Group Creative Director – Bernstein-Rein 2017 – Present
Currently leading the work of writers, art directors, designers and social strategists for McDonald's and new business.
Writer/Creative Director – Freelance 2015 – 2017
Lent my brain to brands like Kashi, Wingstop, Amazon, Tropicana, Propel, Brisk, McDonald's, Hostess, Gold's Gym, MO Lottery, Cargill, Air Force Reserve, Logitech, Houlihan's, NUK and many others.
Creative Director – JNA 2014 – 2015
Led creative, social media and new business work for a small, boutique agency. Clients included: Kansas Lottery, Nebraska Lottery, SVS speakers, UMKC and Ceva Animal Health
Creative Director – VML 2013 – 2014
Co-directed a team of creatives and community managers to create and execute all social campaigns and always-on content for Gatorade. With millions of high school athlete fans across five social networks and an ever-changing sports world, it was a lot like running a newsroom.
Associate Creative Director / Sr. Writer – Barkley 2008 – 2013
Directed creative teams on day-to-day work while simultaneously creating and presenting brand campaigns for Sonic Drive In, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Ball Canning, Helzberg Diamonds, Blue Bunny, UMB Bank and numerous new business pitches.
Writer – SS+K 2007
Created, produced, and presented work for Delta Airlines, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Starwood Hotels and even some political campaigns.
Writer – TBWA \ Chiat \ Day 2005 – 2007
Spent much of my time here within the walls of Media Arts Lab, creating and producing work for Apple. Rather than sleep, I also created work for Pedigree, Visa and PlayStation.
Silver Cannes Lion, One Show Bronze Pencil, 2 Gold Clios, Silver Clio, Gold Andy, Andy Shortlist, Radio Mercury Finalist, Webby Award, Communication Arts, numerous local, regional and national Addy Awards, Adweek's Best Spots, and The Women's Image Network Award.
The Creative Circus – Atlanta, GA 2003 – 2005
University of Missouri – Columbia, MO 1999 – 2003
Bachelor of Journalism