Entrepreneur. Visual Artist. Connector. Life-long Learner. Project Manager. Social Media Strategist. Brand Creator. Versatile skillset with experience in various sectors: E-Commerce, Non-profits, I.T., Project Management, Consulting, Public Works, Start-Ups.
2019 - Present - Curator
Curating select gallery exhibits for the Sherwood Center for the Arts.
2018 - Present - Art Teacher
Acrylic Painting & Mixed Media instructor at Sherwood Center for the Arts.
2002 - Present - Independent Visual Artist
Creator and independent salesperson of original fine art, prints & merchandise. Web designer, Graphic Designer, Social Media & E-commerce Manager for rzblackwood.com
2016 - 2018 Co-founder ZB Gallery; Sherwood, OR
Creator of a multi faceted brand delivering online retail and brick and mortar gallery services, professional branding and design services, business consulting for the Fine Art industry.
2012-2016 - President, Board Member; MOMS Club International; Tigard-Tualatin, OR
Grew within the organization respectively as treasurer, VP of Membership, and President of this local non-profit chapter of MOMS Club International. Grew membership 2.5x.
2008-2010 - Project Manager, Milton Security Group; Santa Clara, CA
IT Project Management & consulting for customers in the public sector, specifically government entities such as public utilities.
2007-2008 Fraud Investigations Assistant Manager, CashEdge; Sunnyvale, CA
Report to Senior Fraud Investigations Manager and Office of Risk Management.
Masters, Business Administration (MBA) - Keller Graduate School of Management; 2006-2009
Bachelors of Arts (BA) - San Jose State University; 1999-2002
Associates of Arts (A.A) - Modesto Junior College; 1997-1999
Creativity, Program & Project Management, Social Media Strategy, Web Design, Graphic Design, E-commerce, Community Building, Development, Strategic Planning, Process Improvement, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite, Spanish Speaking & Self Starter
References Provided upon request