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TOP 10 CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

#10

Planned, executed, built a website, promoted through social media, traveled, wrote, photographed, videoed, edited, created an online store and maintained it ALL (solo) while living in six countries. A loyal following was developed of over 30,000, organically with no paid advertising. Chosen by BigCommerce.com to be one of five (out of 30,000+ commerce stores) featured for Valentine’s Day 2013. Won a Gold Honorable Mention in the International Photography Awards presented by the Lucie Foundation.

#9

Received a phone call from the editor of Cosmopolitan Magazine as my plane landed in NYC saying that they would be running an editorial feature on my product in the magazine and later visited her at the offices in the Hearst Tower. The editorial ran to a readership of 18 million which resulted in selling all in-stock inventory.

#8

Appearances in media worldwide in TV, magazines, newspapers and online outlets to millions of viewers in the USA and Asia.

 

#7

Designed hundreds of commercial and residential interiors, one which won an IIDA award and three others published in three national magazines with a combined readerships of 5.8M. Most noteworthy designs were an authentic Irish Pub in-residence, a Sky & Water Bachelor’s Penthouse, and a hotel suite bedroom for a magazine editor.

#6

Chaired and produced a “Project Runway” themed fundraising fashion extravaganza for Easter Seals. The event was hosted by TV personality Monica Kaufman, TV & Radio personality Holly Fifer and Miss USA Jessica Black. Awareness of the brand increased with priceless celebrity endorsements and media mentions.

#5

Design assistant for TBS “Movie & A Makeover” and Better Homes & Gardens Magazine;
still photographer for HGTV “Cool Pools”;
locations assistant for ABC “Christmas Cupid”;
art provider for ABC “Christmas Cupid”;
location provider for “Detroit 187”.

#4

Secured four artists positions at the High Museum of Atlanta; showed and sold a private collection consisting of 13 Salvador Dali pieces, a Rembrandt and a Goya; started the SNAP Photo Hunt in Atlanta with winning collections shown at the Centennial Olympic Park Visitor’s Center.

#3

Implementation of management, sales and product development ideas shared with Mayer Fabrics which helped to increase their brand awareness to the A&D community. The company has since grown to becoming one of the Top 5 suppliers of goods in the USA.

#2

Sold an entire 1,000 seat auditorium of “Coca-Cola” red fabric to University of Georgia. Go Dawgs!

#1

Started my career as a photographer by winning my first award at the age of 12.