About Me

2009 – Present

Hart – Art Director

Work closely with the creative, video and interactive departments to brainstorm and execute ideas in a quick-turnaround environment. Develop high-quality campaigns including print, outdoor, TV and web applications. Heavy involvement with the Director of New Business creating RFP’s and RFI’s resulting in an impressive win ratio of 80%. Manage, organize, and maintain 15+ design and marketing award entries. Assist the creative and video team on large video shoots.

2008 – 2009

Fruchtman Marketing – Graphic Designer

Responsible for designing numerous print and web related projects, while meeting constraints of cost, time and branding strategy in the continuously evolving jewelry industry. Work in unison with other designers and art directors to produce and develop new ad campaigns and strategies to strengthen client’s allure in their desired markets.


Inspiring Images – Graphic Designer & Photographer Assistant

Assist professional photographer in several formal and informal photo sessions. Specialized training to retouch and manipulate photos to photographer’s satisfaction.



An Event Apart – San Francisco

An intense educational three-day conference for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design for people who care about code as well as content and usability as well as design.

2006 – 2008

The School of Advertising Art
Kettering, Ohio

Honors Associate Degree in Applied Business in Advertising Art, Dean’s List, Class Salutatorian, Class President and Student Senate Member

2002 – 2006

Patrick Henry High School
Hamler, Ohio

Honors High School Diploma, Student Council and National Honor Society


Adobe Suite Applications

Adobe Acrobat Pro
Adobe Bridge
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Office Suite Applications

Microsoft Entourage
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word


Hard-Work Ethic
Team Player



APTA AdWheel Awards

Grand Prize Winner – TARTA Tracker Campaign

Communicator Awards

Gold – TARTA Tracker Campaign

SIA Awards

Silver – TARTA Tracker Campaign

Toledo ADDYS

Silver – TARTA Tracker Campaign


SIA Awards

Gold – The Right Thing “Perfect Match” Print Ad
Silver – The Right Thing “Strength” Print Ad


Toledo ADDYS

Silver – AIGA Urban Forest Banners
Bronze – Root Learning Website Design

How Design Magazine

Merit Pro-Bono – Urban Forest Banners