About

This blog is updated very irregularly. But if you’re here, I assume you want a brief bio:

VP of Growth (Zift), Founder (W2PY) and new Angel investor (5x).

I’ve used marketing & advertising expertise to build (as a founder or early stage employee) and advise companies on growth for over 10 years.

Outside work I care deeply about disaster relief causes and have served as a volunteer through UMVIM, Team Rubicon, and as a Volunteer Firefighter.

Currently

VP Growth, Zift
Founder, W2PY

Advisor to:

CoSign
Board of Advisors, Affiliate Summit

Non-Professional

Class Co-Chair for The Citadel Class of 2003
Volunteer, Team Rubicon

Previously

  • Chief Digital Officer, Journal Multimedia [acq by Gatehouse, renamed Bridgetower Media]
  • Advisor, GuideHire
  • Director of Marketing, NewYorkJobs.com
  • Director of Marketing, EngineerJobs.com
  • Founder, Lacuna Group [Digital Marketing Agency]

Education

BA, English from The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina

Professional Certifications

  • IAB Digital Media Sales
  • Google AdWords
  • Google Analytics

Non-Professional Certifications:

  • Firefighter 1 (NFPA 1001) [CT & PA Certified]
  • Haz-Mat Awareness [CT & PA Certified]
  • Haz-Mat Operational [CT & PA Certified]
  • Swift Water Rescue Tech [Dive Rescue International]
  • Early Response Teams (ERT) Team Leader [UMVIM]

Random Cocktail Party Fodder

  • Volunteer Firefighter (Washington, CT)
  • Studied Arabic @ the American University in Cairo (Cairo, Egypt)
  • Worked a few summers as a Commercial Salmon Fisherman (Bristol Bay, Alaska)
  • Led a Disaster Response team after Hurricane Katrina (Gulfport and Biloxi, MS)

 

“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.” [United Methodist saying]