Senior Executive

Business Strategy ~ Technology ~ Operations

SENIOR EXECUTIVE, experienced in planning, building, marketing and executing multi-media and technology opportunities with a specific expertise in early stage oppurtunities. 23 years of executive experience in the media, entertainment and technology industries.

  • Strategy Development
  • Business Plan Development
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Legal Document Preparation
  • Distribution Negotiations
  • Accounting Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Marketing Execution
  • Corporate Branding
  • Product Branding
  • Production Management
  • Production Budgeting
  • Project Management
  • Product Strategies
  • Product Development Oversight
  • Mobile & Internet Development
  • Technology Management
  • Technology Design
  • Technology Integration
  • Engineering Management

Career Accomplishments

Light Visions

  • Animated first CG 65 second animated film trailer for the United Artist Theaters, 1990.
  • Created the CG opening animation for CNN’s “Crisis in the Gulf”, 1991.

 Warner Bros. Animation / Warner Digital

  • Animated opening CG sequence for “Batman, Mask of the Phantasm” theatrical release, 1993
  • Largest technology implementation (over $7M) for animation / special effects in a LA facility, 1994.
  • Implemented LA's first fully switched all fiber-optic OC3 (155Mbps) network directly to workstation desktops, 1994.


  • Awarded patent for the way users interact with a multi-media database application, 1996.


  • Awarded “Most Innovative Design” for a fiber optic video networking device, 1998.

 Toonacious Family Entertainment

  • Developed and implemented a business and marketing strategy for releasing a new direct-to-DVD animated property, which sold over 70,000 units from the initial launch of the first two episodes, 2003.

 ACH Federal

  • Built a technology development stage company to an organization with 10 bank clients within 12 months, placing it on a steady track to achieve a cash positive position within 18 months.

Professional Experience

Three Point Ventures, Chattanooga, TN, 2009-Present

Operating a business and marketing strategy firm focused on helping clients turn their ideas into stronger business ventures.

      Senior Partner

  • Identify and manage business development opportunities
  • Manage daily business operations
  • Determine and create business, marketing and technology strategies
  • Support oppurtunities through personal business and technology resources
  • Identify and match business and technology oppurtunities with potential revenue streams

ACH Federal, Chattanooga, TN, 2008-2009

Operated an early-stage electronic payment processing company with a direct relationship to the Federal Reserve.


  • P&L responsibility for organization
  • Recruited and hired key employee positions
  • Created and implemented sales and pricing strategies
  • Determined marketing strategies
  • Directed the engineering project to full operational status

Toonacious Family Entertainment, Burbank, CA, 2001-2007

Co-founded a family entertainment company focused on creating, developing and producing intellectual animated properties for direct-to-DVD and theatrical releases.


  • All aspects of business affairs
  • Financing strategies
  • Fundraising management
  • Corporate/Property/Project budgeting
  • Distribution strategy and negotiations
  • Marketing strategy and implementation
  • Vendor and manufacturing negotiations
  • Legal counsel interface and document preparations

Emaimai, Hong Kong, 1999-2001

Co-founded an “eBay for China” internet-based auction site based in Hong Kong for the Asian markets.

      Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

  • Design and user interaction of the website
  • Logo and corporate branding
  • Implemented software and hardware technologies
  • Managed the engineering teams

Angeles Ventures, Los Angeles, CA, 1999

Partner in a venture capital firm specializing in the incubation and development of startup opportunities. Partnership led to the formation of Emaimai.


  • Identify opportunities based on market conditions
  • Negotiate fees and equity position in startup opportunity
  • Fundraising management
  • Legal management

Synctrix, Los Angeles, CA, 1997-1999

Founded an entertainment technology company that created products to transport video over fiber optic networks.

      Chairman / President

  • Secured venture capital funds for operations
  • Hired executive management staff
  • Created marketing and public relations strategies
  • Product design
  • Board of Directors management
  • Strategic relations development
  • Vendor negotiations
  • Finance and accounting management

Cinebase, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1994-1997

Co-founded a software application company focused on database software that manages entertainment industry production 2D/3D multi-media assets.

      Vice President, Design & Technology

  • Designed software application for both user interface and user interaction
  • Managed the engineering department
  • Awarded co-author patent based on software design

Warner Bros. Animation & Warner Digital, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1992-1997

Designed and implemented a digital animation and special effects production environment.

      Consultant (Animated f/x)

  • Technology budgeting, design and implementation
  • Vendor negotiations
  • Engineering management
  • CG artist hiring and management
  • Project execution and oversight

Digital Arts, Burbank, CA, 1992

Interfaced with user base and new customers of a 3D computer animation software developer.

      Application Specialist

  • Application demonstrations
  • Client management
  • Application designing based on user interaction and feedback
  • Marketing assistant

Light Visions, Atlanta, GA, 1988-1991

Co-founder of a 3D graphics production house. Responsible for all creative aspect, including design and implementation of client projects.

      Art Director

  • Directed and animated, 3D computer generated projects for clients including CNN News, United Artist, and General Cinemas
  • Implemented and managed technology
  • Project client relations

Academic Preparation

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Graduated with Honors, 1988

Community Memberships

Marketing Committee Member, YMCA, Burbank, CA (Previous)

Member, Tennessee Society - University of Tennessee Alumni Association, Knoxville, TN

Vice Chairman, Elder Board of Emmanuel Church, Burbank, CA (Previous)


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