Summary Experienced Executive Producer and Director of Information Services with MBA in Management Information Systems able to handle multiple tasks with skill and confidence, especially dealing with multi-media, music, and wireless in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of media production, interaction of print and online products, client negotiations, forecasting, project requirements, team assessment, business negotiations, strategic direction, entertainment, and applied management theories. Ten years experience in project management and production including team management, client need assessment, and operational improvements. Strong capabilities in medical/health care, e-Learning, edutainment, music, and portals.
Advanced Computer Proficiency: Abode, MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word Perfect, Lotus, Freelance Graphics, PageMaker, FrontPage, HTML editors, Photo Editor, PhotoShop, Dreamweaver, MS Publisher, Cute FTP, MIDI, MusicMatch, Roxio, QuickBooks, Turbo Tax, MS Visio, MS Project, MS Office, MS Works, etc. Capabilities in PC and Mac.
IntelliGlobal Mergers & Acquisitions•••••Oct. •••••– Present Vice President Member of a network of independent M&A intermediaries founded by an M&A attorney with more than ••••• years experience in the industry Match business buyers, sellers and venture capitalists in purchases and mergers all over the world. Complete research, due diligence, and faciliate the closing of the merger. Specialize in the areas of high tech, hardware/software, medical, and health industries among any assigned. Create and maintain web site.
OPEN MINDS, Director of Information Services Sept. ••••• – Aug. ••••• Responsible for the management of the information services product line including, assuring the poriftability of the unit, contract writing, content management, editing, completing survey research, and develop marketing promotions. Work directly with the president and other creative team members to develop content, and increase usability of information services products, which includes training materials, print publications, and digital news products. Applied knowledge of LAN/WAN, Internet technologies, and multiple computer software applications. Applied knowledge of health care ••••••••••, Executive Producer•••••Aug. ••••• - Feb. ••••• Producer of the Internet’s largest equine community with over 3,••••• pages of content, ••••• subject groups, and special projects. Created and monitored timeline of internal special projects and external partnerships. Organized a team of webmasters and designers, both employees and contract. Acted as liaison for client problems, financial concerns, and developing long-term strategies. Developed effective advertising - in print, online and at trade fairs. Generated proposals for web sites and special projects including time frame, requirements, staffing, budget, and additional •••••
Miss Maggie’s Earth Adventures, LL, Co-Producer•••••Oct. ••••• - Oct. ••••• Co-Producer of a multi-media adventure for fourth to sixth grades based on environmental themes. Applied project management theories to move the project from inception to completion. Created and monitored timeline for entire project. Developed and organized an international team of educators, web designers, and consultants. Responsible for all budget creation, compliance and financial reporting. Designed and implemented marketing efforts of publicist and marketing consultants. Planned hard and soft national launches. Attended trade shows and educational events to develop a user •••••
Lochnau, Inc., Project Manager •••••Oct. ••••• - Oct. ••••• Managed potential and current projects as assigned for the efforts of a venture capital/angel investment firm. Most recent two years acted as Co-Producer for Miss Maggie’s Earth Adventures before working as a consultant on that project. Generated reports for executives on status of projects and possible avenues for growth. Traveled as necessary to facilitate forward movement of projects. Aided project heads in staffing, project management, creation of reports, team assessments, and financial compliance. Started with company in accounting; promoted into executive administration; promoted into project management.
Education Lake Erie College•••••Painesville, Ohio Bachelor of Science in Equine Science, ••••• Minor in Business Administration Dean’s List Student Government Association, •••••
Hood College•••••Frederick, MD Masters in Business Administration, January ••••• Management Information Systems Major