RESUME

06/08 - Present Owner
ROCCER MOM, LLC

RARAS

Rock & Roll After School provides kids with the chance to perform on stage in a real rock band experience.

At Rock & Roll After School, budding musicians ages 8-18 learn guitar, bass, keys, drums, DJing and vocals.In weekly one-on-one lessons, our instructors teach kids the essentials needed to play rock & roll classics and develop the skills to write their own future hit songs.

05/04 - 06/08   Office Manager
Comcast-Spectacor/New Era Tickets, Wayne, PA

Direct executive office operations including scheduling, financial report preparation, travel and expense management, records maintenance, contract preparation and corporate planning functions.

Manage the design, copy development and printing of company marketing and promotional materials.
Responsible for content development and maintenance of corporate website.

Develop and produce executive sales and marketing presentations.

2/02 - 4/04   Artist Manager
NotDaMama Management, Inc., Valley Forge, PA

Management services for independent recording artists; responsible for record label contract negotiations, agent & venue bookings and client finances.

Acquired and scheduled client bookings and managed all tour details including expense oversight and travel arrangements.

Directed all public appearance requests, managed design and maintenance of websites and opt-in email list.

10/02 - 4/04  Manager
Dancing Dots Music Technology, Valley Forge, PA

Managed office operations for a software development company.

Responsibilities included purchase order oversight, shipping and invoicing, accounts receivable and payable reporting.

Maintained responsibility for all financial transactions, account reconciliations, P&L reporting, tax management and expense reporting.

2/01 - 2/02   Manager of Special Events
American Lung Association, Southeastern PA

Planned and executed fundraising events for a regional non-profit with activities including media relations, sponsor acquisition and volunteer coordination.

Administered project budgets and planned new event functions.

3/00 - 1/01   Studio Manager
RuffNation/ Warner Brothers - Metropolitan Recording

Scheduled studio sessions, acquired equipment and maintained recording media inventories.

Managed capital expenditures and annual operating budgets. Responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, marketing plan development and special events.


6/99 - 12/99 Director of Marketing and Publicity
The Wilma Theater

The WILMA TheaterCoordinated annual subscription, single ticket and group sales campaigns while simultaneously managing press relations, promotions and marketing budgets.

Directed the design and distribution of marketing materials, placed local and national advertising and managed direct mail and telemarketing campaigns.

2/96 - 5/99 Executive Director
National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc., GRAMMY
Awards

Follow me to the Grammy's!!! Established Mid-Atlantic branch office for the GRAMMYs. Responsible for recruitment, training and leadership of non-profit board.

Planned and executed ongoing membership development and retention programs, which included extensive outreach and professional education programs which served over 10,000 attendees.

Provided resources, services and professional education to membership and the community; established coalitions within the local arts community, government and education organizations.

Responsible for annual operating and special projects budgets. Local coordinator for national outreach programs including: MusiCares, Discover GRAMMY Festival, GRAMMY in the Schools, GRAMMY Showcase.

12/92 - 2/96 Announcer & Marketing/ Promotion Coordinator
WXPN-FM Philadelphia, PA

Host of weekly program, which showcased unsigned local acts.

Produced 1994 and 1995 Singer Songwriter Weekends with 40,000 attendees per year.

Coordinated fund-raising drive donations and retail marketing for nationally syndicated program, “The World Café.”

1/91 - 2/96 Promotions/ Marketing
Critical Mass Marketing, Philadelphia, PA

Promoted new music releases and special feature programs to radio stations. Clients include: Atlantic Records, Epic Records, Mercury Records, Sigma Sound Studios and Premiere Radio Networks.

Responsible for procuring signed memorabilia from artists including U2, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, INXS, Rod Stewart, Elton John, REM, Bruce Hornsby, Bonnie Raitt, Grateful Dead, Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, and Tom Petty.

11/91 - 12/92 Announcer
WSTW-FM, Wilmington, DE
Announcer, commercial voice-over talent, promotions, public appearances.


7/83 - 1/91 Music Director/Assistant Program Director
WMMR-FM, Philadelphia, PA

Responsible for station’s public relations. Acted as liaison with record labels and artist management companies.

Managed on-air and support staff and station scheduling. Created and produced station promotions, which included concert booking, music research, and programming.

Station achieved highest rated FM rock radio station in the history of Top 5 markets during tenure at the station.

7/81 - 7/83
Assistant Music Director/Announcer
KTYD-FM, Santa Barbara, CA

Mid-day and evening announcer, commercial voice-over talent, music librarian, PSA director, production, promotion, public appearances. #1 overall in Arbitron ratings.

9/79-7/81 Announcer
KROQ-FM, Los Angeles, CA

In addition to on-air duties, acted as assistant to production director, music and sales departments.

E D U C A T I O N
9/77-6/79 Business Administration and Marketing Major, Trenton State College, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ

PROFESSIONAL  ASSOCIATIONS / COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Voting Member, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.
  • American Federation of Television and Radio Announcers (AFTRA)
  • Board Member Mayor's Arts and Culture Advisory
  • Philadelphia outreach committee, VH1 Save the Music
  • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - NSDAR

C O M P U T E R   P R O F I C I E N C I E S
PC and Mac systems; MS Office, QuickBooks, Quicken, Dreamweaver, CRM software

A W A R D S   R E C E I V E D

  • 1987 Billboard Magazine Music Director of the Year
  • Three time recipient Gavin Report Music Director of the Year