Branding Strategy and Graphic Design Speaker



The Three Cs of Branding: The Building Blocks to Getting you Noticed

Speak Your Way to More Clients: Use Public Speaking for Business Development

You're a Speaker! Now What? Products that Give Your Message Legs Long after you Leave the Stage

Speaker Sheets that Get You Booked: The Top 5 Must Have Elements

Lessons Taught by a Grizzly Bear: Four Attributes to Survive Business Challenges


Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Texas Womans University, Mass Communications, 1998

Awarded by Texas Intercollegiate Press Association for Radio Announcing, 1998

Freelance Reporter for The Wylie News and Dallas Morning News, 1998-2000

Featured article in Dallas Morning News, 2000

Awarded by Texas Press Association for Best in Photography, 2004

Featured article/photography in The Connection magazine, 2009

Photographs permanently depicted in the first-ever commissioned art mural in Wylie, Texas, dedicated 2010

Featured as Artist of the Month in a Dallas area gallery, 2011

Featured speaker at The Inventory Experts National Conference, 2011, 2012

Awarded Be The Boss Top 50 Connectors, 2012

Guest writer for national magazines Inventory News and Be the Boss

Founded Back of the Room Productions™, 2011

Co-Authored book: Building Business through Focus and Design with Michelle Ketterman, 2012

Nominated for Blackberry's Leaders Small Business Influencer Awards, 2012, 2014

Founded, 2014

Nominated for Public Speakers Association National Collaborator award, 2014, 2015

Community Involvement

Volunteer Reserve Member, Photography Liaison for Wylie, Texas Fire-Rescue, since 1998

Member and past board officer for the Dallas, TX Box 4 Fire Buffs Assoc, since 2000

Founding President of the Wylie, Texas Citizens Police Academy Alumni, 2009