PROFILE Savvy, 20+ year veteran Producer with a proven track record in design, animation, commercial production, visual effects, and management. Background includes a vast range of productions over multiple industries: automotive, entertainment, advertising, broadcasting, independent features, special venue and corporate. Uncanny ability to find the right employees, and keep them happy and motivated. Unwavering attention to all financial aspects of the department and individual projects. Adept and fair negotiator that knows that any negotiation must be win-win for both parties. Problem solver extraordinaire that knows there is a solution to every challenge, and has the patience and experience to be able to figure out exactly what that is. EXPERIENCE PS CONSULTING OWNER — MARCH 2002 - PRESENT Acting as a specialized production resource, PS Consulting is able to offer full range design and production services for broadcast, cable and special venue clients. Utilizing my extensive database of producers, designers, animators, and creative directors, PS Consulting has become a resource for the coordination of animation, design and major project productions. We specialize in determining the clients needs and matching them with the right talent to produce compelling projects that gain attention and make people WANT to watch. CLIENT LIST Digital Kitchen: Lead producer for creation of over 60 minutes of content for 120 Monitor video wall for retail store display for major computer software manufacturer. Agency: The Martin Agency. Curious Pictures: AKQA, NikeWomen Asia, 5 commercials, Rohitash Rao, Director HBO: Bored to Death, main titles. Tom Barham, Director Y&R, Danimals: “Fridge”: Steve Oakes, Director FCB, Ziploc: “Evolve”, “Grapes/Strawberry”, Greg Ramsey, Director Uproar, Pictureka: “Peng-Bot”, Rohitash Rao. Director EnergyBBDO: Orbit/Orbit Mist gum POP animation, Tom Barham, Director BBDO, Gillette: “How to Shave” web videos, Dave Rasura, Director Version 2: 2009 Ford F-150 Pick up Trucks: Vincent Haycock, director Peer Health: Medical education videos for DVD/web distribution to doctors Razorfish: Global Network Redesign of Disney Channel, European Network, Redesign of Toon Disney Showtime: Tyson/Lewis Fight :30 Promo Broadway Video: Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular AMNH/Hayden Planetarium: “Sonic Vision”, a 40 minute 21st Century laser-less update of the Laserium concept. A special venue feature projected onto the 73 foot diameter Dome. Team, Wash DC: consulting services/business plan creation for the graphics division, Spirit Creative TEAM PEOPLE AT BMW GROUP UNIVERSITY STUDIOS GM/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER — JANUARY 2004 – SEPTEMBER 2008 • Oversaw management, financial and creative aspects of the day-to-day operations of the 17 person staff
of BMW Group University Studios. This included all media productions (including Marketing, Corporate Communications, technical, professional development, training, and distance learning) across the BMW, MINI, and Rolls Royce brands. Maintained all strategic initiatives, budget and financial responsibility.
• Over the five years I was General Manager, I was able to grow the department from 8 to 17 employees,
and increased contract profitability significantly.
• Oversaw transition from Broadcast Satellite Network to VOD platform, as well as standard definition to
high definition production and post-production.
• Acted as the “bridge builder” between departments who hadn’t worked together in the past to create
synergies and cost savings on productions. This strategy culminated with a 630 mile “road trip” production to introduce the new 3 Series and X5 Diesel models that combined resources from the University, Marketing, Web and Engineering departments.
• Increased quality of productions and interaction with BMW employees to the extent that demand was so
high that we needed to double staff to accommodate all requests.
• Maintained core staff during the entire 5 years at the helm of the department through good management
ASGARD ENTERTAINMENT/TEAM BOARD OF DIRECTORS, WASHINGTON, DC BOARD MEMBER — JANUARY 2008 – PRESENT • Elected (2 years in a row) to 7 member Board of Directors of the parent company of TeamPeople, Asgard
• Spearheaded significant changes in corporate structure and business practices to better align company
with current business climate and to build shareholder value.
