ABOUT ME

I am an award-winning Creative Director/Art Director with a broad set of creative skills that include:
  • art direction
  • graphic design
  • creative conceptualization
  • copy writing
  • photography
  • illustration
  • videography
  • editing
  • corporate ID

I’ve spent the bulk of my career in boutique shops and start-ups and thrive in those environments, handling the bulk of creative work myself, but I'm equally adept in contributing to a team.

I was hired out of the Multimedia Masters Program at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Sightsound Technologies, the first company to offer download of major motion pictures on the Internet. There, I developed online creative content for media companies including MGM and Viacom. 

When the dot com bubble burst, I landed in Tallahassee, Florida, where I won numerous Addy Awards developing creative in government strategies, public relations and issue advertising. Later, I co-founded my own creative shop with clients in Florida, California, and Washington D.C. I returned to Pittsburgh in 2010 and was hired as Creative Director at Elisco Advertising, where I won both a Gold and Silver 2013 Addy for my work. 

In my free time, I enjoy fishing with my sons, painting and writing screenplays. I’ve illustrated a set of children’s books for major league pitcher Jim Rooker, and like many in this business, did the band thing for years. I currently train in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

I now call Coconut Creek, Florida my home and continue to freelance for agencies and loyal clients from Pennsylvania, Washington D.C, and the Sunshine State.

I can help launch your brand, product, or small business to the next level - from concept through campaign, or can bring my skill set to your team as a hired gun. Contact me and let me know how I may be of service.


AWARDS

  • 2001 Gold Addy Pittsburgh Advertising Awards - broadcast
  • 2001 Gold Addy Pittsburgh Advertising Awards - broadcast
  • 2002 Gold Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - web
  • 2002 Gold Addy AAF 4th District Awards - web
  • 2005 Gold Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - self promotion
  • 2005 Silver Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - self promotion
  • 2005 Sliver Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - web
  • 2006 Gold Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - photography
  • 2008 Gold Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - mixed media campaign
  • 2008 Gold Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - public service/newspaper
  • 2008 Gold Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - photography
  • 2008 Gold Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - consumer/trade
  • 2008 Gold Addy AAF Tallahassee Awards - brochure
  • 2008 Florida Print Award - Best of Category - packaging/wraps
  • 2008 Florida Print Award - Best of Category - booklets saddlestitched
  • 2013 Silver Addy Pittsburgh Advertising Awards - digital
  • 2013 Gold Addy Pittsburgh Advertising Awards - identity