✔ 15 years of experience working and consulting in technology, media, and government
✔ 9+ years of senior-level management experience in state and local government, including election to the Newburyport City Council
✔ 6+ years as entrepreneur and principal of digital marketing agency: teacher/trainer of social media courses and workshops in Boston, Chicago, and Washington, DC. to 500+ students, small business owners, and working adults; and online community manager for B2B, B2C, nonprofit, and government clientsv
✔ Master’s degree in Public Administration and B.S. in Sociology
✔ Discovered the digital ecosystem at age 7. Wrote about the web for college newspaper in 1995. Built first website in 1996. Began blogging in 2004, joined Facebook in 2005, and ran first online political campaign in 2009. User of Wordpress, Instagram, Twitter, and other tools. Knows the difference between Spotify and Storify.
✔ Blogged about digital media and related topics for 7+ years to a readership of now-6,500 unique monthly visitors