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Riparian Restoration of native trees and understory.

Petroglyphs and the preservation of ancient sites.

Furniture and Photographic Antiquities restoration.

General Aviation (fixed wing aircraft).

Falun Dafa / Qi Gong.

Organic Gardening.



P.O. Box 531535 Henderson, NV 89053-1535 email:[email protected] • tel: (702) 524-4564

DIRECTOR • ADVISOR • MANAGER • PROFESSOR Accomplished College Professor, Compliance Director, Career Advisor, Marketing Director, Department Manager with a decade of public relations service in the Las Vegas valley developing strategic relationships through multi-channel marketing and staff management. Expert Presentations skills as a certified Trainer and Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming,Corporate Sales Trainer, and Public Speaker.

Consultant for small business, SBA advisor. Holds Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. CORE COMPETENCIES

Superb Soft Skills: Staff relations and communication, team building, motivation.Diligent and Accurate Fiduciary Responsibilities that meet and exceed set goals. Highly Creative Problem Solver with above average integrity and ethics.

Advanced and Expert Computer Graphics Skills – Teaching Adobe CS2, CS3, CS4 Software knowledge in: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)


Economic Survival skills in 2010– December 2009Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce event on financial trends, marketing, and social networking. VISUALCV Seminar – Personal Branding – June 2009Online Training – Build, enhance and communicate your personal brand through networking. New Horizons Learning Center Certified Level II -Dreamweaver Certification, Powerpoint Certification

Certified Level II -Front Page HTML Certification, Corel Draw Certification

Landmark Education – Advanced Training – June 2001Seminars – Building relationships, communication and life skills training. COMMUNITY / PROFESSIONAL - PRESENT / PAST AFFILIATIONS

Harrington & Reed Resource Partner – Corporate Community Relations and Networking – 2009

Presenter - NLP Communications seminar (Nov. 2009) develop and maint rapport, trust and building effective business relationships with government, organizations, and corporations. Clark County School District Presenter - Academic Administrative Parent Teacher skills sales training using NLP – 2009 Trained school principals, administrative personnel and teachers on communications and rapport.

International Academy of Design & Technology Admissions department communication skills sales training using NLP – 2009 Trained department staff in honing their communications using visual, auditory techniques to

build relationships and trust with prospective students and their families.

Service In Action Past President, Board of Directors –  2009 - 2010 Organization that provides programs for student success by motivation and esteem building.

Responsible for business plan recommendations reviews, community relations development.

Carnegie Heights Homeowners Association

Past President, Board of Directors – elected position 2006- 2008

Responsible for $374,000 annual budget review, regulatory compliance (NRS, CCR, municipal).

Mission Ridge Homeowners Association

Past President, Board of Directors – elected position 2003- 2005

Responsible for $91,000 annual budget review, regulation compliance (NRS, CCR, municipal).

Graphic Artists Guild

National Advocacy Committee member – 1985 to present Artists legal rights (U.S. Senate / House bills) Acknowledged Contributing Writer “Pricing & Ethical Guidelines” 9th and 13th editions Media Partners for Pets

Celebrity Grape Stomp (fundraiser for shelter / rescue animals’ medical needs) 2004 Brand creation (logo, graphics for shirts, flyers, broadcast) community & public relations

Small Business Administration - Small Business Development Center

Small Business Advisor – 1987 to 1992 marketing consultant Northern L.A. County, CA

Provided SBA clients with budget, creative, and process development consulting with emphasis on local networking.

Valley Economic Development Center

Past Small Business Advisor – 1987 to 1992 marketing consultant, Van Nuys, California

Provided VEDC clients with budget, and process development consulting.

California State University Northridge

Past Career Advisor – industry consultant to students, providing internship opportunities

through the S.A.G.A. program as a Graphic Design program student advisor. 

Work experience


Marketing Consultant, Henderson

Freelance while attending college full-time February 2001 – July 2004

Project Manager– Create and produce branding, websites, print ads, write press releases,event coordination, contract negotiations, obtain sponsors for multi-channel promotions:

• Television Show “Living Additions” – created and produced branding identity, branding standards and graphics for lifestyles show on WB channel 12 (regional).

• Television Show “Pahrump Valley Living” – created and produced branding identity,

Web site design, and collateral graphics for real estate showcase on Gold channel 33.

“The Corner Café Flower show at the Galleria at Sunset” – event coordinator and public relations director – increased attendance from 100 visitors to over 4000 visitors.

• International Academy of Medical Sonography – created branding, corporate identity,

slogan, signage, web site, photography, copywriting and press releases for regional medical school. Business advisor for post secondary licensure and state and local regulatory compliance for accreditation, and certifications.

Dec 2009Present


ITT Technical Institute

Professor – Visual Communications Program(Dec. 2009 – present)Teach classes  for freshman to senior level Associates and Bachelors Degree seeking students:

Digital Pre-press, Graphic Design Production,Web Design, Flash Animation, Dreamweaver, Strategies for Technical Professionals.

Oct 2007Nov 2009


Academy of Design Technology

Instructor – Visual Communications & Fashion Design Programs(Oct. 2007 – Nov. 2009)Consistently received high teaching ratings (96% - 100%) from student class surveys.Had the lowest absence rating in the school (less than 6%) for students attending my classes.

