• Interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skill set that embraces three criteria: Listen attentively, Communicate persuasively, Follow through diligently
  • Accurate and timely task reporting correspondence incorporating technically skilled-cross-platform expertise and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to work independently within assigned territory to fulfill daily, weekly and monthly objectives and deadlines.
  • Interior Designer with extensive residential and corporate experience.
  • Comprehensive sales background incorporating custom product designs and services.
  • Assist with conceptual designs and pleasing visual multi-media graphics.
  • Enrolled in Associate of Applied Science program in Graphic Design Technology at MGCCC Perkinston Campus.


04/13 — Present   Demand Media Studios   San Fransisco, CA

Provide on-line articles for daily publication at multiple websites with Home Design and Decor advice sections, including title, subtitles, content, photos, references and resource sections.

06/10 — Present   APOTE   A Place On This Earth   Gulfport, MS

Apote is a design principal applied to living environments that strive for a balanced proportion of the five elements of natural design: Earth, Air, Water, Fire and Light. With this concept, clients achieve their goal of establishing their ideal A Place On This Earth.

  • Redesign, color schemetics, home staging and interior evaluations
  • Event planning and project execution
  • Space planning and consultation

12/08 — 01/10   Heartland Payment Systems   Gulfport, MS

  • Relationship Sales Manager responsible to acquire and maintain accounts throughout Gulf Coast region, primarily trained to work with hospitality and restaurant industries.
  • Identify customer needs in order to provide tailored available services as applied through extensive corporate training programs.
  • Work independently and provide productive timely reporting to management, including sales reports and projected sales closing updates.
09/03 — 12/08   Norwalk Furniture   Gulfport, MS
  • Lead Design Team member to provide color schematics, space planning, research and design for new & existing clients.
  • Lead Sales Team member which earned three national awards, including 2006 Top Ten Performance Achievement Award.
  • Personally received Outstanding Individual Performance Award.
01/86 — 01/03   Interscope Interior Services   New Orleans, LA Designer/Partner
  • Provide professional design services to businesses and homes in the greater New Orleans region.
  • Design floor plans, color boards, budget and product specifications and supervision of overall projects.
  • Plan and implement marketing strategy.
  • Active participation in annual Home Show, trade fairs, High Point market and industry training events.


2001 — 2003   BNI (Business Networking Gulfport Chapter)
1992 — 1996   ASID (American Society of Interior Design)
1985 — 1988   HFA (Home Furnishings Association)
2006 — 2008   Contributing Editor Gulf Coast Woman Magazine
2004 — Present Member
2001 — 2008   Gulf Coast Writers Association