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Experience

Five Branches University Clinic

Santa Cruz, CA

Assistant Intern
September 2019 – Present

Assistant
September 2018 – August 2019

Graduate student of Chinese Medicine.

Responsibilities:

  • Participation in patient interview/intake, pulse-taking and tongue observation, discussion of clinical findings and rationales supporting proposed diagnoses, treatment plans, and acupuncture point prescriptions
  • Patient treatment under direct supervision of a licensed practitioner
  • Proposal of herbal formulae, lifestyle and dietary advice, and patient education
  • Assist in preparation of herbal formulae
  • Taking medical history and maintaining patient records

Wellness Institute

Norwalk, CT

Assistant to the Office Manager
March 2018 – July 2018

Intern
January 2017 – February 2018

Assistance with front office and clerical tasks. Observation and general assistance with cutting-edge alternative energy medicine therapies and technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Front desk and reception
  • Telephone communications
  • Patient processing
  • Receiving, stocking, and inventory management
  • Marketing and advertising consulting and coordination
  • Organizational consulting
  • Technology processes consulting
  • Bemer physical vascular therapy
  • Ondamed® PEMF therapy

CFE Energy Media LLC (dba Connect Flow Enhance)

Fairfield County, CT

COO, CPIO
September 2015 – November 2017

Co-Founder of media production, marketing, and publishing company in the energy, alternative, and complementary medicine niche.

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Selected responsibilities:

  • General operational oversight
  • Business process design
  • Strategic planning
  • Information technology coordination
  • Vendor research and communication
  • Marketing design and execution
  • Networking

Independent contracting showman

Connecticut & New York

Games Manager
April 2013 – October 2017

Game Operator
October 2006 – April 2013

Volunteer
Every Memorial Day weekend 1997 – 2006

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Responsibilities:

  • On-site management, business operation logistics, and customer service
  • Operation of carnival games (customers of all ages, children and adults)
  • Daily setup and maintenance of carnival games
  • Stock inventory and restock preparation
  • Trailer teardown and road tow-ready preparation
  • Turning frowns upside-down

Outer Island Research & Education

New Haven, CT & Branford, CT

Webmaster & Internet Consultant
March 2014 – February 2016

Website Redesign Consultant
October 2013 – March 2014

Website coordination for marine biology research and education non-profit organization.

Featured accomplishment: Outer Island aerial tour video (post-production)

Additional accomplishments:

  • Implemented and transitioned internet presence from static HTML website to content management system
  • Consolidated extraneous and repetitive content
  • Proposed and implemented new streamlined visitor scheduling system

Southern Connecticut State University Werth Center for Coastal and Marine Studies

New Haven, CT

Student Worker, Internet Presence
October 2013 – February 2016

logo of the Werth Center for Coast and Marine StudiesInternet presence updating and maintenance. The WCCMS is dedicated to collaborative and interdisciplinary coastal and marine research and education projects, with a focus on Connecticut's urbanized coast and harbors.

Coffee House Down Under (Freelance)

Connecticut & New York

September 2007 – February 2016

Planning and production of video, web, and print projects for a broad range of clients in addition to offering marketing and creative consulting.

Client pool sample:

  • Business etiquette consultant
  • Fashion designer
  • Independent musician
  • Independent film company
  • Online clothing retailer

Very Special Thoughts

New Haven, CT

Creative Director,
Co-Director of Innovation

February 2015 – September 2015

Creative Director,
Digital Marketing Director

March 2014 – February 2015

Art Director
August 2013 – March 2014

Graphic Designer
October 2012 – August 2013

Oversight, management, planning, and production of a diverse set of visionary creative and artistic projects and ventures.

Featured project: Kathleen Starling Promo

Sample of other projects:

  • Labyrinths to Serenity: The Game (teaser) 
  • Wings (project video) 

Southern Connecticut State University Division of Institutional Advancement

New Haven, CT

Graphic & Web Designer for Annual Giving
May 2015 – August 2015

Annual Giving Creative Team Coordinator
January 2015 – May 2015

Annual Giving Team Design Intern
June 2014 – December 2014

Student Worker
January 2013 – June 2014

Design and marketing, and event planning and management for Southern Connecticut State University's annual giving programs.

Featured accomplishment: Creative direction and production for branding of internal campus Faculty and Staff "HOOT Campaign" annual giving program

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Other responsibilities and accomplishments:

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Connecticut & New York

Disc Jockey
Master of Ceremony

March 2007 – July 2015

Mobile party and event DJ and MC, "jukebox DJ" niche.

Southern Connecticut State University Department of Music

New Haven, CT

Student Worker, Internet Presence
January 2014 – December 2014

Student Worker, Electronic Music Studio
September 2011 – December 2013

Student assistant and worker for Southern Connecticut State University's music department.

Responsibilities and accomplishments:

  • Helped with wiring and configuring new Stutzman Family Foundation Electronic Music Studio
  • Oversaw open studio hours in electronic music studio
  • Assistant to instructors during classes in electronic music studio
  • Department website updating and maintenance

Education

Doctor of Chinese Energetic Medicine (expected 2023)

Bian Hua Gong, CA

Doctor and Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine (expected 2023)

Five Branches University, Santa Cruz, CA

BA

Bachelor of Art (2014)

Music
Music Theory and Composition, Electronic and Recording Studio Theory
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

BS

Bachelor of Science (2014)

Studio Art
Graphic Design
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Certifications

Robert Peng Qigong Professional Healer Training (2017)

Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Rhinebeck, NY

Small Business Development Academy (2016)

Greater Norwalk Chamber of Commerce, Norwalk, CT

Organizations

Golden Key International Honour Society

Member (2012 – Present)

Skills

Interpersonal

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Management

Intrapersonal

  • Curiosity
  • Motivation
  • Philomathic
  • Self-awareness

Creative

  • Information design
  • Innovation
  • Organizational design
  • Process design

But most importantly

  • Biophilia
  • Healthy and delicious food
  • Patience
  • Unintentional rhyming

Languages

Interests

  • Ancient medicine
  • The arts
  • The beach and ocean
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Consciousness
  • Creative problem solving
  • The depths of existence
  • Following the Qi
  • The human condition
  • The human journey
  • Human nature
  • Innovation
  • Medical Qigong
  • Meditation
  • Natural medicine
  • Nature and being outdoors
  • Personal growth & development
  • Philosophy
  • The road less traveled
  • Simplicity
  • Spirituality
  • Stories of the human experience
  • Traveling
  • Watching the sunset
  • Writing
  • ...among others