Professional Résumé

Self-directed, goal-oriented, enthusiastic professional with a passionate commitment to web design, digital media, mobile development and team goals. Skilled in the design, development, integration and production of websites and digital media.

Education & Training

2009-2010 | Specialist Degree | Columbia, MO

University of Missouri

Specialist in Educational Technology – Hours Earned
The technology in schools emphasis area prepares you to use plan and implement advanced technologies in classrooms and other learning environments. Understand theories and perspectives in using technology to support teaching and learning; Use technology planning, management and integration in an educational setting; Build strategies that advance teaching and learning with technology.
2006-2009 | Master of Science | St. Louis, MO

Missouri Baptist University

Master of Science in Sports Management
The sport management program at Missouri Baptist University is designed to assist students in developing skills to organize, administer and facilitate sport programs at the corporate, agency, professional and amateur levels. Opportunities are provided to develop knowledge and skills relevant to the performance of these functions.
2001-2003 | Bachelor of Science | Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University

Bachelor of Science in Business Education
The College of Education, Health, and Human Studies provides innovative, relevant, and experiential approaches that support, empower, and engage scholars and life-long learners who are equipped to transform lives and serve communities.
1996-2001 | Bachelor of Science | Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University

Bachelor of Science in Business Finance
The College of Business and Computing engages students in technology-rich experiential learning to serve the evolving global business environment. As teacher-scholars, we advance interdisciplinary knowledge to graduate innovative, ethical and collaborative problem solvers, bringing lasting value to our region and beyond.
1992–1996 | High School Diploma | Farmington, MO

Farmington High School

The mission of the Farmington School District, in partnership with families and community, is to provide progressive learning environments that foster quality and excellence for all students.

Proficient Technologies

Development Skills

Web Design & Development
WordPress & Drupal

Awards & Honors

2009, 2010 | Farmington, MO


Presented by KFMO Sports
2010 | Farmington, MO


Presented by KFMO Sports
2012-Present | Online Publications

Featured Content Contributor

Team Snap; Social Media Today; Business 2 Community

Professional Experience

2001 – 2012 | 2015 – PRESENT | PUBLIC EDUCATION

Web Designer & Developer

Design, update and develop the School District website, as well as, develop web applications for student and educator use. Produce digital content, including photographs, videos and other visual elements, to be featured on District and school websites and social media platforms. Write content that supports the visual elements on the District’s digital platforms. Coordinate with Social Media Administrator on creation and maintenance of an editorial calendar for all digital platforms. Generate new story and content ideas for distribution to internal and external audiences. Maintain editorial calendar for school websites.
2006 – Present | NEXT PLAY

Founder; Web & Mobile Developer

Design, develop and implement custom sports websites for schools, clubs, teams and leagues. Custom development of player profiles, league schedules and automated standings. Implement REST-API for team and league mobile apps, as well as, custom push notification triggers for each team and sport. Develop website dashboard for easy updates and mobile push notifications.

Marketing Manager

Define and execute the company’s marketing strategy and tactics to support its growth and revenue objectives. In addition to creating, overseeing, and implementing the marketing strategy, manage company collateral, website content, image, marketing promotions, and the customer lifecycle, from brand awareness and lead generation, to growth and retention.

Coordinator of Creative Media

Coordinate and assist with marketing communications activities to support the Sporlan Division sales goals. This includes a wide variety of strategic promotions including website content, trade show support, newsletters, public relations, mobile application content and collateral material development.
2006 – Present | Allen Media

Founder; Web & Mobile Developer

Allen Media specializes in the development, implementation and sustained success of mobile apps, digital media and websites for schools, churches, small businesses and more. We manage social media campaigns, business websites and day-to-day activities. Implement a presence on social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and other similar community sites. Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, website analytics, and analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.

Certifications & Licenses

2007-2106 | State of Missouri | 9th-12th Grade

Business Education

Career and Technical Education
Certificate Career Continuous Professional Certificate
2007-2106 | State of Missouri | 9th-12th Grade

Business Education

Certificate Career Continuous Professional Certificate
2010-2106 | State of Missouri | Kindergarten-12th Grade

Physical Education

Certificate Career Continuous Professional Certificate

Design Skills

UIKIT & Ionic Frameworks
Responsive Design & Mobile Development
Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
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