IBM, Atlanta, Georgia
Communications Consultant, 1998-present
Develop and implement strategic communication plan for IBM's international American Express account; manage executive, internal, and client-facing communications, including written Web-based communications, executive news, and intranet site. Serve as counsel to IBM executives on sensitive communications issues between IBM executives and the client. Prior responsibilities include establishing a new IBM intranet site and managing its executive communications and news content.
AMERICAN EXPRESS TAX & SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Director of Marketing and Community Relations, 1995-1997
Manage marketing/communications, visibility, and new-business development programs for financial services firm; implement promotional programs, including media relations, institutional advertising, and special events; target regional companies for new-business development; identify nonprofit organizations for executive involvement and business groups for relationship building.
CAPGEMINI, Tampa, Florida
Director of Communications - Florida, 1991-1994
Develop and implement communications program; consult for Capgemini clients (IBM, Siemens, Travelers Insurance, and others); research, write, and edit technical and promotional publications; provide public relations counsel; manage all news and community relations; build business relationships through local corporate outreach.
Tampa Port Authority - Director of Public and Government Relations
City of St. Petersburg (Florida) - Public Information Manager
WTVT, Channel 13, CBS television affiliate (Tampa) - Senior Promotion Assistant