Contributing Writer

May 2012 - Present

Write a weekly post, intended for technology professionals, most often focused on Google in the enterprise.


Technology Consulting

November 2010 - Present

Provide technology advice and training for organizations such as the Cook Family Foundation and Nonprofit Network.

Grand Valley State University

Adjunct Instructor

January 2010 - May 2017

Taught the Nonprofit and Government Technology course (PA311) in the school of Public Administration.

Michigan Nonprofit Association / Highway T / NPower Michigan

Executive Director (Highway T / NPower Michigan), August 2005 - November 2010

Acting Executive Director (NPower Michigan), May 2005 - August 2005 

Director of Consulting (NPower Michigan), February 2002 - August 2005

Created, managed and delivered technology capacity-building programs funded by organizations such as the Kellogg Foundation, Kresge Foundation, and New Detroit. These multi-year projects provided technology workshops, assessments, direct technology consulting services, and technology grant funding in project sizes ranging from $25,000 to $300,000 each.

Delivered training to hundreds of nonprofit organizations in Michigan and Ohio. Presenting partners included the Nonprofit Alliance (Battle Creek), Northsky Nonprofit Network (Traverse City), Toledo Community Foundation, and Ohio Provider Resource Association (Columbus).

divine / marchFIRST / USWeb/CKS

Brand Strategy Manager (October 2001 - February 2002)

Sales Specialist, Texas region (January 2001 - February 2002)

Senior Consultant, Dallas strategy practice (January 2000 - December 2000)

Dallas Historical Society

Executive Director  (September 1996 - January 2000)

Acting Director (January 1996 - September 1996)

Director of Development (June 1995 - December 1995)

Dallas Theater Center

Manager of Institutional Giving (April 1994 - June 1995)

Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Director of Development (October 1992 - March 1994)


Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

MBA and MA in Arts Administration (May 1992)

Spring Arbor College (now Spring Arbor University), Spring Arbor, MI

BA, Music Theory and Compostion (May 1990)

Volunteer Community Leadership

Grand Rapids Community Foundation 

Technology Advisory Committee (2014-2017). Chair, 2014-2016.

Arts District Friends

Dallas arts district development advocacy organization board member (1995-2002). Chair 2000-2002; Treasurer 1998-1999.

Center for Nonprofit Management, Dallas

Volunteer consultant (1997-2002).

Dallas Coalition for the Arts

Arts advocacy organization board member (1995-1996).