• Gained national recognition for Northeast Ohio as a technology hub from the White House, federal agencies and industry associations.

  • Raised national awareness of issues facing small businesses through strategic roundtables with federal agencies and regional business leaders.

  • Executed “White House Winning the Future Forum” with President Obama and five Cabinet members.

  • Raised an operating budget of over $3.2M within 16 months.

  • Directed national media initiative resulting in over 300 stories and thousands of mentions in local, national and international media outlets.

  • Turned around $1M enterprise from a $500K loss to a $200K profit.

  • Established new revenue streams that accounted for one-third of annual operating income.

  • Restructured business model for high profile product resulting in a 35% increase in price, 50% increase in profitability, and sustained sales. 

  • Launched grand opening of a $50M visitor destination and increased attendance by 300% in the first six months.

  • Managed stakeholder outreach for the first successful Chapter 11 emergence of a Fortune 500 logistics company.

Building brands, engaging 
stakeholders, and impacting the bottom line