Managing Partner & Co-Founder
realistic is a creative advisory focusing on storytelling, brand awareness and growth. We do this through digital, design, video and strategy.
Over the past 10 years, we’ve had the opportunity to work with hundreds of clients, both private and non-profit, across a variety of industries. In partnership with those clients, we’ve been able to craft work to expand their reach and create new streams of revenue. We have taken our experience from working with these innovative brands to bring our clients best in class solutions.2018
Co-Founder & Host
Panelism is a show about the comics and graphic novels worth having on your shelf. Since it's launch, we've built a network of six shows and hundreds of episodes.2015
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Strategic Blend was a digital marketing firm providing web, design, video and marketing services. With offices in Nashville and Denver, we served over 300 clients across our 10 year history. SB was sunset in late 2017 to make way for my next venture, realistic.2008
Sr. Community Manager
At echo we laid the foundation for the digital music business today, from ticketing to online music subscriptions, merchandising and social media.
While in this position, I created brand advancement strategies for superstar artists like Dierks Bentley, Terri Clark, Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Kelly Clarkson and Dreamworks Nashville – doubling and tripling their online fan bases and revenue streams. I also coordinated a full transition of the digital marketing, fan engagement and ecommerce across multiple departments for the Professional Bull Riders.2004
Director of New Media & Marketing
Lofton Creek Records
Lofton Creek was a forward-thinking, independent record label based in Nashville. Coming on board, I was able to develop innovative marketing and new media strategies for emerging artists. I also coordinated national sales campaigns and built the first LCR website.2003
Production Coordinator & Air Talent
In my first official gig in radio, I coordinated in-studio production for various programs on KELO AM and was on-air talent for news, weather and program announcements.2000
For more than 20 years, I’ve worked in digital media, design and entrepreneurship.
Starting in 1996, I built my first website and soon after began consulting and producing for new and established brands around the country. Arriving in Nashville in 2002, I held gigs at various music companies and entertainment startups, advising on new media and web-based strategy.
In 2004, I joined echomusic, helping them grow to an 80-person digital services agency representing the biggest artists and entertainment brands in the world. echo was acquired by Ticketmaster in 2007 and in 2008 I relocated to Denver and co-founded Strategic Blend, a digital marketing firm. With offices in three cities and serving over 300 clients in video web, engagement, identity and business analysis, we later evolved to become realistic.
Along the way I’ve created podcasts, videos, short films, startups and many other creative projects.
2014-2015 | studio HEFT
2007-2008 | Please Forward
2003 – 2005 | Compass Records
Pikes Peak Market
South Dakota Ambassadors of Excellence
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