Arts Administrator/Executive Director
An advanced business and marketing professional with more than 25 years of nonprofit and for profit experience encompassing program development, fundraising, staff and volunteer management, strategic planning, facility management and staffing. Consistently and effectively interacts with state and local government officials, organizations and community leadership and other associates in a positive manner to accomplish mission-driven company objectives.
- public speaking; fundraising; advocacy;,
- team management; fundraising;
- Microsoft Office
- Social Media
Savannah College of Art and Design Pursuing a Master of Arts in Arts Administration
Expected graduation – May 2014
Pennsylvania State University Bachelor of Science in Business – 2005
Commonwealth College Graduated with High Distinction – GPA 3.93
Student commencement speaker
Shore Leadership, Eastern Shore Class of 2010 graduate
Current member Board of Directors
5/2007 – present – County Arts Council (confidential) Will provide upon request.
8/1994 – 1/1998 – Salem Community Hospital, Salem, Ohio
A rural, JCAHO accredited hospital, serving as a clinical site for the Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine.
Marketing and Public Relations Assistant Coordinator
8/1991 – 8/1994 Young Women’s Christian Association, YWCA, Salem, Ohio
The Columbiana County affiliate for the national nonprofit women’s advocacy organization.
1/1998 – 12/1998 – American Heart Association, Youngstown, Ohio
The area affiliate for the national nonprofit organization.
2/1986 – 1/1991 – Young Women’s Christian Association, YWCA, Warren, Ohio
The Trumbull County affiliate for the national nonprofit women’s organization.
08/2006 – 5/2007 – MemberHealth, Inc.
The 4th largest provider of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan benefits in the United States.
08/2000 – 8/2006 – Parker Hannifin Gear Pump Division, Youngstown, Ohio
A $134 million division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, a leading diversified manufacturer of motion control technologies.
Marketing and Technical Services Coordinator (03/2001 to 5/2007)
Technical Writing Assistant (08/2000 to 03/2001)
08/1999 – 5/2000 – The Prodigal Media Company, Youngstown, Ohio
A local advertising agency with northeast Ohio area clients.
12/1998 – 8/1999 – Mahoning National Bank, Youngstown, Ohio
With over $800 million in assets, a locally owned and operated financial institution. Acquired by Sky Bank in September 1999.
Senior Marketing Coordinator
Groups & Associations
- Arts and Downtown Development (TADD); Shore Leadership;,
- Community Art Alliance of Maryland; Maryland Citizens for the Arts; Americans for the Arts; Cambridge Main Street; Tourism