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Experience leading and developing many aspects within the graphic design industry. 


Process Solutions
Advisory & Training

Project Development
Vendor Relations

Print Management & 

Production Direction

Studio Management &

Creative Direction



Business Development initiatives

Creative Manager, Assistant Director

Ernst & Young (EY) | February 2015 - present

Lead, coach and manage a nationwide strategic design. Design team is is responsible for creating impactful designs to support marketing and business development efforts in multiple industries, including; Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Automotive & Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment and more.


Deliverables includes; design and production of thought leadership pieces, industry surveys, business proposals, video/motion graphics, corporate marketing collateral, event collateral & environment design, presentations, infographics, etc.


Work in conjunction with Creative Services Management Team to drive creative innovation, growth and collaboration across design, digital and production teams both in and outside the US.

Vice President of Creative Services & Production

Curran & Connors, Inc. | 1996 - 2015

Responsible for overseeing creative and production direction of projects running throughout multiple studios for domestic and international clients. Design projects include, Business collateral, Brand creation, Investor reports, Websites, Marketing, Advertising and more.


Liaison for studio and graphic vendors to uphold creative expectations of company and clientele. Trained design staff and non-creative staff on company and industry guidelines. Developed new departments, programs and workflow processes for continued improvement of creativity, communication and expediting work.

Advisement | Mentorship | 1992-2015: Manage Curran & Connors, Inc. intern program. Mentored students from multiple colleges and universities from across the United States.

2010: Professional advisement for Suffolk Community College Graphic design curriculum

1992-2015: Mentor local high school with knowledge of the Graphic design industry.

1989-2015: Donate design service to various causes


Senior Art Director

Curran & Connors, Inc. | 1992-1996

Art direct and lead four creative teams in New York and Florida design studios. Primary designer for annual reports and corporate literature for approximately 26 U.S. corporations per year. Direct location and studio photography sessions. Press supervision for jobs designed. 

  • Responsible for design, marketing & production training 

  • Creative business driver 

  • Lead cross-department relations & operations

Advisement | Mentorship | Farmingdale State College | 2006 - Present

Currently on the Visual Communications Advisory Board for Farmingdale State College. Advising department chairperson, professors and other educational staff on current industry needs, student skillset and industry outlook. Consult in efforts to update curriculum, funding strategies, student enrollment and industry preparedness for students.

Vice President | North Shore Art Guild | January 2022 - Present

Responsible for overseeing oversight of all aspects of the non-profit organization in conjunction with the President. Pivotal role to develop a strong visual arts presence to better the community NSAG serves. Collaborate closely with the President and Board Members to develop and implement strategic initiatives that promote the growth and sustainability of the organization.


Artists, Photographer + Educato| Gallery C Studios | 2011 - Present 

Creation of art +photography in a variety of niches, such as; Nature as Art, Custom + Classic Automobiles, Destination Imagery, Still Life + Abstract Photography, Photo-paintings and Digital Art.  


Creator of self-published art + photography books.


Leading educational demonstrations and speaking engagements for organizations, small groups or individual guidance. Utilizing a lifetime experience in art, photography, graphic design, brand development and visual marketing into sessions to help artists in marketing efforts for their art.

Earlier roles at Curran & Connors, Inc. | Art Director  | Graphic Designer | Production Artist

Dover Publications, Inc. | Paste-up Artist

SASi Creations. | Illustrator


Farmingdale State University of New York | A.A.S., Advertising Art & Design 

Hofstra University/PBS | Computer Animation  


Professional Education

  • EY Aspire Program 

  • EY Milestones Management Program 

    NYS-SBA/Suffolk Community College | Entrepreneurial Assistance Program 
  •, Noble Desktop, Adobe | Program Training 

  • National Association of Photoshop Professionals | Image production & Retouching 

  • Disney Institute | Business Management Training 

  • Stuart Levine & Associates | Business Management Training 


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