Vice President of Marketing, Southern Region
Nurses Lounge
Jacksonville, Florida

Professional Experience

Nurses Lounge,
Jacksonville, Florida (2011 - Present)
Vice President, Southern Region
  • Support all hospitals, nursing schools and nursing associations in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Work closely with each to introduce Nurses Lounge and show the benefits of the the NL network.
  • Sell all job postings for the Nurse Faculty Job Board throughout the country.
MD News Magazine,
Jacksonville, Florida (2009 - 2014)
Regional Publisher
  • Launched Jacksonville edition of a national B2B magazine for physicians in 2009 as an independent contractor and published for two years. Sold editorial content and advertising to hospitals and physician groups. 
  • Asked to return to company in 2013 as a regional publisher marketing the MD News brand in southeastern cities.

 

Memories of Love Foundation,
Jacksonville, Florida (2005 - 2006)
Executive Director
  • Managaed nonprofit that gave Orlando vacations to families with children that had a critically ill parent.
  • Developed state-wide referral system for patient/clients.
Clarke School for the Deaf,
Jacksonville, Florida (2003 - 2005)
Director of Development
  • First satellite development director for a 150-year-old oral school for the deaf. 
  • Increased donations by 51 percent;
  • Increased annual gala and auction revenue by 42 percent.
MissionWorks Grantwriting & Communications,
Jacksonville, Florida (2000 - 2014)
President
  • Created grant strategies and calendars for nonprofits, matched programs to available grant funding, advised on building specific programs to match grant opportunities, researched funding sources, wrote grants, advised on budgetand organizational specifics to increase funding eligibility. 
  • Wrote and awarded a $1.2 federal Community Access Program grant for Shands/JaxCare that placed in the top five among 300 entries for an initiative to help fund health insurance for the working poor. 
Greenscape of Jacksonville,
Jacksonville, Florida (1994 - 1996)
Executive Director
  • Transitioned 20-year-old nonprofit from an all-volunteer organization to staff-run.
  • Increased number of individual memberships by 50 percent.
  • Increaased membership donations by 64 percent. 
Children's Miracle Network at University Medical Center,
Jacksonville, Florida (1987 - 1991)
Manager
  • Launched hospital’s first pediatric fundraising program and raised $2 million over four years.
  • Increased corporate donations 572 percent over four years.  
  • Ranked #1 nationally in cause-related marketing program and increased phone income.
  • Executive producer and writer of annual telethon. 
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Magazine,
New York, NY (1984 - 1984)
Art Coordinator
  • Administrative coordinator of the art department.
Rockefeller Center Management Corporation,
New York, NY (1984 - 1986)
Editor & Associate Publisher - CENTER Magazine
  • Created, launched and edited a 75,000 circulation bi-monthly magazine that marketed Rockefeller Center as a place to work, shop and play.
Florida City Magazines,
Jacksonville, Florida (1981 - 1983)
Assistant to the President & Publisher
United States Marine Corps,
Washington, D.C. (1974 - 1976)
Active Duty

Education

University of Florida
B.S. (December, 1979)

Volunteer Activities

Make Warrior Quilts for veterans in residence at K9s for Warriors.

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