Winner of numerous awards including Effie, Marketing Sherpa’s Silver Mouse,the Communicator Awards Crystal Award of Excellence, the Creativity in PublicRelations Awards Certificate of Excellence, New York Festivals International radioCompetition Silver Award, International Mercury Awards Gold Award, PublicRelations Society of America West Michigan Chapter Honorable Mention, and Toastmaster International speech contest winner.
Marquis Who's Who in America
Who in the Media &Communications
Who’s Who Among Young American Professionals
Who’s Whoof Emerging Leaders in America
Who’s Who in Advertising
Planned and executed national news conferences for such celebrities as JimmyCarter, Dan Quayle, Rosa Parks, Tom Landry, Dave Dravecky, Oliver North, Dave Thomas, and Dr. C. Everett Koop.
Have appeared on and been quoted by the Associated Press,
Los Angeles Times
Dallas Morning News
, CBS Radio Network,
US News & World Report
, and others.
Pioneered religion news service on United Press International Radio Network –anchoring, reporting, writing, editing, and producing stories for stationsnationwide.
MBA with an emphasis in Marketing, University of Phoenix, 2000-2008, GPA3.91.
BA in Mass Communications, University of Wisconsin—La Crosse, 1976-1978.
Diploma in Broadcast Communications, Moody Bible Institute, 1973-1976.
Zondervan, Grand Rapids, MI, 1986-2008.
Senior Director of Corporate & Internet Communications, 2007-2008.
Director of Internet Marketing, 2001-2007.
Marketing Director of Academic, Reference, & Ministry Resources andZondervan ChurchSource, 1999-2001.
Chairman of Corporate Contribution Committee, 1994-2000.
Marketing Director of Academic, Reference, & Ministry Resources andDirector of Corporate Affairs, 1997-1999.
Director of Strategic Marketing and Corporate Affairs, 1996-1997.
Corporate Internet Director, 1993-1999.
Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs, 1986-1996.
United Press International Radio Network, Washington, DC, 1984-1986.
Religion News Editor.
KTIG-FM, Pequot Lakes, MN, 1980-1984.
Morning announcer, producer, news reporter, anchor, writer, networkstringer.3