I am a seasoned technology consultant with over 15 years of leadership, strategic planning, process improvement and production management experience – in industries ranging from advertising to industrial business applications to retail e-commerce.

I have extensive, working knowledge of site and content management systems, development frameworks, analytics, social media and digital marketing platforms. I possess a thorough understanding of the project management life cycle for digital campaigns, as well as the software development life cycle for web and mobile applications.

Professional Experience

2010 – present


Overland Park, Kansas and Venice, California

Managing Partner

Define and lead the overall technical strategy, project management and solution integration for Command-O's clients. Manage contractor and client team relationships during all stages of project and production process. Oversee new business development, contract negotiations, vendor management and daily business operations.

Clients: Pinch Provisions, Echo Digital Audio Corporation, Lawrence Sher {DP}, Quiksilver, Roxy, DC Shoes, Korduroy.tv, Margerum Wine Company, Pure Joy Catering, Bernstein Zubieta Architects, Wine Cask Restaurant


SocialVolt, LLC

Kansas City, Missouri

Director of User Experience

Drove the design and development of a proof-of-concept prototype for SocialVolt's initial customer and investment presentations. Worked with partners to define key offerings and initial product architecture. The company secured $1.32M in Angel and Series A funding in early 2011.

2009 – 2010


Lenexa, KS

Senior UI/UX Designer

Responsible for UI/UX design and development of Freightquote.com online properties and internal applications. Led redesign of B2B site and application, providing business customers with their own quoting application and reporting dashboard. Also led the UI design and development of an online bill payment system integrated into the existing web application.

2007 – 2009


Kansas City, Missouri

Lead IWD

Oversaw frontend development of interactive projects to ensure corporate and usability standards were properly implemented. Managed team of developers and drove effort to establish best practices and development standards within the organization.

Clients: Collective Brands, Inc., Sam's Club, Savvis, Payless Shoes, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Houlihans

2006 – 2007

Bernstein-Rein Advertising

Kansas City, Missouri

Interactive Art Director

Collaborated with account and creative teams to design, develop and maintain interactive campaigns and applications for agency clients and internal projects.

Clients: beauty brands, Inc, Farmland Foods, Powell Gardens, and H&R Block.

2005 – 2006

Barkley Evergreen & Partners

Kansas City, Missouri

Interactive Designer & Developer

Designed and developed interactive projects for agency clients and internal projects. Worked to educate and promote the value of web standards and rapid development techniques.

Clients: Lee Jeans, Blue Bunny.

2002 – 2005

Retail Technology Partners

Chicago, Illinois

Creative Director

Defined the overall creative vision and execution for RTP and its line of ecommerce brands. Organized the design and development of a custom template-based ecommerce system, allowing RTP to setup and maintain over 15 online stores without hiring additional design or development staff.

2000 – 2002

Pyxis International

Chicago, Illinois

Design Director

Oversaw the creative process for client and internal projects. Conducted creative sessions, presented design solutions and managed the development process during production.

Clients: Chicago Transit Authority, MarinoWare, Heaton & Eadie and 12snap.

1997 – 1998

Full Moon Interactive Group

Hollywood, California

Interface Designer

Designed client websites, intranets and online application interfaces.

Clients: Caesars Hotel Properties and Southern California Edison.


1996 – 1999


Professional Designation in Graphic Design
- Emphasis in user interface and publication design

1994 – 1996

Santa Barbara City College

Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration
Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Production

1990 – 1993

New Mexico State University

Business Administration