Dave's Resume

David E. Wright


CEO, American Red Cross, Santa Cruz County Chapter. Responsible for all functions of the $850k year agency.

Communications Manager, Driscoll's. Managing external communications, collateral, messaging, and retail marketing.

Communications & Messaging Consultant, www.davidwright.net. Clients included Philips, Sun, Surf Control, and more. Created messaging platforms and copy for small and large clients.

Director of Marketing, Senior Copy Writer, Words & Images. Development of marketing plans, technical strategies, content management systems, design, and copy. Clients included HP, Borland, Infineon, and more.

Principal, TSC (Nasdaq: TSCC). Management of ecommerce web site development and multimedia productions. Supervision of programmers and web developers, job costing, site architecture.

Distribution Manager, Yamaha. Management of all business relationships, ecommerce, sales, and marketing with Yamaha distributors of optical storage products.

Multimedia Instructor, Cabrillo College. Instruction of all aspects of multimedia development, with special emphasis on the use of Macromedia Director 7 (one night each week)

CEO, Spike Interactive, Inc. (touch screen kiosks). Responsible for management of staff of eight, fifteen shareholders, five Board Members, 20 major hotel chain managers, and over 200 advertisers.

Director, Finance and Resource Development, Santa Cruz AIDS Project (SCAP). Direct mail, major donor solicitation program, event planning and promoting, grant writing, and database management.

Director of Development, Urban Solutions, Inc. (youth job training program). Responsibilities included corporate and foundation grant writing, direct mail campaigns, government grant compliance and accounting, and marketing.

Representative, Funding & Development, Covenant House (youth shelter).

Teacher (substitute), San Diego County Schools, Court School Program

Teacher (substitute), Stockton Unified School District, high school age group.

Assistant Project Director, Amigos De Las Americas (public health), Ecuador. Administration of tuberculosis testing and latrine digging program. Other assignments: Route Leader, Mexico; Vaccinator, Bolivia; Hygiene Instructor, Honduras.


Masters of Public Administration (MPA), San Diego State University, CA. Degree Received: May 1989.

Bachelor of Arts, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA. Double Major, Political Science and Spanish. Degree received: May 1983.

Graduate Economics, Universidad de Puerto Rico. Course work towards MA in economics, 1985.

Continuing Education, Leadership Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz County senior managers training, 1993; Hypnotherapy Institute, Spring 2002.

Honors          Rotary Foundation International Scholar, Graduate Studies Award: Graduate Economics, Universidad de Puerto Rico, January to September 1985.

Personal       Fluent Spanish, written and spoken. DOB: 12/28/61.

Computing    Macromedia Director - intermediate Lingo scripting, Flash - intermedia Action scripting, HTML, web design, some UNIX, intermediate database administration.