CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


Feb 90 - present
Sole Proprietor, Diva Designs, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Local, Regional and National clients including: Great Harvest Bread Company, Kerrytown Market, The Produce Station, Zanzibar Restaurant, Barnyard Express, The Ann Arbor Observer, Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Ventures, Sleeping Bear Press, Jiffy Mix, Colorbök and several others. Providing services in marketing, graphic design, illustration, interior and exterior design, retail displays, murals, fine art, faux finishes, photography, copy writing, web site design and product development.


Oct 86 - Feb 90
President and Owner, Momentum Advertising, South Bend, Indiana

Developed a business targeted towards entrepreneurs and start-up companies. Provided a wide range of services for growing companies to enhance or initiate an advertising program using one source for illustration, copy, photography and market development.


April 86 - Oct 86
Account Executive, Boger Martin, Fairchild & Co., South Bend, Indiana

Serviced several industrial and financial accounts including First Interstate Bank.


Jan 80 - March 86
Advertising Manager, Texscan Corporation, Phoenix, Arizona

Responsible for media buying, industrial product design and packaging, ads, annual reports, press releases, product data sheets, technical manuals, product catalogs, coordination of trade shows and multi-media presentations. Conducted training seminars on the use of animation equipment. Managed a creative department of six people with an annual advertising budget of over half a million dollars.


Oct 78 - Dec 80
Creative Director, Venus Advertising, Indianapolis, Indiana

Created graphic design, and final artwork for more than 20 industrial, agricultural and retail accounts.


June 76 - Oct 78
Layout Artist & Special Promotions, L.S. Ayres & Co., Indianapolis, Indiana

Designed and Illustrated women's fashions for newspaper ads. Developed store wide promotional campaigns that substantially increased sales during off seasons.


July 73
Courtroom Artist, WSBT-TV, South Bend, Indiana

Newspaper articles called me the youngest courtroom artist in the country. I produced a series of color illustrations each day in the courtroom that were broadcast each evening on the 6pm and 10pm news.



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