Current Endeavors

Chief Technology Officer at National Health Care Provider Solutions ; 10/2015 – Present

National Health Care Provider Solutions is just one of the many facets of the Disque Foundation, a non profit dedicated to advancing health care education to the under served, both domestic and abroad. NHCPS provides doctors, nurses and other medical professionals with a comprehensive and time saving solution for required medical certifications and continuing medical education (CME) credits. Our online courses in ACLS, PALS, BLS & CPR are created and maintained by practicing medical professionals.

Our customers contribute to a larger cause, helping save lives around the world through the Save a Life Initiative and the Disque Foundation. For every certification purchased through NHCPS, we provide this training for free to someone else who may otherwise not have access to the knowledge, skills and ability to save a life when it matters most. To learn more about our mission and current projects, visit DisqueFoundation.org.

Freelance Consultant ; 04/2012 – Present

In April of 2012 I was inspired to launch my own Internet Marketing consulting business focusing on overall website and online business model optimization.  I’m currently booked through January, 2047.  However, don’t let that stop you from reaching out 🙂   My occasional blog posts on this site have also been featured on industry leading websites like Search Engine Land. I also own and operate WestfaliasForSale.com, an enthusiast website dedicated to helping people find their dream Westy.

Previous Endeavors

MGECOM.com; 11/2011 – 04/2012
As the Director of Affiliate Program Operations for MGECOM, I developed and implemented strategies and optimization techniques to ensure their team of account managers exceeded client goals and expectations.

eBay Partner Network; 04/2009 – 07/2011
Supported the eBay Partner Network by sourcing, growing and maintaining ePN publisher relationships & integrations in the electronics, collectibles, gold/silver and tickets verticals.   Managed majority of eBay.com.au, eBay.ca and Half.com ePN programs while providing regular ad hoc support to all divisions of ePN.  Also made significant contributions to the ePN blog including; The Grey Market iPad Opportunity and Smart Phone Marketing.

FlamingoWorld / ForMeToCoupon / iShopDaily; 02/2007 – 02/2009
Managed a wide variety of projects including the operations, merchandising, marketing, content creation, SEO and general maintenance of over a dozen niche price comparison shopping sites & blogs.  Managed product data feed & API integrations for thousands of affiliate programs.  FlamingoWorld was voted Affiliate of The Year at the Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards in 2008.

PartnerCentric; 07/2005 – 02/2007
Handled affiliate marketing program management and business development for premier agency clients including HP Snapfish & the Hanover Direct brands.

Overstock.com; 06/2003 – 05/2005
Provided significant lift and support to various business units within Overstock.com during their years of hyper growth.  Played pivotal roles in affiliate marketing, merchandising, fraud investigation and other marketing initiatives.

SLUG Magazine; 2003 – 2005
Contributing writer, interviewer, videographer & digital video editor for Salt Lake City’s local music & lifestyle magazine, Salt Lake Underground.

Technique; 2002 – 2004
Assisted in various marketing & merchandising initiatives to help start and grow a local snowboarding and skateboarding retail store. Involved in team & event management and organizing professional athlete exhibitions.

University of Utah Marriott Library; 2002 – 2003
Ran general computer help desk and administrative duties ranging from student email access, wireless network support, test scanning & bulk copy order production.

Windell‘s Snowboard Camp; Summer 2000
Lived the dream on Mt. Hood at Windell’s for a summer working as an activities coordinator, bus driver & house monitor.  Also personally responsible for a dozen teenage campers each session.

Marshalltown Community School District; 1995 – 1997
Computer consultant & technician for MCSD during my junior and senior years of high school.  Installed & maintained servers, routers, workstations, and other technical infrastructure in nine schools.

Education:

University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah; 1997 – 2002
Bachelor of Science, Marketing Communications & Digital Media