Profile I am a marketing and communications expert with extensive experience in branding,
strategic events, publications, public relations, content creation, social media, and project management. I am a two-time National Endowment for the Arts fellow and an award- winning writer who has contributed to numerous magazines, newspapers and online sites. Experience Director of Communications & Strategic Marketing, The Nature Conservancy-2016-present Responsible for developing/implementing efficient and effective communications and marketing engagement plans for Florida and Georgia through initiatives that drive greater private and public support, advance a bold conservation agenda and influence public policy decisions.
Director of Marketing & Government Affairs, The Cultural Council- 2013-2016 Led marketing and advocacy programs for more than 200 member arts & cultural organizations. Executive editor of Art & Culture magazine and managed staff of seven. Accomplished triple digit increases in website visits/engagement, earned media, and lead generation resulting in increased funding from $150,000 to $1.2 million. Chief Marketing Officer/Writer, Digital Domain – 2010-2012 Reporting to the CEO of this special effects studio started by James Cameron, I established the marketing department serving studios worldwide. Launched website, ran advertising & public relations, online and social media marketing and branding for new animation studio.
Features Editor/Arts Writer/Columnist/Blogger, Scripps Media - 2006-2010 Edited/assigned stories increasing readership 20%. Also reorganized a staff of 10, wrote a weekly column and extensive art criticism, launched highly successful blog cited by the state’s department of cultural affairs and awarded two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships.
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West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Other Experience Cincinnati Enquirer: Art Critic/Travel Writer. The Tribune: Features Editor. Harper’s Magazine, VP Marketing, Harper’s Bazaar, Director of Marketing. Education New York University, MA Arts Administration Cleveland State University, BA English & Communications Columbia, Fellowship
University of California, Fellowship
Skills Cross-platform marketing, writing, editing, strategic planning, digital & social media, management, project management, public relations, branding, advertising, events