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Thank you for visiting! You just found a professional writer with more than 25 years of experience writing marketing and ad copy, artist biographies, humor columns, feature articles, formal proposals, SOQs, LOIs, MOUs, grants, slogans and catch phrases, marketing plans, blog content, documentary scripts, business letters, press releases, resumes and more. My diverse work history has provided me a wealth of experience solving problems with stellar copy and I’m always up for a new challenge. Projects I have completed are far too numerous to list. The industries I've written for include grocery, politics, construction, non-profit agencies, economic development, tourism, ancient history, recording artists, film, technology, hospitality, telecommunications and more. Give me a project to write in any arena and I'll shine. If you're looking for a project partner, not just text, I'm your guy. Thank you very much for your time and consideration, have a great day!
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Marketing and Business Development Manager, National

Mar 2009 - Sep 2016 (7 years)

Responsible for development, implementation and oversight of the company’s national marketing and business development program (17 offices nationwide) Wrote and implemented the company’s first annual marketing plan Directed development of state-of-the-art website with integrated social media and wrote all content Created and implemented a strategic, targeted business development and content marketing program with integrated thought leadership positioning, largely based on sustainability

Marketing Director

Feb 2005 - Mar 2009 (4 years)

Wrote and implemented annual segment-specific marketing plans to achieve strategic plan revenue and profit growth goals Re-designed and wrote the company’s web site and marketing materials to increase branding and recognition (general brochure, statements of qualifications, external newsletter, video) Created and implemented a targeted marketing and business development plan to compliment the company’s new structure, increasing percentage of bid work won from 7.8% to 21.7%


Nov 2004 - Aug 2005 (9 months)

Wrote weekly humor column for publication based in Lake Havasu City, AZ

Marketing Director

Sep 2003 - Nov 2005 (2 years)

Directed re-development of web site, wrote all copy Wrote consistency into all corporate marketing materials (web site, sales folders, letterhead and ID package, brochure, etc.) Developed and implemented e-marketing programs utilizing optimization and pay per click and integrated navigation strategies to mine prospects, build customer loyalty and drive sales Created and implemented marketing and sales initiatives that helped to increase leisure and group sales revenue 20%

Marketing Director

Aug 2001 - Sep 2003 (2 years)

Developed, implemented, wrote all marketing and business development materials for the Partnership for Economic Development and Lake Havasu Tourism Bureau, including ads and features Researched and wrote several successful grants including one for $1.8 million in federal funding to build a business park at Lake Havasu Municipal Airport Increased the value of media placements for the Lake Havasu Tourism Bureau 200% in one year, largely due to public relations and feature article writing

Biography Writer

Sep 1996 - Sep 1999 (3 years)

Wrote biographies to accompany new releases by Sony artists sent to music writers and reviewers throughout the world Wrote biographies and press releases for international recording artists including Incubus, Ottmar Leibert, Aco, Ambivalence, Steve Ai, Kidney Thieves, Spacer, Joe Satriani, Aerospace, Adam Wyle, Keb Mo and Dog Hair Dressers Biography for Ottmar Leibert called, "the best bio I've ever read" by Billboard representative

Freelance Technical and Press Release Writer

Sep 1995 - Sep 1997 (2 years)

Wrote copy for Perceptual Robotics, Inc. to promote their new cameras Wrote press releases and ad copy to accurately describe technical intricacies of product while introducing it to a new audience Used fun angles on sports competitions to increase awareness of camera abilities and promote sales

Feature Writer, Columnist, Freelance Feature Writer

Jul 1992 - Sep 1999 (7 years)

Created Pandemonium! monthly music magazine and wrote 50-70% of its content helping it grow to a regional distribution of 40,000 Directed the content of Pandemonium! magazine coordinating with writers, publicists, photographers Wrote weekly humor column for Tacoma Voice weekly Wrote weekly entertainment updates with CD and live music reviews for Choices Entertainment Weekly


BA Communications, BA Political Science, Minor English

1987 - 1992 (5 years)


LEED AP (2010)

United States Green Building Council (USGBC)

Leadership In Energy and Efficient Design, Accredited Professional. This certifies my knowledge of the LEED sustainable building program. This certification requires a background in commercial construction which I did not have at the time. Completion of this certification shows my commitment to researching and learning a new industry to be most effective applying my skills to it


Pandemonium! Magazine

Published album reviews, feature articles and running columns in this monthly music magazine

Tacoma Voice

Humor column published in this entertainment weekly

Choices Entertainment Weekly

Features and regular column published in this entertainment weekly

CS&W Contractors at 50 years

Wrote this special 50-year anniversary hard-bound book as a memorial of the company's history, with copies going to clients and employees

Guide to Sustainable Parking

Wrote a chapter on sustainability related to parking structure construction

Smug Magazine

Wrote several live show reviews for this national entertainment publication

Alternative Press

Wrote several reviews for this national monthly music magazine


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