Professional Experience

Marketing Consultant & Interactive Media Designer
Soluna Media & Soluna Video, Lincoln, NE. November 2003 to Current
• Created & implemented social media and content marketing plans
• Conceptualized, filmed & edited event and content videos
• Planned, designed and constructed online & print media projects

Project Manager, Interactive Media Developer & Team Manager
Lincoln Benefit Life/Allstate Financial, Lincoln, NE. September 1996 to August 2013
• Planned, designed, constructed, maintained and promoted company websites (including social media) and special event microsites
• Developed, supported and promoted multimedia projects including:
- Interactive applications and animations for CD-ROM & Internet
- Media-rich slide presentations and videos
- Electronic and print marketing campaigns
• Supervised and directed interactive designers
• Winner 2004 Extra Mile Award & 2008 BRAVO Award
• Winner 2006 Insurance & Financial Communicators Assoc. Awards of Excellence: Internet Ads (3) and Best of Show: Internet Ads

Workshop Creator & Facilitator
Freelance, Lincoln, NE. November 1996 to 1999
• Created and conducted “Managing Conflict: An Interactive Workshop”
• Conducted “Finding YES: An Interactive Workshop”
• Developed and maintained “Finding YES” and “Managing Conflict” workbooks and supporting materials
• Designed “Web Exploration” strand for Untangling the World Wide Web Workshop at UNO, College of Continuing Studies

Product Manager & Sales Manager
HealthCare Communications, Lincoln, NE. December 1993 to June 1996
• Managed development cycle for Newton PDA software applications and MacHealth Series software including:
- Product specification documentation
- Marketing and distribution planning
- Product design & testing
- Manual writing, editing and design
- Packaging design
- Established 3rd party development contracts

Outreach Services Coordinator
Rivendell Psychiatric Center, Seward, NE. August 1992 to May 1993
• Developed and maintained marketing/referral relationships throughout eastern Nebraska
• Coordinated hospital-sponsored events

Education

Bachelor of Arts
Tulsa University; Tulsa, OK. Graduated May 1992
• Major: Organizational Communication
• Minor: Psychology

Arts Advocacy

Advisory Board & Selection Committee Member
Leid Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln, NE. Summer 2004
• Guided development and implementation of Free At Six program
• Served on Initial Selection Committee and evaluated submissions for Free At Six program

Outreach Services Volunteer
Leid Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln, NE. November 2004
• Coordinated artist transportation, lodging and personal services
• Coordinated Master Classes and events

Various
Freelance, Lincoln, NE. 2000 to Present
• Served as Chair of Audience Development Committee for Lincoln Community Playhouse Board of Directors
• Created, designed, wrote and promoted first guide to Lincoln Entertainment email newsletter (“propagandART”)
to 300+ subscribers  [archive at landisarts.com/propagandart]
• Hosted “What’s Going On?” entertainment promotion segments on My106.3 and KFOR 1240
• Regular Pre-Performance speaker for Lied Center main events
• Appeared on various radio stations to promote theater productions
• Appeared in “Supporting the Arts” print ad campaign
• Co-Emceed Howell Theatre “Grease Sing-a-long” Fundraiser
• Created website and promotional pieces for Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music

Voice-Over Talent

Swanson Russell Advertising, Lincoln, NE
• Narrator for The Fertilizer Institute’s “Nutrient Stewardship.” November 2012-July 2013
• Narrator for Vermeer Bio Diesel “Training Video.” Winter 2005

Nebraska Interactive Educational Media, Lincoln, NE
• Narrator for UNL Custodial Services “Custodial Training.”  Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013 & Winter 2013
• Narrator for NE Dept. of Labor “Professional Development.” June 2012
• Narrator for National Guard “Training Videos.” June 2001, Aug. 2001, Oct. 2001, Nov. 2001, April 2002, May 2002, June 2002, July 2002, Feb. 2003, April 2003, Aug. 2003, Sept. 2003, March 2004, April 2004, Oct. 2004

Public Speaking & Radio Appearances

Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln, NE
• Regular Pre-Performance Speaker for main events. February 2003 – present

NET Radio, Lincoln, NE.
• Lead singer for Vince Learned Project. Live music provided for “Friday: Live at the Mill.” October 2006

My106.3 FM & KFOR 1240 AM, Lincoln, NE.
• Host of “What’s Going On?” Weekly Guide to Lincoln Entertainment. April 2004 to November 2005

Lincoln Community Playhouse & KFOR 1240 AM Radio, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor (Prince Baron) in “Flash Gordon Saves the Universe” radio show.  April 2004
• Emcee for “Footloose Cabaroake.” August 2003

On-Camera (Video & Photo) Talent

Nebraska Interactive Educational Media, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor for Paul Mitchell “Training Modules.” May 2013
• Lead actor (Reggie) for NE Dept. of Labor “Career Readiness: Balancing Home & Work.” December 2011
• Narrator for Lincoln Public Schools “Technical Preparations” promotion “The Option Zone.” Summer, 1996
• Narrator for “Drinking and Driving Prevention” television spot. September, 1993

Swanson Russell Advertising, Lincoln, NE
• Model for “Propane Education & Research Council.” July 2013
• Model for Woolrich Clothing “Advertising Mock-Up.” July 2008

