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Summary

Seeking employment to creatively use my communications, organizational, and relational expertise.


Technology Skills

  • Microsoft Office Products
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • FTP
  • Light HTML
  • Accounting Systems
  • Joomla!
  • Wordpress
  • Moodle
  • Squarespace
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Mailchimp
  • Wufoo
  • Viraltag
  • Hootsuite
  • Youtube

Business Skills

  • Management
  • Public Relations
  • Business Development
  • Journalism
  • Internet Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Internet Advertising Sales
  • Web Content Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Publications
  • Writing
  • Project Management
  • Event Management

Education

Asbury Theological Seminary, M.Div.
Wilmore, KY
2011-2016

University of Florida, B.S.
Gainesville, FL  
1990-1993
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Business Administration

University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
1989-1990

Licensed Florida Real Estate Agent 2002-2012
License #SL3026424

Covenant School of Ministry and Counseling
Lakeland, FL
2006-2012


Experience

Assistant to the Director of Community Formation
Asbury Theological Seminary
Wilmore, KY 2016-2017

I served the Community Formation team during my time as a Masters program student on the Wilmore campus. Managed appointments for student ministry; helped write and produce student training curriculum for the Healing Academy; planned events; administered communications and organization of the Healing Academy; developed communications initiatives for the department including email, social media, print, and web site development; and acted as liaison with the Communications Office. 

President
Dominion Marketing Communications, Inc.
Lakeland, Florida, 2008-2012

I provided a variety of marketing communications consulting and productions services. Clients included:

  • The Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church, Lakeland, Florida
    Ministry Organization: flumc2.org
    Consulting on internet and social media strategies for the conference and member churches
  • Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky
    Seminary: asburyseminary.edu
    Worked with Community Formation to develop and publish a program curriculum for the ATS Healing Academy and develop streamlined communications and processes to manage growing program
  • NFocus, Lakeland, Florida
    Film Production: getnfocus.com
    Script writing, marketing proposals
  • The Covenant Center, Lakeland, Florida
    Ministry: thecovenantcenter.com
    Branding, publishing house, communications, web development, online school development, social media, events, and community relations 
  • Hope Now, Bartow, Florida
    Recovery Services: hopenowfl.org
    Developed e-commerce, press releases, communications strategies, and social media
  • Leland Family Ministries, Bartow, Florida
    Recovery Services: lelandfamilyministries.com
    Web development, social media, event promotion, and communications training
  • CPI Haiti, Lakeland, Florida
    Missions: cpihaiti.org
    Web development, branding, logo, social media, event promotion, and communications training
  • Trak-1, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Background Screening: trak-1.com
    Writing, corporate communications project
  • Central Florida Media Group, Winter Haven, Florida
    Local publications: centralfloridamediagroup.com
    Press kits, brochures
  • News Chief, Winter Haven, Florida
    Local newspaper: newschief.com
    Publications content management, sales training materials, press kits

Vice President
3C Media Services, Lakeland, Florida
December 2004-2008

Primarily provided magazine production and publishing services for an automotive trade publication and a health and fitness publication. Managed business development, marketing, sales, and public relations. Implemented an internet and direct email marketing campaign for subscription sales. Managed public relations and press releases, and established media partnerships. Negotiated affiliate relationships with key players involved in the issue on a national level, including authors and lawmakers. Focused on marketing communications for corporate clients including web site development, marketing writing, press releases, and communication strategies. 3C Media Services also provided consulting and creative services to non-profit and ministry organizations.

Internet Marketing Coordinator, Supervisor and Manager
The Ledger/New York Times Company, Lakeland, Florida
July 1999 to November, 2004

The Ledger launched a web site in October of 1998. In my role first as Internet Marketing Coordinator, then Supervisor and Manager, I: Developed and implemented business plans and advertising programs to bring the site to a profitable level (operating at 30% over profitability budget at my departure). Met annual revenues budget goal exceeding $1 million. Created effective business plans and marketing materials and trained sales representatives as new products were launched. Coordinated technical resources internally and externally to ensure product development goals were met. In 2001, received a New York Times Chairman’s Award for a sales program which achieved an increase in online sales from traditional print sales representatives. Managed many vendors and freelance designers. Coordinated administrative and financial functions and ensured proper reporting of revenues by category. Managed a staff of one online sales associate and one department administrator.

Corporate Communications Specialist
BREED Technologies, Lakeland, Florida
September 1, 1998 to July 1999

Designed employee communications programs for global manufacturing company with over 17,000 employees in 13 countries. Coordinated creation of company’s first intranet and played key role in redesign of external web site. Managed creation of marketing materials for a new global division.  Developed corporate newsletter “Coming Together”, wrote internal announcements and press releases. Coordinated United Way campaign (doubled pledge from previous year) and other special events. Participated in civic activities and safety awareness campaigns. Proposed plans to effectively manage communications to facilitate acquisitions, restructuring, and downsizing. Required ability to communicate effectively with executive management as well as all other employees across international and cultural barriers.


Other Interests

Music
guitar, vocals, percussion, French horn, songwriting, performing

Creative Writing
lyrics, ministry articles, coaching, teaching seminars

Ministry
teaching, training, prayer ministry, healing, spiritual gifts, personal development, practical ministry