I hold degrees in Psychology from Indiana University and Visual Communications from Ivy Tech State College, Columbus. I have also completed Graduate work in Counseling, and several certification programs and intensive writing workshops. I bring over 20 years of experience as a marketing communications and design professional, serving corporations, small businesses, and solopreneurs across the globe. My employers and clients include Sunrise Greetings, Cummins, Inc., Cook Medical, Indiana University, the Caribbean Environment Programme, and the International Seabed Authority.
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1989
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Graduate courses in Counseling
Summer Writers Conference
Ivy Tech School of Visual Communications, Columbus, IN, 1996
Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design
Michael Price Scholarship winner for outstanding design student
Certified Facilitator, Women Writing for (a) Change® Graduate of the Conscious Feminine Leadership Academy (CFLA) Certified Coach, Kaizen-Muse™ Creativity Coaching Certified Facilitator, Kaizen-Muse™ Modern Day Muse Groups Certified Facilitator, Kaizen-Muse Infused Masterminds
Advanced Creativity Coaching Training
Completed introductory and advanced training programs with author and psychologist Dr. Eric Maisel, widely regarded as America’s foremost creativity coach.
Hay House Writers Conference
With Cheryl Richardson and Reid Tracy in Asheville, NC
I am committed to learning and growing my business so I can best serve my clients. I continue to invest in my skills through active membership in learning communities and working with fantastic entrepreneurial mentors.
Author of memoir, What I Gave to the Fire
Award-winning essays in The Moment I Knew: Reflections From Women on Life’s Turning Points and Women with Wings.
Former columnist for the Herald-Times newspaper
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