Time Line

ABOUT ME

A straightforward bio from then till now

MIAMI BORN

Back when Miami was My-amah
I was there for the Bay of Pigs, Miami Vice, and the precursor to Art Basel

ALASKA FRONTIER

During the oil boom
I did field research in the Aleutians for the Bureau of Indian Affairs

THE BAY AREA

Hanging with poets and painters 
Keystone Korner, City Lights, Cafe Trieste....when North Beach was boho

HOME AGAIN

Miami grows up 
Thomas Wolfe was right... the home of yesterday is eclipsed by change 

EDGEWATER, FL

22,000 good folk + me
Definitely culture shock. I haven't had black beans and rice in eons.

Awards 

Talent Not Just Beauty

Awards provide the only forum in which creative professionals are judged by their peers. Marketing awards go one step further and nail what counts: results.

ABC AWARDS

I wrote an annual report that tied with Ford Motor Co. for business writing excellence.

CLIO AWARDS

A prestigious international award, I have won one and was shortlisted for another.

MEAD TOP 60

I wrote a direct mail piece that was among the 60 best  in the nation printed on Mead paper.

ADDY AWARDS

I have won dozens of regional and national ADDY (Advertising Federation) awards.

HSMAI ADRIANS

I have won a Platinum and several Gold international marketing awards.

STEVIE AWARDS

Work done under an NDA for an agency won several of these top business marketing awards.

HEALTHCARE MKTNG

I won a national Gold Healthcare Advertising award for a hospital campaign concept. 

ARDA AWARDS

I have worked on many projects that have won this international resort industry award.

Industry Experience

TRANSPORTATION

Air Jamaica
Embraer
Gulfstream Air
Aeromexico
Ryder Logistics
Ford Motor Co.

ENTERTAINMENT

Discovery Channel
Animal Planet
Travel Channel
Discovery Kids
Anker Play Products

FINANCIAL

Mercantil Commercebank
Bank Atlantic
Ocean Bank
Regions Bank
Blazer Financial (consumer finance)
Aristar Mortgage
Eastern Financial
American Express
Coral Gables Federal (SunTrust)
Assurant (credit life)
Keepsake (pre-need funeral)
John Alden (life insurance)
Nagico Insurance
Banyan Street Capital

HEALTH

Health Infustion
Northshore Hospital (oncology)
UM/JM Burn Center
Beckman Coulter
Cordis
Rexall Sundown
DentiPatch
Av-Med
CAC-Ramsey (United Healthcare)

FASHION/BEAUTY/WELLNESS

Perry Ellis Int'l
Laura Munder Fine Jewelry
Harlequin Nature Graphics
Sola Sunglasses
Red Lane Spa
Affinity for Wellness
Fitletic

FOOD

Damo Cookies
Requejo Brand
NDA Food App
Tosto Coffee
Just Goodness
Fresh Diet
Del Monte Tropical Fruit

TECHNOLOGY

NDA App
Via (vet software)
Nuvola
GKL (human resources)
Computer Pro
Host SBC (VoIP)

FOOD

Damo Cookies
Requejo Brand
NDA Food App
Tosto Coffee
Just Goodness
Fresh Diet
Del Monte Tropical Fruit

TRAVEL/TOURISM

Costa Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Bluegreen Vacations
Interval International
Elegant Hotels
Sol Melia Hotels
Sandals Resorts
Jamaica Tourism Board
Alabama/Gulf Coast Tourism
Hollywood, FL Tourism

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BA Sociology/English
BFA Fine Art
Internet Marketing
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