401 Medinah Street
Oregon, WI 53575
Dedicated leader with proven experience building programs and teams, cultivating relationships and delivering results.
Exceptional communication skills
Creative problem solver
Target Destination Consultancy Group, Madison, Wisconsin
JUNE 2009 - PRESENT
Serve as a consultant or contracted leadership in the areas of strategic planning, event management, marketing and fund development. Current or previous clients include ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, National Kidney Foundation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Oregon School District, Ironman Triathlon, Centurion Cycling and a host of small businesses and non-profit organizations.
National Kidney Foundation U.S. Transplant Games, Madison, Wisconsin
Event Director and Organizing Committee Co-Chair
APRIL 2006 - SEPTEMBER 2010
Led the local and statewide event management, marketing, fund development, volunteer coordination and logistical management of the 2010 Games in Madison. Games results included:
5,000 participants, including 1,200 transplant recipient athletes
Games record of 2,300+ participants in the 5K run/walk
Recruitment and management of more than 1,000 volunteers
Promotion of the launch of the Wisconsin Donor Registry, which led to more than one million Wisconsinites registering their decision to be an organ donor.
Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau, Madison, Wisconsin
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
SEPTEMBER 1998 - MARCH 2009
Directed the Bureau’s Sales & Marketing division, which included the convention and sporting event sales, convention services and marketing departments. Responsible for marketing and selling Madison nationally to business and convention groups, event directors and rights holders, and leisure travelers, and generating more than $50 million annually in future business for Dane County.
Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
SEPTEMBER 1992 - MAY 1994
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
SEPTEMBER 1998 - MAY 1992