I am a storyteller with a penchant for herding cats. I have over 19 years of experience in moving creative ideas from concept to execution. My diverse quiver of skills and experience provide a rich, adaptable perspective on any landscape. Writing and Photography are my storytelling tools - copywriter, published essayist, editor, reviewer, interviewer and numerous content marketing projects including campaigns for telecommunications, software, medical companies, nonprofits, retailers, and artists.
What I've Done
- Saved lives
- Transformed landscapes
- Discovered stories and clearly shared them
- Improved mentor program for native population in a foreign country
- Biked 600 miles across Texas...in July, multiple times.
- Traveled through every lower 48 state by car
- Spoken to crowds ranging from 50-2500
- Ran numerous marathons
- Cumulatively slept over a year under stars
- Created new programs and opportunities to connect people through adventure
- Built strong social media identities
- Built countless websites
- Managed wildfire strategic response
- Had tea with the Prime Minister of Vietnam and his wife
Director of Content & Storytelling, COlorado
Brand strategy & manager – help clients define their story, where they are going, and the how to get there.
Designer – outline concepts for websites, printed material, stage production, with an eye toward the unified story.
Marketing – create agile, authentic digital campaigns across diverse platforms.
Proposal writer – strategic design and copywriting for over 20 proposals with budgets ranging in $80K-$3.5M.
Copy Editor – collaborate with copywriting team to produce thought leadership, marketing, website, and messaging copy. Sample of work...
Speechwriter – collaborate with C-Level suite to define, refine, and tell their message so it connects with their audience.
Photographer – Event, in-house, portraiture, and marketing imagery.
Digital Marketing Manager, WAshington
Content management – monthly podcasts and overall Wordpress site copy and publishing.
Event marketing and planning – two annual, multi-day events in a remote Pacific Northwest location.
Content curation, podcast management, and email marketing for local and national subscribers and artists.
Content Manager | Photographer | Brand Strategist, Colorado
Agile content management and social media strategy for diverse client base.
Project management – website and branding redesigns
Brand strategist – helping companies discover their story and how to invite target audience to become a part of that story.
Clients – Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch, Belleslink, Postscapes, Gifford Ewing Photography, Neurocolorado, InnMed, and Hero Design Studio.
Social media marketing and strategy
Community management – nurture an interactive digital community of artists across a global landscape
Copywriter – for web, print, advertising, events, and multimedia
Development & Consulting Auckland, New Zealand
Evolve a five-star hunting lodge into a high-end luxury retreat.
Consult on Maori-based mentoring development program and curriculum.
Cultural consigliere for philanthropic opportunities.
Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom. Wordpress & Squarespace
Hubspot: Inbound Marketing
Social Media Expert with 9 years experience
Mountaineering Guide in three countries over 13 years
Wilderness First Responder certified for 14 years.