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associate development director for non-profit organization (2 years)



Much of my time in Marketing is spent recording copy for local radio stations for promotions and community philanthropy. Click here for samples of voice introductions for one project at BANN. My voice is the closing voice at the end representing my company. Recording was produced in the Lotus Radio Corp.Studio, Reno. In my spare time, I am restoring a 1979 Chevy Van G20 Shorty.

Assisted in the production and coordination of a corporate concert with the Beach Boys at the Coconut Grove, Santa Cruz with Amazing Events.

account coordinator / event coordinator- Full service event production company (4 years)

Amazing Events, Sunnyvale, CA  


marketing director for 2 luxury automobile dealerships  (2.5 years)


  • Managed marketing, advertising, design, digital, event planning and communication  strategies for BANN and their over 500 members.
  • Successfully raised more money than previous years by promoting events more effectively while wearing many hats.
  • Coordinated the annual industry awards banquet for 700 people and Golf Tournament .
  • Improved marketing sales collateral as a tool to increase membership.
  • Wrote the industry bi-weekly newsletters, and managed social media.
  • Wrote radio scripts, and recorded ad copy for radio ads, and produced videos for use in on-line social campaigns.
  • Managed back-end of company website utilizing company CMS. CLICK HERE for work samples

I held a successful event for over 700 Parkinson's Patients and their families, coordinated key note speakers, entertainment, registration, break-out sessions and designed all of the event collateral and signage.

  • Worked cross functionally with senior leadership, local child care planning council, and other committees to guide projects that increase awareness on the importance of early care and education programs for children for 14 cities in the county of Santa Clara.
  • Facilitated meetings with the child care planning council, key-stakeholders, mayoral representatives, county board of directors, and press to help facilitate laws and 10 initiatives that support the development of affordable, quality care for all children.
  • Worked with Actor/Director/Producer Rob Reiner and sat on the board for First Five California (Tobacco Tax Initiative) to start new initiatives like the community outreach van which reached low income areas. (Actor Allan Rich helped us increase the awareness of illiteracy at one of our media events - pictured to the left).
  • Coordinated all aspects of 3 major media and community outreach events such as the first ever child care industry resource fair.
  •  Wrote press releases gaining front-page publicity in 10 newspapers.
  • Wrote grants, hired and managed a staff of 2 and 20 volunteers.
  • Published two major industry reports and a ground breaking business resource directory for Santa Clara County.
  • Provided full-service marketing and advertising support for seven departments, within two high-end luxury auto dealerships.
  • Wrote TV and Radio scripts; co-directed, produced and edited TV ads.
  • Solely managed all back end functionality for two corporate websites.
  • Coordinated monthly events and trade shows for both dealerships.
  • Managed all third party vendors, i.e.: radio/TV/print/digital advertising.
  • Coordinated all social media posts, PPC and value added promotions.
  • Designed all artwork, i.e.: website banner ads, and advertisements.

Above: live concert for 10,000 people for Siemens Business Communications. This was one of my biggest sales for our company in my career, and biggest event I assisted in coordinating. This is the 10 year anniversary celebration for Siemens Business Communications at Marriott's Great America. Entertainment included the Royal Crown Review and the Blues Brothers cover duo as seen above. The night concluded with fireworks.  (An Amazing Events Production.)

marketing director for a local business association (1 year)



marketing, advertising, and event production experience:


Marketing director / consultant


LINCC Project coordinator- non-profit organization (2.5 years)



  • Managed the marketing activities or this globally recognized non-profit organization, effectively raising 80,000 in grants & breaking fundraising records. Reported to a world-renowned group of Doctors, Researchers, Scientists and Board of Directors.
  • Coordinated a successful Annual Outreach Symposium for over 700 patients, caregivers and general public for Parkinson's Disease topics. Planning included: fundraising and gaining $80,000 in sponsorship dollars, including a $20K sponsorship from The Neuroscience Institute at Stanford University.
  • Managed all aspects of event coordination, including: program and key note speakers; invitation design; registration; staffing; presentation development; entertainment; hotel coordination; signage, etc. Event was produced with flawless execution.
  • Designed all collateral for the organization, i.e.: the quarterly newsletter, brochures, folders, web-site, banners, etc.


My Skills

 

  • Marketing Skills:

    • Strategic Planning

    • Competitive Research

    • Digital Marketing

    • SEO/SEM

    • Marketing Campaign Development

  • Website Management:

    • Website Development & Content Development

    • SEO Management

  • Collateral Design/ Video Prod.:

    • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (InDesign/ Photoshop/ Digital Editing)

  • Advertising Skills:

    • Campaign Management

    • Ad Design

    • Media Relations

    • Radio/TV  Scripting

    • Directing & Producing TV/Radio ads

  • Social Media Management

  • Public Relations

  • Event Coordination

  • Project Management

  • Product Development

Because Marketing Matters

  • Founded Dream Weaver Marketing & Consulting in 2006- a full service marketing and consulting business serving small businesses with marketing, PR, SEO, website design and development, promotions, advertising, event production, TV/Radio/Film production, collateral design, search engine marketing, and strategic planning.
  • Served as a full-service marketing consultant for over 100 businesses across the U.S.
  • Achieved extraordinary results in increased sales through effective cleaver and creative new marketing strategies and ideas. More experience listed below from my career:

Dream Weaver Marketing - consulting, website & Marketing services in reno, nv

  • Successfully helped to grow and increase sales for this full-service meeting and event production company in the bay area.
  • Researched local businesses and built a database of contacts, cold-calling hundreds of bay area companies to set up face to face presentations.
  • Landed 10 big clients within six months, increasing revenue by 50%, helping to make our first $1 million dollar year.
  • Helped to coordinate the most unique corporate events of all types from 10 to 10,000 people, including live concerts, sales meetings, themed company picnics, themed Holiday parties.
  • One client celebrated their 20th year anniversary at an amusement park, and we coordinated entertainment for 10,000 people, including two bands, fireworks, and a very large Jumbotron screen for the stage.