• Created urgency within the Board to address nagging shareholder issues that were depressing stock value. • As the only Board member not working in the DC office, I used my role as outsider to introduce different
TZ / NYC EXECUTIVE PRODUCER — FEBRUARY 2000 - MARCH 2002 Managed and rebuilt the 10 person production department by restructuring and redesigning the bidding and presentation process for design pitches. Trained team on web design and computer aided presentation, thus increasing awards of new projects. LEE HUNT ASSOCIATES/RAZORFISH SUPERVISING PRODUCER — MARCH 1999 - FEBRUARY 2000 Managed all design and production for multi-million dollar global on-air redesign package for Fox Kids Network. This campaign re-positioned the network as the place for “tween” boys, and required the coordination and oversight of over a dozen different animations. NEW YORK MEDIA GROUP — JULY 1992 - MARCH 1999 OCULUS, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER — SEPTEMBER 1997 – MARCH 1999 • Supervised production of independent feature film projects of this new start up division: Dailies, Avid,
Title Design and Animation, Visual Effects, Audio Post and final film to tape transfer.
• Created and oversaw production of all marketing materials, culminating with the sponsorship of the
• Our first major production, the post on Errol Morris’ “Stairway to Heaven: Temple Grandin”, was selected
CYCLOTRON @ POST PERFECT EXECUTIVE PRODUCER — SEPTEMBER 1996 – AUGUST 1997 With the success I achieved on the Nobody beats the Wiz account, I was asked to come back and head up the graphics division of Post Perfect, and institute many of the same processes that had worked with The Wiz. POST PERFECT PRODUCTION MANAGER — JANUARY 1995 – AUGUST 1996 When one of the salesmen talked Nobody Betas the Wiz into letting us become their agency of record, I was tapped to figure out how to make it happen – and fast. In the 18 months on the account, I created processes, hired staff, and acted as creative sounding board for over 300 TV and radio spots for this client. POST PERFECT SR. EFFECTS PRODUCER — JULY 1992 –DECEMBER 1994 TELEZIGN, NEW YORK, NY PRODUCER — NOVEMBER 1987 - OCTOBER 1991 CRANSTON / CSURI PRODUCTIONS, COLUMBUS, OH VIDEO TECH/PRODUCER — APRIL 1986 - OCTOBER 1987 AWARDS 2004 BDA WORLD GOLD, IMAGE ON-AIR, SILVER TOON DISNEY, PRODUCER 2004 PROMAX WORLD GOLD, PROMOTIONAL ANIMATION CAMPAIGN, GOLD
TOON DISNEY EUROPE – PROMO PACK, PRODUCER 2004 BDA WORLD GOLD, CREATIVE USE OF ON-AIR PROMOTIONAL ELEMENTS, GOLD TOON DISNEY INTERNATIONAL, PRODUCER 2000 BDA LATIN AMERICA, BEST ANIMATION, SILVER
FOX KIDS REDESIGN, PRODUCER 1999 SILVER PROMAX AWARD, NETWORK REDESIGN FOX KIDS INTERNATIONAL, SUPERVISING PRODUCER 1993 NY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, BRONZE
NCI ADVERTISING, CARDIZEM, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER 1989 NATIONAL SPORTS EMMY, GRAPHIC DESIGN CBS SPORTS “THE DREAM SEASON,” PRODUCER NOMINEE, 1989 NATIONAL SPORTS EMMY, PROMOTION
CBS SPORTS “THE DREAM SEASON,” PRODUCER NOMINEE, 1990 NATIONAL SPORTS EMMY, PROMOTION NBC SPORTS “1991 IMAGE PROMOTION” PRODUCER 1991 BRONZE BDA AWARD
PROSERV TV “THE YEAR IN REVIEW,” PRODUCER 1990 SILVER TELLY AWARD WRC TV, WASHINGTON D.C. “GEORGE MICHAEL’S SPORTS FANTASY,” PRODUCER 1989 BRONZE TELLY AWARD EDUCATION Ohio University, Athens, OH BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, COMMUNICATIONS, JUNE 1986, CUM LAUDE REFERRALS A
Research Article ISSN:2277-4564 journal homepage: http://www.ijpsl.com Uma et al /International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Letters 2012 Vol. 2 (1)| 10-11 Development and Validation of LCMS Method for the Estimation of Pramipexole in Human Plasma G.Uma*, M.Manimala1, M.Vasudevan1, S.Karpagam2 and Deecarman2 * Department of Pharmaceutics, C. L. Baid Metha College
The Incidence of Fluoroquinolone Resistant Infections After Prostate Biopsy—Are Fluoroquinolones Still Effective Prophylaxis? Joseph Feliciano,* Ervin Teper, Michael Ferrandino, Richard J. Macchia, William Blank, Ivan Grunberger† and Ivan Colon From the State University of New York Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, New York Purpose: Fluoroquinolones have been shown to decrease infe