• Retired after a 30 year career in Communications
• Skilled in all facets of Corporate Communications
• Skilled in Team Building and Leadership Training
Northrop Grumman Corporations 1995-2014
• Vice President of Communications, Electronic Systems, Baltimore, MD
o Responsible for earning and maintaining a positive public image for an $8B organization through Communications tools including advertising, media relations, web presence, tradeshows, speeches, articles and presentations.
o Responsible for all internal communications for approximately 17,000 employees through publications, blogs, video webcasts and employee events.
o Managed a team of approximately 150 employees with an annual budget of approximately $20M.
• Director of Communications, Western Region, Asia and Australia, Rolling Meadows, IL
o Responsible for promoting products, services and employees through all communications vehicles to both domestic and international customers
o Responsible for internal communications to approximately 6000 employees.
o Managed a team of about 30 employees.
• Director of Communications, Security, Facilities and Product Support, Defensive Systems Division, Rolling Meadows, IL
o Managed four disparate teams totaling approximately 300 employees
o Responsible for all internal and external communications.
o Oversight of Security for a facility requiring Department of Defense Clearance
o Oversight of building operations exceeding a million square feet of manufacturing, office and lab space.
o Oversight of field personnel responsible for product support.
• Manager of Communications and Public Policy
o Researched and targeted Congressional funding strategies for programs
o Responsible for internal communications, media relations, and special events
o Founding Member of the Illinois Defense Industry Association
CC Lamb-Heinz and Associates, Chicago IL 1992-1995
o Provided strategic planning and advisory services in the area of corporate public affairs, lobbying and national and state campaign management.
o Developed and implemented a grassroots lobbying campaign for Northrop Grumman in pursuit of Congressional funding for the B-2 Stealth Bomber project.
o Served as Campaign Manager and Finance Director for an Illinois Congressional race and a Lieutenant Governor race in the State of Illinois
US Senator Alan J. Dixon, Washington DC/Chicago IL 1981-1992
• Senatorial Assistant