How I can help you
I love to connect aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesspeople with information and resources to realize success. I have helped dozens of people start and grow businesses, address operational strategies and employee issues, acquire and manage property, and develop public relations and marketing plans. I also have more than 30 years of management experience with Chambers of Commerce, government organizations, universities, and museums. I like people and enjoy working with individuals of widely varying educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Business Operations
- Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
- Media and Communications
- Recreation and Travel
- Arts and Entertainment
- Marketing, Advertising and Creative Services
- Consulting, Research and Business Services
- Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations
I have a B.S. in Journalism summa cum laude from the University of Maryland and a Master's degree in Folklore from the Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada).
I have completed specialized training programs on many topics including Marketing, Grant Writing, Supervisory and Management Practices, Customer Service, Hospitality, and Historic Preservation.
I am a graduate of Leadership Harlingen and the Dale Carnegie Course.