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Director of Media & Membership / La Crosse Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

April 2014 – Present / La Crosse, Wisconsin

The La Crosse Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit umbrella organization representing the area in the solicitation and servicing of all types of travelers to La Crosse, WI.

● Project & event management
● Website, social media, and media development
● Community outreach and participant recruitment
● SEO, e​-mail marketing, and digital advertising.

Creative Tourism Consultant / City of Santa Fe Arts Commission

October 2009 – Present / Santa Fe, New Mexico Area

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is a program of the city of Santa Fe that works with artists and arts businesses to develop and promote workshops that allow visitors to experience Santa Fe’s unique culture in a hands-on fashion.

● Project & event management
● Website, social media, and marketing development
● Community outreach and participant recruitment
● Individual art business consulting

Co-Originator & Create! Eugene Coordinator / Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene

March 2013 – September 2013 / Eugene, Oregon Area

Create! Eugene is a month-long creative arts festival of workshops each August that showcases existing and new events.

● Project & event management
● Maintaining partnerships with stakeholder
● Content and collateral creation
● Market development
● Individual art business consulting
● Grant implementation and reporting

Instructor/Social Media Specialist / Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

December 2010 – June 2012 / Santa Fe, New Mexico Area

GCCE partners with regions, cities, and communities to develop and build creative place making strategies. GCCE provides training, market and entrepreneur development in indigenous communities.

● Led internet skills curriculum for small businesses throughout rural New Mexico
● Developed curriculum for businesses services
● Community outreach and participant recruitment
● Individual art business consulting

EDUCATION

• Master’s Candidate in Media Management. University of Oregon Eugene, OR (Fall 2015)
• Bachelor of Science: Recreation and Tourism. Winona State University Winona, MN
• Associate in Arts Minor: Adventure Tourism. Winona State University Winona, MN

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