2010 - Present
President, Tall Tree Farm
Tall Tree Farm is a 60-acre "Choose and Cut" Christmas tree farm. Our first crop of trees will be available for sale in 2018.
2009 - 2010
Director of Sales & Marketing
Dreaming Creek Timber Frame Homes, IncResponsible for generating new contracts, advertising, public relations, promotions and sponsorships.
2005 - November
Vice President, Residential Division
Monument Construction, LLC, Richmond VA
1987 – 2004
Shorey Studios, Inc., Atlanta GA
During its 17 years, Shorey Studios operated in three distinct segments
Vice President of Account Service
Wemmers Communications, Atlanta, GA (local/regional advertising agency)
Moving to a local/regional ad agency offered me more management responsibility. Worked on a variety of accounts including Mobil Oil, Westin Hotels and other industrial and retail business.
1982 - 1984
Bozell & Jacobs, Atlanta, GA (national advertising agency)
Responsible for writing marketing plans and handling the daily management of the CBS television account, Emory University Hospital and projects for Valvoline Oil.
1979 – 1982
J. Walter Thompson, Detroit, MI & Atlanta, GA (global advertising agency)
Client: Ford Motor Company
Responsible for copy approval through Ford corporate attorneys’, marketing efforts for local dealer groups, and the design of the new Account Executive training program. Transferred to Atlanta in 1981 to work on the Ford Southern Regional business.
1979 BA, Marketing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan