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Associate Creative Director at Doner – Detroit 05/2015 – Present
Working on Autotrader, Alfa Romeo, Golfsmith, JBL, Food Lion, Allegheny Health Network, Minute Maid, The Detroit Zoo across all mediums
Copywriter at Leo Burnett – Detroit 05/2013 – 05/2015
Worked on Chevy / Buick for TV, web, radio, video, mobile and outdoor.
Copywriter at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners – Detroit 12/2011 – 05/2013
Worked across Chevy campaigns with work produced in TV, digital, print, radio, mobile and outdoor.
Copywriter at Cramer Krasselt – Chicago 06/2011 – 10/2011
Worked on numerous clients such as Southwest, Porsche, Heinz and others.
Social Media Director at Mahamosa.com 09/2010 – 01/2012
Helped craft brand message and managed Facebook, Twitter and Youtube for a new internet company.
Writer / Editor / Production – NY/LA 07/2007 – 12/2009
Freelance writer, editor and production assistant for TV and film working on productions and screenplays.
Chicago Portfolio School - Copywriting 04/2010 – 05/2011
New York Film Academy - Filmmaking / Directing / Writing 08/2006 – 07/2007
Michigan State University - English / Economics 09/2000 – 05/2006
Books That Inspired Me To Write
The BFG, by Roald Dahl. 1989, 2nd Grade. This book taught me to be a dreamer.
Macbeth, by W. Shakespeare. 1994, 7th Grade. This book taught me the power of words.
Ode on a Grecian Urn, by John Keats. 1998, 10th Grade. The first time I thought of words as art.
Everything is Illuminated, by J. S. Foer. 2004, College. The first time I knew I wanted to be a writer.
Born Standing Up, by Steve Martin. 2009, Post-college crisis. The reason I didn't quit writing.