I am currently the Senior Creative Writer for DataVisor. In this role, I am a storyteller, editor, wordsmith, content marketer, strategist, analyst, researcher, and publisher. I am responsible for establishing and maintaining our brand voice, connecting and communicating with our community, and publishing compelling content that prioritizes actionable value for our audiences.
DataVisor’s mission is to build and restore trust online through the application of transformational AI-powered fraud solutions. DataVisor is the recipient of 4 awards at the 2019 CyberSecurity Excellence Awards, a winner of the Best Innovation in Fintech award at the 2019 DEVIES, and is listed by CB Insights as one of the 100 most promising private companies applying AI in the Finance & Insurance industries.
I am a poet. My poems have appeared, or are appearing in, The Massachusetts Review, Redivider, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Harpur Palate, and more. My debut poetry volume “Short Houses With Wide Porches” was published by Shady Lane Press. My poem “Emigrant Song” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in December of 2018.
I received my MFA in Creative Writing/Poetry from The Stonecoast MFA Program at The University of Southern Maine. I have been awarded residency grants to attend the Vermont Studio Center, and the Jack Kerouac Writer-in-Residence Project.
I am a songwriter. I have released 11 albums under the name Preacher Boy. I have also co-written songs with artists including Eagle-Eye Cherry, Colin Brooks, Will Scott, Dusty Wright, Mulebone, The Blisstones, The Hungry Dog Brand, Miller’s Farm, and Kreg Viesselman.
I have additionally written about wine and music for Grape Collective and Ridge Vineyards; about cryptocurrency and financial inclusion for Uphold; and about human resources and content marketing strategy for HRMarketer.