To help brand and manage creative operations at a nonprofit organization, improve efficiencies, while generating successful results. Develop intelligent strategies combined with flawless execution and strong creative produced on time and within budget constraints.



Over 20 years of diverse experience working at nonprofits, advertising agencies and design firms as creative director

   art director, copywriter, graphic designer, web designer, art buyer, and brand strategist.


• Developed intelligent strategies combined with flawless execution, produced on time and within budget constraints.


• Created and produced a wide variety of successful integrated work in diverse mediums including print, digital, video,

   outdoor, broadcast, collateral, direct mail, social marketing, promotions and point-of-purchase merchandising.


• Managed marketing and creative operations and/or tasks assigned to make them more efficient, while generating

   successful results.


• Managed workflow, established a process, mentoring, building teamwork and working with outside vendors.






Bay Area Air Quality Management District


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area


Career Ladders


Flex Your Power


Huckleberry Youth Programs


Jewish Community Center of San Francisco


Jewish Welfare Federation




Freelance Creative Director


• Developed strategic and creative solutions to complex marketing initiatives across all media channels.


• Exceeded client expectations while delivering work on schedule and on budget.


• Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.



Creative Director – Advertising and Interactive


Riezebos Holzbaur Group, San Francisco


• Led and mentored a team of six designers, developers and traffic department in offline and online work.


• Built consensus between multiple departments, managers, vendors and direct reports.


• Created and launched Visit Oakland’s first-ever, highly successful integrated marketing visitor’s campaign.


• Staff motivation, evaluation, and retention that met or exceeded company and client fiscal goals.



Senior Graphic Designer

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco                                                                                       


• Concepted Development campaign to raise funding to sustain the organization’s mission to the community


   leading to a 9% increase in donations.


• Partnered with senior management and stakeholders on a range of initiatives and events.



Freelance Creative Director


• Concepted and produced videos, print ads, posters, collateral, direct mail, web sites and rich media.


• Managed work flow, vendors, deadlines and budget constraints.


• Helped create strategic development, objectives and tactics to meet client goals.



Vice President, Creative Director/Art Director


Baker Street Advertising, San Francisco


• Coordinated creative development, strategic direction and production.


• Supervised a staff of six creative professionals and independent contractors.


• Built consensus between departments, managers, vendors and direct reports.



Associate Creative Director

Young & Rubicam Advertising, San Francisco                                                                                   


• Creative and strategic development and art direction.


• Oversaw other creatives, managed vendors and freelance creatives.


• Consistently met deadlines and budget constraints.


Freelance Art Director                                                                                                                            


• Led creative and strategic development on projects and assembled a virtual agency of freelancers.



Senior Art Director/Copywriter

J Walter Thompson Advertising, San Francisco


• Art direction and production in traditional media. Developed strategies and objectives to meet client goals.



Art Director/Copywriter

Foote, Cone & Belding, San Francisco                                                                                                 


• Created and produced consumer and trade advertising campaigns.






Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design, San Jose State University










Larkin Street Youth Services


Marin County School Volunteers


Meals On Wheels


Monterey Bay Aquarium


National Junior Tennis League


Norcal Waste Management / Recology

San Francisco Child Abuse Council


San Francisco Conservation Corps


San Francisco Zoo


Saint Mary’s College




University of San Francisco


Visit Oakland

2012 – Present


2010 – 2012

2007 – 2010

2000 – 2007

 1997 – 2000

 1994 – 1997

 1989 – 1994

 1984 – 1989

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