Teaching Experience

2019-Present: Roberts Wesleyan College
Adjunct Professor, Department of Visual Arts
Teaching all levels of students: Graphic Design, Typography, Publication Design, Portfolio Preparation.

Fall 2020: Kutztown University
Online Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication Design
Teaching Digital Foundations: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.

2015-2020: Ithaca College, Park School of Communications Assistant
Professor of Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)
Teaching primarily Junior and Senior level classes: Advertising Copywriting and Art Direction (3 sections per semester), Brand Lab, Senior Capstone class, IMC Lab, Senior Capstone class and Advertising. Also taught: Summer and Winter session online courses.

Other responsibilities: Advising, workshops/internships. Department and program promotions & assessments. Course and curriculum development.

1998-2015: Rochester Institute of Technology
Adjunct Professor, School of Design
Teaching Senior level classes: Portfolio Development, Advertising Design, Marketing Design, Senior Projects

2005-2006: Rochester Institute of Technology
Visiting Professor, School of Design

Teaching Senior level classes: Advertising Design, Corporate Design, Senior Projects, Collaborative Design: Graphic Design and Photography students together

2010-2013: Monroe Community College
Adjunct Professor, School of Communications
Teaching Freshman & Sophomore level classes: Typography (in Mac lab), Vector-based Art, Intro to Graphic Design

2000-2002: St. John Fisher College
Adjunct Professor, Communications Department

Teaching Junior and Senior level classes: Introduction to Advertising, Copy writing for Advertising

2002-2005: Syracuse University
Adjunct Professor, School of Visual & Performing Arts
Teaching Junior and Senior level classes: Television concepts, Typography (in Mac lab), Advertising Design

Professional Experience

2008-Present: Full Moon Communications
Owner/Creative Director
Own and operate my own small marketing communications agency. Managing both the creative work and the business. Working with B2B clients, non-profit organizations throughout Western, NY. Develop online and print marketing materials.

2005-2008: Adam Communications
Creative Director, Copywriter, Art Director
Clients: Carestream Health, Hillside Family of Agencies, Welch Allyn

1998 -2005: Buck & Pulleyn
Associate Creative Director/Art Director/In-Charge of agency interns
Clients: Kodak Document Imaging, Kodak Motion Picture Film, Johnson & Johnson, MCC

1995-1998: Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising
Art Director, Copywriter
Clients: DuPont Agricultural Products, Kodak Digital Photography, Samaritan Hospital

1985-1994: Professional Advertising & Graphic Design experience in Rochester, NY and Boston, MA

Peer Reviewed Work

Entrant: 2015 RAF Rochester Advertising Federation Addy competition Invitation and Direct Marketing pieces for the Rochester Advertising Council.

Entrant: 2016 RAF Rochester Advertising Federation Addy competition Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes poster and promotional card.

Service: Dept. & College

2015-2020: Assistant to the Faculty Advisor for Ithaca College Chapter of AAF (American Advertising Federation)

  • Creative Crunch: Developed Creative Briefs, Judged competition
    Recruited creative judges
  • Creative Express: Developed and promoted Portfolio and Networking event Recruited Ithaca area creative presenters and reviewers

2016-2017: Pendleton Development Grants Committee (3 semesters)

Professional Development

Spring 2016-2020: Center for Faculty Excellence Program / Course Redesign Under direction of Judith Ross-Bernstein
Textbook: L. Dee Fink, “Creating Significant Learning Experiences”

Workshop: Group on Critical Whiteness, 10/19-10/20/17
Under the direction of Dr. Charles Behling, University of Michigan
and Dr. Kristie Ford, Skidmore College
Textbook: “Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?”

Workshop: Team-Based Learning, Critical Thinking & Engagement, 5/10/18 and 5/23/18 Under the direction of Dr. Billie Franchini, PhD, SUNY Albany

Workshop: Adobe Illustrator, American Graphics Institute, Boston, MA, 7/5-7/7/18

Lynda Courses: InDesign & Illustrator
All College Diversity and Inclusion Workshop (sponsored by CFE)


Software: Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop


  • Collegiate Magazine: Advertising Campaign, 1st place
  • Rochester Addy Awards
  • Rochester PRISM Awards
  • PRO Award
  • Appeared in Archive Magazine and Print Regional Design Annual