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Communications professional and award-winning writer experienced in delivering strategic information for business, technology, health, medicine, pharmacy, science, hospitality, and other disciplines. Combine planning and management skills with the ability to work independently, develop compelling content on any subject, target specialized audiences, and make complex material clear and accessible.

Notable Accomplishments and Awards

Professional Experience  

Meade Communications, President 1994-Present
Independent communications consultant providing project management, copy development, marketing support, writing, and editing. Proven ability to deliver superior results on deadline and on budget.

AT&T, Senior Marketing Communications Manager 2006-2009
Planned and executed collateral and sales tools for IT services division of 8th largest company in U.S.

American Pharmaceutical Association, Manager of Editorial Projects 1986-1994
Managed more than 400 projects, including books, brochures, promotions, meeting programs, and newsletters

District of Columbia Public Schools, Public Relations Assistant & Writer 1984-1986

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Managing Editor   1982- 1984


M.A. Nonfiction Writing, The Johns Hopkins University
M.A. Education, State University of New York at Albany
B.A. English, State University of New York at Geneseo

Teaching and Presentations

Adjunct Instructor, Technical Communication, University of Maryland Baltimore County 2004-Present

Adjunct Instructor, Freshman Writing and Literature, Anne Arundel Community College 2001-2003

Creative Writing Instructor, St. John’s College 2002-2003

Presentations on freelance writing, business writing, getting published, organizational skills, and creating newsletters for the Association of American Medical Colleges, American Independent Writers, Maryland Writers Association, Junior League, Anne Arundel Community College, and the National Science Teachers Association. Former teacher of high school English and French.

Professional and Community Leadership