Speaking

Academic Involvement, Speaking Engagements and Volunteer Experiences

I am available for speaking engagements and panel discussions on a variety of topics—primarily focused upon design, creativity, marketing and agency life.

Some topics include:

  • How to Manage Successful Client Relationships
  • Building a Story from the Ground Up
  • Leveraging Design to Enhance Brand Experience
  • Working with Creative People
  • The Nine Qualities of Iconic Brands
  • Navigating a Career in Design, Branding and Advertising
  • Emotional and Cognitive Appeal of Brands

2018

Guest Judge
University of Louisville College of Business—Final Marketing Campaign Presentations
Creativity & Innovation in Marketing, MKT 490

Guest Lecturer
University of Louisville College of Business—Leveraging Design to Enhance Brand Experience,
Marketing Management II, Executive MBA 612

Guest Lecturer
University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics—Leveraging Design to
Enhance Brand Experience, Marketing Management II, Executive MBA 612

Guest Panelist
University of Louisville College of Business—Brand Audit and Renovation Project
Brand Management, MBA MKT 619

Guest Lecturer
University of Louisville College of Business—Working in the Advertising Industry
Creativity & Innovation in Marketing, MKT 490


2017

Guest Lecturer
University of Louisville College of Business—Leveraging Design to Enhance Brand Experience,
Marketing Management II, Executive MBA 612

Guest Lecturer
University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics—Leveraging Design to
Enhance Brand Experience, Marketing Management II, Executive MBA 612


2016

Adjunct Faculty
University of Louisville
Hite Art Institute, Department of Fine Arts

Guest Lecturer
University of Louisville Hite Art Institute, Department of Fine Arts—
Branding and Marketing to an Audience, Graphic Design Program

Guest Lecturer
University of Louisville College of Business—Leveraging Design to Enhance Brand Experience,
Marketing Management II, Executive MBA 612

Guest Lecturer
University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics—Leveraging Design to
Enhance Brand Experience, Marketing Management II, Executive MBA 612

Judge
SkillsUSA National Leadership
and Skills Conference


2015

Adjunct Faculty
University of Louisville
Hite Art Institute, Department of Fine Arts

Guest Lecturer
University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business—
Sports Product Design & Development, SBUS410

Featured Speaker
Professional Development Series—
American Advertising Federation, Louisville


2014

Adjunct Faculty
University of Louisville
Hite Art Institute, Department of Fine Arts

Guest Lecturer
Morehead State University Department of Art and Design—
Advertising and Branding

Guest Lecturer
UC College of Business Marketing Department—
Innovation Tools, MKTG4014


2013

Adjunct Faculty
Miami University
College of Creative Arts

Featured Speaker
Brand Manager Retreat—
Chef’s Best, San Diego


2012

Adjunct Faculty
Miami University
College of Creative Arts

Instructor
University of Cincinnati Honors Program—
Inquiry to Innovation

Instructor
UC Cincinnatus Scholarship—
Innovation Workshop

Coordinator
UC Forward
Faculty Workgroup


2011

Adjunct Faculty
Miami University
College of Creative Arts

Instructor
University of Cincinnati Honors Program—
Inquiry to Innovation

Industry Resource
Live Well Collaborative,
DSGN 721

Guest Lecturer
UC DAAP Pre Junior Industrial Design—
Branding and Packaging, INDL 302

Teaching Practicum
UC DAAP Sophomore Digital Design,
DGTL 203

Teaching Practicum
UC DAAP Pre Junior Graphic Design,
GRPH 332

Guest Lecturer
UC College of Business Honors Plus—
Branding


2010

Adjunct Faculty
Miami University
College of Creative Arts

Reviewer
UC Senior Digital and
Graphic Capstone

Reviewer
UC Junior Digital
Design Projects


2009

Adjunct Faculty
Miami University
College of Creative Arts

Project Leader
UC MS-Marketing Graduate
Student Capstone project

Panelist
2009 Miami University
Graduate Teaching Seminar

Featured Speaker
BGSU Graphic Design
Alumni Lecture Series

Kick-off Speaker and Reviewer
AIGA Toledo
Student Portfolio Review Day

Panelist
AIGA Cincinnati
Design Career Forum


2008

Adjunct Faculty
Miami University
College of Creative Arts

Reviewer
AIGA Cincinnati
Student Portfolio Review Day


2007

Participant
Sustainable Packaging Forum


2006

Participant
Sustainable Packaging Forum