Started my professional graphics career at the age of 16, was the artist for a syndicated block cartoon. Also worked at a large web and sheet fed print shop after school hours. Graduated Famous Artists Art School, commercial art.
Went to work as a Drafter/Designer for a Heating Air Conditioning manufacturer.
Became Supervisor of new Publication Department, Stayed 10 years.
Started freelancing, then opened my own advertising/art studio, built studio with accounts in 6 states and Canada, sold studio to employees after 5 years. Became involved in the toy industry by creating several new games. Started toy company with manufacturing facilities in Minnesota and Montreal, Canada. Sold company to investors.
Went back to my first love, graphics. With over 25 years experience producing graphic publications for all types of manufacturers, heavy construction equipment, electronics equipment, heating and air conditioning equipment, computer industry, recreational industry, ag industry, retail industry and text book publishers.