How I can help you

Industry Experience: Consulting, Marketing Research and Business Services, Educational Services, Restaurants and Hospitality, Retail and Wholesale Trade, Technology with Online and Web-Based Businesses 

Professional Experience: I have worked with both small businesses and large businesses in marketing, finance and operations.  I spend the first 15 years of my career managing restaurants and during that time was a  controller in a regional restaurant chain.  After earning my MBA in marketing I became an author and educator as I transitioned to the technology industry.  For the last 17 years I was at Microsoft in areas of marketing planning and strategy with both retail customers and enterprise businesses.  I have a MBA and deep experience in online businesses including the development and management of customer facing websites.


Areas of Expertise
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Operations
  • Technology & IT Services
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience
  • Educational Services
  • Restaurants and Hospitality
  • Technology and Web-Based Services
  • Retail and Wholesale Trade


Masters of Business Administration (MBA):  University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. 

Completed requirements for a degree in Management Information Systems:  University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. 

Bachelor of Science, Business-Chemistry major:  University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. 

Communication Methods

  • In Person