1981 – 1983, MBA coursework, The New School, New York, NY
1977 – 1981, BA, English, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA
1985 - Present, Managing Partner, Strategy, A Brand Identity Design Consultancy Company, NY (Name Provided upon Request)
Actively manage one of the world’s most respected brand identity design consultancies, Provide strategic consulting on all branding and design issues for clients, Target and establish new client relationships and optimize existing client partnerships, Clients include Kraft, Kodak, General Mills, Gillette, Brown Foreman, Johnson & Johnson and more than 30 national/global consumer product marketers of equal caliber.
1984 – 1985, Vice President, Marketing, Peter Cris Associates, Inc., New York, NY
Provided both the strategic and creative force for this regional advertising agency, Acted as primary liaison between clients and creative department.
1982 – 1984, Senior Account Manager, Modular Marketing, Inc., New York, NY
Managed select client relationships through all creative and strategic aspects of project management for this marketing communications consultancy, Designed and developed brand promotion programs, corporate communications and brand identity assignments.
1981 – 1982, Account Manager, Grey Advertising, Inc., New York, NY
Actively participated in one of the world’s largest advertising agencies through the Market Horizons function, consulting with core clients on advertising and new brand communications opportunities.
As the managing partner of one of the most globally recognized and accomplished strategic brand identity design consultancies, I have more than twenty years of expertise in all visual branding strategy and design issues for national and global brands. My core expertise is the ability to synthesize brand identity strategy and design and analyze situations where color and graphics create brand experiences that drive consumer purchase behavior.
Areas of Expertise:
Visual Brand Identity
OTC and Rx Drugs
Design Management Institute
In-Store Marketing Association
Color Marketing Group
Shelf Impact Magazine
American Marketing Association
Association of Professional Design Firms
American Institute of Graphic Arts
Lecturer on brand identity at a University (Name provided upon request)
Distinguished Faculty Member and speaker at national conference for last 5 years (Name Provided upon Request)
Frequent speaker on brand identity at several marketing, design and research industry events (Names provided upon request)
Author of articles and published case histories on brand identity design in the Design Management Journal, Package Design Magazine, POP Times Magazine, Brandweek
Author of texts and numerous articles on visual branding