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Collegis Education | Sr. Director, Brand and Creative | 2016 - Feb 2023

Brand creative development and implementation oversight including the build out of a digital brand guideline and a marketing hub for distribution of assets, processes, and training—removing barriers for teams to focus on creative brand excellence and on-time delivery.

  • Oversaw the implementation of brand creative and delivery of all
    essential creative projects from ideation through execution.

  • Translated brand and performance insights and objectives into creative direction for compelling and inspiring campaign development.

  • Built, managed and mentored a multidisciplinary creative team of
    15+ including graphic, motion, UI/UX designers, front end developers, copywriters, content writers, and a contractor / agency talent pool.

  • Presented creative strategies and the resulting work to internal and external stakeholders for alignment.

  • Collaborated across functional teams to inspire, ideate, develop and seamlessly deploy dynamic brand creative experiences across channels.

  • Oversaw scoping and planning work for creative resources (agency and internal), leading timeline communication, managing budget ($100k–$500k).


Coolibar | Art Director | 2013–2016

Responsible for writing project briefs, concepting, executing (writing and designing), and deploying digital creative campaigns across platforms.

  • Managed a team of designers, producers, merchandisers, web developers and other creatives as well as agency and vendor partners.

  • Grew strong brand awareness and customer loyalty proved through digital performance metrics and increased sales across paid, owned, and earned


Playcore | Senior Designer | 2011–2013

Executed brand creative campaigns across traditional and digital channels.

  • Art direction, design, copy and creative development for five brands.

  • Organized and managed thirty-six trade shows across five brands.


Foley | Senior Designer | 2005–2011

Responsible for research, development, and design of strategic brand initiatives across print, web, social and email campaigns.  

Farcountry Press | Designer | 2003–2005

Art direction and design of Impressions and photography books
and magazine-style travel guides. 


I’m a player-coach and a continual learner who develops insights to direct and deliver dynamic integrated creative systems.


A self-driven, organized, and agile creative with deep experience in design, copywriting, strategy, systems thinking, operations and creative development.



  • Brand Creative Operations

  • Leadership

  • Graphic Design

  • Copywriting

  • Motion/Video Design

  • UX /UI Design

  • Photography + Videography Direction

  • Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Content Management Systems

  • Project Management Software

  • Microsoft 360



Minneapolis College of Art and Design

BFA, Graphic Design


  • Coursera, Project Management

  • Coursera, Project Initiation

  • Coursera, Digital Analytics for Marketing

  • LinkedIn, Business Analytics: Marketing Data

  • LinkedIn, Programmatic Ad Foundations

  • IDEO, Storytelling for Influence

  • IDEO, Leading for Creativity

  • IDEO, From Superpowers to Great Teams

  • YouTube, YouTube Certified 

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