I’m drawn to movement, both realized and conceptualized. Aside from four years working in athletics, I’ve been an avid runner since early childhood and without a doubt, it has shaped the way I visualize the world.
As a runner or digital content strategist, you have the ability to admire what surrounds you on the web or on a trail, but to be able to clearly see what lies ahead, you have to look forward.
There is a trail of flexibility and progress in all that I craft and create, both written and visual. I hope you enjoy what you see.
Nothing is more fun than setting the tone for an event, company or individual staking claim to their internet-based territory.
After finding professional joy in the manipulation of digital structure and information, I returned to school earning my Masters in New Media Studies in November 2011. My courses gave me practical knowledge of not only what we are able to do today, but how to adapt accordingly. Or at the very least, taught me what I needed to know to build this site. So that's worth something, eh?
I earned my undergraduate degree in creative writing, adding a sociology major so as to gain a better understanding in how we all connect to one another and capitalize on such with a great American novel (one day).
I took my wellness-focused interests to a media relations position at the University of Illinois-Chicago, writing more men’s gymnastics stories and softball cancelation releases than one ever should. I am currently giving writing a novel a shot, and you can find my running exploits in blog form below.
But don't go! You just got here.
As technology within grasp grows more compact and portable, it’s beyond important to create spaces and points of interactivity that are seamless and can adapt to different levels of digital abilities. There is point and purpose to a website layout or the process behind creating and application that gets the job done.
Surprising to most who meet me, I was not raised by wolves, but in fact by a pair of art professors. Visual stimulation was abhorrently present in my formative years, both on the walls and in my hands, helping me gain a better understanding of not only what is art but also how images evoke response. I taught myself how to utilize computer design tools all throughout college and became the department’s graphic designer while at Illinois-Chicago.
- Even though it premiered in theaters when I was in eighth grade, I have never seen ‘Titanic’.
- 2004 Division II US Handball Association National Champion.
- Survived the worst storm in Arkansas history from the comforts of a nylon tent in the middle of a state park.
- My fullbacks would always win the Heisman in 2003 NCAA Football.
- Born with extra bones in my feet…and a song in my heart.
- I despise bananas and canned peas are icky.
I would classify myself as a dog person with cats. It works out quite well as I have a pair of felines who act like canines.
Have you ever seen the bit on Family Guy where Peter perpetually wrestles the chicken? (If you haven’t, go here.) Well, that’s what these two do on a constant basis, when they aren’t sleeping or being fairly indifferent to my presence.
Oh, and they like Starbucks straws, a lot.