Unfortunately, not always this metal. 

Unfortunately, not always this metal. 


VML Kansas City
Associate Creative Director
4/16 - Current
Brands: Wendy's

McgarryBowen Chicago
Senior Copywriter
10/15 - 3/16
Brands: Oscar Mayer, KraftHeinz, Lunchables, KoolAid, Marriott

Cavalry Chicago
Senior Copywriter
6/15 - 10/15
7/12 - 5/15
Brands: Coors Light, Smith & Forge Hard Cider, Redd's Apple Ale, Coors Banquet 

Two x Four Chicago
Jr. Copywriter
10/11 - 6/12
Brands: Wrangler Jeans, Chicago Bears, Firestone, Grainger

Energy BBDO Chicago
Intern Copywriter
6/11 - 10/11
Brands: State Farm, IL Lottery, Bayer, Mars, Atlantis, Wrigley


Chicago Portfolio School
2010 - 2011
Activities: Glee club

Duquesne University
B.A. Political Science
B.A. Communications
2000 - 2004
Activities: Lacrosse, Student Govt., Nat'l Communications Honor Society, 
Dean's List (multiple times), Police Blotter (a few times)


PNC Bank Pittsburgh & Chicago
Corporate Loan Specialist
2004 - 2010
• I spent 5+ years in the finance industry. This provided me with valuable tools for my writing career. Namely, the pen I received on my 5 year anniversary. Which I lost.


Ding-a-Ling Ice Cream
Ice Cream Truck Driver
• I was continually ripped off by a 6-year-old because I lacked the heart to tell her she couldn't count.

Export, PA - Maintenance Crew
• Operated a dump truck without a commercial license for a 250lb ex-con named Perry.
• Before mowing a steep creek bank with a double-deck lawnmower, Perry warned "If you drop that in the creek, don't bother pulling it out... just start running, cuz I'll fucking kill you."
• Outran Perry for my life.

Giant Eagle Grocery Store
• Owner of dubious regional record for longest string of consecutive shopping carts pushed in from parking lot: 27

About me

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Phone: 724-875-6632