June 1989 to present: freelance advertising copywriter working with ad agencies, design studios, and businesses worldwide.
February 1988 to June 1989: copywriter, Knoth & Meads, San Diego, California.
September 1984 to January 1988: copywriter, Doyle & Partners, Laguna Hills, California.
September 1983 to September 1984: copywriter/designer, Targeted Coverage, Inc., Pomona, California.
California State University at Fullerton, BA, Communications (emphasis on advertising), with a strong minor in English, 1985. Member of Alpha Delta Sigma, an academic honor society affiliated with the American Advertising Federation.
Clio (print), Clio Finalist (broadcast), Communication Arts, Creative Show, Graphis, Union-Tribune Best in Show, more.
Other professional activities:
Presented half-day small business marketing workshops in association with the SBA; run the worlds first and only free online copywriting mentorship program, a professional development program for aspiring copywriters; run www.tightwadmarketing.com, an online advertising and marketing resource for small businesses.