Summary

Seasoned dynamic, enthusiastic, and results driven operations and production executive with 20+ years of experience driving day-to-day business operations and production, particularly for startup and expanding organizations.

Credits

11/02 – Current

Producer – Brain Media Productions, Inc.

Details
11/02 – Current

* Created a successful consultancy from the ground up, leveraging an extensive book of business and industry contacts to provide business and production services to a diverse range of clients.

8/15 – 4/17

Executive Producer (Consultant) – Big YAM, The Parsons Agency

Details
8/15 – 4/17

Served as Executive Producer on regional and national TV commercials

3/15 – 4/17

Vice President of Production (General Manager) – Sneaky Big Studios

Details
3/15 – 4/17

* Slashed capital budget by 30% by negotiating pricing, while ensuring adherence to requirement to provide world-class, state-of-the-art project; * Established production pipeline and implemented operational policies & procedures; * Fostered key relationships with state and local and government officials; * Negotiated public-private partnership between AZ Governor's office and billionaire philanthropist Bob Parsons to create state film office; * Directed production of Addy-Award winning television commercials for numerous clients.

6/12 – 2/14

Consultant (General Manager) – CenterStaging, LLC

Details
6/12 – 2/14

* Led a team of 52 skilled technicians, staff and direct reports responsible for all aspects of renting musical instruments, equipment and services for live and taped events including "The GRAMMYS", "The American Music Awards", "The Voice" and "American Idol"; * Achieved 10% increase in annual revenue on while reducing overhead.

1/01 – 4/02

Head of Production (Chief Operations Officer) – Spectrum Studios

Details
1/01 – 4/02

* Drove corporate reorganization resulting in increased productivity and streamline operations; * Accomplished significant improvements in production capabilities; * Masterminded 300% increase in revenue from $650K to $1.8M.

12/99 – 12/00

Executive in Charge (EIC) (Exec VP Production) – Stan Lee Media

Details
12/99 – 12/00

* Built and directed production team of 100+; * Organized multiple projects while establishing and communicating project goals, budgets and schedules; * Restructured the production process while reducing project costs by 60%; * Condensed production time by 30%.

6/96 – 11/99

Head of Production – White Tiger Productions

Details
6/96 – 11/99

* Created and produced educational television series; * Developed plans for 40-acre mix-use real estate development in Phoenix area, raising capital, directing design, while working with city and state officials for zoning and entitlements.

8/94 – 2/96

Production Executive (Senior Vice President, General Manager) – Fox Animation Studios

Details
8/94 – 2/96

* Drove the startup of the organization and directed day-to-day production and business operations; * Led recruitment of 300+ creative and operational staff; * Developed and directed $12 million startup/capital budget and $15 million annual overhead budget; * Established key relationships with media, community leaders and city, state and federal officials.

Media

  • PXG - Commercial : Unlimited

  • GO AZ Motorcycles - Commercial : Six Weeks

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Skills

  • Budgeting
  • Executive Producer
  • Facility Operations
  • finance
  • Hiring
  • Producer
  • Production Management
  • Production Oversight
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Studio Operations
  • Talent Relations
  • Team Building