UNIVERSAL CREATIVE, NBCUNIVERSAL
2018 - Present
Sr. Manager, Intellectual Property & Partnerships
Responsible for the development and maintenance of all external Intellectual Property relationships by utilizing effective communication and diplomacy between high profile Intellectual Property (IP) holders and the project teams to ensure smooth project development and the achievement of overall business objectives.
Develop key strategies for Universal Creative related to IP approvals and review, including documentation development, process management, and all communication facilitation.
Facilitate conflict resolution with both internal and external partners to ensure effective project development and consistent interpretation of the IP.
Oversee the Intellectual Property Management department providing assignments and guidance on goals and development.
Acted as the creative liaison for the Producer, Creative Director, Art Director and design team.
Oversaw and managed all vendor deliverables, schedules and contracts.
Built, designed and pitched executive presentations.
Ensured that all project team members had complete and current information on project scope, budget, schedule, procurement and development strategies.
Acted as main point of contact for all stakeholders such as intellectual property holders, legal, and corporate executives.
BRC IMAGINATION ARTS
2012 - 2016
Concept Manager/Project Manager, (2013 – 2016)
Managed multiple concurrent projects in varying phases across many project types, including rebranding, experiential design, and master planning.
Acted as a conduit between the client and project team, helping to ensure the development of the creative vision on time and within budget.
Established unique communication systems built based on project dynamics, needs, and stakeholders.
Managed company rebranding to achieve a cohesive and consistent transition.
Compiled, designed and directed the development of pitch packages for 6 successful design RFPs.
Core Coordinator, (2012 – 2013)
Booked travel, arranged catering and events for clients and coworkers.
Managed schedules for all office executives.
Built company presentations for conferences and panel discussions.
Developed research briefs and facilitated creative kickoffs for projects in their first phase of development.
Played a key role transitioning the company from local server storage to cloud-based software (Box).
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, ELLER COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT
2016 - April 2018
Master's Program Manager (2016 - 2018)
Counseled and advised students throughout their master’s program with a focus on career placement and academic goals.
Networked with local and national firms in order to maintain relationships with the professional community.
Redesigned the departmental website to allow for more efficient functionality and consistent, comprehensive visual communication.
Played a key role in development and launch of the Online Master of Science in Accounting Program and Graduate Accounting Certificate. Awarded the Marion Levy Service award for these efforts.
Helped establish a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to review, track and maintain relationships with potential and current applicants to Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona
JAMESON DISTILLERY BOW ST.
2015 - 2016
Organized and produced a project winning pitch package
Played a key role in the development of the conceptual and schematic design packages on a limited budget.
Worked closely with the client team throughout the design process.
Recent recipient of a THEA award for Outstanding Achievement
THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME
(opened show in 2017)
Managed and developed a successful pitch package for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame redevelopment.
Acted as lead project manager to deliver a master plan from a conceptual design to an accepted schematic design.
Managed project resources, budget, and scope to ensure successful phase delivery.
Assisted in development and production of an immersive theater experience including media, visual design, and story.
Recent recipient of the Bronze 2017 Experience Design & Technology Awards.
FORD ROUGE FACTORY TOUR REFRESH
2013 - 2014
Delivered a conceptual design package for an immersive theatrical experience showcasing the aluminum-based Ford F-150.
The production went on to be recognized by the Themed Entertainment Association for Outstanding Achievement for a Brand Experience
Conceptual design book and presentation were created alongside project resources using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Keynote
MILWAUKEE BREWERS, MILLER PARK
Managed and directed project deliverables from pitch phase through conceptual development for two projects for the Milwaukee Brewers including the Bud Selig Experience.
Organized and assisted in identifying years of historical assets to be utilized in Bud Selig Experience at Miller Park as well as for an extended Milwaukee Brewers experience.
EUROPEAN UNION PAVILION
at Milan Expo 2015
Implemented a system to organize, document and sort creative/technical input from a variety of EU departments and vendors, the creative team, and Executive management - which ultimately helped maintain consistency and accuracy in design, budget, and scope from conceptual development through production.
The short film developed for the project has gone on to receive numerous recognitions throughout the film festival circuit.
ADDITIONAL PROJECT WORK
Moments of Happiness, World of Coca-Cola
Chicago 360, John Hancock Observatory, Chicago, IL
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Skokie, IL
One Liberty Observation Deck, Philadelphia, PA
European Union Milan Expo 2015