Freelance PowerPoint expert located in the Chicagoland area. Have worked for dozens of CEO 500 companies in the area creating, programing and running PowerPoint shows.
I'm all about customer service and will work with you until you are completely satisfied with the output.
I have many years experience in creating user friendly, well-designed PowerPoint templates that you can fully edit when done. Also, I have pushed the envelope on PowerPoint by using high end animation techniques, audio narration, video insertion and more.
New this year - eLearning modules created using Articulate Presenter, Articulate Engage and Articulate Quizmaker.
Here is my resume:
Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S
-Freelance PowerPoint Specialist. Show development and on-site production.
- Created presentations for Chicago 2016 Olympic successful bid to United States Olympic Committee.
-Twenty plus years experience developing presentations for marketing, sales,
training and research applications.
-Extensive career in Fortune 500 business communication and presentation
graphics, serving domestic and international customers.
-Extensive history with Audio/Visual production coordination and set-up.
-Multi-level project management ranging from CEO level on down.
-Outstanding management of customer service - meeting and exceeding deadlines
W O R K H I S T O R Y
2004 - Present PowerPoint Specialist (Freelance)
Created visuals and ran presentations for shows in Chicago, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Orlando.
Providing presentation design/production for clients including,
Cabot Microelectronics Corp., Profile-Systems, LLC, Midtronics, Inc.,Interactive Visuals, Wedgeworth Communications, Sterling Marketing, Office-Max, Orbitz and Trustwave.
Key Account Manager, American Business Graphics (Freelance)
Manage mid-size to large accounts involving graphic design for print, web & multi-media. Provide production support work using QuarkXPress, and Dreamweaver. Meet with external clients to determine best media for their needs.
-- Computer Graphic Specialist, Nalco Chemical Company
Planning, creation, setup and implementation of presentation materials for international business conferences.
Presentation and multi-media consulting and production with emphasis on PowerPoint & Photoshop.
Production support in still photography, teleconferencing, video production.
Nalco’s PowerPoint expert.
1981-1992 Senior Audio Visual Technician, Nalco Chemical Company
Created in-house slide services production area using Genigraphics and Harvard Graphics.
Created bulletin board service for access by sales force creating 35mm slides from computer files. 22,000 slides per year at peak.
Managed AV production equipment for entire corporate headquarters including Nalco’s large training center.
1980-1981 Audio Visual Technician, Foote, Cone & Belding
Provided support for Account Executives with video production and equipment support. Other duties included audio editing and multimedia production.
E D U C A T I O N
Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications, summa cum laude, Northern Illinois University, 1980.
A W A R D S R E C E I V E D
Quali-Key winner in Marketing Services Group - 1995
1st Quarter Customer Service Award - Watergy Services – 1998
Research Team Award – 2003
Quality Recognition Award for creation and management of Slide Service Bureau – 1997
A C C O M P L I S H M E N T S
Key component of communication transition team through two major acquisitions. Helped develop new logo for Nalco Company.
Created multiple training programs for various groups using PowerPoint.
Produced, coordinated and directed presentations for company manager’s meetings.
Developed customized graphics for use in electronic publications and presentations.
Established and controlled on-line photo database for worldwide distribution of electronic media.
Nalco Chemical Company
Senior Computer Graphics Specialist
1981 - 2004
I was the in-house source for presentation graphics. Starting with program creation with 35mm slides. Than a slide service bureau using Harvard Graphics. Finally becoming the company's powerPoint guru.