17 North 700 East, Unit 28
American Fork, UT 84003
Bob is an accomplished and dedicated freelance writer with extensive experience developing materials for B2B marketing; personal and family histories; educational fund-raising and curricula; end-of-life tributes and informational documents; and local government administrative manuals. He is a skilled writer of white papers; newsletters; memoirs; and business reports, proposals, applications, etc. He excels as a developer of content for email, direct mail, speeches, grant applications, and websites. His knowledge of currently used style books (AP, Chicago, etc.) is exemplary and he has a unique ability to interpret and re-write complex material into more easily understood copy.
AREAS OF STRENGTH AND EXPERTISE
Email & Direct Mail
Biographies & Memoirs
BobWarnick-Wordsmith 1980 to Present
Freelance Writer and Editor
Bob develops, writes, and edits copy for B2B marketing, family histories and memoirs, end-of-life tributes and information, government correspondence, education documents, and political campaigns. He creates white papers, biographies, memoirs, grant and award proposals and applications, news articles, and press releases. In 2006, he secured part-time employment with Cottonwood Heights City writing and editing news articles, public relations documents, letters, policy statements, and instructional and explanatory papers.He was also accountable for PowerPoint presentations and speeches for the mayor, council, and city manager. He gathered data, took photos, wrote, edited,and assisted with layout of a monthly, eight-page newsletter. That same year he retired from the property management business and began freelancing full time. He also contracted with E & A Services, Inc. Tuscaloosa, AL, to conduct inspections, analyze findings, and write Capital Needs Assessments for 40 – 60 apartment complexes per year over a five year period. The final documents are used for acquiring loans and government reporting.
Key Accomplishments as a full-time freelancer:
• He grew the two-page Cottonwood Heights News Journal to an eight-page, tabloid size, newspaper insert delivered to more than 15,000 doors in the city and adjacent areas.
• He successfully wrote and edited white papers, press releases, advertisements, and various other documents for the Mayor and Council of Cottonwood Heights, a new city.
• He also researched and wrote 8 to 10 grant and award proposals annually, with an 80% success rate.
The Sellers Group 1988 to 2007
Bob developed rental documents, notices, and lease agreements. He wrote and edited competitive contract proposals, submitted to federal and state governments; press releases; training curricula, and manuals; and responded to letters and complaints regarding potential legal issues. He also managed 20 - 30 government subsidized apartment complexes in rural Utah and Arizona. In that capacity he prepared and implemented annual budgets for each complex. Enforced penalties for rules violations and infractions and evicted tenants when necessary.
• Bob wrote 100's of letters and documents for communication with government entities.
• He prepared and wrote competitive contracts or tax-credit proposals each month.
• He supervised 75 to 100 employees located throughout Utah and Arizona.
Previous work experience includes Adjunct Instructor for the University of Phoenix for 20 years. Evaluated by students to be in the top 10% of outstanding instructors.
Master of Public Administration, Bachelor of Science, Political Science
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT