Multimedia Specialist
Seeking an opportunity to apply my unique blend of creative, editorial and management skills in a senior Media Production role. As a team leader and strategic thinker with a wide variety of talents and interests I look forward to a challenging position in an environment that values innovation and integrity.

Core Competencies
Owner of content development and media production from rough concept to delivery
Pioneer in development of Digital Media content and Global Multimedia Distribution
Deep experience in all forms of Production; Editorial, Print, Video and Web
Motivational team builder who excels in managing Creativity, Technology and People
Excellent Written and Oral Communication, Presentation and Public Speaking

Relationship builder and business partner, strategic leader in innovation for clients
Proven Ability to manage multiple projects and conflicting priorities, budgets and vendors
Experience in Instructional Design, User Interface, scripting and storyboards
Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Producer/Director of Marketing, and Corporate Communications
Expert in Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and AfterEffects

Trusted Advisor in Communications and Multimedia
-Develop and Implement innovative Communications programs delivered globally
- Provide Editorial advice to Senior Managers and Executive media coaching
- Provide insight to Senior Management on what is possible and practical in digital media communications.
- Manage Production Resources, Provide video production and multimedia design services
- Continual research into emerging technologies, best practices
- Business focus with an emphasis on cost analysis and efficient message delivery
- Identify operational efficiencies with respects to content and distribution

Current Activity
Independent Producer/Award-winning Director/Advocate for Jazz Artists
Providing an invaluable service to musicians, exploiting Social Networks YouTube, Facebook and Twitter,
Partner with World class Arts organizations including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz Heritage Center of San Francisco, The Jazz Foundation of America and Handy Bros. Music Co.
• Producer/Director of documentary film “Shiny Stockings” the life and career of composer Frank Foster
- Sponsored by New York Foundation for the Arts
- Screening at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
- Advocate for the Artist resulting in reclamation of copyright of several famous works
• Director of documentary film “My Name Is TK Blue” Winner Black Maria Film Festival Director’s Citation -
• Writer-JazzLegacyFilms Blog;
• Post production, DVD mastering, Art Direction -
-Producer/Director of Several short form documentaries, music videos and Electronic Press Kits;
-The Heath Brothers, Cyrus Chestnut, Randy Weston, Barry Harris, Roy Hargrove, Benny Powell

Employment History
Vice President Morgan Stanley Information Technology; Communications and Digital Media Technology
Founder of internal Digital Media Group

Introduced the use of Multimedia for Internal Communications, Training and Client Engagement
Innovative ideas and passion to execute them
Produced engaging content and influenced the global communications environment
Research and exploitation of emerging technologies and promotion of their use put Morgan Stanley’s internal communication and training capabilities years ahead of their competitors.
By implementing both entertainment and journalistic based approaches and maintaining the highest production standards possible I produce corporate communication content that goes viral and penetrates the collective consciousness.
Acted as Internal Video Journalist for Senior Management
- Wrote, directed and distributed internal video content for IT Communications and Firm Management
- Conducted video interviews of Senior Firm Management for launch of global initiatives
- Covered Senior Management offsites, major business developments and community building initiatives
- Managed internal and external video production resources, supervised production
These projects were extremely popular amongst employees and became the most viewed content in the enterprise.

Vice President Enterprise Infrastructure
Director of Product Management Team, Multimedia

- Managed global staff of Engineers, Developers and Product Managers
- Managed timelines, prioritized tasks and on-going improvements of products in portfolio;
webcasting, video conferencing, webconferencing
- Evangelized new products in portfolio to internal global customers
Designed and Managed Development of Global Multimedia Publishing System
Saved company over $2 million over vendor implementation.
- Developed and managed a communication system that has been in global use for over 8 years
- Revolutionized communications for Business Unit Customers, Human Resources and Training department
- Provided Firm Management the global reach required to share corporate vision with 50,000 employees
- Enabled 10,000 Equities Sales employees to participate in daily global morning meetings at their desktop
- Migrated the training of 50,000 employee workforce from classrooms to individual desktops
- Worked closely with Global Business Unit customers to define UI requirements, identify necessary
customizations for Training, Compliance, Firm Management and Regional customers
- Worked with global media production teams to develop work flow solutions and User Interface

Multimedia Developer- Communications, IT Training
Produced First Interactive Multimedia Recruiting Presentation used by a Financial Services Firm
When other firms were presenting static charts and unpolished speakers to University students on campus Morgan Stanley was providing a clear view into a career at the firm with engaging multimedia content.
Developed Archetypical web-based Orientation Program
Replaced ineffective and ill-received Orientation program with self-paced, on-demand multimedia content Wrote and produced a program that told the history of Morgan Stanley and made the brand and culture relevant to new employees
Produced on-boarding modules that engaged employees around company objectives, regulatory issues and firm-wide initiatives; Tied into HR systems, Compliance and Training records the project provided new efficiency in managing careers
Developed framework, standardized processes and modular design enabling easy updating of content
Developed online Training Applications
Produced several Courses for IT Training that included
- User directed “tours” and online help for in-house applications
- How to guide to proprietary Trade and Processing System
- Online Code of Conduct
- Sexual Harassment prevention

Morgan Stanley – Chronological Career History
2005-2008- VP, Manager of Multimedia Engineering/Product Manager Multimedia Infrastructure
2000-2005- VP, IT Communications, Manager of Digital Media development team
1996-2000- Multimedia Producer, IT Training
1994-1996- Presentation Designer, Creative Services Division
1990-1994- Managed Desktop Publishing department

Additional Experience
Co-Chair of Board of Trustees, Elysian Charter School 1999-2001
Current Member Board of Education, Sullivan West Central School District
Education and Professional Enrichment
BFA- University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport CN,
Included Film and communications studies- graduated with honors
Certification in Multimedia Design- Pratt Manhattan
Continuing Education Studies in Multimedia- New York University