a2z Inc. provides event planners with a web-based software suite that helps increase and accelerate booth sales as well as improve productivity in back-office processes. I wrote case studies for the monthly a2z Newsletter to share client success stories and best practices.
Circulated monthly to 21,000 association executives, Association Meetings is one of five magazines that make up the Penton Media MeetingsNet, providing information on issues affecting meetings, conventions and trade shows. As a contributing editor, I reported on trends in meeting technology and event management.
Be Current Magazine
Published by Bentley, a leading provider of software to the Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms and major owner-operators, Be Current was published quarterly for the architectural, engineering, construction professionals who use Bentley products. The case studies I wrote about how Bentley solutions help solve engineering challenges have been picked up by industry magazines such as Informed Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges, and GeoWorld.
Black & Veatch Solutions Magazine
Published quarterly for clients, associates and friends of Black & Veatch, a $2.4 billion engineering and construction company, Solutions Magazine covers new developments in energy production, water and environmental management, and information technology. I wrote case studies and technology reviews that showcased the company's expertise.
The Cerner Quarterly
The Cerner Quarterly is a thought-leadership magazine for healthcare executives published by Cerner Corporation, the leading U.S. supplier of healthcare information technology. I ghosted an article for the dean of a medical school that collaborates with Cerner.
Clifton Gunderson Insights
Clifton Gunderson, now part of the CliftonLarsonAllen professional services firm, published the Insights newsletter to inform clients about accounting and management issues. As a subcontractor to Lofstrom & Company, I wrote how-to articles targeting agribusiness, construction contractors and financial institutions.
Now part of the award-winning Folio Magazine, EXPO offered strategies and solutions for trade show, convention and corporate event management. After serving as editor-in-chief, I was a regular contributor of trend stories, case studies and how-to articles on management and marketing strategies, best practices and technology.
H&R Block Situational Leadership® e-Coach
When H&R Block, the world’s largest tax services company, trained supervisory personnel in Situational Leadership®, I wrote a monthly e-mail newsletter to reinforce the concepts and motivate trainees to practice their leadership skills. The newsletter achieved a remarkable 65 percent open rate.
HNTB News and Designer Magazine
Published three times a year by HNTB, an engineering, architecture and planning firm, Designer communicates the benefits and value-added services HNTB brings to large-scale infrastructure projects. I wrote about new developments in architecture, aviation, transportation and technology for Designer, and about best practices in project management for the employee newsletter, HNTB News. I also wrote the first HNTB PAC Report, covering the firm's political action committee activities.
InformationWeek is distributed to CIOs, IT managers and professionals worldwide. I ghost wrote and edited articles contributed to the German edition on behalf of Burton Group analysts, who provide in-depth analysis of application platform, directory and security, and network and telecom strategies. Burton Group is now a part of Gartner.
Now published by Northstar Travel Media, Meeting News offers news and information for more than 60,000 executives, managers, and meeting and convention planners. I contributed to the annual Meeting Planner's Guide to Using the Web, focusing on how to use web-based management and marketing tools.
The Meeting Professional
The Meeting Professional is published monthly by Meeting Professionals International, an association with more than 17,000 members in 64 countries. I contributed trend stories and how-to articles on such diverse topics as convention center technology, hotel websites and technology tools for planners.
Structural Engineering & Design
Structural Engineering & Design, now part of Civil + Structural Engineer, was dedicated to serving the information needs of structural engineering professionals as well as county, state, and federal managers. The Professional Development (PD) Series enabled readers to earn continuing education credit with specially focused, sponsored articles. I teamed with the CIO of an architectural consulting firm to ghostwrite a PD article about using cloud computing for building information modeling.
TechTalk, an e-mail newsletter published bimonthly by Corbin Ball Associates, covers the latest in technology for meeting, hospitality and travel professionals. I contributed articles on permission-based e-mail marketing, privacy protection and on-line planning tools.
Published by World Energy Source, World Energy was written by energy industry leaders with expertise in strategy, theory, business, management and industry issues. I covered strategic value creation as a ghostwriter for Rodger E. Smith, president of the Black & Veatch Enterprise Consulting Division.