EXPERIENCE

SINGER, Seattle, 2013-present
Freelance brand storyteller, serving B2C, B2B and nonprofit clients nationwide

MATALE LINE, Seattle, 2007-2013
Executive creative director of social change branding/communications agency; Provided C-suite counsel to global nonprofits, foundations and NGOs

BBDO, Cincinnati, 2006-2007
Creative director/copywriter for blue-chip consumer brands at this, the largest U.S. office of BBDO’s digital marketing agency, Proximity Worldwide

GYRO, Cincinnati, 1997-2006
Creative director/copywriter and catalytic member of creative leadership who grew digital pioneer Hensley Segal Rentschler into HSR Business to Business into HSR/Gyro into Gyro, named Top B2B Agency in Europe and the U.S. more than two dozen times

STORY, Cincinnati, 1995-1997
Director of in-house agency that created advertising, promotions and publicity for Story Magazine, Story Press, Writer’s Digest Books, HOW Design Books, and North Light Fine Art Books

WRITER’S DIGEST, Cincinnati, 1995
Co-editor of category’s #1 media property; Managed and edited “Fiction” and “Poetry” columns; Juried short story and poetry competitions; Led workshops at writers’ conferences

EDUCATION

B.A., Advertising (Creative); Michigan State University
B.A., Telecommunications (Film); Michigan State University
M.A. Candidate, Humanities (Philosophy); California State University

SEO, UX and CMS workshops
School of Visual Concepts, Seattle

VOLUNTEERISM

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center (board member, past)
United Way (communications committee member, past)
Washington Water Trust (advisor, past)
Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group (board vice president)
Project Healing Waters for Veterans (drift boat rower, fly fishing guide)