How I can help you

I can help you to operate your non-profit or for-profit organization. My expertise includes operations management, marketing, program development, event and meeting planning.

As an executive with Roaring Camp Railroads, I have extensive experience in the tourism, hospitality, and events management industries. I’ve mentored over 900 SCORE clients in their business planning and operations.

I am the former president of the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau.

I have been the fortunate recipient of a number of awards:

- Be the Difference, Individual Award, Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County

- E-Mail Mentoring Certification Development Program, SCORE National Awards

- Distinguished Service Award and Volunteer of the Month,  SCORE National Recognition 


I am passionate about sharing my experience and knowledge. Interested? Let's talk.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Non-Profit
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources & Internal Communications
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience
  • Agriculture and Farming
  • Recreation and Travel
  • Marketing, Advertising and Creative Services
  • Restaurants and Hospitality
  • Consulting, Research and Business Services
  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations


B.A., St. Thomas University


Collateral Credits, University of Minnesota


Certified Meeting Planner, Convention Liaison Council


Certified Mentor, SCORE

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone