Photo Resource Hawaii,  2010

Independent Marketing Consultant

Relaunching of stock photo agency’s e-commerce website to include Royalty-Free and Rights-Managed images. Strategic planning, media liaison, promotional writing, review supplier contracts and develop new accounts. Organize educational events for participating photographers. Contributing photographer.

Healing Vacations in Hawaii, 2004-2009


Design customized wellness retreats for individuals and groups.  Consultant to industry professionals on wellness travel development and strategies. Publisher of Big Island and Maui editions of Body, Mind, Spirit Holistic Travel Guides. Author of Healing Vacations in Hawaii (Watermark Publishing, 2004).  Producer of two conferences on health and wellness travel.  Speaker on wellness travel. View presentation video.

Arcturus Designs, 1997-2005

Training Specialist

Communications, event planning, and strategic design for corporate clients such as Ford Motor Company, Boeing Aircraft, The Government of Malaysia, Oak Ridge National Labs, The United States Army, and The County of Hawaii. Presentation coaching, strategic planning, training and development, promotional writing.

EcoLogic Environmental Communications, 1990-1996


Founded Hawaii’s first environmental marketing and public relations firm for businesses, non-profits and government agencies. Media relations, newsletters, conference planning, events and trade show production. Clients included Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, GTE Hawaiian Tel, Young Laundry and Dry Cleaning, EarthWare (Honolulu’s original eco-store) and others. 

Guest Informant Publications, 1984-1990

Hawaii Sales Manager

Launched Oahu and Maui editions of up-scale, in-room tourist publications. Responsible for $1.5 million in annual advertising sales and acquiring distribution within major Oahu and Maui hotels.  National Salesperson of the Year, 1988 and 1989.


Bachelor of Arts, Advertising and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota, School of Journalism, 1982

Sustainability Studies “Systems Theory and Gaia Hypothesis” Schumacher College, Devon, England, UK, 1994

New Digital Media and E-Commerce, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2009


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