6/02 – Present Freelance ACD/writer, Chicago, IL
Traditional. Digital. Blimps. Dudes wearing signs outside of sub shops. Over 15-years of creating engaging communications across all mediums.
Brands: Capital One, Silk, International Delight, Blockbuster, Nabisco, Nestle, Kraft, Bell’s Beer, Harris Bank, Game Rush
Agencies: DDB, Leo Burnett, Euro RSCG, JWT, Element 79, Walton Isaacson, Plan B
10/11 – 9/14 Associate Creative Director, Fathom Communications; Chicago, IL
Oversaw all aspects of International Trucks' account and worked on new business pitches. Along with B to B, worked extensively in traditional, digital, DRTV, brand, web, social, promotional, 3-D mapping, and trade show experiential/content for 75,000 sq. ft. show floor.
Brands: Navistar, International Trucks, IC Bus and American InterContential University
2/11 - 9/11 Freelance Writer, Leo Burnett
Television, print, digital & social
Brands: Silk, Horizon Organic & International Delight
10/10 - 1/11 Freelance Writer, Director & Producer
Wrote, directed and produced branded content for AmeriFirst Mortgage's website and social platforms.
11/09 - 4/10 Freelance Senior Writer, Havas Worldwide
Television, print, digital & radio.
Brands: Blockbuster, Cabot & Michelob Ultra.
11/06 - 10/9 Freelance Creative, Straight Face Productions
Created, developed and produced a series of comedy sketches and television pilot treatments for various television network pitches.
10/5 - 6/06 Freelance Senior Writer, Element 79
Harris Bank, Cricket Wireless, Supercuts, Tropicana
4/04 - 10/05 Freelance Senior Writer, J. Walter Thompson
Integrated campaigns across all media platforms - television, print, OOH, radio, retail POS
2014 Advanced Screenwriting & Organic Story Structure, Corey Mandell
2009 Second City Directing Program, The Second City
2004 Second City Conservatory & IO improv Program
1992 Brown University, Providence, RI – B.A. Business Economics
The One Show, Communication Arts, National Addy, Radio Mercury Awards, Chicago Television Pilot Finalist.
Currently listening to each album on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 greatest albums of all times. Also enjoy travel, food & an occasional Native American sweat lodge.