VTech Communications, Beaverton, Ore. What’s VTech, you ask? You likely own a VTech product. They’re the market leader in toys, baby monitors, consumer electronics and business communications devices.

Marketing Editor & Writer
October 2015–present

  • Manage Business Phone Solutions lead generation/content marketing program using HubSpot platform.

    • Manage and curate business phones blog to educate customers and increases lead conversions. See the blog here.

    • New product launch (color screen deskset) email nurturing campaign contributed to new orders/sales increase. Example here.

    • 2018 Channel Partners tradeshow campaign generated in-person meetings, new customers.

  • Manage Business Phone Solutions social media marketing program (LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter) to support product launches, tradeshows and events.

  • Support Consumer Phones, Baby Care and Business Division product launches with content marketing collateral (banner ads, infographics, case studies, product brochures, video scripts, etc.) to pull customers through buying funnel, ultimately driving brand awareness, conversion and sales. Distribute content via social channels.

  • Generated $4 million in all-category attributable sales in FY2017 by managing and developing consumer rich product content for WebCollage retail conversion platform.

  • Crafted and executed baby care Q42017 Amazon Network and Kindle banner ad campaign that generated 17.6 million impressions, one of most successful VTech campaigns.

Select work:

Strategized, researched and created copy for infographics, including:

Small business success

With more small businesses popping up every year, we take a look at what it takes to make it in a competitive world.

What businesses want

3 things to know about the telepjony needs of medium-to-large businesses

Amp up your workday

7 productivity habits every small business owner should know

Wrote digital ad copy and advertorials for national outlets. Examples:


Babies “R” Us Safety Month Flyer

Amazon Kindle ad.jpg

Amazon Kindle digital ad


Babies “R” Us digital ad

USA Today

USA Today


Fast Co.


Fast Co.


Fast Co.


Fast Co.

Fast Co.

Developed and produced scripts for product videos, including:

VM3252 video monitor

VM344 video monitor

VM346 video monitor

VM342 video monitor

Rolling Fork Spirits, Radcliff, Ky. Spirits, huh? Yes. Rolling Fork Spirits brings interesting rums from around the world to Kentucky, and then ages them in fancy port and bourbon barrels. They’ve recently launched Fortuitous Union, an accidental blend of rum and rye whiskey.

Director of Marketing
January 2017–present

  • Supported the launch of craft spirits brands Fortuitous Union and Rolling Fork Rum with public relations management, content and website design.

  • Generated 8 national and regional news articles (including the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Reader) on the Fortuitous Union story. See them here.

Lantech LLC, Louisville, Ky. Lantech, who? Lantech designs and manufactures machines that apply stretch film to pallet loads of product (think toilet paper, beer cans and dog food) to protect them during transit to customers.

Marketing Specialist
August 2013–May 2015

  • Generated incremental sales of $3.1 million by creating a product promotional campaign to educate distributor sales representatives on the benefits of new technology.

    • Researched the current landscape by conducting end-user field interviews, visiting customers and interviewing transportation companies and government agencies.

    • Crafted series of email nuggets with real-life customer stories, sales tips and CTAs to open the next email.

    • Created easy-to-digest infographics, promotional videos and editorial copy to distribute via social channels.

    • Developed internet-based sales training programs for regional sales managers. (Shot and edited original videos, created ROI and cost-savings charts, PowerPoint presentations and step-by-step presenters’ guides.)

  • Generated $2 million in annual incremental sales of Lantech’s most popular stretch wrapper model by serving as key member of inbound content marketing team.

    • Developed lead conversion content marketing program using HubSpot marketing platform tools.

    • Attracted and converted identified persona by writing original eBooks, blog articles, case studies, infographics, product videos and lead nurturing emails. Content distributed via social channels.

    • Created, edited and published the Semi-Automatic Stretch Wrapper Buying Guide eBook; social distribution converted 170 visitors to qualified leads within 60 days of publication.

Select work:

Strategized and created content for all stages of the buying journey, including these ebooks:

Semi-automatic stretch wrapper buying guide

5 reasons why you should weigh and stretch wrap at the same time

Add another layer of protection to your quality control check points

The Lean Loading Dock

Educational Email Campaign
Created for Lantech.com
15-week campaign to educate distributor sales force on the benefits of a new product. Here’s a sampling of the messaging:

Pillar page
Created topic cluster page for SEO, and boost Google ranking.

Strategized and wrote Lantech.com blog articles (from the case of missing bourbon to how plant managers can save thousands of dollars with an easy change), including:

the case of the missing pappy van winkle bourbon 
a plant manager's guide to stretch wrap equipment & savings 
how luck and preparation meet at the kentucky deRby

Freelance work for national and regional publications

Vancouver Business Journal, Vancouver, Wa.
Vancouver-based business news magazine

Oil terminal a step closer to permitting decision

Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council begins formal environmental statement for Gov. Jay Inslee

Local marijuana industry faces unknown future

Retail pot sales in Southwest Washington are down after Oregon’s recreational launch in October

States still owe feds millions from failed bridge project

Oregon, Washington unsure where funding will come from, environmental research near expiration

Business First of Louisville, Louisville Ky.
Louisville-based business news magazine

Small business snapshot

General contracting firm finds its niche in restaurant construction

Small business snapshot

Red e App poised to move from startup mode to growth mode

Small business snapshot

Josh McGoff started plumbing company so he could run it his way

Costco Connection, Kirkland, Wa.
National publication distributed to Costco customers

Healing heroes

Animals of all kinds provide therapeutic relief


Louisville Magazine, Louisville, Ky.
Louisville-based lifestyle magazine

Tours de Force

Kentucky Horse Tours’ Mary Anne Squires has been providing the inside scoop–literally–on Bluegrass Thoroughbred farms for two decades.


The bit

Paul Erway, marathoner doesn’t let lack of mobility get in the way of pursuing his dreams of completing marathons.

Other positions

PriceWeber Marketing, Louisville, Ky.                                                                            
February 2012–February 2013
Marketing Media and Research Coordinator

ST Media Group, Cincinnati                                                                                            
February 2011–January 2012
Assistant Editor


Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.                                                                         
December 2010
Master of Science in journalism

Murray State University, Murray, Ky.
May 2009
Bachelor of Arts in English and creative writing