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Platte Architecture + Design

Cincinnati, OH



The Garage Group

Cincinnati, OH

Business Systems | Team-building | Coaching

Acting COO for growing design firm - grew the team from 6-22 and more than doubled revenue in 18-month period.


Design Process Implementation

Introduction and implementation of new product offering for strategy agency.

Personal Chef Business

Winston-Salem, NC




Fair & Square Design/Build

Washington, DC

Coaching | Business Systems

Coached through career transition and helped develop all collateral, business plans, and operational systems. 

Business Systems | Coaching

Implemented systems and coached owner to focus on his unique talents and delegate business operations.  


SHP Leading Design

Cincinnati, OH




Severna park, MD

Team-Building | Coaching | Design Thinking | Design Process Implementation

Worked directly with Executive V.P. of Design at design firm on initiatives to improve cross-team communication, elevate design and increase efficiency and profit.

Team-Building |Business Systems

Owner's 'right-hand' in small tech-based start up.  Implemented processes in 4 international offices for project management, design processes, and client relationship management.  Company was sold within a few years.



Cincinnati, OH


LPK: Global Brand Design Agency

Cincinnati, OH

Strategic Problem Solving

Lead teams on visioning, development and scenario planning projects in Strategy firm.  

Strategic Problem Solving | Coaching | Design Thinking

Lead teams on trends and strategy projects, and working directly with COO to develop new capability in Branding agency.



Shanghai, China


Freelance writer

Copenhagen, Denmark

Coaching | Design Thinking

Virtual coaching for creative business owner of floral design company from ideation to launch:  the brand and company were sold within two years for a healthy profit.


Building a business structure, product offerings and marketing collateral.


Kolar Design

Cincinnati, OH



Miami University of Ohio

Oxford, OH



University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

Team-building | Business Processes | Coaching

Improved efficiency across teams in 3 international offices with communication and production systems and coaching.

Instruction | Facilitation

Teaching integrated architecture & interior design second-year and third-year studios, design thinking and graphic communication courses.

Instruction | Facilitation

Teaching coursework including interior design first-year, second-year, and fourth-year capstone studios, color theory and professional practice.  Facilitating a strategy session for future of Master of Interior Design program.