1996 ----> Became jack of all creative trades at full-service ad agency.
1999 ----> Declined offer from Starbelly, Groupon co-founder Brad Keywell’s previous venture, to join the creative team of a games manufacturer. Starbelly sold for $240 MM soon after, making their small staff small fortunes.
2002 ----> Moved to South Florida to establish the creative marketing department of a startup travel agency. Luxury Cruise Center expanded from 15 to 50+ employees within 18 months and earned regular accolades and awards.
2005 ----> After fleeing from back-to-back hurricanes, continued remote position with Luxury Cruise Center.
2007 ----> Joined web startup Escom as the first employee. The domain alone sold three years later, in November 2010, for a record $13 MM.
2010 ----> Contributed to several ventures, including serving as an advisor for DriveSociety and co-founder of LegalPhare (layman-friendly legal guides) and Stylene (Daily Candy meets Woot).
2013 ----> Joined Cosmedicne as Director of Creative Services through its rebrand and reposition from the clinical to ultra-prestige skincare categories and QVC debut.
I have been a corporate trainer of Adobe products and was invited to demonstrate new features of Adobe CS3 at their 2007 Creative License Conference (AdobeMAX) launch. I also was a featured speaker for UCLA’s 2011 Summer Discovery program and am a featured interview subject in 2012’s Piece of the Fame: Rockstar Social Media Marketing Strategy.