Robby DeFrain Productions, Lincoln, NE
• Actor for Open Harvest Co-op Grocery “TV Commercial.” June 2012

University of Nebraska Film & New Media School, Lincoln, NE
• Lead actor (Bobby) in “Happenchance.” March 2004
• Lead actor (Ben) in “Absolution” October-November 2004

Snitly Carr Advertising, Lincoln, NE
• Model for Dick’s Sporting Goods adidas soccer display posters. June 2004

Tenure Track Productions, Lincoln, NE
• Actor (Construction Worker) for “Almost Normal” independent full-length movie. August 2002

Lincoln Benefit Life, Lincoln, NE
• Model for “We Support The Arts” advertising campaign. August 2000

Stage Acting

Lincoln Community Playhouse, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor (Monsieur Thenardier) in “Les Miserables.” Spring 2013
• Lead actor (Jerry Lukowski) in “The Full Monty.” Spring 2007
• Lead actor (Adam Trainsmith) in “Comic Potential.” Spring 2003
• Lead actor (Judas Iscariot) in “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Summer 2002
• Featured actor (Pierce) in “The Civil War.” Spring 2002
• Ensemble actor (Singer/MP) in “A Salute To Pearl Harbor: At The Lied Ctr.” Winter 2001
• Lead actor (Berger) in “Hair.” Summer 2001
• Lead actor (Wayne) in “Popcorn.” Spring 2001
• Ensemble actor (Babylonian) in “The Rocky Horror Show.” Summer 2000
• Lead actor (Danny Zuko) in “Grease.” Summer 2000
• Supporting actor (Abel/Ham) in “Children Of Eden.” Spring 2000
• Ensemble actor (Lover/Local Lad/Others) in “Tommy.” Summer 1999
• Lead actor (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) in “Amadeus.” Winter 1998
• Supporting actor (Action) in “West Side Story.” Summer 1997
• Lead actor (Joseph) in “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Winter 1995
• Featured actor (Danny Hooper) in “Baby.” Fall 1993
• Ensemble actor (Indian Brave) in “Peter Pan.” Winter 1986
• Supporting actor (Mayor of the Munchkins/others) “Wizard of Oz.” Winter 1985

Lyp-Schtick Productions, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor (Phoebus) in “Quasimodo!” Summer 2008

Flatwater Shakespeare Productions, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor (Various) in “Henry V.” Summer 2005
• Supporting actor (Lysander) in “Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Spring 2004
• Supporting actor (Fortinbras) in “Hamlet.” Spring 2003

Duffy’s Tavern, Lincoln, NE
• Lead actor (Hedwig) in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” Summer 2004

SE Productions, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor (John the Baptist) in “Salome.” Summer 2003

Lincoln Ensemble Theatre, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor (Rev. David Marshall Lee) in “The Foreigner.” Summer 1992

Pinewood Bowl Productions, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor (Simon Zealotes) in “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Summer1990

Antelope Park Productions, Lincoln, NE
• Supporting actor (T.J.) in “Terms of Adolescence.” Summer 1984
• Supporting actor (Johnny) in “Really Rosie.” Summer 1983

Arts Awards

National Arts Program, Malvern, PA
• First Place, Amateur Photo in Lincoln, Nebraska Region. Summer 2008

Lincoln Community Playhouse, Lincoln, NE
• 15+ Shows Award. Spring 2004
• 10+ Shows Award. Spring 2001
• Outstanding Performance, Lead Role. Spring 2000
• First Place, Winter Festival of Charades. Winter 1999
• Record Holder, Fastest Single Charade, State Charades Championship. Summer 1998
• First Place, State Charades Championship. Summer 1998
• Runner-Up, Winter Festival of Charades. Winter 1997
• Outstanding Performance, Lead Role. Spring 1996
• Outstanding Performance, Supporting Role. Spring 1986

Soccer

Lincoln Adult Soccer Assoc./Capitol Sports Foundation/Sporting Lincoln, Lincoln, NE — Manager, Team Moniker. Fall 1999 to Present
YMCA Soccer, Lincoln, NE — Head Coach, Girls Microsoccer. Fall 2009
United Soccer Club, Lincoln, NE — Head Coach, U19 Select Boys. Fall 2004
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE — Assistant Coach, Men’s Varsity. Fall 1993
Capitol Soccer Association, Lincoln, NE — Assistant Coach, U16 Select Boys. Spring, Summer 1992
University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK — Midfielder, Varsity Soccer. Fall 1988
Nebraska High School Sports Association, Omaha NE. — All-State Selection. Spring 1988
Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln NE — Captain, All-City Soccer Team. Spring 1988
Capitol Soccer Association, Lincoln, NE — Head Coach, U13 Boys. Fall 1987
Premier American Athletes, Sao Paulo, Brazil— Midfielder/Defender, Participant in Pelé Tournaments. Summer 1987
Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln NE — Captain, All-City Soccer Team. Spring 1987
Lincoln Northeast High School, Lincoln NE — Student Athlete of the Year, Sertoma Award. Spring 1987
Nebraska Invitational Tournament, Omaha, NE — First Place, U16 Select Boys. Summer 1986
Capitol Soccer Association, Lincoln, NE — Midfielder/Defender, U16 Select Boys. Summer 1986
Lincoln Northeast High School, Lincoln NE — Founder, Soccer Club. Spring 1986