Resume

524 S. 10th ST. • LIVINGSTON, MT 59047 • PHONE 406-579-0575

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Headphone.com 2013 - Present

President / CEO

WooThemes 2012

Support Forum Ninja

F11 Photographic Supplies Bozeman, MT 2011-2012

Certified Apple Expert

HeadRoom Bozeman, MT 2009-2010

Website Consultant / Product Manager

  • Represent company and demonstrate products at trade shows.
  • Facilitated complete website redesign and restructure.
  • Research and Development for new product ideas.
  • Acquisition and evaluation of new product lines.

Poindexters Bozeman, MT 2007-2009

Sound/Video Technician

  • Provide sound reinforcement and video projection for music performances, entertainment, and corporate presentations.
  • Installed complete turnkey Home Theater and AV Systems in some of Montana's most prestigious and demanding homes and businesses.
  • Setup and operate complete audio/visual systems that enrich and enhance experience.
  • Maintain clients desire to have systems be as intuitive and invisible as possible.
  • Improved documentation for time and materials on each job to ensure good return on investment.
  • Independently provided creative and professional solutions for problems during installations.

HeadRoom Bozeman, MT 2003-2007

Vice President Operations / Product Manager

  • Maintained sales for a four million dollar company in a niche market that is constantly undergoing change by developing products to meet market demands.
  • Managed team of 20 employees with diverse jobs, which enabled successful operation of a high demand company.
  • Managed development of entire new product line consisting of 10 new products all with options amounting to seventy three different sku’s.
  • Directed research and development, and implementation into production for over 20 audio devices.
  • Managed product line at of approximately 500 products optimizing availability and pricing to the customer.
  • Implemented procedures for purchasing, inventory control, quality control and production.
  • Developed procedures for organizing and aligning team efforts with corporate strategic plan.

Grace Design Boulder, CO 1997-2001

Production Manager

Contributed as third employee for start-up pro audio equipment designer with sales that increased 350% over first four years. Company held niche for designing and supplying high-technology electronic equipment for film and music recording used by top studios around the world.
  • Handled all technical aspects of equipment design, test, performance, maintenance and repair.
  • Implemented standard for quality control issues using knowledge of electronic theory, digital theory, and computer basics.
  • Generated build procedures and assembly manual for all products.
  • Designed Audio Precision program for automated testing of electronic equipment.
  • Trained and supervised employees to assemble equipment and test to guarantee standards.
  • Developed strong business sense for assuring good return on investment by looking to reduce or minimize operating costs without compromising quality.
  • Placed orders for all parts and supplies for production.
  • Created bill of materials and cost analysis database for all production.
  • Implemented new accounting system for inventory.

Microphone Pro | Warren Labs 1995-2012

Contract Sound Engineer
  • Independently operated 150 recording sessions in Texas, Arizona, California, Colorado and Montana for established artists and rising talent.
  • Providing custom installations and consultation services for studio construction
  • Provided consultation and installation services to recording studios: BaseCamp Recording Studios, Big Sky High, Immersive Studios, The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, and more.
  • Promoted 25 concerts in Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado Engineered over 20 CD’s for independent artists.

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder    Boulder, CO    2000 Music & Environmental Studies

Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences Tempe, AZ    1996-1997 Entertainment Business, Sound for Film, Music Recording, Sound Reinforcement

University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX    1995-1996