Senior marketing professional with over 20 years experience in global branding and sales communications initiatives for a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, high technology, healthcare, CPG, fast-food, financial services, casino gaming and energy.
• CREATIVITY: Planned and produced dozens of award-winning, integrated campaigns; honors include, One Show, ADDY, ECHO, EFFIE and PRO; work featured in trade journals and periodicals, including, PRINT, Showcase, Communications Arts, and HOW magazine; AAAA and DMA award show judge since 1995; adjunct professor of advertising design at Tulane University (2004-2005).
• MANAGEMENT: 17 years experience as a content or creative department manager, including 10 years at senior-level posts--four years as co-owner (President / Creative Director) of a 10-person integrated marketing agency; six years at VP-level role within three global agency networks Young & Rubicam, Wunderman Cato Johnson, and Grey Worldwide.
• KEY CUSTOMER RELATIONS: Leader of over 150 successful new business pitches; 17 years experience as senior creative liaison to C-level client management—setting and executing campaign content milestones and output; creative consultant to Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies, such as, Chevron, Wells Fargo, City of New Orleans, and Caltrans.
• GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE: Honed in roles as Worldwide Content Manager and Creative Director, leading B2B and B2C initiatives for international organizations, including, AT&T, SONY, Lexmark, and Nestle; deep CRM knowledge base that covers many foreign customs and business protocols within three highly-competitive, worldwide industry sectors—telecommunications, high-technology, and consumer packaged goods.
Specialties: Inbound Marketing, Lead Generation; New Business Development; Content Management; Branding and Identity Launches; Global B2B Strategic Planning; Creative Direction; Copywriting; Direct and Email (CRM) Marketing; B2C Retail Promotions and Packaging.
Head of content development and editor of international, vertical, B2B marketing programs for a global leader in business document management technology; managing a team of content developers and directing cross-functional staff; executing demand-generation and lead-generation campaigns.
Lead strategy and content developer for marketing programs for a variety of B2B and B2C organizations; executed an integrated approach to marketing toward brand and business building; clients include, CATALYST MARKETING, Fresno, CA; WALLRICH LANDI, Sacramento, CA; SUMMIT PACKAGING, Sacramento, CA; CREATIVE 303, Denver, CO; INNERSPIN, Los Angeles.
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Senior creative position in a medium-sized, integrated advertising agency. Responsible for the management and execution of general print, outdoor, direct marketing, promotions for three accounts. Clients: AT&T Wireless, Oracle, Safeway
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Team leader of consumer and B-to-B advertising for global telecom account and affiliates. Responsible for complete integrated product: print, outdoor, television, direct mail, sales promotion.
Art-side concept and execution for a variety of clients, including GTE, DataCard, Pet-Ritz, and Tony's Pizza.
Contract art-side creative for several Midwest agencies; produced award-winning work for the Minnesota Twins, Hardees, YMCA, Mercy Hospital, and Sigco Seed Research, and General Mills.
Art-side concept development and execution of product promotions and in-store marketing for Dunkin' Donuts.