8 South Street · Washington, Connecticut 06793
Phone: 860-868-0131 · Fax: 860-868-9970
1991-Present: Interior Decorator, Off-Color Décor
Clients include Robin & Fred Warren, Josephine Dobkin, Nina Huffman & Fraser Hunter, Cristina Pérez & Felipe Ribadeneira, Georgia & Bill Pollak, Karen & Weston Thorn, Pat Lee, Conan & Liza O'Brien, Eric Reiff & Jami Rubin, Bridget Potter, Bill & Jane Risley, Sally & Seward Ryan, David Owen & Ann Hodgman, Jane Purcell & David Weiss and the Gunn Memorial Library.
1995-Present: Web Site Developer
Writer, editor and designer of web sites. Create site architecture and navigation; shape or create editorial content; supervise graphic design.
Sarah Lawrence College - From 2000-2003, I worked on reorganizing the site's basic navigation, developing new content and sections and editing existing content.
CIGNA From 1996-1998 was creative director for large corporate web site (which then included 12 separate lines of business and 3 corporate departments). Developed original consumer-directed content; interactive calculators; comprehensive recruitment site; cross-selling initiatives; image and brand building.
1985-2006: Writer & Marketing Consultant
Image and brand building; marketing; corporate communications; public relations; advertising and video. Clients include CIGNA; Brogan & Tennyson; Liz Claiborne; Jos. A. Bank Clothiers; Gant; Aphrodisia Naturals; Bed, Bath & Beyond; Polo/Ralph Lauren; Guggenheim Museum; Lightolier Controls; Allure Magazine Marketing.
1981-1984 Editor-in-Chief: Vogue Patterns & Vogue Knitting
Led staff of 20 in producing eight magazines and ten major counter catalogs per year, in addition to numerous special projects and promotional campaigns. Profitable launch of Vogue Knitting involved market positioning, conception and design of new consumer publication, sourcing and editing new product line, developing technical capabilities of staff.
1979-1980 Senior Editor: McCall's Patterns
Launched quarterly consumer magazine. Developed schedules and budgets, coordinated editorial, graphic and advertising content, and supervised production.
1977-1979 Fashion Editor; Assistant Fashion Editor; Assistant to the Editor: Vogue Patterns, a division of Butterick Fashion Marketing, Inc.
Editor, stylist and coordinator for all photography, including merchandise selection, fabric selection, model fittings and accessorizing; model and talent bookings; travel and customs arrangements, film editing, color separation corrections, article writing, copy editing and mechanical proofing.
1976 Rhode Island School of Design, BFA
Majored in Painting; also studied Graphic Design and Color Theory.
Elected & Volunteer Positions
1995-Present Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Washington, CT
Appointed as alternate in 1995; appointed as regular member in 1996; publicly elected in 1997; re-elected 2001, 2005, 2009.
2000-2006 Trustee, Steep Rock Association
1990-1998 Trustee, Gunn Memorial Library & Museum
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