- Canon Digital SLR equipment
- Small flash studio and location lighting (Strobist)
- Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Adobe (Macromedia) Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office
- HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP
- Final Cut Pro: basic video editing and production skills
- Intermediate Spanish
- Extensive independent domestic and international travel
Stick People Productions, Madison, WI
Owner – 10 Years
Self-employed freelance photographer and web development. Web site design, implementation & maintenance including open source software customization. Freelance photography including portrait, product, event, and editorial in both location and studio settings.
Hingle & Associates, Madison, WI
Bookkeeper – 1.5 years (part-time)
Responsible for regular maintenance of financial records including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, account reconciliation's and reporting for small to medium size non-profits.
Badger Tour & Travel, Madison, WI
Motor Coach Group Tour Director – 5 years (part-time)
Responsible for the successful execution of domestic motor coach tours throughout the United States. Responsibilities include the enjoyment of up to 54 passengers, being highly organized, on time and within budget.
Home Environment, Inc., Madison, WI
Owner – 7 years
Developed, planned, and implemented successful retail store and e-commerce business selling environmentally friendly home products. Performed all aspects of retail store operations including customer service, employee management, payroll, accounting, marketing, inventory control, and creative problem solving.
Hallmark Cards, Inc., Kansas City, MO
End User Computing / Business Research Analyst – 7 years
Conducted business analysis by monitoring sales for the purpose of facilitating management business decisions with emphasis on reporting and analyzing retail sales and advertising promotions. Provided consulting service to FOCUS (computer language) users including related training, researching, and resolving technical issues.
KC View, Kansas City, MO
Freelance Photographer – 1 year
Location photographer of individuals featured in articles of this now defunct independent newspaper.
American Cablevision, Kansas City, MO
Volunteer Production Assistant – 3 years
Volunteer training program learning and performing various aspects of a live and taped cable access television programs including Camera Operation, Production Assistant, Technical Director, Audio Controller, Graphics Controller, Director’s Assistant. Co-produced 60 second poetry reading segments shown during segment breaks titled “39th and Penn”.
- Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, B.S.- Information Systems Management
- Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, Continuing Ed. Photography Courses
- Thatcher Cook Photography: Documentary Photography Workshop, Darjeeling India
- The Flash Bus Workshop with Joe McNally and David Hobby, Madison, WI
- Maine Media Workshops: Field Techniques for the Documentary Photographer
- The Kalish Visual Editing Workshop, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
- Missouri Photo Workshop 66 - Platte City, MO
- International Guide Academy, Denver, CO, Certified International Tour Manager
- Roger’s One on One Tutoring, Granada, Nicaragua, 40 hours of Spanish Language
2014 - A Trucking Life - Individual Exhibit, Madison Public Library Sequoya Branch, Madison, WI
2012 - Selected as one of three finalists in the Mercy Corps 2013 Calendar Contest
2012 – Freelance photographer for Isthmus Newspaper, Madison, WI
2010 – Alenga, Uganda – Individual Exhibit, Fair Trade Coffee House, Madison, WI
2009 – Tea Garden of Kalej Valley, Darjeeling, India – Individual Exhibit, Fair Trade Coffee House, Madison, WI
2008 – I Was Born: The War Years, documentary on a local WII Veteran for WYOU Cable Access, Madison, WI
2008 – What A Drag!, Individual Exhibit, Fair Trade Coffee, Madison, WI
2004-2007 – Official photographer for ACT Ride, 4 day AIDS ride, Madison, WI
2005 – Overhead: Views From Above, Individual Exhibit, Fair Trade Coffee House, Madison, WI
2004 – Nueva Semanas en Nicaragua, Individual Exhibit, Fair Trade Coffee House, Madison, WI
2001 – Figure & Architecture, Individual Exhibit, Espresso Royale Café, Madison WI
1991 – Focus On Kansas City, Group Exhibition, Union Hill Arts, K.C., MO
1989 – Honorable Mention, Kansas City Municipal Art Commission Photo Competition
1988 – Honorable Mention, Kansas City Municipal Art Commission Photo Competition
- A non-exhaustive list of giving back:
- Flashes of Hope - Photographer
- Wisconsin's AIDS Ride (ACT Ride) - Photography
- Note Karacel - Uganda - Board Member, Website Developer, Photographer
- Help Portrait - Madison - Photography
- Community Support Network - Event Photography
- Shanker Foundation, Darjeeling - Photography
- Center for Development in Central America, Nicaragua - Volunteer (4 Weeks)
Extensive independent travel backpacking for six months in Europe including the former Yugoslavia, nine weeks in Nicaragua, five weeks in Bolivia and Peru, six weeks in Mexico. Other travel includes but not limited to Canada, India, Turkey, Uganda, Rwanda and Philippines and extensive domestic travel in the United States.