Director of Operations
I have over 35 years of senior management and creative experience in the entertainment, technology, Internet and patent industries. In Hollywood I am known as a top Sound Supervisor, Sound Designer and Mixer – with numerous award nominations and wins including an Emmy for Sound and a CAS award for mixing on "Flight 93" for A&E. I began my career at 20th Century Fox with credits on films including Predator 2, Alien 3, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Beverly Hillbillies and Hot Shots! Part Deux, in both a creative and management role. During my subsequent tenure at Universal Studios, I contributed to films and television shows including Mall Rats, BASEketball, McHale’s Navy, The Beast and Roar. Read more
I also have extensive experience in sound remastering and restoration with credits including Vertigo, Rear Window, Touch of Evil and other classics. Other notable credits include the breakout hit Napoleon Dynamite. After my time at Universal Studios I have worked on over 50 more Independent films, documentaries, reality shows, numerous television shows and television movies in addition to the Need for Speed and True Crime Video game series which garnering numerous Video Game and BAFTA awards. More recently, I was employed by Sony Studios working on such shows as Homeland, Taken, Scorpion, Preacher, Futureman, The Good Doctor, Empire, Blacklist, and Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams.
Other experience outside of Hollywood includes work at the National Archives in a technical and business development capacity as well as numerous years in the Internet and Patent industries in various management, sales, and creative roles. My technology background also encompasses a former role as Vice President of Production for Activate and COO of Popcast – the precursor dot com companies to YouTube.
Through these roles I am recognized as a pioneer in the Streaming Media Industry, creating and webcasting many entertainment-based programs as early as 1998 while playing a key role in the development of many of today's streaming media software and technologies. I also developed the first automated streaming system in the financial industry that made earnings calls available for the first time to a wider audience via audio streaming. Recently, I worked as a Program Director and Consultant in the Patent industry for numerous IC and Technology patents. I have been Published in multiple magazines and technical journals including; Mix, Film & Video, and Post
Virtual Production Manager
Philosophy: I was introduced to virtual training over 10 years ago, and really love how we can reach the world with today's technology. I have a passion for learning and connecting with customers worldwide. Leading Edge Training Solutions LLC allows us all to stay connected and identifies all the virtual needs and learning for you. It’s a great honor to be part of Leading Edge Training Solutions LLC and I love working with all our clients. Read more
Education: I hold an Associates Degree in Business Administration, and have certifications in Facilitation and Webinar Production.
Activities/ Interests: I love to travel, to see the world and learn new cultures. I enjoy traveling with my husband, and I have two older sons that love to travel with me when they can.