Towson University Grad- B.S. Mass Comm - 1994 Cambridge South-Dorchester High Grad- 1987
I have worked for 24 years as a tourism professional and business promoter. Most of this time I worked for local or county Government. For the past 3 years I have owned my own consulting firm and have consulted for the Maryland Tourism Coalition. Dorchester County Tourism 9 years * Founder of Sailwinds Park & Heritage Tourism effort in County Havre de Grace Office of Tourism 3 years*Creator of First Fridays Harford County Office of Economic Development 9 years *Advocated for hotel tax and creation of Visit Harford, Inc. , LPGA Liaison, Coordinated successful County promotions such as Love it Campaign, Restaurant Week and Taste of Harford Roche & Associates /MTC 3 years *Increased MTC membership, raised profile of Maryland’s tourism industry and successfully lobbied for 1 million increase in state tourism Funding along with other state-wide tourism issues.