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I have managed and written articles for a Fortune 500 company’s weekly online newsletter sent to more than 50,000 employees across the world. I coordinated global writers, edited copy and designed and helped distribute the newsletter each week. I work regularly with clients in financial services on content for their website and blog. My articles have appeared regularly in The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s.

ARTICLES

Is steep yield curve signaling pain to come?
Anomaly Suggests, to Some, Investors' Fear of a Possible Downgrade for U.S. Credit Ratings; Moody's Disagrees.
The Wall Street Journal

How to play the big easing 
Investors should consider buying TIPS in an environment where inflation will be stoked and the dollar will weaken.
Barron's

How You Can Become a More Digital Grandparent
The 'Virtual Grandma' author gives advice on grandparenting in the age of screens.
PBS Next Avenue

Detoxing Leadership  
"We’re in an era of toxic leadership," says Claremont business professor and author Jean Lipman-Blumen.
Wellesley Magazine

In Pat Greer’s Kitchen
Raw, vegan food maven Pat Greer talks about the fried, sugar-laden diet of her youth, and why she prefers raw foods. 
Local Sun

It’s the Bees That Bring Us Together
Shelley Rice, known around Houston as "the bee lady," has helped hundreds of Texans start their own hives. 
Local Sun

The Making of a Marchione
Musicians like Paul Simon, Mark Knopfler and Mark Whitfield have shelled out anywhere from $6,500 to up to $40,000 for the pure, smooth sound of a Marchione guitar.
Local Sun

Because chemo is scary enough without wigging out
After her own cancer treatment, Nancy Riviere started Wig Out, a non-profit dedicated to getting free wigs to women who want one.
Folks - A Pillpack Magazine

Kickin' Off Texas' Kombucha Craze
Kickin’ Kombucha founder and Houston native Robert Lopez has big ambitions for his homegrown beverage company, but they don’t include being everywhere.
Local Sun

After nearly 40 years, Houston health care leader hangs up his stethoscope 
Dr. Spencer Berthelsen championed an accountable care model of health at Houston's Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, which serves nearly 400,000 patients at 20 clinics.
The Houston Business Journal

Trump climate policy fires up power plant war 
By rolling back President Obama's Clean Power Plan, Trump paved the way for a period of sharp competition among power plant operators.
Investopedia

Where There's a Will: Behind The Scenes Of Our Legal Software
Willing develops a highly specialized software that simplifies the process of creating a will.
Willing

Tell your story like a Fortune 500 Company
Keller Williams associate Julie Hopkins of Park City, Utah knows the power of a sound and consistent marketing plan, and it starts with writing your story.
OutFront magazine / Keller Williams

IPOs: Why Big Data Cloudera's IPO may fall short
The company's growth rate might not be able to justify the $4.1 billion value stamped on Cloudera when Intel Corp. invested in it several years ago.
Investopedia

Poole: Fed bond buying won’t help
Former St. Louis Fed President William Poole says more bond buying from the Fed won’t help the U.S. economy.
The Wall Street Journal

After 'I Do,' can this wedding dress be saved? 
The Cranky Consumer tests out wedding dress preservation companies.
The Wall Street Journal

Playing the recovery card amid economic gloom 
“There are unbelievable opportunities for people who know how to do their homework,” says ING’s Jim Kauffmann.
Dow Jones Newswires

Spend with purpose 
Smart spending helped Keller Williams’ Maria Avellaneda hit $64.6 million in closed volume through June 2016.
OutFront Magazine

Study big on weight watchers 
A new report could mean more Americans are willing to work for weight loss.
Newsday

Rescuing animals suits him to a T  
T-shirt maker uses profits from business to care for creatures abandoned on his East Village doorstep.
Newsday

John Diffey '66 - a leader and contributor  
Diffey grew one of the country’s largest non-profit development retirements communities from $30 million to nearly $300 million in annual revenue.
Kinkaid Magazine

Shared memories 
Fond recollections surround Gertz Department Store in downtown Jamaica in downtown Jamaica.
The TimesLedger

The last Jews of El Barrio 
Bernard Lifschultz and Sol Kukawka are among the last of the European Jews who once worked in Spanish Harlem.
The Jewish Week

Shop cats catch more customers than mice  
Snacking on oyster crackers and listening to rock music are all part of a day’s work for a select group of workers in the Big Apple—Manhattan’s “working cats.”
The Villager

The new allure of TIPS  
Treasury Inflation Protected Securities gain favor as Mideast strife stokes inflation fears.
Barron's

Consumer prices soar, but TIPS still not a buy  
Financial advisers say individual investors should resist the urge to jump into Treasury inflation-protected securities.
Dow Jones Newswires

Upstart battling for bodega bucks  
Move over Goya black beans and mango juice. A new line of Latino products has hit Big Apple bodegas.
Newsday

Let them eat [bundt] cake
Rebecca Castellanos’ cakes aren’t bitter, but they’re mad, says the owner of MadCakes bakery in Austin, TX.
SmartMoney

WEBSITE COPY

Dana Consulting
I have edited Dana’s web content.

Rafte Productions
I wrote the copy for Rafte Productions' website.

BLOGS

When Sending Supplies Just Isn't Enough
When Hurricane Harvey hit, devastating communities across the Texas coast, Keller Williams pivoted and transformed its annual Mega Camp training event in Austin into Mega Relief.
Keller Williams

Choosing a new CMS? 5 features to consider
An efficient CMS with the right bells and whistles can help you build your brand, grow your business and stay consistent in messaging and style.
Investis

5 must-haves for REIT marketing websites
Poorly done REIT marketing websites can turn away even the most interested investors. Maybe it’s time to give your website a tuneup
Investis

Live Q&A best practices – Part 2
Hosting a live Q&A requires some initial legwork, including fine-tuning your technology and thinking through your goals. Video is hands down the best medium.
Investis

How a live company Q&A builds your brand, rapport
Live Q&A sessions are all the rage — but they’re not just for celebrities. Corporate communications leaders can capitalize on them, too.
Investis

Your employee intranet: 5 telltale signs it's time for a new one
In a world where 70 percent of U.S. employees are not engaged at work, it’s crucial to use every tool at your disposal to build engagement.
Investis

How to use recruitment videos to engage top talent
With such short time to sell yourself to a potential employee, you need to find creative ways to get their attention.
Investis

Dana Consulting
I help to produce Dana’s blogs.