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Anne Marie's profile

skill summary

• Design, photography and video 

• Branding

• Social media

• Writing and editing (business, copy/content, academic, technical and creative)

• Program development and implementation

• Organizational skills

• Problem solver

• Community building

• Research

• Excellent communicator 

• Balance budgets

• Mentorship

• Analysis

• Pet portraits


strategic and creative thinker

• Synthesized content to effectively communicate with diverse audience

• Created new branding for consortium of eleven metro area school districts

• Identified short-term/long-range issues for organization; recommended options and courses of action to superintendent and executive director

• Analyzed market statistics and monitored trends and needs 


leadership and communications

• Simplified complex issues to be readily understood; interpreted policy; aligned practice with goals
• Coordinated, crafted, and edited internal/external communication for diverse audience of over 2,000 
• Created and facilitated branding, marketing strategies and tactics; managed budget
• Developed relationships with press (StarTribune, MinnPost), facilitated interactions (KSTP, WCCO, KARE 11, SunPost) and wrote press releases
• Trained, directed and guided over 100 staff; supervised assistants; mentored new staff and student teachers to increase career effectiveness

program development and community builder  

• Increased school enrollment by 11% and expanded sense of community with people from diverse backgrounds
• Positively impacted lives of 10,000+ youth through mentorship and opportunities 
• Partnered with leadership in organizational redesign and program development; included legislative action
• Collaborated in public relations and program development/implementation to create valuable and relevant access and opportunities 
• Managed and developed special projects with on-time completion and balanced budgets


career history 

• Owner, Consultant and Media Artist, 24 25 creative, LLC, 2016-present Minneapolis, MN

• Marketing and Communications Lead, Program Development, West Metro Education Program (WMEP), 2015-2016 Golden Valley, MN

• Marketing and Communications, Arts Educator, The FAIR School and West Metro Education Program (WMEP), 2000-2015 Minneapolis and Crystal, MN



• Mini-MBA, Social Media Marketing, Rutgers School of Business, Piscataway Township, New Jersey 

• Master of Arts, Education (Technology Integration), Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota 

• Bachelor of Science, Art Education, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

• Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications and Journalism, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa 


key strengths

• Analyze patterns, play out possibilities and trust instincts to select best option
• Work collaboratively and creatively with team that shares common goal 
• Connect where people have come from to where they are going; why and how
• Utilize unique characteristics and strengths to best facilitate different people working together productively and with synergy


• Co-Presenter, Ignite ‘14, National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2014 
• 3-Time Co-Presenter, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (Program Summer Institute, Grantee Meeting, and Staff Training), 2012 
• Co-Presenter, TIES Technology Education Conference, 2011 
• Presenter, National Urban Alliance Regional Celebration, 2006-2007 


• TIES Exceptional Teacher Award, 2006 
• Minnesota Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2003 
• Arts Educator when FAIR School received two national awards: 

- U.S. Department of Education Innovations in Education Guide for Creating Sustaining Successful K-8  Magnet Schools, 2008 
- Creative Ticket National School of Distinction Award, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2005

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