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Professional Accomplishments:

As a Business Owner/Professional Photographer since 2002, my experience includes: Photographing People for a variety of occasions, Large and Small Personal/Corporate Events for both Local, Regional, and National clients, and Products photos. These images are made available to clients for purposes including: Websites, Printed marketing material including Brochures and Displays/Bill Boards.

Other services provided including but not limited to: Digital photography assessments and screening to determine client needs and expectations, Digital Post Production Processing using photo editing software ( Photoshop CS6 & Aperture 3.0), and One on One coaching.

Over 15 years of experience as a Professional Model provides a unique opportunity to coach clients who may be a little shy and intimidated by the photographic process.

Other Experiences include:

Fourteen (14) years in Sales and Management within the Telecommunications Industry and earning numerous top sales awards. Skills utilized includes: Leadership and Coaching, Establishing goals and strategies in the area of Budgeting of Time, Financial, and Personal Resources. High level oral and written communications. Small and large group oral presentations. Market development to include all aspect of the sales process: Prospecting and Lead generation, Market Research, Proposal Development, Sales Presentations, Relationship Building, and Implementation of Voice and Data Products and Service. 

1988 to Present Speaker and Trainer - Mental strategies for personal effectiveness

2004 to Current CoFounder - Coach, Horizon Sports- Regional High-Performance Team. Coached over 25 of our athletes to National Championships between 2004 and Current.

2003 to 2006 Weight Management and Conditioning Instructor, African American Health Coalition, Portland, OR. Responsible for developing and implementing programs and strategies to assist clients with exceeding mental and physical conditioning goals. Responsible for preparing and delivering presentations on Leadership and Health Issues to High Schools and other Community Groups in the Portland and SW Washington Area.

2003/2004 Oregon National Taekwondo Team Head Coach.

Athletic Accomplishments:

2012 800m Bronze Medalist, USA Masters Track & Field National Championships, Lisle, Il.

2000 to Present Northwest Masters Track and Field Champion, 200 & 400 Meters. 2003 Received the All American Award and was Ranked 6th Nationally in the Men’s 45-49 400 Meters with a time of 53.93

1997 thru 2002 Conditioning Coach, Benson High School, Men’s Varsity Basketball Team. Head Coach: Don Emry

1995 & 96 Completed the Seattle to Portland 200 mile bike ride.

1991 thru Present Achieved the ranking of Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) Dive Master. Over 300 Dives throughout the Pacific Northwest, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Grand Bahamas Island, St. Martin,

1988 US Olympic Taekwondo Team, Seoul, South Korea- Qtr Finals

1988 Olympic Taekwondo Team Trials, Raleigh, NC- Gold Medalist

1988 US National Taekwondo Championships, - Bronze Medalist

1988 Elite Athletes Open Championships, Colorado Springs, CO -Gold Medalist

1987 US Olympic Festival, Raleigh, NC - Gold Medalist

1987 13th USTU National Taekwondo Championships, Anaheim, CA - Silver Medalist

1986 US Olympic Festival, Houston, TX - Silver Medalist

1985 6th National Sports Festival, Baton Rough, LA - Gold Medalist

1985 11th US National Taekwondo Championships, Hartford, CT - Bronze Medalist

1984 4th Pam Am Taekwondo Championships. Suriname, South America - Gold Medalist

1984 10th US National Taekwondo Championships, Chicago. IL - Gold Medalist

1979 5th US National Taekwondo Championships, Dayton, OH - Bronze Medalist

Hobbies/Interests/Community& Professional Associations: Martial Arts, Photography, Piano, Reading, Traveling, Scuba Diving, Cycling, Running, Drawing.

PADI Certified Dive Master with over 350 dives Including The Puget Sound, Jamaica, Hawaii, St. Marteen and the Cayman Island

Educational Accomplishments:

University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Executive Program Attendee

Certified Stress Management Coach- Spencer Institute 2004-Current

NESTA Certified Personal Trainer

Certified Wellness Coach- Spencer Institute

USTA Level 1 Taekwondo Coach

3rd Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo

BS Business Administration, PSU

AA Business Administration, Mt. Hood Community

Community Involvement

Travel Portland Board Chair 2017 - 2018

Travel Portland Executive Board Member

Travel Portland Partner Services Committee 

Board Member-Edu Congo

Member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals

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