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Skills

Experienced as:
Business Consultant ♦ Internet Marketer ♦ Co-active Career Coach ♦ Web Developer/Designer ♦ Professional Speaker ♦ Motivational Speaker ♦ Corporate Trainer ♦ Youth/College Speaker ♦ Author ♦ Seminar Leader ♦ Multimedia Publisher ♦ Professional Photographer ♦ Videographer ♦ Adult Education Instructor ♦

Published Works

ØWhy the Rabbit Sleeps: Choosing a Career Path that Works (2011)

ØWinning the New Job War: Strategies and Tactics for Getting Hired NOW (2010)

ØRise of the Ambassador: Lost Generation Rediscovered (2008)

ØPretty Houses Wholesale: 26 Ways to Buy a Pretty House Below Market Value (2007)

Ø   Spiral Marketing: An Internet-Powered Cash Flow System (2003)

Objective

1) Internet Marketing Management assignments, whether W-2, 1099, or contract for hire.

2) Speaking, training, and career opportunities. 

Portfolio

Qualifications Summary

Marketing Management/Training

  • Implementing web-centric marketing campaigns for client companies.
  • Coordinating Internet marketing, advertising, public relations, and research projects with 15-person staff, delivering on time and within budget.
  • Providing career development training for veterans and students, using the ADDIE instructional design model.
  • Organized, funded, marketed, and lead 3-month West Coast personal development seminar speaking tour.
  • Designed and produced training materials for use by end users and facilitators.
  • Evaluating and acquiring Web 2.0 audio/video software, training materials, and promotion tools.

E-commerce Business Development

  • Managing design and development of online storefronts utilizing HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, PhotoShop, and audio/video production staff.
  • Managing design and development of online storefronts utilizing outsourced specialists in HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, PhotoShop, and Audio/Video production.
  • Writing, editing, and proofreading articles, press releases, ebooks, manuals, and web site content.
  • Budgeting and directing traffic generation, affiliate generation, and list building campaigns utilizing Web 2.0, audio/video promotion tools, and staff of outsourcing professionals.

Computer Technical Support

  • PC, Mac, and credit card terminal installation, setup, and troubleshooting.
  • Client liaison, end user training, and project management roles.
  • Enterprise rollout installations, network administration, printer and email setup.

Military

  • US Air Force veteran, honorably discharged Avionics Communications Systems Specialist
  • Security clearance: inactive

Work experience

Aug 2001Present

Managing Director

The SkyVault Group
  • Creation, publishing, and promotion of business and career development programs with supporting information product lines. 
  • Produced, built, and promoted more than 350 e-commerce web site storefronts. 
  • Installed XHTML and JavaScript production processes, audio files, streaming video, and shopping cart software on client sites.
Nov 1999Aug 2001

Project Manager/Lead Design Engineer

Gavelnet.com
  • Managed production of successful auction and site redesign projects.
  • Converted PSD comp layouts into working HTML/XHTML sites with integrated ASP, utilizing a 4-person staff and $230,000 budget.
Dec 1997Nov 1999

Field IT Technician

TigreTeam Consulting
  • Accomplished Mac and PC support for clients including Qualcomm, CompuCom, Time Warner, SDG&E, and Sony.
Dec 1994Dec 1997

Professional Photographer/Desktop Publisher

Skylight Photographics
  • Produced professional photography, graphic design, and layout for advertising and marketing materials.

Education

Apr 1991Present

Certificates

Robbins Research International
  • Personal Power: 30-day Audio Course Intensive – 1990, 2010
  • Awaken the Giant Within: 3-day Seminar and ‘Firewalk' – 1998
  • The Power to Influence: Neuro-Associative Conditioning Course and Certification – 1991
Apr 2009Jun 2009

Certificate

JTS Advisors

Career coaches training program.

Sep 1998May 2001

BS

Foundation College
Feb 2000Apr 2000

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

Microsoft Corp.

Computer Based Training and Certification.