Current status: Independent Communications Professional

Broad experience in communications, writing and editing

Twenty years working on a project basis for a wide variety of clients: corporate, government, non-profit, media. Can develop communications from strategy through tight production deadlines and coordinate the work of teams.

Selected communications clients

  • Wells Fargo: On team of writers and project managers who developed content for annual benefits enrollment in 2012 and 2014. Also on team that updated benefits website in 2013. Three contracts: June 2014-December 2014; July 2012-March 2013.
  • Bank of the West: Wrote employee communications for website and email; 2013-2014.
  • Allianz Life Insurance: Wrote, edited press releases, media kits, FAQs, internal content; 2015.
  • HealthTech Communications Group: Developed web copy, case studies, and reports on health information technology for the California state health IT agency (Cal OHII); 2011-2014.
  • Oregon Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT): Managed and wrote Oregon’s 200-page strategic and operational plan for Health IT; also wrote web copy, weekly email news summary and other deliverables; 2010-2012.
  • Robinson & Associates Consulting: Writer on team that developed national research report on patient identification for federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT; 2013-2014.
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives: Write weekly email newsletter; 2014 to present.
  • Siebel Energy Institute: Write profiles of researchers for website; 2016 to present.

Current media clients

  • Univadis [website for doctors]: Curate and summarize daily health policy and practice management news; January 2017 to present.
  • Annals of Emergency Medicine: Write health policy features; 2007 to present.
  • Managed Care magazine: Write health policy news and features; 2014 to present.

 Previous full-time employment

  • Las Vegas Review Journal: health and medical reporter
  • San Luis Obispo Telegram Tribune: environment and politics reporter
  • Hospitals & Health Networks magazine: senior writer

 Volunteer work

  • Alameda Free Library Foundation: president, 2012-2014
  • Friends of the Alameda Library: currently serve on publicity, social media committees


  • California State University, Fullerton: B.A., Communications, news-editorial