About me


Canisius College. Buffalo, New York
Bachelor of Arts - Communication 1987.

Studied under Dr. Marilyn G.S. Watt with a strong emphasis on communication theory, interviewing and interpersonal communication. Wrote weekly entertainment column for The Griffin. Extremely active in many on-campus athletics and activities. Extensive senior internship at Harvey, Corky & Tice - Entertainment promotions.

Skill Summary

Graphic Design for Print and Web
Experience designing logos, collateral, catalogs, brochures, booklets, magazine ads, pocket folders, PowerPoint presentations, posters, invitations, trade show booths, event signage, banners, billboards, ad specialty items, fleet vehicle graphics, websites, web graphics, and online banner ads.

Desktop Publishing
Expert skill set in all leading design, illustration and layout programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Quark, Freehand

On-location and in-studio advertising photography, including buildings, locations, people and product shots. Nature and social documentation photography

Writing and Editing
Experience composing and editing the full gamut of marketing materials, business reports, web and ad copy, headlines, style guides and training manuals.

Project Management
Experience managing in-house and outsourced web and print projects including planning, budgeting, resource allocation, deliverable scheduling, quality assurance and project evaluations.

Supervision and Resource Management
Experience managing administrative staff and creative teams composed of graphic designers, writers, developers, interns and sales staff. Management of external vendors (i.e., printers, illustrators, photographers, videographers)