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Feb 2013Present

CEO/President

McCormick-Dishman, LLC

McCormick-Dishman, LLC is a marketing & communications firm that works with nonprofit & community-based organizations, government and educational institutions . We believe that nonprofits, foundations, and other passionate people can only have an impact if others understand the importance of their work.

Every day, we partner with clients to think strategically about their reputations. Then, we write and design the communication tools that help them raise more money, recruit more volunteers, and have a greater impact on the world.

Aug 2014Present

Consultant

Indiana Youth Institute

I am assigned projects, throughout the State of Indiana, for 3-6 months at a time. I create marketing plans and strategies, design marketing materials, develop fundraising strategies and mentor the members of the Board on strategies that increase revenue and visibility for their organization.

May 2007Feb 2013

Regional Director of Marketing

Alliance for Strategic Growth, Inc.

My job at ASG, Inc. was to direct the marketing efforts for the WorkOne one-stop system in Region 6 of Indiana: Blackford, Jay, Delaware, Randolph, Henry, Wayne, Rush, Fayette and Union counties. Under my direction, the WorkOne marketing department went from non-existent to a formidable entity in the state. I designed and created graphics, logos, print, web and branding initiatives for a variety of grants, along with, designing and editing a statewide publication titled "WorkOne Career Connect"...25,000 magazines were delivered every month through Region 6.

Sep 2004Apr 2007

Marketing Director

WGE Federal Credit Union

PrimeTrust is the largest credit union in Muncie (and 30th largest in assets in Indiana) and offers a variety of consumer and personal financial products and services. It was my job to create and manage an annual marketing plan, with a budget of $250,000, that would reach goals set by the Board of Directors. The majority of this work was to promote services via print, web, radio and video. I was also the project manager for the Annual Meeting event which served 1-2,000 members.

19992004

Principal

Virtual Arts, Inc.

A preeminent force in the computer graphics, animation, multimedia and web solutions fields in Eastern Indiana, Virtual Arts, Inc. partnered with a diverse portfolio of companies throughout the United States and beyond. From Massachusetts to Puerto Rico, Virtuals Arts is still known to it's past customers as "the company who first brought New Media to our level."

19961999

Marketing Coordinator

Coldwell Banker Lunsford Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Lunsford is a partnership of one of East Central Indiana's most respected names in real estate, Lunsford Real Estate, and North America's premier real estate franchise, Coldwell Banker. Coldwell Banker Lunsford has 2 offices in Muncie and Anderson with over 50 agents serving these areas.

19891995

Graphic Artist/Animator

Ball State University

Each day outstanding faculty in 47 departments and 7 academic colleges teach more than 20,500 graduate and undergraduate students, conduct significant research, and perform valuable public service throughout the state and nation. The 1,035­acre residential campus in Muncie, Indiana, includes 67 buildings valued at $1.1 billion.

Education

MBA - Master of Business Administration 

Indiana Wesleyan University

Specialization in Marketing

Certifications

Columnist

The StarPress, Palladium-Item, News-Examiner, Commercial Review, Courier Times, Rushville Republican, News Gazette, Hartford City News Times
Aug 2008Feb 2013

Publisher and Editor of the Monthly WorkOne Career Connect Magazine

Partnership with The News-Examiner, Connersville, IN
19892012

Multiple Addy Award Winner

Ad Fed of ECI