"Our skill set is the tool box. but it is our experience that lets us wield the tools with precision and confidence."

educator
management
tech savvy
 

my cv

It is difficult to represent all of ones skills on a piece of paper or an application from an employment website. While my education and experience are important, it is my ability to iterate and execute solutions that set me apart.

org.dev

I have been developing my organizational leadership skills for my entire career, having worked in large organizations where change can be viewed as "too difficult to execute".

Over a decade of hospitality management experience.

Over a decade of fine dining wine director experience.

5 food & beverage certifications, 2 college degrees and a lifelong pursuit of learning.

 

I developed my first web-based education program 10 years ago.

The culmination of my education and tech acumen is somm.site, a complete education resource for hospitality professionals.

tech.dev

Technology is the silver bullet for the issues facing the hospitality industry. The ability to iterate technical solutions for modern operational pain points is the way of the future.

my hospitality career:
at a glance

 
Wine

Over 10 years experience as a wine program manager. Advanced Sommelier certificate from CMS, having passed the theory and service portions of the MS exam in 2017.

management

Over 10 years experience as a hospitality  manager. Leadership positions held at multiple fortune 500 hospitality organizations, as well as stand-alone food & beverage operations.

training

Over 10 years experience executing solutions for developing food & beverage professionals into fine dining leaders and certified sommeliers.

formal cv