Creative, dynamic global marketer with broad-based experience and proven track record; exceptional
communication and presentation skills; skilled in building strong brand image; capable of managing diverse
responsibilities and delivering results that exceed expectations; ability to quickly translate arcane technical
jargon into plain language for mass consumption; 20+ years experience in audio engineering and production.
o Conceived, designed, and created Blue University, an industry-first interactive online sales channel and
end user training tool, widely recognized throughout the industry for its excellence and innovation (Blue
o Responsible for product launch and subsequent marketing of Studio One—game-changing DAW
product—about which company CEO called the launch and marketing campaign “a massive success”
(PreSonus Audio Electronics—2009).
o Developed marketing plan and product launch for innovative drum training tool to include packaging,
POP, media kit, website, social media, sales strategy, dealer/distributor programs, and other marketing
o Planned, designed, edited, and executed numerous brochures, training materials, press releases, media
kits, product packaging, product manuals, email blasts, newsletters, spec sheets, advertisements, web
pages, and all manner of marketing collateral.
o Planned and coordinated numerous regional, domestic, and international industry trade shows (NAMM,
AES, Musik Messe, NAB, InfoComm, TapeOp, CMS, WFX).
o Mobilized and motivated global reseller channel to cause sell-through.
Sales Management/Business Development
o Managed multiple regional and national vertical segments of the MI and pro audio marketplace.
o Mobilized nationwide captured and independent rep force.
o Consistently posted double-digit growth throughout varying economic cycles.
o Recognized by peers as an engaging presenter and an extremely effective product trainer and brand
o Experienced in global distribution and international sales.
o Streamlined supply chain, purchasing, production, quality control, and logistics systems to decrease
time-to-market, insure vendor excellence, and increase margin through implementation of enhanced
strategic planning, advanced process mapping, and critical process refinement.
o Planned and executed enterprise-wide Employee Health and Safety plan, insuring OSHA and Cal-OSHA
compliance. Recognized by California State Fund for maintaining accident-free workplace.
o Motivated workforce to manufacture industry-leading, multiple-award-winning products efficiently,
artfully, and with pride.
o Hired, trained, managed, and retained key staff members and vendors.
o Managed diverse global marketing team in multiple locations effectively and efficiently using technology
and strong interpersonal skills.
o Owned and operated LiquidSound Recordings in North Hollywood, CA.
o Voting member, The Recording Academy.
o Member, Audio Engineering Society.
o Certified Pro Tools user.
o Continually-improving drummer.
October 2009—Pres. Vice President, Audio Agent LLC, Bellevue, WA
Jan. 2009—Aug. 2009 Marketing Director, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Seattle, WA
Jan. 2008—Jan. 2009 Sales Manager, Western US, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Seattle, WA
Jul. 2006—Jan. 2008 Vice President, Blue Microphones, Westlake Village, CA
Mar. 2005—Jul. 2006 Marketing Director, Blue Microphones, Westlake Village, CA
Mar. 2003—Mar. 2005 National Sales Manager, Blue Microphones, Westlake Village, CA
Jan. 2002—Mar. 2003 Product Specialist, Blue Microphones, Westlake Village, CA
Jan. 1995—Nov. 2001 Chief Engineer, LiquidSound Recordings, North Hollywood, CA
Jan. 1996—Mar. 2000 Product Specialist, REI Inc., multiple locations (part time)
Sep. 1989—Dec. 1991 Retail Sales Specialist, Guitar Center, Roseville, MN
1994 B.A., History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2000 MRP II, Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, Tempe, AZ
Microsoft: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook.
Adobe: Creative Suite 4, Acrobat Pro.
Audio: Digidesign Pro Tools 8, Sony Acid Pro 6, Steinberg Nuendo 4, PreSonus Studio One, MOTU Digital
Performer 3, Audacity 1.2.
Investing, reading, writing, film, mountain biking, rock climbing, skiing, golf, sound recording, songwriting,
record collecting, photography.
I am a sincere, dedicated, self-motivating individual with an uncompromising work ethic. I enjoy a good
challenge and appreciate individuals who have a passion for what they do. I value professionalism and integrity.
I’m told I have a good sense of humor.
References available on request.