Unparalleled Education

  • PhD (Geography), Birkbeck College, University of London

  • MA (Geography), Northeastern Illinois University

  • MSJ (Advertising), Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University

  • BAJ (Public Relations), School of Journalism, Drake University


No Non-sense Experience

  • 30 years of international marketing and management experience as President of OMNI-Communique Inc.; including projects in Argentina, Canada, Mexico, throughout Europe, even the former Soviet Union, and the United States

  • Instructor in Geography, South Dakota State University since 2017


Trusted Public Service

  • Public Member of the Illinois Banking and Real Estate Board, 1998-1999

  • Member of the Illinois International Port Board of Directors, 2000-2009, Member of its Executive Committee, Chairman of its Homeland Security Committee, Legislative Committee, and Marketing Committee