• Franklin University, M.S. in Marketing & Communication, September 2012 (Awarded Leader Scholar and inducted into Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business)
  • Ohio University , B.S. in Communication, June 1990 (Graduated Cum Laude, President of Alpha Epsilon Rho Broadcasting Honor Society, inducted into Golden Key Honour Society, worked at WOUB-AM, internship WHIO-TV)
  • Lebanon High School, HS Diploma, College Prep, June 1986 (Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Inducted in National Honor Society, Extracurricular - Field Commander of Marching Band, Concert Band, Freshman Girls' Basketball, Dance Team)


Professional Experience:

Marketing and Communications:  

  • Experienced professional with internal communication, crisis communication, communication strategy, writing, and editing.
  • Over 25 years of experience working in radio, television, print and cable around the State of Ohio, regionally and nationally.
  • Expertise in brand strategy, content management, web design, social media management, and graphic design.

Higher Education:

  • Collaborated with admissions and academic departments for recruitment and retention of students
  • Researched and helped with the development of the Executive Ministry Training & Lifelong Learning Program at Payne Theological Seminary
  • Redesigned seminary website
  • Developed extensive library web page with archivist
  • Revamped the alumni relations program
  • Created endowed scholarship program
  • Served on commencement event planning committee

Non-Profit Experience:  

  • Managed marketing and communications for The City Mission and Payne Theological Seminary
  • Developed fundraising strategies including bequests, planned giving, and legacy giving
  • Currently serving as member of several non-profit organizations.

Volunteer Experience:

  • Member/Trustee, Bethel AME Church, Lebanon, 13 years
  • Steer Committee Member, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Coalition of Lebanon, 9 years
  • Board Member/Secretary, City of Lebanon Board of Festivals and Tourism, 5 years
  • Fundraising Committee, Lebanon Choral Parents Organization, 1 year
  • Publicity Committee Chair, Lebanon Junior High School Drama Club, 7 years
  • Publicity Committee Chair, Blue Ribbon Gala Committee for Warren County Child Advocacy Center, 3 years
  • National Night Out Event Planning Committee, Lebanon Police Department, 1 year