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Work History


One of the country's fastest growing wellness brands redefining the massage and day spa industry. Over 800 locations in 45 states. Ranked #29 in Entrepreneur Magazine in 2012 fastest growing franchises.

Sole Owner and Operator
Launched the first Massage Envy franchise in Northern Virginia. Developed business plan that included business development, site selection,

lease procurement, and design and construction of the clinics. Grew the first clinic from inception to the number one Massage Envy clinic in the country. First clinics success resulted in the development, design and construction and start-up of a second Northern Virginia clinic in 2009. Both clinics remained in the top tier in the nation year after year.
Identified marketing and sales strategies for new facial services and retail products becoming number one in the country after two months in operations becoming the franchise standard. Consulted with other franchisees on growing facial services and increasing product sales. Grew retail sales alone to over $250K per year for one clinic.
Negotiated the sale of both clinics in 2012 and at the time of sale, the two clinics had over 6000 dues-paying members, 125 employees and $5 million in revenue.

OD Senior Consultant


IBM, is a multinational technology and consulting corporation. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services.

OD Senior Consultant
Provided change management consulting support to a major Healthcare System undergoing a multi-unit IT initiative. Aligned business requirements and the organizations restructuring with the system architecture requirements. Transition planning and alignment resulted in meeting the projected system integration and organizational restructuring timeline.

Director Strategic Communications


Information Experts, is an 8(a) certified, award-winning strategic communications firm founded in 1995. An award-winning leader in the areas of marketing communications and outreach, education and training, and interactive solutions.

Director Strategic Communications
Coordinate all aspects of project management including client relationship management, timelines / milestones, resource utilization, and fulfillment / deliverables, specializing in results-focused strategic communications

• Contributed significantly in creating branding communications, marketing, and web site deliverables.

• Served as the liaison to a key client (a sales training organization), working independently to perform instructional design work for the organization's sales program, which was its core product. Customized the solutions based sales training utilizing SPIN selling techniques for a variety of clients.

• Developing a strategic marketing and communications plan for the launch of a nation-wide Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program.

OD/HR Director/ Senior Consultant

Privately held consulting organization with $10 million in net revenues and a sustained average growth rate exceeding 50 percent; approximately 100 senior level professionals most having more than 20 years experience.

OD/HR Director/ Senior Consultant
Designed, implemented and managed strategic human resources, organization development, and communications initiatives to support business objectives. Participated as member of senior management team to ISO 9001:2000 implementation efforts, business and marketing plan development; provided senior consulting services to multiple clients; provided direction to professional office staff.

• Facilitated and participated in executive business development team resulting in new core marketing messages and business development plan. Created staffing and recruiting plan aligned with new business development plan to keep overhead costs at 8% of revenue.

• Developed a strategic communication plan, including email publication, white pages and web site redesign that improve communication with the public and all other stakeholders. Created and implemented corporate newsletter that improves internal communication to support corporate transformational objectives and goals.

• Provided business process reengineering and change management consulting assisting the DFAS EEO office with the merger of 22 field sites and six processing sites into one centralized processing center. Consulting engagement resulted in an extended contract of 250K for additional organization development and change management support.

OD Project Manager


Global communications company with over 55,000 employees in 65 countries; during my tenure MCI merged with WorldCom; after my employment WorldCom resumed the name of MCI.

OD Project Manager
Provided consulting services to corporate and unit based senior executives and directors in all aspects of OD including change management, organization structure and design, culture change, executive and leadership development, quality and process improvement techniques, management planning meetings, and team building.

• Co-Designed, implemented and managed executive and high potential management selection and development process, including organization reviews, management profiling and succession planning, and a leadership curriculum all aligned with MCI/WorldCom's Leadership competencies resulting in retention and internal promotion of its current and future leaders.

• Provided consulting support to an IT business unit aligning business requirements, system architecture requirements with the organizations restructuring effort. Transition planning and alignment resulted in meeting the projected system integration and organizational restructuring timeline.

• Designed channel specific performance management system for a variety of sales executives. Developed HR and Management training creating constancy in implementing performance improvement plans across sales channel regional markets.

• Developed the business case for establishing a corporate-wide Diversity Program, presented to the V.P. of Human resources and resulted creating the Director of Diversity position.



Private chiropractic and rehabilitation center with $400,000 in net revenues, specializing in neurological
disorders and sports injuries.

Established and grew private chiropractic clinic. Developed and implemented business, operations, and marketing plan. Surpassed projected cash flow analysis by achieving liquidity within six months and repaying a $250,000 loan with in two years. Negotiated multiple building and equipment contracts, resulting in lower than projected capital expenditure costs. Managed five person office staff and day-to-day operations of a chiropractic and rehabilitation clinic while establishing a 70% referral based practice.

Qualifications & Certifications

American University

Logan College of Chiropractic -St. Louis


University of Missouri -St. Louis

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