Resume
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Senior level executive with extensive hands-on experience in business leadership for non-profit and for-profit organizations
Exceptionally strong communication and sales skills
Catalyst for rapid engagement and management of creative and production departments and teams
Proven ability to create award winning design, advertising, public relations, and new media marketing campaigns

Areas of Expertise
Senior level management experience in both traditional and digital media companies
Equally proficient in the conceptualizing, designing, and supervising of all aspects of marketing and public relations materials including catalogs, ads, web sites, blogs, and social media sites
Seasoned expert in hiring, training, and motivating teams
Long-term involvement in numerous business-to-business and fine arts organizations


Mount Ida College
Located just outside Boston, Mount Ida College is focused on making success happen for students by delivering best-in-class signature professional programs, internships and personalized, individual support.
2012-Present
Visiting Professor

Photoweenie.com
Photoweenie.com provides fine arts photography news, reviews of exhibitions, books, and websites, and online gallery exposure for new work. The website is tailored to the photographer, collector, and fan of fine arts photography.
2012-Present
Founder

Fitts&Wolinsky
Fitts&Wolinsky is a partnership with Cary Wolinsky, a National Geographic photographer since 1972 and founder of the Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts. Fitts and Wolinsky offers portfolio development expertise for the fine arts photography industry.
2010-Present
Founder

Avenue,Inc.
Avenue, Inc. is a marketing and sales strategy company. Clients engage Avenue for a comprehensive approach to building and communicating their brands via large-scale, long-term projects that are integrated across a variety of channels and media.
2010-2010
Executive Creative Director (full time contract)

Photographic Resource Center at Boston University
For over 30 years, The Photographic Resource Center at Boston University has been the premier association of its kind in New England representing more than 1,200 fine arts and commercial photographers, educators and photographic equipment manufacturers and suppliers.
2006-2009
Executive Director

Center for Digital Arts at Boston University
The Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University offers extensive career oriented education and training in the digital arts fields of Photography, Digital Filmmaking, Graphic and Interactive Design, Recording Arts and 3D Animation
2006-2009
Teacher and lecturer

Euro RSCG 4D
Euro RSCG 4D (now Havas) is the world's largest direct and digital agency network. The parent company, Euro RSCG, is a unit of Havas the world's sixth-largest communications group with 233 offices worldwide.
2005-2005
Creative Director (full time contract)

Monster Worldwide
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Maynard, Mass., Monster.com is the leading global careers website. Monster connects companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals through a broad range of innovative services

2003-2004

Creative Director


The Ad Club
The Ad Club is the largest trade association of its kind in the country with over 600 companies representing more than 6000 individuals from advertising firms, public relations firms, media outlets, support service firms, interactive companies, corporate clients and the freelance community.

2002-2002

Interim President


Scient
Scient was one of the world's largest e-business solutions providers. In 2001, Scient merged with iXL.

1999-2002

Vice President, Creative


Jim Fitts Consulting
A Boston-based marketing firm providing a variety of traditional and new media creative and consulting services.
1998-

President, Founder

Spire
Spire is a highly regarded and innovative company focusing on digital communication and production services.

1995-1998

Creative Director

Milici Valenti Gabriel
Milici Valenti Gabriel (now MVNP) was the Honolulu office of DDB, the largest advertising agency in the state of Hawaii.

1992-1995

Senior Vice President, Creative Director


Clarke Goward Fitts
Clarke Goward Fitts was a mid-size advertising agency well known its award-winning print and television campaigns.

1981-1991

Executive Vice President, Creative Director

Hill Holiday
Boston-based Hill Holiday is one of the country's largest and most respected advertising agencies.

1978-1981

Creative Director, Europe

Creative Director in the Boston office and manager of the European advertising and production staff based in the London office.



 Board Memberships
2004-2008 Board of Overseers of the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University
2003-2009 Board of Directors, The Photographic Resource Center
2000-2002 Board of Directors, The Ad Club
1998-2008 National Alumni/ae Council, Massachusetts College of Art
1998-2001 Adjunct Professor, Boston University School of Communications
1995-1998 Foundation Board, Massachusetts College of Art
1992-1993 Board of Directors, First Night Honolulu
1989-1991 President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts College of Art, Alumni/ae Association
1987-1989 Board of Directors, Massachusetts College of Art, Alumni/ae Association
1985-1987 Chairman, Board of Directors, Creative Club of Boston
1981-1991 Adjunct Professor, Boston University School of Communications

Education
1967-1971, Massachusetts College of Art, BFA, Graphic Design

Partial awards List
Numerous regional and national advertising awards, including: Clio, One Show, CA Magazine, ADDY, New York Art Directors Club, Hatch, Pele, and Creative Club of Boston.
Recipient of the William Gunn Humanitarian Award and the Morton Godine Medal.