- 16 years marketing, sales, sales support, and customer service experience—12 years as an entrepreneur.
- Student publications experience - junior high through college.
- Highly competent in designing, writing, editing, and selling for publications.
- Experiential learning specialist with print, digital, and social media products.
- Proficient with Adobe® InDesign®, Photoshop®, and Dreamweaver®.
- Broad technology background; resourceful at overcoming technology challenges and demands.
- Active member of scholastic journalism organizations and volunteer for CTE programs and SkillsUSA.
- Volunteer youth mentor.
- Dedicated to continuous professional development in business, creative, and technical competencies.
- Rural market expert - catering to the socioeconomic challenges of schools in smaller Arizona cities.
| Herff Jones Inc. | Phoenix, AZ
Independent Sales Representative
As Pristine Sales & Marketing Inc.: I represent Herff Jones, a Varsity ACHIEVEMENT Brand, for the K-12 yearbook market in AZ. Itís a dynamic partnership requiring considerable personal motivation and exceptional time management/organization skills to ensure lasting relationships and sales growth at the account level and with the end customer.
| Pristine Sales & Marketing Inc. | Phoenix, AZ
Work with entrepreneurs (past), divisions within Motorola (past), and for Herff Jones Inc. (current) to deliver visual and written communications for marketing and sales objectives. I challenge clients to think beyond one-time projects to a more strategic plan for developing a brand with unique and distinguishable selling propositions.
| Motorola | Tempe, AZ
Communications Specialist and Technical Writer
Collaborated with outside vendors and all levels of staff/management across multiple business units to develop B2B print, web, and multimedia communications.