Develop professional relationships to maintain long term commercial sales.
Graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1998 with a B.A. in Graphic Design with
Riding Instructor/Trainer at Southern Star Ranch & Riding Academy 2007- 2012.
Created marketing and sales material to bring in new clients and worked on developing relationships with local schools. Designed web site, created ads, use social media such as Twitter and Facebook to build business campaigns etc. Created and developed a Hunter/Jumper, Dressage and an Eventing riding program for instruction of ages 7 and up. Organized clinics and clinicians to visit facility. Developed close business and personal coaching relationships with clientele.
Started own Graphic Design Business H.A. Designs 2005- 2013.
Daily outside business to business sales. Sales included the creation of branding campaigns for new start up businesses. Developed and created marketing materials and more such as: logos, direct mailers, business cards, flyers, ads, newsletters, web banners, web sites, etc. Was a member of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, The Professional Women’s Council and Business Network International,(BNI). Continued to network to bring in new accounts at other Chamber events, Networth, Women’s Business Owner’s group, cold calls and more.
Marketing Manager for ATS Services 2002-2005.
Developed and created new branding marketing material for a company redesign branding campaign. Maintained relationships with advertising company’s, print company’s, magazines and more for the re-brand of the company’s marketing material such as flyers, posters, presentations, proposals. Assisted on a proposal team to continue the branding throughout the proposals for new business sales. In charge of internal company newsletters for four different divisions: The HR Navigator, The Communicator, Health Team Talk, & Staffing Team Talk.
Catalog Marketing Specialist for a Point of Purchase Company, Simple Signman 2001-2002.
Created seasonal catalogs and a 276 page annual catalog, organized and directed 700 items of product to be shot for photography and worked with photographers for art direction, digitally cleaned up photographs and created digital library, created line of new products and marketing material for sales force.
Preflight/PrePress Specialist for Kinko’s 1999-2000.
Worked at the first Commercial Printing Facility where duties included preparation of files for print, touched up documents before going to print, installed new software to department computers. Prior to working at this facility I was the Computer Specialist for the downtown retail branch.