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I am currently a Professor of Design at Bentley University. Teaching for the Information Design & Corporate Communication department. I have been a professional designer for 40 years and taught design at the college level for 32 years. I have taught courses in Adobe Photoshop , Illustrator , InDesign , Advertising, graphic design, web design, Concept Development, Motion Graphics, Advanced Visual Communication, Advanced Web Design, and Environmental Graphic Design . Working with the Bentley Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Center I created B.E.S.T. (Bentley Essential Studio Team) a collaborative creative experience that works with non-profit organizations and students, designing brand identity, advertising and marketing campaigns.


2014-2015, Bentley University Distinguished Faculty Award - In recognition of my outstanding contributions to education through Service-Learning.

Innovation in Teaching Award 2018 In recognition for outstanding contributions to education through IDCC DESIGNHOUSE Studio at Bentley University. The objective of the Bentley University Awards

for Innovation in Teaching is to recognize Bentley faculty members

who have contributed significant teaching innovations and to provide

a forum for them to disseminate their innovations to the faculty

as a whole.

Created and manage the IDCC DESIGNHOUSE STUDIO, an on-campus design company that utilizes the skills and talents of Bentley students. This allows students to apply what they are learning in their classes to real world application client projects for Bentley faculty, programs and departments. The projects include posters, flyers, brand identity logos, Powerpoint, web banners and brochures. The students create actual client work for marketing and advertising campaigns and special events.

I created the IDCC DESIGNHOUSE blog that is a design resource for the Information Design & Corporate Communication, Creative Industries, Marketing and English and Media Studies programs at Bentley University. ( )

Developed the Inspiration Design Lecture series that consists of 10 lectures each semester. We collaborate with top industry design professionals that discuss a variety of topics related to the fields of visual communication design. The designers ZOOM the lectures to talk with our students about the fields of creative design and demonstrate their amazing skills, talent and experience.

I am a highly skilled, self motivated Art Director and Designer. I have proven experience as a critical thinker, problem solver, and creative concept developer. I am knowledgeable in the current trends of design, web, social media and mobile applications. I have many years experience in Art Direction, project and team management.


I received an Editor’s Choice Award from the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and my work was published in the March 2012 issue of Photoshop User Magazine.


I am an award winning professional working in the fields of advertising, graphic design, web design, PR, motion graphics, broadcast, marketing, brand identity design, presentation design and Environmental Graphic Design. I have been a professional designer for 37 years and an Associate Professor teaching design at the college level for 27 years.


Working as a Professor, I am also a hands-on designer that created projects for a variety of clients, that have included, IBM, Fidelity Investments, Philips, Blue Cross Blue Shield, American Express, The Wall Street Journal, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center, Major League Baseball, Boston South Station, Massport, Logan Airport, MIT Museum, Plimoth Plantation Museum and the Congressional Medal of Honor Museum.


Prior to my career in education, I worked as a video game designer for Parker Brothers and worked on the design team for FROGGER, EWOK ADVENTURE and the JAMES BOND game. I was the Design Director at WBZ-TV 4 in Boston, designing and directing the on-air graphics and animation department. My work has been seen locally as well as nationally, on the Discovery Channel, Arts & Entertainment, WGBH, The Learning Channel and currently on an Emmy award winning educational show airing on WGBHKids in Boston.


I have also held the position of Creative Director at one of the countries leading Hi-Tech PR firms. During my experience  we won Agency of the Year, and my design team won a First place at the MIMC Awards, the Massachusetts Interactive Multi Media Council.


My interactive educational work has been displayed in museums across the country. I have created interactive experiences for the following museums:


  • Congressional Medal of Honor Museum, South Carolina

  • Plimoth Plantation Museum

  • Visitor Center at the Hoover Dam

  • Visitor Center at the Harry S. Truman Dam

  • Franklin Institute in Philadelphia

  • Lincoln Park Zoo, Primate Research Facility in Chicago

  • Lockport, Erie Canal Museum

  • Ralph Stanley Blue Grass Music Museum, Clintwood VA

  • Machu Picchu web site for Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University

  • Libby Dam & Albeni Falls Visitor Centers – US Army Corps of Engineers

  • Exploration Place, Wichita, Kansas – Crumbine’s Clues

  • Erie Maritime Museum – The Battle of Lake Erie


2014-2015, Bentley University Distinguished Faculty Award -

In recognition of my outstanding contributions to education

through Service-Learning


  • 2011 Editor’s Choice Award, National Association of Photoshop Professionals

  •  2006 Communicator Award, Joslin Diabetes Center : New Web Site  Design

  • Questar 2002, The 13th International Festival For Excellence in Corporate Interactive;

    • CD-ROMs and Videos, GOLD WINNER, for, ASP Industry Consortium Board of Directors Orientation CD-ROM

  • The Communicator 2002, Award of Distinction, for, Virtual, Inc.,ASP Industry Consortium, Board of Directors Orientation CD-ROM

  • The Communicator 2002, Award of Distinction, for, Virtual, Inc.,American Express & Master Card Mobile Payment Forum Web Site

  • The Communicator 2002, Honorable Mention, for, Virtual, Inc., Web Site

  • - Outstanding Web Site Award - 2000

  • - Standard of Excellence Award : Web Design-       2000

  • - Standard of Excellence Award: Web Design – 2000

  • - MIMC Awards, 1st Place: Web Design -1999

  • - Standard of Excellence Award: Web Design – 1999

Additional Teaching Experience:

New England School of Art & Design, Boston, MA 1991-2002

Master Lecturer, Continuing Education & undergraduate courses.

  • Courses taught: Broadcast Design, Web Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Painter

  • I created all of the original course curriculum and syllabi for these classes

  • Director of school’s largest multi-media show, opening night was covered on-air by WHDH-TV7

Emerson College, Boston, MA 1999

  • Web Design: participated as part of teaching team to create series of web sites for non-profit organizations

  • I created the original course curriculum and syllabus for this course

Bentley College, Boston, MA 1995

  • Corporate Broadcast Design: undergraduate course that was team centered to teach corporate video production, from concept to completion, included storyboarding, script writing, video pre and post production. Course also included video editing and outside client research assignments.

  • I created the original course curriculum and syllabus for this course 

Professional Organization Member:

  NAPP – National Association for Photoshop Professionals

  AIGA - American Institute of Graphic Arts

  SEGD, Society for Environmental Graphic Design






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