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Career Bio

I wasn’t born an API doc writer. Actually, before I earned my BA in English at the University of Southern Maine in 1998, I was a blue collar grunt. Highlights below…

1986-1998

Summer

Canoe livery manager at SacoBound. 12 year of moving 12,000 canoes across ten miles of Saco River put-ins and take outs every year. Trained Class B commercial drivers. Managed a crew of 20. Serviced 25,000+ customers annually.

Winter

Attitash Ski Area snowmaking supervisor, Bartlett, NH. 12 years of snowmaking pipe installation, heavy-equipment operator, and ski lift installation and maintenance. 60-70 hour weeks working outside.

1999-2007

Senior Account Executive at CBC Advertising. I managed $850,000 of annual revenue servicing national radio and TV advertising clients. Scripting writing, video production, and customer service. New business development and media habits research were my specialties.

2007-2013

Local SEO consultant (pdgseo.com) working with website owners developing traffic, engagement and lead generation.

Poland Spring: I worked nights for nearly 3 years at Poland Spring as a lead package operator. 12 hour shifts 6P-6A. Great job, it covered the mortgage, paid for new shoes for the kids and allowed me to build my customer base.

2013+

API doc writer for banks and software companies. Check out my writing portfolio.