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Experience Summary

I am an entrepreneur that has owned and managed many businesses. I have an MBA and I teach graduate school marketing classes. I have worked in the promotions industry for six years. I currently manage multiple local programs and started a staffing agency for events in Indiana. View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

I teach graduate level marketing classes for an online university.


Other Skills

yoga instructor, segway rider, green screen photography, child photography, own a digital camera


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    I have been team lead on numerous events that I have worked. I would contact other BAs before the event, oversee time sheets, and be the contact for the client.

  • Auditing

    I done several store audits, including Costco and Target stores.

  • Bar Promotions

    I have extensive experience in bar promotions sampling nearly 100 different brands of liquor.

  • Brand Ambassador

    I have extensive experience as a brand ambassador working for all kinds of companies such as: Boy Scouts, Got Milk, PNC Bank, BC Powder, Cheesecake Factory, and many others.

  • Concerts & Sports Event

    I have done samplings and other promotions at concerts and sporting events. Some of the brands represented have been: Sunkist, Verizon Wireless, State Farm Insurance, Actiwater, Toyota Racing, and many others.

  • Costume and Character

    I was a Disney character for a parade in high school, and I have portrayed Barbie for an in-store promotion. I have also done Tony the Kellogg's Tiger and Furr-e a children's game character.

  • Data Capture

    I have done data capture for numerous brands including Trojan condoms, US Army, and Chrysler/Dodge.

  • Demonstration

    My company demonstrates the use of microchip ID systems at tradeshows all over the country.

  • Event Management

    I currently manage multiple long-term programs with teams of over 25 people. I have been managing event and programs for the last three years.

  • Flyering

    I have done flyering campaigns for White Castle, Godiva, Sprint, and Sargento.

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    I have done greeting for insurance companies at seminars and greeting at grand opening events.

  • Health & Beauty Demo

    I had a long term position doing health and beauty demos for Dove, Borghese, Vaseline, and other brands at Costco stores as well as other events in grocery stores.

  • Hospitality

    I have worked in hospitality areas for charity events and events that I have organized for the medical device company I work for part-time.

  • In Store Demonstrator

    I have done in store demonstrations for Kashi, Borghese, and Oral B.

  • Mall Events

    I have done events for Nintendo, Burger King, Godiva, Craisins, Wii, and others.

  • Market Research / Surveys

    I have done surveys for Ford and State Farm Insurance.

  • Modelling

    In college I did modeling and helped train young girl for modeling pageants.

  • Mystery Shopping

    I have done mystery shopping for Popchips and other brands.

  • Presenting

    I work with a medical device company and often help present materials, and in my MBA classes I present many times throughout the semester.

  • Sales

    My own business is selling RFID microchips to breeders and vets, so I have over 10 years of selling experience. I also owned and ran a retail store for 2 years.

  • Sampling

    Hundreds of sampling events for liquor brands, Kashi, M&Ms, Fuze, and others.

  • Set Up / Labor

    I have done set-up and labor for numerous events. I grew up on a farm, so I can lift over 50lbs and I'm not afraid to work hard.

  • Tradeshows / Conferences

    I have a business that has attended and had booths at tradeshows for over 10 years.

  • Qualifications

    BS Biology from Indiana University MBA from Anderson University


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