaking

Adobe Creative Suite3