My passion is creative branding, and I’ve been fortunate to turn that passion into a career. Leading discussions on marketing initiatives and brand campaigns, I hope to inspire those around me to constantly challenge “what’s always been done” and keep pushing to come up with new and unique ways to keep a brand fresh in the eyes of fans and consumers.

A dual-citizen of the United States and Canada, I have always been proud of my heritage and embrace what makes me different. For what makes us different, makes us great.

What I can do for you:
  • Come up with designs and branding that will make rival organizations envious
  • Manage creative design of marketing, communications and promotional collateral
  • Develop effective new concepts and provide graphic design direction
  • Write copy that will capture your audience and keep them engaged
  • Enforce brand execution with both internal and external clients
  • Lead strategic brainstorming sessions, collaborating with peers and executives
  • Maintain brand-consistent appearance through online and social channels
  • Ensure quality creative/editorial content is delivered on time and on budget
  • Art direct and assist with photo shoots
  • Work effectively under tight deadlines while producing highest level of creative output
Who I’ve Worked With:
  • Las Vegas Raiders
  • Allegiant Stadium
  • Las Vegas Aces
  • Minnesota Wild Hockey Club
  • VEE Corporation
  • The Orpheum Theatre – Memphis
  • Land O’ Lakes / Winfield Solutions
  • Harding’s Hope
  • U.S. College Hockey, Inc.
  • Minneapolis Police Department
The Creds:
  • Honors Graduate of the University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minn., with a B.A. in Mass Communications/Print Journalism
    Minor in Sociology – Human Work Systems
  • Awarded “Star of Excellence Award – Best of Show” by the Printing Industry Midwest for the 2014-2015 Wild Season Ticket Card Presentation Box
  • Awarded “Certificate of Merit” by the Printing Industry Midwest for the Wild Rookie Kit
  • Finalist for 2014 National Sports Forum ADchievement Award in Sales Collateral category
  • Awarded “Star of Excellence Award – Best in Category” by the Printing Industry of Minnesota for 2010 Wild Team Poster
  • Member of the Minnesota Wild Marketing Team awarded a 2009 Effie Award for Sustained Success; The Effie Awards recognize the most effective advertising efforts in the United States each year
The Tools of the Trade:

Mac & PC • InDesign • Photoshop • Illustrator • Dreamweaver • Lightroom • HTML • WordPress • Photography • Microsoft Office • Basecamp

I’m always available for advice, networking, creative consulting and good old-fashioned idea-throwing-at-wall sessions.

So get in touch and let’s chat. Today works for me.