Executive-level digital communications specialist and coach.

25+ years of leadership in user experience, research, design, strategic marketing, communications, storytelling, project management, and coaching.

Vocational experience

Facilitator & Coach
Branding Men

Present

UX Lead Researcher and UX Designer
Loma Linda University Health

2022 – Present

Director of Communications
Discovery Church

2020-2022

Business Analyst
Loma Linda University Health

2017 – 2020

Founder/President
Branding Men

2016 to Present

Creative Director
University of Redlands

2015 – 2016

Director of Web and New Media
University of Redlands

2013 – 2016

Director of Interactive Design and New Media
Claremont McKenna College

2009 – 2013

Founder / Chief Creative Officer
Fisher Design Group

2003 – Present

Presentation Specialist / Web & Graphic Designer
Environmental Systems Research Institute

2008 – 2009

Media Designer
Claremont McKenna College

2000 – 2003

Network Administrator
Tri-Valley Mental Health Center

1999 – 2000

Teacher
Bassett High School

1998 – 1999

Teacher
Maranatha High School

1996 – 1998

Facilitation & Coaching Qualifications

I am a Certified Master Workshopper, Facilitator, Life & Career Coach

Experienced leader in various industries including corporate, software, healthcare, higher education and non-profit with user experience, research, design, strategic marketing, communications, storytelling, and coaching expertise.

AJ & Smart: Workshopper Master
AJ & Smart: Workshopper Master

More about my experience

I am a digital communications specialist, creative director, award-winning graphic and web designer, leadership & personal brand coach, speaker, storyteller, teacher and trainer. For years, I have serviced clients throughout the United States in areas related to communications design, branding, marketing, facilitation, and leadership.

I have extensive experience in the higher education market where I’ve served in the capacities of business analyst, certified scrum product owner, creative director, web director, project manager, online marketer, graphic designer, video editor, brand specialist and multimedia presentation design.

I am also a speaker, author, and course creator. I speak, write and teach on topics related to personal branding, leadership, manhood, fatherhood, communications design and faith. I earned my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art and Masters Degree in Educational Technology from Azusa Pacific University.

Education

Masters Degree (M.Ed.), Educational Technology
Azusa Pacific University, 1999

Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.), Art (emphasis, Graphic Design)
Azusa Pacific University, 1996

Life and Vocational Themes
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Facilitation
  • Management
  • Speaking
  • Coaching
  • Designing
  • Teaching
  • Training
Expertise
  • Communications
  • Storytelling
  • Brand Management
  • Art/Creative Direction
  • Presentation
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Project Management
  • Agile Project Management (Certified Scrum Product Owner – CSPO)
  • Marketing
  • Public Speaking
  • Typography
  • Sales
  • Content Strategy
  • Personal Branding
  • Brand Strategy
  • Corporate and Educational Training
  • Curriculum Development
  • Video Production and Editing
  • Audio Production and Editing
Certifications
  • Workshopper Master (AJ&Smart)
  • Design Sprint Masterclass (AJ&Smart)
  • Authentic Facilitation (Co.School)
  • Life Purpose and Career Coach (Life Purpose Institute)
  • Coursera: Google UX Design
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (Scrum Alliance)
  • Various LinkedIn certifications
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