A 25 year veteran of the creative industry, I've won and led creative projects with some of the worlds top brands and companies such as The American Dental Association,
Hallmark, Edelman, Abbott, Baxter, United Airlines, Keurig, NASA,
Jim Beam, Wrigley, and many others. I formed AGA Digital Studios, Inc. in 1997, creating content with a heavy concentration on 3D for a multitude of brands. Before that, I worked for a CBS affiliate in Lafayette, IN as a photographer / editor, then worked as the studio Program Manager for Prime Cable in northwest Indiana, which led to a Senior Corporate Producer role for a national franchising corporation. 

I've worked heavily across all channels, on large scale projects, and written for numerous trade magazines such as Macworld, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer, 3D World, and 3D Artist. Since 1995, I've trained companies on digital technology, and creative software - companies such as NASA, Dell, Reebok, and the University of Notre Dame to name a few. Additionally, I've authored 15 books on computer imaging and Photoshop, co-authored two others, and I'm a certified professional photographer (a designation held by just 6% of photographers in the U.S.) 
My career stems across all production mediums from broadcast work at CBS and cable television, to print, publishing, and digital channels, including VR work for NASA and United Airlines. I built my own content creation agency in 1997, partnering with a national ad agency. As the digital world emerged, I formed a successful e-commerce training business in 2003, and then one of the largest portrait studios in the Chicago area in 2009.
My experience has taken me to Jim Beam Brands in 2014 as Director of Production where I built the online content teams for special projects and social engagement, and led all production work with contractors, vendors and editors. In 2015, WW Grainger reached out for help to develop specialized content for a new subsidiary launching this year. 
From there, I was the photography team lead at Evoke Productions in the Chicago area, working with Sears Holdings brands, and external clients, helping deliver 100,000 images a year for print and digital. Also, I led development on Evoke's new website and online presence. 
Currently I work as Director of Creative Services for Anthem, Inc., while still teaching, creating imagery, 3D animation, and lecturing.
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