ACTIVITIES

and 

AWARDS

Earth Day 2015

Earth Day 2015 was a collaborative event which took place in numerous locations throughout Pittsburgh.  One event was the Sustainability Soiree and Fashion Show held at the Fairmont Hotel.  I was one of 4 photographers chosen to create an original art piece to be auctioned off at the event with all proceeds going to charity.

Pittsburgh Advertising Federation — hall of fame 2015

The Pittsburgh Advertising Federation selected me to photography the Hall of Fame inductees for 2015.  With the help of an art director we selected a location and came up with a "look" to the images.  The evening's program featured my photos of each honoree.

Golden Quill Award 2015 

fashion feature

The Western Pennsylvania Press Club sponsor these annual awards to recognize excellence in written, photographic and online journalism in Western Pennsyvania.  The Golden Quill was awarded to me for fashion photography. 

March of Dimes — Walk for Babies, BBB Breakfast

I volunteer annually to photograph the March of Dimes Walk for Babies.  The walk helps to fund research with the goal of ending premature births.  The images are used in a variety of social media applications as well as the March of Dimes website to help promote the annual event.

Box Tops for Education

I am the coordinator for the Box Tops for Education program at St. Bernard Catholic School.  BTFE is a program created by General Mills to "help support education and benefit America's schools".  I have lead the program for St. Bernard's for three years, raising a total of over $7000 for our school.

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