Past Projects

Web Design

Social Media

  • Taught social media literacy classes to over 200 small business owners from 2009 to 2016
  •  Currently administer social media accounts for dozens of businesses
  • Began developing Facebook pages for clients in 2007
  • Introduced my clients to scheduled posts via third party apps in 2009
  • Introduced Instagram for business to my clients in 2012

Communications

  • Created press releases for dozens of events
  • Have had several published opinion pieces in local media
  • Ran an online underground music magazine from 1998 to 2002
  • Developed over 75 newsletters on 4 different newsletter platforms.
  • Taught 36 clients how to effectively use newsletters to keep customers engaged
  • Created and edited hundreds of individual newsletters
  • Taught a class on newsletters for nonprofit communications managers

Branding

  • Developed hundreds of logos for clients since 2007
  • Created visual branding packages for dozens of clients
  • Developed a brand cohesion survey to assess brand consistency
  • Developed a color-based way-finding tool for tourists-rich neighborhoods
  • Developed a card based system for accessing digital media at the point of media creation
  • Color constant for local interior design team

Photography & Videography

  • Photographed the 2016 Veteran's of Foreign Wars Aux's national conference
  • Photograph for the Atlantic Magazine's Pittsburgh based events
  • Photographed Comcast Spotlight's fall client event since 2011
  • Photograph the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's First Night Parade since 2009
  • Photographer for Down Syndrome Assoc. of Pittsburgh from 2007 through 2016
  • Photographed countless weddings and other private events
  • Produced, wrote, directed, edited, and worked as camera operator on The Makeshop Show with the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
  • Artist in Residence at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh with the Schumtz Company
  • Artist in Residence at Westmoreland Museum for American Art

Community Development

  • Emeritus Board Member of the Strip District Neighbor's Board of Directors
  • Served as President of the Board of Directors for Strip District Neighbors from 2012 to 2016
  • Served as Vice President of the Board for Strip District Neighbors from 2010 until 2012
  • Served as a member of the Board of Directors of Strip District Neighbors from 2009 to 2010
  • Served as a member of the Marketing Committee of Strip District Neighbors from 2008 until 2012
  •  Advisory Board member of Pittsburgh Public Market from 2009 to 2015
  • Member of the Garfield Community Action Team from 2009 to 2012
  • Sustainable Cities Design Academy Adviser in 2015