Education

University Studies:

Undergraduate:
North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota
Bachelor of Science: Mass Communication, Business Administration Minor (May 2005)
Emphasis: Public Relations

Graduate:
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Carlson School of Management
Candidate for Master of Business Administration (To be awarded May 2018)
Emphasis: Marketing Management
Completed Classes: Strategic Management, Data Analysis and Statistics for Managers, Financial Accounting, Operations Management, Marketing Management, Information Technology Management, Business Intelligence, Advanced Business Intelligence, Managerial Accounting, Business Formation, Persuasion and Influence, Leading Others

 

Open Source Education:

Business Analysis:
Fundamentals of Excel for Business – Online Training: Udemy (April 2014)
Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits! by Greg Crabtree – Book (March 2013)
Data Science for Business by Foster Provost & Tom Fawcett (March 2015)

Digital Analytics:
Web Analytics 2.0 by Avinash Kaushik – Book (Feb. 2013)
The Adobe SiteCatalyst Handbook: An Insider’s Guide by Adam Greco – Book (Jan. 2012)
Predictive Analytics and Data Mining by Vijay Kotu and Bala Deshpande (April 2015)

Programming: 
HTML & CSS – Online Training: Codecademy (Sept. 2011)
Javascript – Online Training: Codecademy (Dec. 2011)
I hate PHP – A Beginner’s Guide to PHP and MySQL – Book (Nov. 2011)

Marketing:
PPC Made Simple: Strategies for Dominating Google AdWords by Michael Fleishner – Book (Oct. 2011)
Life After the 30-Second Spot by Joseph Jaffe – Book (June 2009)
Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
 by Seth Godin – Book (Feb. 2009)
Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Customers with Neuromarketing by Roger Dooley – Book (Nov 2011)
Influence: Science and Practice by Robert B. Cialdini (June 2016)

Communications:
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath – Book (Sept. 2009)
We are all Weird by Seth Godin – Book (Nov. 2011)

General Business:
Poke the Box by Seth Godin – Book (Apr. 2011)
Ctrl Alt Delete by Mitch Joel – Book (July 2013)
Today We Are Rich by Tim Sanders – Book (June 2011)