Director of Events
Production Canada (2016 - Present)

  • Lead the Ontario event department, a small but mighty team of four
  • Managed the departmental budget of over $500,000
  • Rebranded the company, built a brand foundation, and identified our brand values in under six month​


Event Production Manager
Production Canada (2015 - 2016)

  • Drafted floor plans and event layouts
  • Hired and directed crew of over 20 people on site during setup, execution, and strike of an event
  • Coordinated with suppliers and vendors in advance of events regarding contracts, budgets, and scheduling
  • Developed load in and production schedules and critical paths
  • Maintained production budgets and collecting supplier quotes 


Associate Event Producer
Sonic Events (2014)

  • Produced events for clients like Movember on events that ranged from 100-250 people
  • Created systems for better office management including production schedules, proposal templates, and crew call sheets
  • Monitored and maintained warehouse inventory


Creative Director
maph  productions (2012 – 2014)      

  • Acted as the onsite event producer for events with over 1,000 guests
  • Formulated event budgets totaling over $200,000 and managed the décor aspect of that budget for clients like Honda Canada
  • Created visual material to support events including logos, signage, and content for projection


Production Manager
Unit 11 (2014)       

  • Acted as the liaison between Jack Morton Designs, Unit 11, and Rogers Canada for the graphic installation on the brand new Hockey Central television set
  • Managed 3 local printers with a budget of over $150,000
  • Supervised a crew of 5 ensuring the graphics were installed to our high standards


On Site Event Coordinator                                                  
Banff Mountain Film Festival (2008 – 2013)

  • Presented the BMFF to 113 cities in 37 states and provinces
  • Installed all technical equipment related to the event based on venue needs
  • Presented the festival onstage to audiences of over 1000, while playing over 8 different films at the same time


Stage Manager                                                                
Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival (2003 – 2014)

  • Took the lead on technical rehearsals with Josh Dueck and other keynote speakers
  • Called the cues for all 16 screenings
  • Generated a post event report to continue to improve upon the systems put in place for the annual festival


Assistant Stage Manager
e=mc2  (2014)

  • Managed performers, Olympians, and celebrity athletes for the Special Olympics Gala


Event Designer
Canadian Foundation for Aids Research  (2014)

  • Designed an exclusive dinner for guests in William Ashley using En Provence as the theme


Set and Costume Designer
Various Companies (2002 – 2013)

  • Worked in association with the director to create a design based on the script
  • Directed carpenters and seamstresses to convert my design into a 3D element
  • Acquired and tracked receipts, mileage, and other expenses for budgets of up to $5000


Front of House Manager
Various Companies (2004 – 2011)

  • Recruited, instructed and guided site supervisors and volunteers
  • Accounted for all concession sales and deposited that income accordingly
  • Developed a daily report for all stakeholders

RESUME

Seneca College

Event Management - Event and Exhibit Design, High Honours


The Banff Centre

Theatre Craft 1, Stage Carpentry Workstudy, Stage Management Workstudy


Queen's University

BAH First Class Honours, Drama


J. Robert Graves Pioneer Award
International Live Events Association (2017)

The ILEA J. Robert Graves Award—named for one of the founders of ILEA—is given to a volunteer who has significantly contributed to the growth and development of this association, not only through his or her creative vision, but through determined execution.


Up and Coming Member

ISES Toronto Leadership Awards


A new award for 2015, the Up & Coming Award is awarded to a member who has shown phenomenal personal and professional development within the chapter and someone who shows extraordinary potential for long term leadership within ISES.

  • All of the above and...
  • Mac OSX
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Vectorworks 2013
  • Google SketchUp
  • WordPress
  • MailChimp
  • HootSuite
  • Sketching, drawing, painting

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