I've been creating innovative designs for over 17 years now. These range from products, packaging, point of purchase displays, store fixtures, events, exhibits, and environments. Currently, I am the Creative Director for DesignShop, a full service face to face marketing agency, located in Orlando, Florida. The most exciting part of my job is working together with my design team to create exciting new experiences that exceed the customers expectations, while crushing the competition and winning the bid.

Work Samples

  • Trade Show Exhibits

  • Environments

  • Events and Meetings

Work History

Professional Goal: To use my multi disciplined design experience and expertise, along with my passion to bring out the best in people, to direct a team of designers to create the impossible, to make something out of nothing, to push the envelope, and to never settle for anything less than the best. Work Experience: DesignShop Creative Director 5/1/13 - Present Gallo Displays 4922 E 49th St. Cleveland, OH 44126 (216)431.9500 Creative Director / Senior Experiential Designer 10/2/06 - 5/1/13 Cuyahoga Community College 4250 Richmond Rd. Highland Hills Village, OH 44122 (216)987.2000 Adjunct Faculty Instructor - Product Design, Package Design 2001 - Present PFI Displays 40 Industrial St. Rittman, OH 44270 (330)925.9015 Senior Designer 6/12/05 - 10/2/06 Pearlessence 4555 Renaissance Pkwy, Cleveland, OH 44128 (216)464.3300 Product / Package Designer 3/21/05 - 5/26/05 Nottingham & Spirk Design Associates Inc. 2200 Overlook Rd. Cleveland, OH 44106 (216)231.7830 Product / Package Designer / Model Maker 5/15/00 - 2/15/05 American Greetings One American Rd. Cleveland, OH 44144 (216)252.7300 Master Display Designer - Permanent Fixtures 3/2/98 - 5/15/00 Little Tikes 2180 Barlow Rd. P.O. Box 2277 Hudson, OH 44236 (330)650.3000 Model Maker / Pattern Maker / Concept Designer 5/14/96 - 3/2/98 Priority Designs 501 Morrison Rd. Columbus, OH 43230 (614)337.9979 Associate Designer with 3D Concentration 5/14/95 - 5/14/96 Education: The Columbus College of Art and Design 107 Washington St. Columbus, OH 43209 (614)221.9101 B.F.A. Industrial Design, December 1995 Personal Interests: Art - Music - Martial Arts References: Available upon request

Education

Columbus College of Art & Design

Specialties

Awards

Event Design - Best Permanent Installation - Silver - NASA Briefing Center 2009 Adjunct Faculty of the Year - Cuyahoga Community College. P.O.P.A.I. Gold, Silver, & Bronze Award in Point of Purchase Design. $20,000.00 C.C.A.D. Scholarship

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