Full Time Instructor, Career Advisor & Academic Advisor, and Registrar for design students in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, and General Education courses 

Jun 2007Oct 2007

Director of Compliance

Academy of Design and Technology

Member of Senior Management Team – Dotted line to President• Maintained Compliance for Federal, State and Regulatory agencies• Perform periodic audits of all departments (extensive audit of Recruiting functions of Career Services department)• Developed corrective action plans for departments, including departmental staff training and monitored implementation of corrective action plans delegated to directors, and staff.• Compiled / submitted annual financial reports to State Postsecondary Education Agency

Apr 2006Jun 2007

Adjunct Professor

Academy of Design & Technology

Part Time Instructor for freshman to senior level classes: Fashion Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, General Education 

Dec 2005Apr 2006

Adjunct Faculty

Art Institute of Las Vegas

Part Time Instructor for sophomore and junior level classes: • Graphic Design: Typography and Publication Design

Sep 2005Dec 2005

Director of Marketing & Advertising

Service Max Heating & Air Conditioning

Responsible for implementing a successful marketing plan, advertising campaigns, build effective public relations, writing-disseminating press releases, community outreach:

• Increased sales in Q4 over $118,000 from the previous Q3.• Established presence in new Reno with successful multi-channel media promotions (web, print, radio, television, cable, outdoor, and direct mail).• Strengthened Las Vegas Market share with effective marketing / advertising• Trained, supervised and managed marketing staff of 2 employees • Modified advertising programs to realize an overall net gain of 125% in manufacturerscoop funds reimbursement (for print, radio, television, direct mail and outdoor advertising)• Community networking with local media, institutions, corporations and organizations.

Apr 2005Sep 2005

Art Department Manager

Applied Marketing Sciences Direct Mail Services

Increased client billings from $1.04 million to 3.64 million / annum in less than 30 days.• Supervised and managed 6 member staff art department. 

Trained staff, chaired department meetings, discipline / employee reviews.

• Standardized creative projects for consistency from mailing to mailing for each client.

• Streamlined workflow process to increase billings and decrease production time.

Jul 2004Apr 2005

Graphic Designer

Keystone Marketing Services

Responsible for improving the productivity of the in-house graphic department.

• Monitor daily operation of client websites to ensure brand consistencyfor Corporate Clients: AMD, Symantec, Verizon, SanDisk, DLP, Logitech

• Designed an produced print materials: posters, direct mail, coupons, etc.• Created web graphics for Corporate Clients Websites’ promotions

• Designed signage for POP, Kiosks, banners, store signs

• Created and produced branding and collateral for national trainings • Successfully designed / launched websites: and

Sep 2000Feb 2001

Graphic Designer

Stratosphere Hotel and Casino

Graphic Designer -for Stratosphere and Arizona Charlie’s East and West properties

Create and produce casino and hotel promotions:• Direct mail, brochures, posters, banners, slot-toppers, dangler mobiles, billboards, website banners, newspaper and magazine advertising. • Established one source data files for compliance standards.

• Standardized all documents for consistency and legal abidance.

Feb 2000Sep 2000


U.S. Department of Commerce, Las Vegas

Bureau of Census Enumerator -for Henderson Non-Response Follow Up Unitfor the Decennial United States Population Count 

Obtain completed questionnaires for the Census 2000 from uncooperative residents:

• Utilized excellent public relations skills and rapport building with residents,establishing valuable and effective community relationships.

• Prompt, accurate, on-time submission of all documents to field office

• 98% success rate for the area (above national average).

Apr 1997Nov 1999

Director of Marketing

First Counties Bank

Recruited by Bank CEO for this position.

Director of Marketing – Recruited by Bank CEO for this position

Part time position. Designed and produced displays for community events.

• Develop and implement $750,000 marketing budget.• Negotiate advertising media contracts (with signature authority).• Establish effective marketing promotions for all products and services.• Manage marketing staff of 2 full time people. • Write and disseminated all press releases, building community relations.• Plan and coordinate staffing of all community events (fairs, festivals, shows, etc.).


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Neuro Linguistic Programming Trainer
Facilitating positive change in individuals and organizations through maximizing effective communication techniques. Sales training for staff in corporations, institutions, and organizations, including: Harrington & Reed Executive Resource Partners, Las Vegas, Nevada  International Academy of Design & Technology, Las Vegas Inner Light Wellness Center of Las Vegas, Nevada Clark County School District, Southern Nevada  
Aerial Photographer
Aerial Photography for Lake County Board of Education, Lake County, California Aerial Photography for Lower Lake Middle School, Lower Lake, California Aerial Photography for Private Lakefront homeowners, Lake County, California Aerial Photography for Lake County Fire Protection District, Lake County, California Aerial Photography for Alii Kai Properties, Kauai, Hawaii    
Mural for McDonald's Restaurants, Clearlake, California Mural for Walmart, Lowerlake, California Mural for Legs Dance Studio, Encino, California
Contributing Writer for the Graphic Artists Guilds "Pricing & Ethical Guidelines" 9th and 13th editions.   Writer for Wyzant's Blog "Respecting the student's model of the world"
Book Illustrator
Computer Graphics Illustrations and Hand Rendered Illustrations for books such as "The Ancient Wisdom of the 12 Days of Christmas" "Shapes the Super Silly Sea Serpent" "Black Elk"  
Airbrush Illustrator
Airbrush Illustration of aircraft, watercraft, race cars, motorcycles, bicycles, helmets, interior and exterior walls, clothing and furniture.

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Sep 2001Aug 2004

Bachelor of Science

Regis University

School of Professional Studies - Graduated Cum Laude


Certified Trainer Time Empowerment Techniques


Master Practitioner Hypnotherapy Training

Association for Integrative Psychology

Master Practioner Neuro LInguistic Programming

Association for Integrative Psychology

Certified Trainer Neuro Linguistic Programming

Association for Integrative Psychology