media experience
Digital (platforms + social + sites + mobile + campaigns + connected devices + prototyping)
Broadcast (TV + web videos + short films + radio)
Print (magazine + newspaper + outdoor)
In-store (displays + shelf communication + radio + events)
Product design

industry experience
packaged goods + retail + healthcare + food service + beauty
wellness + moving/transport + architecture/construction + alcohol
airline + automotive + pest control + charity/crisis + education
household products + finance + the arts


Freelance (associate creative director / writer)  New York, NY  November 2016 - present

Wunderman NY (associate creative director)  New York, NY  2015-2016
Coca-Cola, United Airlines, Dannon, New Business Pitches: L’Oreal’ s professional loyalty program, and Vitafusion gummy vitamins

R/GA NY (copy director)  New York, NY  2010-2015
Johnson & Johnson, Acuvue, Unilever (Impulse, Degree), Fossil, MillerCoors, McCormick, SC Johnson (Ziploc, Pledge, Windex), BAM, Goldman Sachs, West Health, MasterCard, L'Oreal, R/GA Techstars Accelerator, New Business Pitches: Turner Sports, Southwest Airlines, and ADT Security Systems.

Saatchi & Saatchi X (sr. copywriter)  Chicago, IL  2008-2010
Frito-Lay, P&G (CoverGirl, Olay, Prilosec OTC, Metamucil, Always, Pampers), and Nestle Juicy Juice.

Draftfcb (copywriter)  Chicago, IL  2007-2008
Kmart, Kraft (Cool Whip, Macaroni & Cheese, South Beach Living, Knudsen), Kentucky Fried Chicken, New Business Pitches: Bonterra Vineyards, and Embassy Suites.

Stone Ward (jr. copywriter/copywriter)  Little Rock, AR  2005-2007
Meineke Car care Center, ABF/U-Pack, Terminix, Baptist Health, Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault, E.C. Barton and Company, Washington Regional Medical Center, Bancorp South, and American Heart Association of Greater Arkansas.

Bozell (freelance copywriter)  Omaha, NE  Fall 2004

Deutsch LA/iDeutsch (freelance copywriter)  Los Angeles, CA  Fall 2004
TGIFridays and Mitsubishi (both digital).

Crispin Porter + Bogusky, LA (internship)  Los Angeles, CA  Summer 2003
Buca di Beppo, Vinny T's of Boston, Rock the Vote, New Business Pitches: Borders, Starbucks, and Pony.

Chicago Portfolio School (instructor)  Chicago, IL  2008-2010
Taught Concepting and Integrated Campaigns classes for four consecutive quarters.


VCU Adcenter  Richmond, VA  M.S. in Advertising – copywriting  2002-2004

University of Florida  Gainesville, FL  B.S. in Advertising - outside concentration in Graphic Design  1997-2001

University of Florida/St. Mary's College  Rome, ItalySummer  1999


2013 North American James Burke Marketing Award  Johnson & Johnson

2013 Digiday Mobi Awards  Best Mobile App for Branded Content Finalist (Awards announced 10/9/13) Johnson & Johnson Donate a Photo

2010-2014 R/GA Cookie Smackdown  Winner in Rich & Dense, Bars & Brownies, Allergy-Free, and Savory categories

Patented Inventor  Johnson & Johnson, Donate a Photo: Listed as Co-inventor on patent #20140317012 granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office: