• Affecting positive change is always the goal.

    3CMA Savvy Award

    City-County Communications & Marketing Association

     

    The Ripple Effect — Virginia Beach Flood Protection Program

    The City of Virginia Beach, 2022

    In addition to ideation, I designed the visual identity and all campaign-related materials needed, as in-house employee of the City of Virginia Beach Communications Office.

    Presidential Model of Excellence Award

    Covid-19 Communications

    Newport News Shipbuilding, 2020

    In addition to receiving the award as part of the NNS Communications Department, I designed materials for the awards ceremony (as HII-NNS in-house employee) including its magazine-style program.

    Lion's Lair Social Entrepreneurship Competition

    Finalist, Connextions That Matter

    Old Dominion University, 2018

    Originally developed as a project for a business class, I was asked by the Director to submit my idea to the competition. In addition to previous pitch rounds, I gave the final pitch at Norfolk's Seldon Market. No longer in service, Connextions That Matter was an organization that provided low- or no-cost professional branding and marketing services to non-profits in need, by connecting them with student and professional creative teams.

    Congressional Hearing Presentation

    Services Matter report and companion web site

    The Bassuk Center, presented February 3, 2016

    Materials designed for The Bassuk Center were presented at a Congressional Hearing in 2016 in order to secure more funding to combat the continued and growing problem of family homelessness.

     

    In addition, an infographic from the America's Youngest Outcasts report, designed for the National Center on Family Homelessness, appeared in The Washington Post in 2015.

    Gold Collegiate Advertising Award

    UNE Magazine redesign

    University of New England, 2014

    The redesign I created (as a UNE in-house employee) included a format change, increased focus on image, and updated font and color profile.

    ADDITIONAL AWARDS

     

    New England Press Association Better Newspaper – Silver 

    Color Ad Design

    Gorham Times0|02010

     

    New England Press Association Better Newspaper – Silver

    Black and White Ad Design

    Gorham Times0|02009

     

    Higher Education Association of the Rocky Mountains Awards (HEAR) | 2003

    Design Excellence Award – University of Northern Colorado QuickLook Brochure

    Design Excellence Award – University of Northern Colorado Viewbook

    Design Excellence Award – University of Northern Colorado Michener Newsletter

    Design Excellence Award – University of Northern Colorado Education for Life Poster

     

     

    FUN FACT

     

    Induction, Sports Hall of Fame

    1978 Softball State Champions, Catcher

    Genoa-Kingston High School0|02019