Work experience

Work experience
Oct 2006 - Oct 2009

Technology Specialist, Chief of Security and Safety

Association Shambhala
  • Updated webpage, wiki and email applications.
  • Coordinated or assisted with residential programs ranging in length from four days to one month.
  • Supported 20 computer on a wired and wireless network, 2 servers.
  • Increased web page rank and visibility in Google.
  • Created online shared calendars, and staff web portal.
Sep 2000 - Oct 2006

Web and Multimedia Manager

Center for International Rehabilitation
  • Managed and designed the construction of a multilingual, e-learning/networking website.
  • Developed the technology for medical and rehabilitative e-learning courses for use in Bosnia, Central America and Afghanistan.
  • Trained new computer users how to use computer and the web in El Salvador, Guatemala and Bosnia.
  • Collaborated in research for a tele-medicine program for use in rural low-bandwidth location which is now being used by doctors.
  • Co-led a workshop in Latin America for leaders in tele-medicine.
  • Created dozens of videos for use with training materials used in courses.
Sep 1999 - Jan 2000

Video Editing Internship

Black Cat Production
This was the first hands-on experience working professionally in the film world.
1997 - 1999

Film Work Aide

Columbia College Chicago
My first opportunity supporting the future Spielbergs and Coppolas of the world.




Apple support


Setting up workstations, server applications, networks, troubleshooting, security.


I am an advocate of the shoe-string budget. I help small organizations utilize available technology to get your message out to the world.


2008 Program Coordinator, month-long residential program - St Yrieix sous Aixe, France

2007 Book Tour Support - Munich and Marburg, Germany

2007 Instructor - month-long residential program - St Yrieix sous Aixe, France

2006 Photographer for Feast of Fools live podcast from Apple Store, Chicago, IL 

2005 Video producer/photographer CIR-Whirlwind Wheelchair study in Kabul, Afghanistan

2004 Rapporteur/Presenter for Tele-Medicine – State of Art Conference, Mexico City, Mexico

2003 Technical Coordinator for distance learning program - Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

2001 Presentation: E-learning in Central America - 3rd Annual WebCT Conference - Vancouver, BC.

2001 Trainer for distance learning program - Managua, Nicaragua

2001 Train the trainer - San Salvador, El Salvador; Guatemala City, Guatemala

2000 Big Screen Opening Credits - Chicago, IL


1996 - 2000


Columbia College Chicago
Film school prepared me for flexibility, ingenuity and a great amount of "real world" problem solving. During that time, I graduated with Honors, was on the Deans List, and worked as writing tutor.