About Me

PRODUCTION MANAGMENT

With experience as production manager for WFLT TV, VP of production for Louisiana Film Channel, various government and corporate productions, and over 20 years of independent productions, I have the knowledge and associations to bring your project to fruition.

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EXPERIENCED EDUCATOR

I studied educational psychology at Loyola University in New Orleans and have been an Apple certified master trainer for their professional applications for over 15 years and have experience teaching a variety of courses on a variety of media production subjects for universities, national organizations, broadcast stations, and more.

I have taught post-production at LSU as well as lead their Summer Teen Filmmaking Bootcamp, video production trainer for New Orleans Video Access Center, been a guest trainer at New Orleans Center For Creative Arts, and have taught numerous courses for major corporations, broadcasters, and universities across the US.

Before this I was an IT professional for 15 years and successfully taught a wide variety of technical courses for local businesses and national corporations to both technicians and lay end-users alike.

I come from a long family line of professional educators with an ancestor who co-founded the Louisiana State School Board and grew up with educators and have classroom experience.

EXTENSIVE CLIENT LIST

I’ve consulted, trained, and produced for clients such as US Central Command, Southern Methodist University, Louisiana State University, Progressive Insurance, Burns & McDonnel Engineering, Louisiana FastStart, OnSite Software, American Institute of Architects, National Association of Broadcasters, Univision, Discovery Channel, Acadiana Open Channel, Deaf Talk Services, CNN, ComCast, Ochsner Hospital, Homeland Security, Delgado College, Future Media Concepts, EF Tours, WLAE New Orleans, Alabama Farmers Federation, Mississippi State University, University of Louisiana Lafayette, Phyxware Inc, macProVideo, Go4Cast, Johnson County Community College,The Orchard Solutions, Business Rules Inc, and more.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Over the years and from my previous profession in the IT industry I’ve accumulated numerous certifications giving me unique qualifications for my work.

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FAA Licensed sUAS Pilot
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Produced “Let’s Talk About Dogs” TV show and “Property Problems” TV pilot.
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Produce video pieces for the Baton Rouge Police Department K9 Division.
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Lead LSU’s Teen Filmmaking Bootcamp
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Held offices of editor, vice-president and then president of the LA Association of Video Professionals from 2002 to 2004.
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Red Cross Volunteer of The Year for video production 2001.
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Studied Educational Psychology at Loyola University NOLA.
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President of Balser Properties, LLC
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SCO Unix Advanced Certified Engineer
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CAIS Certified Network Designer And Installation Manager

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