A brief autobiography…
It’s always hard to pinpoint that one moment or turning point in your life when you discover what it is you actually want to do with your life. For me, I like to believe it all started in a freshman year high school ‘Web Design 101’ course.
While I undoubtedly possessed self-taught MS FrontPage skills before walking into this class, I would quickly learn how to turn my hobby into a business. I wish I could say it was my ‘inspiring professor’ who ignited my passion for the web; rather it was the fascinating classmate to my left.
I quickly dove in to the world of web design, creating an international web design business. Partnered with fellow designers in London, UK and Uttar Pradesh, India, I would go on to learn many invaluable business and life lessons.
The first half of my college years found me leveraging self-taught web and technology skills for corporate online education at PENTAX Medical Company in Montvale, NJ. During my time with PENTAX, I designed and developed interactive online coursework for training and internal communication materials with the target audience being sales representatives and internal company employees. While directly managing all online employee training, I also collaborated with multimedia design agencies to create collateral materials for external customer use.
Highlighting the second half of my college years, I decided to test my wings across the pond working in the heart of London. I was quickly picked up by a small publishing company located a stone-throw away from Trafalgar Square. I would go on to be employed as an online marketing liaison for Hardens Guides, responsible for array of projects ranging from e-newsletters, graphic/flash design, and website promotional design.
After returning to the states and finishing up my last year of education, I was enlisted by a new and exciting department of LexisNexis; Search Engine Marketing. There I was able to leverage my years of web experience to plan, create, and execute strategic online marketing campaigns for several law firms and attorneys.
I currently manage, promote, and market various websites, including my own entrepreneurial endeavors. When I’m not working I enjoy being in the outdoors; hiking, fishing, camping, etc. I also have an intense passion for soccer, both as a player and avid supporter of Manchester United.
So how can you contact me? As my colleagues can humorously attest to, I am rarely away from my computer and/or iPhone so email is typically the best way to reach me.