Business Development / Communications
A versatile business development professional, media executive and project implementation manager with a portfolio of roles in large multinational corporations, media organizations and consultancies. Brings a deep history of experiences from travels and working in collaborative environments with global teams, and has developed all the soft skills that can generate strong results.
Key Skills & Competencies
Business Development : (Sales, Marketing, Client Relations and Retention, Strategic Research & Analysis, Competitor Intelligence, Internal Training, Product Development & Roll-outs)
Communications: ( Internal & external including technical writing and narrative features, copy writing, vision/mission statements, campaigns, public and investor relations and executive media training.
Management: (Operations Process- Management, Development & Training; Projects - Implementations and transitions; People - Training, Team Building, Mentoring)
Dow Jones & Co. Inc THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. (News production)
Unilever United States (Assistant to Directors for Public Affairs and Corporate Development)
Kroll Associates (Investigator, Due Diligence, Litigation support, Risk Assessments -Corporate Contests and Industrial Intelligence)
Hill and Knowlton Public Affairs ( Major Corporate and Global Government Public Relations Campaign and Crisis Teams)
United Biscuits Plc & Keebler Company ( U.S. Sales and Customer Support Manager, Executive Transition Team for brand support and logistics)
Reed Elsevier Plc Lexis-Nexis ( Key Accounts Manager, Knowledge Management Consultant and Media Industry Channel Sales & Product Development)
The Associated Press ( Broadcast Services & Newsroom Technology, Cooperative Membership Business Relations and Product Development)
Tribune Media Company (Special Project Rollout for Live News Closed Captioning )
Past Professional: The Committee to Protect Journalists, The Canadian Radio & Television News Directors Association (pro-bono activities including emerging media journalist support and training, and fundraising for press freedom initiatives)
Current Community: Land conservation, grassroots voter participation initiatives, elder care-giving volunteer, cancer research fundraising.
The College of New Rochelle (NY) Bachelor of Arts, History
The City of London Polytechnic (Now London Guildhall University, UK)
Member of the AP Team awarded a legacy Technical Innovation Emmy Award in 2021
AP' s Top National Sales Achiever 2004-05
Lexis- Nexis National Accounts Group Star Award 1998