Awards and Accreditation
  • 2016 Gold HERMES® Creative Award, Introductory social media/marketing video, Cottage Cooking, Asheville, NC
  • 2015 Gold HERMES® Creative Award, “It’s Official! People Love Living Here,” Advertorial, John Cannon Homes, Sarasota, FL
  • 2012 Gold and Platinum HERMES Creative Awards:
    • “We Can Change the Rules About Cancer,” Cancer Support Foundation, creative and copywriting
    • “Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Annual Report,” Copywriting
    • ” Prime Ribbing: A Newsical Revue,” Public relations and branding
    • “Youth OutRight” Public relations and branding
  • 2011 Silver ADDY®, “You Never Forget Your First Time,” Advertising/Self Promotion, AAF Asheville (First award ceremony, producer)
  • 2008 “Best of the Mountains” award, Public Relations Association of Western North Carolina (PRAWNC), Asheville, as writer of “Alexander’s Ford” fundraising video
  • 2007 Gold HERMES Award, “A Kiss From Alexander,” Creative direction, poster
  • 2002 IABC® Silver Anvil for “Zen in the City” campaign for Freer-Sackler Smithsonian Galleries
  • 2002 American Association of Museums,  “Zen in the City” campaign
  • 2000 Business Volunteer of the Arts Award (BVA) recipient,  Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, DC, “Torpedo Factory Art Center,”  Strategic Communications Plan
  • 1995 Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA), Central West Coast Chapter, “Clozaril®,” Public Relations, Promotions/Marketing
  • 1981 – 1999 ADDY® Award winner, 28 awards for copywriting, creative direction in print and radio advertising
  • 2008 – 2010 Founding member and board member of AAF-Asheville (American Advertising Federation)
  • Member PRSA (Public Relations Society of America); Accredited in Public Relations (APR) since 1994
  • Member, IABC – International Association of Business Communicators since 2000
  • Member, PRAWNC (Public Relations Association of Western North Carolina) 2008-2010 (closed)


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