I have an eclectic cross-functional background, which shaped me into a well-balanced marketing and visual communicator empowered with insight to understand the big picture that can influence marketing and design. Performing tasks as marketing automation manager, art director, senior designer, web developer, and graphic designer for 20+ years in the corporate and agency environments continued my passion for learning and understanding human behaviors in marketing and design. This has me striving to be a unique communicator with creative and technical problem-solving skills to ensure success.

I consider myself as a knowledge enthusiast that provided me to gain numerous certifications and recognitions, including HubSpot certifications: Inbound, Inbound Marketing, Email Marketing, Social Media, Contextual Marketing, Reporting, Marketing Software, and Sales Software, as well as others such as Shopify Essential, Bootstrap Essentials, WordPress, Microsoft Excel, and Google Analytics. Earning an Associate of Visual Communications in Specialized Technology and Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, in 1995. I was recognized for perfect attendance and on the Dean’s List with High Honors. During this time, I became a finalist for the John Barclay Scholarship, winner of the “Art with Heart” competition, Third Prize in the Annual Whitehall Arts Show.

Other Interests Include

I spend any free time reading various marketing and design materials such as books, articles, blogs, and online academies. Always finding something new and applying it to work on hand. Love traveling with family, making custom jewelry, fine arts, painting, crafts, volunteering, or just relaxing at home.