Goshen College, Goshen, IN 46526 2002-04, Graduating GPA:  3.57

BA in Art, Minor in Graphic Design

Emphasis in Photography and Sculpture

IVY Tech State College, South Bend, IN 46601, 1995-97, Graduating GPA:  3.0

Associates Degree in Applied Science in Visual Communications

Commercial Photography

Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, 1994-95

Journalism Photography

Elkhart Area Career Center, Elkhart, IN 46514, 1994 Graduating GPA:  4.0

Commercial Photography

Goshen High School, Goshen, IN 46526, 1994 Graduating GPA:  3.2


Photographer & Digital Archivist Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame (2007-Present)

100 Moose Krause Circle, Notre Dame, IN 46556, 574-631-5466

Photographing Museum’s special events, gallery installations, guest lectures, and visiting dignitaries

Videoing special events and donors

Maintaining department web site including updates and search engine optimization

Creating digital archive for permanent collections, publications and researchers; working with original art that ranges from sixteenth-century paintings to nineteenth-century photographs to modern sculpture

Implementation of digital archiving structure including local RAID system and off site automatic back up and color calibration for accurate color reproductions

Advisory Board, Commercial Photography Program, Elkhart Area Career Center (2012)

2424 California Rd, Elkhart, IN 46514, 574-262-5650

Advisor to Photography program on trends and techniques

Photography Instructor, Indiana University South Bend (2008)

1700 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, IN 46615, 574-520-4261

Moving Ahead with Photoshop – Professional Development Classes

Getting Started with Photoshop – Professional Development Classes

Photoshop LE – Professional Development Classes

Elementary School Teacher, White Dove School, San Pedro Sula, Honduras (2004-2005)

Computer Teacher – set up and installed computer lab, wrote curriculum for preschool – 6th grade

Fourth Grade Teacher – taught all subjects

Intro to Photography – adult education class

Adjunct Faculty, IVY Tech State College (1998-1999 & 2002-2003)

220 Dean Johnson Boulevard, South Bend, IN 46601, 574-289-7001

Wrote curriculum for classes in Visual Communications Department

Studio Practices for commercial photographers – class focused on using 4×5 view camera, medium format cameras, advanced printing techniques,

Studio Lighting Techniques – class focused on lighting styles for small and large products, portraitures, fashion lighting

Intro to Computer Graphics – introduction to digital imaging, basic Photoshop, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and presentation techniques

University Professor, Ubon Ratchathany University, Ubon, Thailand (1999-2000)

Public Speaking – taught principals of public speaking to individuals and groups for public presentations

Advanced English class – taught English as a Second Language

Scholarship Panel, sat on judges panel for Study Abroad Program awarding English majors a one year scholarship for international studies

Computer Center Technician – worked on special projects

Created University English promotional publication commissioned by President’s Office to use in cross-cultural presentations

Volunteer School Teacher Det Udom Community Schools, Ubon, Thailand (2000-2001)

Team Leader – worked in elementary schools with students and teachers in Ubon Province Team Translator and school coordinator – oversaw school scheduling

English teacher – worked with teachers and classroom assistants

English Teacher Seminars – gave group presentations for teachers demonstrating new techniques, games, and strategies


Photographer and Graphic Designer NE Design and Photography (2006-Present)

123 S 8th St, Goshen, IN 46528, 574-533-4737

Company Owner of a photography and graphic designer studio servicing businesses

Photography services ranging from small and large products, corporate event photography, art duplication, and public relation images. Graphic Design services covering print publication material, book design, web site design and search engine optimization

Digital Imaging Production Midwest Photographics (2002)

113 S Main St # 203, Mishawaka, IN 46544, 574-534-2186

Cleanup and manipulation of images for commercial photography studio

Digital Imaging Assistant Gene’s Camera Store (1994-1999)

513 Lincoln Way West, South Bend, IN 46601, 574-234-2278

Production of large output graphics for trade shows and large displays, digital retouching, design of promotion pieces for companies, mounting and lamination of large prints

Ability to Perform & Maintain

Photographic Skills – digital camera operations, commercial studio lighting techniques, interior/exterior architecture, industrial portraits, small and large products, 360 degree panoramic images, view camera techniques, medium format film cameras, black and white and color dark room printing,  macro photography, fashion lighting

Computer Skills – system color calibration, digital archiving techniques, database structures, wide format digital printing, auto script writing for batch processing, networking, system and hardware maintenance both Mac and PC

Software – Proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Final Cut Pro, MS Office applications, Corel Draw, Deep Zoom Composer, Microsoft Visual Web Developer, Calibre – E-book management, and QuickBooks

Web Site Development – Web languages including HTML, CSS, and basic PHP, knowledge of Silverlight and XAML, familiar with multiple content management systems, web site editing programs, basic MySQL, Search Engine Optimization, Metadata, and Google analytics

Interactive Design – Multimedia PDF with user actions, ePub3 and other electronic publishing formats, 360 degree panoramic and virtual tour creation including GigaPan photo stitching, photosynth, and Deep Zoom technology