Freelance Photographer, Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., 1994-Present; Des Moines, Iowa; 1986-94;
 Technical Writer and Illustrator, Nova Graphics, Waukee, Iowa; 1995-1998 (1990-94 freelance)
 Staff Photographer, Winona, (Minnesota) Daily News; 1982-84; 1985-86
 Editor and Publisher, Westby Times, Westby, Wisconsin; 1984-85
 Previous work experience in commercial printing, electronics manufacturing quality control and service as an Infantry officer in the U.S. Army

Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa; M.A. in Mass Communication—Journalism (pending completion of final paper)
Winona State University–Winona, Minnesota; B.A. in Mass Communications, Photojournalism Concentration, 1987


Photography: See Client List, Portfolio and Clips pages for more complete information.

Writing: A variety of written materials for business, publications and industry:

• Software Manuals–MR2000 Medical Office (User and Master System guides, Quick Reference guide) EpiSTATION Epidemiology Study Software User Guide
• Conducted Beta User evaluation of MR2000 software
• Operators Manuals, Technical Service Bulletins, Technical Manuals and Predelivery Instructiions for 17 John Deere agricultural machines, including Cotton Pickers, Sprayers, Tillage equipment, Drills and Planters. Sections include: Hydraulic, Electrical, Hydrostatic Drive, Engine, Chassis, Safety and Operations, among others
• Edit Technical Bulletins for regulating devices for Fisher Controls, Inc.
• Assisted in the team that produced a CD-ROM for Fisher Controls Regulator Division which included a hyperlinked collection of all Fisher regulator documents onto a single Compact Disk for field use. This made several thousand documents and illustrations, including all technical bulletins and information about all Fisher products, along with other information easily accessible to distributors, managers and workers in the field.
• Catalogs–Sprayer Parts Catalog and Douglas Tool Catalog for Cotton Parts for the John Deere Co.
• Handbooks–LP-Gas Serviceman’s Guide and Regulator Selection Guide for Fisher Controls, Inc.
• Brochures–Door County Guide to Historic Landmarks for the Leadership Door County program
• Newsletters–Nova Graphics quarterly newsletter
• Multi Media–Assisted in concepts, planning, writing and evaluating various Multi Media projects
• Newspapers–Edited and published weekly newspaper; wrote various articles to accompany photo packages for daily newspaper

Computers: Experienced on a variety of commercial software:

• Word • Photoshop • Eudora E-Mail • PageMill • File Transfer Software • Networked Systems • Netscape • Adobe Acrobat • Microsoft Explorer • Screen Capture Software • Word Perfect • QuarkXPress • PageMaker & Table • Excel • Visio • Powerpoint • Various Proprietary Software • Photographic scanning, manipulation and transmission software
Examples: Published software manuals using Word, Photoshop, PageMaker and ResOLution; catalogs using Photoshop, QuarkXPress and PageMaker; CD-ROM using PageMaker, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat; John Deere publications using Deere TWIST publishing software.

Winner of numerous photojournalism contest awards at state, regional and national levels.
Photos exhibited in the Miller Art Center and the Hardy Gallery jurried shows.
Photos included in the 1993 Pulitzer Prize finalist entry from the Associated Press.
Photos included in the permanent collection of the Iowa State Historical Society.

Hobbies include SCUBA diving, canoeing, bike riding, and reading.
Ongoing photographic projects include a series of black & white portraits, titled Faces in the Door, of individuals who live in Door County, and a series of view camera photographs utilizing Polaroid transfer and Polaroid emulsion transfer techniques.

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