Career Synopsis 

2017 – 2019: Technical Writer, IntelliCyt

2015 – 2017: Various contract technical/promotional writing clients including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Ecoponex

2014 – 2015:  Contract Technical Writer FDA

2002 – 2014:   Contractor to Sandia National Laboratories specializing in scriptwriting and scientific multimedia presentations.


2001 –  2002:  Vice President Communications and Marketing, Biomoda


1999 – 2001—Vice President Communications/investor relations, NMxS.com 

1981 – 1999— freelance writer specializing in promotional material, medical writing, technical writing, software documentation, script-writing, proposals, white papers, on-line help systems, corporate identity, annual reports

1977 –  1981 MITS/Pertec Computer Systems — system documentation 

Client List (partial) 

Sandia National Laboratories, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, FDA, Cray Inc, Lockheed Martin, American Society of Radiologic Technicians, Thermo Scientific, Biomoda, New Mexico Software, Lovelace Medical Center, Presbyterian Hospital, Vaughn-Wedeen Creative, Kilmer & Kilmer, Nolan Maddox Advertising, Envision Utility Software, U.S. Forest Service, RhoMed Inc, Abacus Research and Development, Excalibur Technologies 

Career Highlights and Achievements 

A business plan describing how the annular core research reactor at Sandia National Laboratories could be converted from weapons research to the manufacture of medical isotopes, and a companion white paper on the use of monoclonal antibodies in nuclear medicine influenced the DOE’s decision to provide $30 million in initial funding for the Moly-99 project at Sandia National Laboratories. A bold and innovative business plan describing how microfuel cells could revolutionize the portable electronics industry brought $1 million in capital to Energy Related Devices. A business plan for an Internet star-up company, NMxS.com netted $3.5 million in first-round funding. 

Awards 

32 National and International Awards for video scripts written for Sandia National Laboratories including 2 Gold World Awards from the New York Festivals International Film and Video Competition. 26 New Mexico Advertising Federation awards, including 10 First Place awards, two awards of merit from the Society for Technical Communication. 

Books

Understanding and Buying a Small Business Computer, Howard W. Sams, 1982 (the very first consumer-level book on personal computers); A Visitor’s Guide to the Sandia Mountains, U.S. Forest Service, 1984; Santa Fe Ghosts; History, Mystery, Truth, Schiffer Publishing, 2006; Through the Transdimensional Portal, 2017 Amazon publishing.

Education

B.U.S University of New Mexico 1990

University of New Mexico 1968-73 art/anthropology