Design Skills

  • Branding

  • Print advertising

  • Marketing collateral

  • Direct mail

  • Newsletters

  • Billboard design

  • E-mail marketing

  • Social media

  • Web design

  • Blog writing

  • Content creation

  • Event materials

  • Strategic planning

  • Print coordination

Work Experience

Freelance Designer / Owner of VS Graphics

 

Design and manage projects from concept to completion for a wide variety of corporate, not-for-profit and small business clients.

1998 - Present

THE BUZZ BOOK MAGAZINE

Perrysburg, Ohio

(2015-Present)

Designer for a quarterly magazine that caters to women in Northwest Ohio. Responsible for the magazine layout, design of advertisements and external promotions.

BOTSON INSURANCE GROUP

Avon, Ohio

(2017-Present)

Design marketing materials and manage the website, social media and email marketing campaigns. Responsibilities also include blog writing and content development.

PROMEDICA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
& PROMEDICA FOUNDATION

Fremont and Toledo, Ohio

(2008-Present)
Designed print collateral, ads, invitations and billboards for multiple departments within Memorial Hospital. Since early 2014, I have worked within the ProMedica brand guidelines for the ProMedica Foundation.

SCHEDEL GARDENS & ARBORETUM

Elmore, Ohio

(2008-Present)

Design marketing materials to promote the gardens and their many annual events. Support their mission through design and marketing consultation.

SEASIDE BANK

Orlando, Florida

(2004-Present)

Work directly with the marketing officer to design retail, wealth management and insurance marketing materials and presentations. Design invitations to various events.

DIVERSIFIED INSURANCE SERVICE

Elmore, Ohio

(2007-2017)
Worked part-time as the Marketing Director for an independent insurance agency with five locations throughout Ohio. Designed all marketing materials and managed the website, social media and email marketing campaigns. Responsibilities included inbound marketing content creation and promotion.

CLIENTS HAVE INCLUDED:

  • BASE Results

  • Botson Insurance Group

  • Buzz Book Magazine

  • Commodore Perry Federal Credit Union

  • Crafty Needle Yarns

  • Diversified Insurance

  • Elmore Family Dentistry

  • Engaging Opportunities
    Foundation

  • Foundation for
    Foster Children

  • Great Lakes Credit Union

  • Harris-Elmore Library

  • Holly Greer PLC

  • Johnnie's Electric

  • Kieffer & Associates

  • Lana Rife Realty

  • Mercy Hospital Foundation

  • Packer Creek Pottery

  • ProMedica

  • Mortise & Tenon
    Fine Furniture

  • Reinvent Your Life

  • Schedel Gardens

  • Seaside National Bank

  • SunTrust Bank

Education & Certifications

2017-2019
1990

Hubspot Certified:
Inbound marketing and email marketing

Terra Technical College:
Associates of Applied Science / Graphic Communications

Volunteer Work

2018-Present

Harris-Elmore Library
Building and Fundraising Committees

Member of committee in charge of library expansion and re-modeling. Work closely with architects and library staff to manage project from design to completion. Also advise library fundraising committee on marketing, events and social media. Design marketing materials to promote project and events.

2007-Present

Woodmore-CAGE
Vice President and Communications Chairperson

Responsible for branding, marketing, website, email marketing and social media for not-for-profit organization that raises private funds for extracurricular facilities for Woodmore Schools. Managed several fund-raising campaigns within the organization, including co-chairing the annual Wildcat Benefit Bash.

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