Experienced and savvy ad agency professional. Strengths include "big picture AND detail" oriented thinking, respect for the creative process, flexible, solutions based reasoning during chaotic times, and just a really fun and easy person to get along with.
Senior Business Affairs Manager Portland, ORWIEDEN + KENNNEDY/Jan 1994 to Current
Negotiate and manage celebrity deals, music and footage licenses.
Manage production for TV, Radio, and Digital jobs costing $150k to $7 Million.
Includes talent/athlete session cost management, production contracts, insurance and management of necessary overages.
Fully versed with Screen Actors Guild Commercials Contract, American Federation of Television & Radio Artists Contract, American Federation of Musicians Contract, and SAG Industrial Code.
Extensive knowledge of legal requirements, copyright, trademark, rights of privacy laws, and methods of clearing materials for advertising usage.
Review and comment on production bids (AICP & AICE) and original music bids.
Oversee talent payment sessions and final casts along with supervising talent residual payments.
Monitor broadcast/Interactive production budgets through completion.
Expertise in network clearance and print issues.
Maintain strong relationships with celebrity/athlete agents, music labels, music publishers and motion picture production companies.
Ability to work with executives and high profile sports clients and individuals.
Knowledge and handle all Interactive/Digital website development, hosting, and maintenance contracts as well as Scope of Work Agreements and Master Service Agreements.
ACCOUNTS: Nike, Inc., Microsoft, The Coca-Cola Company (PowerAde, Diet Coke, & Coke
Classic), ESPN, Miller Brewing Company (Miller Genuine Draft, Miller High Life,
Miller Beer), Round Table Pizza, PowerBar, Stamps.com, Alta Vista,
Homegrocier.com, Robertson Stevens, AOL.com, Belvedere Vodka, Electronic Arts
(EA Sports/EA Games), Procter & Gamble (P&G Olympics, Herbal Essence, Old Spice, Ivory, Eukanuba and Secret), Oregon Tourism, American Indian College Fund, Starbucks, SMART (Start Making A Reader Today), Google, Target, CareerBuilder.com, Heineken, Kraft Foods, Inc.
Velveeta, Trident Gum and Maxwell House), Chrysler (Dodge and Jeep), Levi's, Sony Electronics, Laika Entertainment, American Express Small Business, Verizon, Turbo Tax, Samsung, Chobani and Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Business Affairs/Talent Coordinator Irvine, CABATES USA/Sep 1992 to Nov 1994
Negotiate over-scale talent contracts, synchronization and master recording licenses.
In-house estimator of television and radio commercial productions.
Review and analyze production, editorial and original music bids for cost control efficiency.
Issue monthly, quarterly, and annual production accrual reports to client.
Initiate talent payments and project foreign talent use fees.
ACCOUNTS: Hyundai Motor America, Hyundai Dealer Association, Orange County Red Cross,
and Make A Wish Foundation.
Broadcast Traffic Coordinator Irvine, CABATES USA/May 1990 to Sep 1992
Direct trafficking of broadcast materials and scheduling of TV and radio commercials to dealer associates nationwide and for network, cable, and sports programming.
Education and Training
Hyundai Motor America, Hyundai Dealer Association, Orange County Red Cross,
and Make A Wish Foundation