- Home Accents TodayRetail Editor, 2006 - present
- Freelance Writer2000 - 2006Wrote on various topics for local and national lifestyle publications.
- Perot Systems CorporationCommunications, 1988 - 1994Reston, Va. and Herndon, Va. ; Digital and Internet researcher. Developed and managed in-house digital marketing library (Dun & Bradstreet, Ziff-Davis Computer Select, Gale Group, LexisNexis). Attended several national conferences on the development of the Internet/World Wide Web (USGS), Internet cataloging, and WAIS (Wide Area Information Server) database search systems.
- Dept of Commerce MBDCDocumentation, Reporting Specialist, 1987 - 1988Washington, D.C. Prepared quarterly Minority Business Development Center reports for Department of Commerce MBDA; assisted clients with preparation of loan proposals, business plans and 8(a) applications.
- Pyle & Associates, Inc.Trade Assn. Mgmt/Media relations/Event planning, 1985 - 1987Wrote newsletters and press releases; prepared lobby reports, assisted with event planning for several accounts including: Independent Bakers Association, BakePAC, American College of OB/Gyns, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, The Democracy International. Assisted with the writing and editing of a national healthcare (Medicare) demonstration project.
- Volunteer work1985 - 2003Junior League of Washington, D.C.; Capital Classics (editor); International Eye Foundation Eye Ball Gala, Washington, D.C.; Columbia Historical Society Oral History Project, Washington, D.C.; Trinity Preschool, Arlington, Va. (board president, 3 years); Overlee Community Association, Arlington, Va. (board member, 2 years)
- University of North Carolina at Chapel HillB.S., Business Administration, 1978 - 1982
I see it the same way I do marketing...it's all about them and not you.
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