My Resume

Experience

Webmaster
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (2006 – Present)
I have managed the Foundation’s websites, www.firehero.org and www.everyonegoeshome.com. Online marketing materials that I have created include: banner ads, social media graphics, E-mail promotions and newsletters. In addition, I have designed print collateral including: flyers, postcards, brochures, posters, technical reports, event programs, signage, trade show displays, and other product packaging. In addition, I coordinate the Foundation’s Google Adwords grant and partnerships with the Service media for in-kind advertising. I have also produced articles, press releases, and served as a photographer at Foundation events. During the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, I also supervise our photographers and post their work, as well as my own, throughout the event.

Site Manager
Cygnus Business Media/Interactive Public Safety Division (2003 – 2006)
I supervised three designers and participated in the daily operation of three public safety news websites (www.firehouse.com, www.officer.com and www.emsresponder.com). I coordinated and designed materials for internal online marketing campaigns for our print and trade show divisions and worked with sales staff to ensure quality advertising was produced for our clients. I was awarded the “Cygnus Above and Beyond Award” in March 2005.

Web Developer
Cygnus Business Media/Interactive Public Safety Division (2002 – 2003)
I collected breaking news stories, formatted and posted of content on a firehouse.com, and updated to featured sections of the site. This was accomplished through hand coded HTML and later through a content management system. As a developer, I also designed E-mail newsletters, landing pages, banner ads and other promotional materials for our target audience. I was also responsible for training three other designers in site updates and basic operating practices.

Skills

  • Design and video production using Adobe Creative Suite
  • WordPress and content management experience
  • Print and web design
  • Social Media marketing
  • Pascal, C++, VB, HTML, PHP, SQL
  • Photography
  • Grant writing
  • Writing and media distribution
  • Google Adwords Experience

Education

University of Maryland
R.H. Smith School of Business
College Park, Maryland (2000)

Bachelor of Science –
Decision Information Systems

Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Greenbelt, Maryland (1995)

Merit Certificate; National
Honor Society; National Italian
Honor Society (Vice President)

Community

Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department
(2000 – Present)
Fire Marshal, Board of Directors

Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation
(2014 – Present)
Volunteer, Board of Directors

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