SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: • A highly skilled professional with over 20 years of comprehensive and diversified experience in the marketing and advertising industries, as well as a proven record of success in the areas of event planning and management, experiential marketing, client relations, marketing development, and negotiation. • Significant experience in the following areas: Development of special events and trade shows, contract negotiation, budget planning, and employee management. My diverse experiences have served to profit many noted firms with enhanced revenues up to 20% annually. • Increased productivity with special events ranging from $50,000 to over $1 million. • Successful enhancement of brand awareness and revenue opportunities through traditional and non-traditional endeavors utilizing all elements of marketing to ensure the success of several operations in the hotel/travel, entertainment, and advertising industries, which has represented over $25 million annually. • Participated in employee recruitment, interviewing, and supervision over a 12-year period. • Recognized as an industry and community leader. Served as a keynote speaker at a number of industry and community events over a 15-year period.