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Instructional and Graphic Design professional backed by degree in education and 25 years industry experience. Instructional Design includes soft skills and technical aptitudes in both academic and corporate settings. Professional strengths enable assessment of corporate goals to professionally implement a cohesive learning plan from needs analysis through evaluation. Graphic Design expertise encompasses the conventional-to-digital transition. Proficient production capabilities from data entry through press inspection.


Steve Dougherty

Doug Larsen

Joyce Obear

Gina Sigmon

Michael Wight

Mary Brett

Nancy Campbell

Steve George


Microsoft Office Suite
Adobe Creative Suite

Work experience

Jan 2005Present


Includes design, marketing, project management, sales, and production for a community-based online portal to businesses, civic organizations, events, news, and people;

May 1999Present


Above & Beyond Communications

Client List:    • Anne Arundel Community College

    • Anne Arundel County Public Schools

    • Atteloir

    • Creative Logistic Solutions

    • Digilink, Inc.

    • Fuji Film

    • Giant Food

    • Immedia Printing & Imaging

    • Maryland Pennysaver Group

    • Merrick-Towle Communications

    • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter

    • NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

    • Obear Tax Accounting

    • ReMax Vision

    • Smithsonian Magazine and Smithsonian Travel

    • Spina Bifida Association of America

Consulting Support Roles:

-Graphic design for print production, web distribution, and multimedia. Includes advertising, collateral development (logos), newsletters, presentations, and websites.;

-Instructional design from needs analysis and design through delivery and evaluation. Various levels and aptitudes including pre-kindergarten to adult and beginner to advanced.;

-Macintosh system support contract to include maintenance, training, upgrades, archival, retrieval and acquisitions.;

Mar 2009Dec 2011

Training & User Support Specialist

Firm-wide corporate trainer and support representative of data management systems, software applications, and equipment use for 500 employees within 8 locations in the mid-atlantic region. Responsibilities include needs analysis, curriculum development, scheduling, and final training delivery.

Oct 1994May 1999

Director of Training

World Color (Quebecor World)

-   Assessed, developed, applied, managed, and administrated national training program. Remote, video conferencing, and on-site instruction for both internal and external clients. Specialized courseware included both digital imaging technologies and soft skills.-   Curriculum development and training conducted personally and/or supervised through the use of hand-selected specialized trainers.-   Created marketing venues including client seminars, technical newsletters, instructional materials and specialized industry guideline manuals.

May 1993Oct 1994

Director of Training

Falcon Microsystems

-    Instructor of commercial off the shelf graphic arts software applications (including Adobe Creative Suite, Quark Xpress, and Macromedia Products) and business office applications (including Microsoft Office, ACT! Database, and FileMaker Pro).-    Assessed and developed curriculum materials for instruction and reference.-    Scheduled courses and instructors, presented monthly budget reporting, targeted marketing, tracked enrollment, and general office administration.

Sep 1989May 1993

Art Director

The Wyatt Company

-    Digitally designed and produced corporate collateral materials including annual reports, newsletters, training materials, presentations, proposals, and more.-    Facilitated client needs assessment meetings to identify project goals, develop delivery schedule, and forecast budget.-    Commissioned editorial, photography, pre-press, press, and distribution services, while remaining on schedule, within budget.

Dec 1983Sep 1989

Graphic Designer


-Create conventional and digital print publication advertisements in 1- to 4-color formats for weekly distribution.