I'm an art director who accidentally ended up as an author of a handful of books, and writing for some magazines. Currently Published by Sterling (Hearst),  Clarkson Potter (Random House) with my third book for Crown (Random House) coming out in 2017.  (Literary Agent ICM Talent)

Spiders, Heights & Public Speaking

Beyond the day-to-day of selling to clients, presenting to a crowd of folks is part of the job. Here are a few opportunities I've had to do that:


Public Forums:

ACIP NEXT AWARDS "What's new & next" 

SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK "Building brands through social"

HYATT Global HQ: "Meeting Of The Minds" 

Chicago Ideas Week: "Exploring the New World of Travel"

D-Show (Detroit Show): "Creativity Outside of Advertising"

Frequency 540: ' National Women's Day- Equality"

Conversations With "Working Moms"

Advertising Age:  "Women to Watch"

SIUC  alumni panel:   "The future of Advertising Schools"

RANDOM HOUSE reading for launch of 2nd book "Found, Free & Flea”:

CPS: "How to get a job in Advertising:

ACIP Panel:   "Experience is Everything"

PDN (Photo District News) photo summit: "Photographers & Creatives collabs"

HEARST  reading for launch of 1st book:  "A Very Modest Cottage"

COLUMBIA COLLEGE: Photo District News “The Art of Collaboration"

Point Roll:   "Art in Advertising"

AIGA Creative Conversations - Women in Design: Leading with Intent and Integrity  

SOHO HOUSE - 'LADY BOSS' - How to Grow your business

NEXT AWARDS / AICP 'Engagement Through Experience' panel moderator


Film & Broadcast:

NPR:   "The Magic of Cottages"

Stream:   "Creative Interview"

Flor:   "Creative series"

Crains Business "Style Profile"

Steppenwolf:    "Creative Process"

CBS Morning Show:   "Camp Interview"

Treehouse masters:    "Creative tour"

HGTV:   'Home tour"

Soho house film:    "Creative Retreat interview"