Seventeen years of writing, editing, communications, project management, public relations and consulting experience will be at your disposal. I will give you and your work a clear "voice" and direction. I'm creative, energetic, strategic, an effective relationship builder, and I know how to inspire people.
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Showcases work done at a Northern Michigan clinic for low-income people.
Describes work at free clinic dedicated to helping the poor improve their health.
Interviewed the medical director of Trinity Health's largest emergency department, who...
Interviewed Informatics Medical Director about how he played "physician...
Newspaper Story about Kennedy's fight to clean up nation's water.
V.P. Al Gore visits Detroit-Metro school.
Crime story involving local teens.
News story about ongoing criminal court case.
Info on new Vortec 5900 V8 engine.
Years of working with deadlines and every personality type under the sun allows me to engage in conversation that quickly identifies your particular needs and challenges. I will offer clear, workable plans and direction so that you can successfully achieve what needs to be done. Do you need a speech written? An article or grad paper? A memo or communication plan? I've got years of cross-industry copy writing and editing under my belt. Or do you have a project that needs to be implemented? I offer you my effective organizational skills, coupled with the ability to talk to people in a down-to-earth manner.
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2012 - Present
Consultant & Project Manager for one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the U.S.A., serving 21 states with 86 hospitals, 128 continuing care facilities, numerous home health and...
2010 - 2012
Operational lead to the Senior Vice President of Mission Integration and Ethics for a system-wide initiative and other corporate strategic priorities. Managed work relative to critical...
2003 - 2010
Key team leader for a $400M+ critical change initiative. Facilitated change management, communications, and research for transition to system-wide IT systems, including the electronic health...
GM Edge Magazine (General Motors)
Staff Writer (through OBrien's Agency)
2001 - 2003
Participated in monthly planning sessions for development of GMs monthly publication for their network of dealers; also writer for regional quarterly publication, The Western Times.
PR Assistant, GM PR Team (via Hass Associates)
2000 - 2001
Member of GMs Environmental News Bureau, managing clients participation in the 2001 World Summit on Sustainable Development Preparatory Meeting.
Performed research for GM strategies and...
1998 - 2000
Authored articles on government, education, crime, court, arts/entertainment, and feature/human interest stories via attending community events, such as court hearings, board of education...
1998 - 1998
Targeting a Pacific Northwest audience, I wrote articles for publication after interviewing local residents and artists; provided research, proofreading, fact checking for columns, and responses...
1996 - 1997
Wrote quality procedures manual, instruction manual, and policy in compliance with QS-9000 practices for automotive supplier; interviewed employees, and subject matter specialists.
Bachelor of Arts, Theater & Writing