Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Jun 2012 - Present (8 years 11 months)
Online adjunct instructor for interior design courses- Business Practices, Materials & Specifications; Human Factors; Programming
1994 - Present (27 years)
Manage the daily activities of a small design firm, including sales and marketing, accounting and administrative functions. Principal designer for projects ranging from residential to commercial projects.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Rochester Institute of Technology
Mar 2013 - Jun 2015 (2 years 3 months)
Courses: Office Design, Intro to Interiors, Business Practices and Careers; Materials & Specifications; Design Issues, Retail Design, Healthcare Design, Special Projects studio
Unity Temple Restoration Foundation
Oct 2012 - Mar 2013 (5 months)
Manage daily tour activities; volunteer staff and retail shop
Jan 2009 - Dec 2009 (11 months)
Instructor for Interior Design studio classes; Color and ID Studios 1&2
Adjunct in 2005
Kitchen Designer Sales
Spaces and Views
Mar 2008 - Sep 2008 (6 months)
Managed daily sales and design aspects for a high end cabinetry showroom location.
Sr. Project Designer
Aug 2007 - Jan 2008 (5 months)
Managed junior staff of Interiors department while focusing on planning and design aspects of major clients interiors projects.
Showroom Designer Sales
May 2006 - Sep 2006 (4 months)
Managed daily sales and design projects for a high end cabinet sales showroom.
Harrington College of Design
Jan 2005 - May 2006 (1 year 4 months)
Taught a variety of Foundation classes, including Codes, Materials, Hand drafting, Programming. Specialty area: Kitchen and Bath Design Studio, managed the Certified Endorsed Program for NKBA
Full time Jan 2005-May 2006; Adjunct from 2006 until 2010
College of DuPage
2003 - 2005 (2 years)
Instructor for Hand drafting, Studio 1 (Residential emphasis) and Studio 2 (emphasis on commercial spaces, ADA and universal design).
McCord Travel Management
1999 - 2000 (1 year)
Directed and managed internal and external team members to provide real estate occupational planning support for an expanding company at several locations nationwide.
Jan 1990 - Apr 1994 (4 years 3 months)
Managed top client projects for firm, most with out of town locations. Design and client management were top priorities.