Work Ethic and Vision *Embraces corporate culture Supports ethical codes of conduct and company initiatives for regulatory compliance, safety, and health Works well within all management levels and cross-functional teams Fosters internal and external customer relationships Developing and Leading People *Coordinates and directs team efforts to accomplish time critical tasks Assesses completed projects and identify lessons learned for future application Results Driven *Organizes and manages multiple project deadlines with frequently changing task objectives and priorities Business Acumen *Strategically aligns project planning with criteria to implement schedules, productivity, and cost controls Building Coalitions/ Communication *Provides management oversight for successful project delivery Actively participates as a team member, as required TALENT DIMENSIONS Influence *Maintains accountability throughout project lifecycle Relationship *Engages team members; employ individual strengths to foster performance level efficiencies Guides skill development to attain high levels of quality and excellence Critical Thinking *Confident and self-directed Utilize innovative management approaches to assist in problem solving and conflict resolution
Demonstrated Ability and Skill *Displays strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
Writes and edits marketing collateral, press releases, web content, and social media
Designs visual and written communications for internal and external audiences
Maintains document control to for publication standards and corporate branding guidelines
Exhibits proficiency on Mac and PC Platforms
Demonstrates command of multiple software features across numerous software programs, including Adobe Creative Suite-Creative Cloud, the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Project, Visio, and SharePoint
Multimedia Presentations Document Layout, Design, and Media Production Management Proposal Management and Coordination Copywriting and Editing Corporate Marketing Collateral Tradeshow Exhibits, Displays, and Presentations Photo Retouching.
07/2006 to Current
Marketing Communications ManagerComprehensive Health Services, Inc － Cape Canaveral Reston, FL VA
Supports internal and external marketing and business development and communication initiatives for government, commercial, and international business units Authors comprehensive writing projects for business development and corporate marketing initiatives Conducts an audience analysis and defines the communication purpose to develop a strategic marketing communications plan Determines appropriate media channels and production methods that will align with audience, use, and usability Manages and collaborates with external vendors for print production, logistics, and advertising sales Performs market research; acquires primary and secondary research sources using advanced computer skills Catalogs and maintains the document, image, and graphics library Designs, produces, and manages marketing collateral and exhibit displays for tradeshows and conferences Establishes and directs corporate communications standards for internal and external documents, templates and formats, press releases, and corporate logos Secures and oversees print and media guidelines in accordance with corporate identity publishing standards Assesses project workload requirements for writing and editing; performs desktop publishing and maintains document version control; facilitates final production and project delivery and distribution Manages business development staff resources for proposal production; engages and mentors support staff in functional roles Provides effective leadership, promotes team development, and works to sustain a diverse and productive learning environment Mentors others to enhance software skill development; performs willingly to learn new skills.
11/1998 to 12/2005
Senior Corporate Graphics and Publications SpecialistInDyne, Inc － Cocoa Beach McLean, FL VA
Maintained design, production and printing of various technical documents and marketing collateral for new business development efforts Played key role in elevating company presence and visibility within the contractor market Established and updated corporate publication standards to maintain document control Implemented standardized, streamlined approach to document process, raising team efficiency Developed archival library to store company resources, contract information, Images and other technical documents Initiated cost-effective approach to giveaway advertising and target-specific marketing Designed company print collateral and displays to boost public awareness of contract services Evaluated individual team member qualifications and skills to assemble production teams; delegate responsibilities and projects as appropriate Defined and implemented standards for corporate identity to ensure consistency throughout, contracts Managed employee and resource scheduling and communication to keep team on target Actively assessed client needs; determined project scope, themes and discriminators; conducted research to verify visual impact; prepared templates, text and graphics; monitored quality; and provided technical and graphic support Performed human resources functions including interviewing, training and mentoring employees to foster continuous learning and development, detail company benefit packages and evaluate employee performance.
Track, monitor and document employee hours and approve time cards.
01/1998 to Current
Principal Independent ContractorCocoa, FL
Deliver outstanding customer service, creative design application, cost-effective media and print buying, value-added technology resources support, and quality-oriented project management from initiation through completion.
Client support includes the following:.
Master of Science: Technical Communications ManagementMERCER UNIVERSITY － Macon, GeorgiaTechnical Communications Management
Bachelor of Science: ManagementUNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX － Phoenix, ArizonaManagement
Associate of Science: Graphic Design and CommunicationsROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE － Harriman, TennesseeGraphic Design and Communications
Society of Technical Communication (STC) Orlando, Florida Chapter
Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Space Coast Chapter
Rolling Readers Space Coast, Inc. Melbourne, Florida
Adobe Creative Suite, advertising, advertising sales, approach, branding, business development and communication, business development, Catalogs, conferences, contracts, corporate communications, corporate identity, creative design, client, customer service, Client support, version control, delivery, desktop publishing, editing, features, functional, government, graphics, graphic, human resources, image, international business, leadership, team development, logistics, logos, Mac, market research, marketing, market, marketing collateral, mentoring, Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, SharePoint, works, new business development, PC Platforms, presentation skills, press releases, print production, project management, proposal, publication, quality, research, scheduling, strategic marketing, Visio, web content, written communications, written