I am a top achieving, problem-solving leader with
comprehensive management experience in communications, media, marketing and
sales. Provided full management for all company operations including:
financial, sales and marketing, media production, public relations and client
relationships. Built and supervised strong/effective teams, start-up
operations, enhanced performance/profitability, increased market share for major
clients and worked on international projects
produced and distributed Video News Releases for CBS, Dannon, Johnson &
Johnson, Pfizer and Hill & Knowlton (partial list), achieving increases in
market share of 11-37% at 1/20th the cost of standard advertising.
successful branding campaigns for major clients such as Goodyear (Gemini),
Amtrak (AutoTrain), Pfizer (Aricept), Benecol (partial list) with penetration
of markets exceeding over 30 million media hits on average.
CLIO award winning television commercials for major advertising agencies.
“Papa”, BBDO 1981, “Every Bit As Good”,
Ally & Gargano, 1981, “College, BBDO 1983.
and was Managing Director of Vets-Help.org
Inc., Huntington, NY 2007-2010
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping disabled veterans and
their families. Developed and implemented the strategic planning for the
organization. Supervised all film & TV projects including Public Service
Announcement commercials that aired over 490 times and reached close to 1
million households on Cablevision in New York.
as an Adjunct Professor at Five Towns College, Dix Hills, NY. 2005-2007
Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Film/Video Digital editing courses utilizing
state of the art Avid software and Apple G5 workstations. Responsible for
curriculum development, evaluations and created new courses. Developed
internship program for students and provided students with opportunities for
vendor certifications and helping them create portfolios for gaining employment
upon graduation with a 91% employment rate for my students.
of a film/video production company CMC Video Inc., NY, NY 1986
In charge of
post-production for Commercial, Broadcast and Industrial clients. Produced,
directed and edited film & TV Consultant
to major Fortune 500 companies on product development. projects including
instructional programs, video news
releases, infomercials, sales pitches and presentations.
of Technical Services for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, NY, NY 1984
Created and managed the
Film and TV department. Designed and
constructed an in-house broadcast video post-production facility. Responsible for the hiring and
training all staff. Served as post-production supervisor on the Jerry Lewis MDA
Telethon, which was watched by over 40
million viewers in North America each year
Managing Partner and Executive Producer, 11/2013 － CurrentREBILI FILMS, LLC － Holbrook, NY
A film production company in development of a full length feature film for a commercial release, based on the true story of William F.
Fischer, one of the most decorated police officer in NYPD history and his family of heroic police officers serving the NYPD for over 120 years.
Responsible for all operations of the company including management, sales and marketing.
Development of the business plan with projections for distribution both domestic and international.
Wrote story outline based on research and co-wrote preliminary script.
Responsible for creative oversight of all aspects of the film.
Sales Specialist, 04/2010 － 03/2016Lowes － Stony Brook, NY
A Retail and Home Improvement Company providing quality products and services.
Provided exceptional customer service, giving expert advice to customers on products in a variety of categories.Served as the friendly, knowledgeable face of the Lowe's sales force, exceeding customers' expectations with every interaction.Guided and mentored fellow associates, meeting and transcending Lowe's high service standards.
President & CEO, 12/2004 － 04/2010COMMON SENSE MEDIA PRODUCTIONS INC － Huntington, NY
Headed a full-scale media company providing all phases of film/video productions for Commercial, Cable, Broadcast and Industrial clients.
Listed and served as an advertising agency for individual companies.
COO, 12/1997 － 12/2004BURNING CONCEPTS LTD － New York, NY
Responsible for all operations of the company including management, sales and marketing, creative oversight, and increased company revenue over first 3 year period to $1,350,000 exceeding 100% growth per year.
Hired, trained, and managed a freelance workforce which grew from 6 to 20 employees in a 6 month period.
Wrote and presented proposals to clients for sales pitches and programs, new product launches, marketing strategies and advertising campaigns.
Produced, directed and edited film & TV projects including instructional programs, video news releases, infomercials, sales pitches and presentations.
Supervised Web site designs and data transfers for video streaming and DVDs.
Led marketing and public relations campaigns for large agencies and clients.
A film and video production company providing film/video production and post-production for advertising agencies, broadcast networks and industrial clients.
CCO Produced, directed and edited various film & TV projects including instructional programs, video news releases, infomercials, sales and presentations.
Cultivated new clients in diverse industries.
Instructed staff of 25 fulltime employees regarding the handling of both production and post-production techniques.
Responsible for all technical aspects of company including purchasing, engineering and maintaining industry specifications of facility.
Director of Technical Services, 06/1984 － 07/1986MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION － New York, NY
Created and managed the Film and TV department.
Designed and constructed an in-house broadcast video post-production facility.
Responsible for all supervision & training of staff.
Worked on the Jerry Lewis Telethon as post-production supervisor, assisted the Associate Producer, and was Technical Director in charge of all incoming satellite location transmission's on the show.
1975Brooklyn College － New York, NY, united StatesBachelor of Artspsychology