I am a certified social business strategist, national speaker, trainer and bike safety instructor. With a broad range of business experience and roles, I get engineering, sales, marketing and channel management. I have lived on both sides of the distributor fence. I enjoy helping integrate social across an organization - from product development to engineering, marketing to customer service/support, human resource management to recruiting, and sales to public relations.
My new role as Global eBusiness Social Media Manager for Parker Hannifin is pretty exciting. Prior work included founding my own consulting firm. Launching and supporting several successful social media organizations, and was a Founding Member, Alumni and Faculty at Society3 Academy.
I have been involved with business development, product marketing and Internet strategies for manufacturers, technical products and service related companies for over 30 years. My past consulting clients include Women's International, Harley Davidson, Bucyrus Erie, Fairbanks Morse, Webster Electric, Twin Disc, Oscar Mayer - Kraft Foods, Envirex, University of Wisconsin, and Alliant Energy.