I am principal and creative director of a strategic brand communications firm Substance151 with
over 15 years of design
and management experience
primary focused on brand strategy and design across print and digital
When founding Substance151, I made a commitment to advance sustainable values
through the firm’s design practice, education and community
involvement. Under my leadership, Substance151 has built a solid
reputation for its stellar strategy and design work and its passion for
advocating environmentally and socially responsible business practices. In 2010, the firm became one of the first 3 Benefit LLCs in the U.S. under the Maryland Benefit Corporation Law.
I received my MFA in graphic design from Towson University, BA in
graphic design from the State University of New York. I am on the
board of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Maryland, the Society
for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Maryland, and Social
Enterprise Alliance (SEA) Maryland. I also site on the Maryland
Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee, The Associated Sustainability
Initiative Executive Committee, and the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council
(CRTC) Women in Tech (WIT) Forum.
Specialties: Professional Services
, Technology, A/E/C
Brand Strategy, Green/Impact Marketing, Corporate Identity, Business & Marketing Collateral, Annual Reports, Environmental Graphics, Display & Exhibit Design, Digital Strategy & Marketing, Information Architecture, Web Design and Development, Social Media, Marketing, Communications.