For 16 years, I have worked in marketing and business development for some of Colorado’s top Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) companies including Kiewit (currently), LVI Services Inc., Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture, Chicago Pneumatic, Ecofutures Building, Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC), Basement Partners, Classic Homeworks and Murray, Smith & Associates.
In August 2014, I moved from a proposal manager role at Kiewit Building Group, one of Kiewit’s 34 Districts worldwide, to a corporate marketing systems and training manager role. In this new role I work with Kiewit’s approximately 200 marketing staff to discover proposal best practices and deploy software related to the proposal process. I am also leading the development of a marketing career path and professional development program.
I am an Honors graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver where I studied marketing and business, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies with an emphasis on Design, Sustainability & Social Impact.
I am currently in the Professional Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Colorado State University, with an expected graduation date of Spring 2018.
- Team Leadership & Management
- Strategic Planning
- Marketing Communications
- Brand Strategy & Planning
- Proposal Development – All Phases
- Copy Writing
- Graphic Design (Logos, Corporate Identity)
- Marketing Communications Design (E-Newsletters, Brochures, Sales Collateral, etc.)
- Website Design (WordPress CMS or HTML/CSS)
- Trade Show Design (Banners, Tents, Promotional Items)
- Presentation Design (PowerPoint)
- Social Media Marketing
Marketing Systems Manager
Kiewit | 2014 to present
Working within the company’s Proposal Research Center, I work to identify and establish proposal best practices and deploy proposal-related software, including PleaseReview and Cosential. I am also leading the development of a marketing career path and professional development program for the company’s approximately 200 marketing staff.
- Kiewit Diversity Council Member
- Kiewit Communications Council Member
- Kiewit Creative Summit Committee Member
Senior Proposal Manager
Kiewit | 2013 to 2014
Business development and marketing for Kiewit’s Building Group, Colorado’s top-ranked general contractor. Recent wins include the National Western Center Master Planning and Olde Town Arvada Parking & Bus Facility. High-profile projects include Denver Union Station Transit Improvements, Toyota Elephant Passage at the Denver Zoo, DIA Hotel and Transit Center, CU Boulder’s Kittredge Program, Exempla Lutheran Emergency Department Renovations, and the new Colorado VA Replacement Medical Center.
- Kiewit Proposal Research Center Training Task Force Lead
- Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Task Force Lead
- Kiewit Creative Summit Committee Member
Marketing & Proposal Manager
LVI Services Inc. | 2012 to 2013
Leading corporate marketing strategy & development and government contract procurement for LVI Services Inc., ranked as the #1 asbestos abatement contractor in the U.S. and #1 demolition contractor in the world. High-profile projects include the deconstruction of Lower Manhattan’s Deutsche Bank Building following events of 9/11 to the demolition of NASA’s historic Launch Pad 39B at John F. Kennedy Space Center.
Services Marketing Consultant
Blank Slate Interactive | 2010 to 2012
Contract marketing design services including content management system (CMS) website design, copy writing, sales collateral & document design, identity development, social media integration, search engine optimization (SEO) and newsletter & email campaigns.
Director of Marketing & Client Services Manager
Ecofutures Building, Inc. | 2009 to 2010
Led company’s website development & maintenance, social media strategy, and sales for Colorado’s nationally-recognized premier zero net energy home building and retrofitting company with $3.6M annual revenue.
Marketing & Development Manager
Center for ReSource Conservation | 2008 to 2009
Led marketing, branding and fund raising event planning for nonprofit environmental conservation organization with $1.9M annual operating budget and programs serving 70,000+ Coloradans individuals in energy, water, and green building.
Marketing & Project Manager
Basement Partners, Inc. | 2006 to 2008
Led both marketing and on-site supervision of construction staff and subcontractors for Denver basement finishing company generating $2M annual revenue.
Classic Homeworks | 2002 to 2005
Led office administration and marketing for full-service remodeling company generating $2.5M revenue annually serving Denver’s historic neighborhoods.
Marketing Assistant & Production Coordinator
Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture | 2001 to 2002
Assisted the Principal of Marketing in the development of creative responses to municipal & commercial architectural RFPs & RFQs for architecture firm generating over $10M revenue annually and specializing in recreation centers, schools, and community centers nationally.
Murray, Smith & Associates | 2000 to 2001
Assisted the Marketing Manager in the development of creative responses to engineering RFPs & RFQs for civil engineering firm generating $50M revenue annually and specializing in civil and municipal water & waste water projects nationally.