Accomplished, enthusiastic Brand, Design and Creative Director whose work is intentional, and delivers remarkable results. Possesses over 10 years of diverse experience overseeing projects, people, and shaping an organization’s branding and marketing strategies. A passionate advocate of the design community, she serves as the Co President of the AIGA Chicago Board of Directors. Excellent communication skills with the ability to bring to life ideas and stories to build credible relationships. An effective leader, coach, and mentor, driven to recruit and hire the most talented individuals and companies. Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing and learning environment, continual evolution, and learning.
Valerie lives in Chicago with her developer husband, Grant, and two tiny children, Jonah and Lucy.
Team & Project Leadership
Ideation & Concepting
Brand Development & Management
Structured Contents & Style Consistency
Meaningful Content Creation
Outstanding Presentation Skills
Financial & Budget Management