Curriculum Vitae

(for those, like me, who love a bullet point)

2001: Became the 4803 person to climb all 46 Adirondack High Peaks

2002: Awarded Eagle Scout Rank with 2nd Silver Palm

2004-2006: Undergraduate SUNY Fredonia, Majors in English, Philosophy. Minor in Anthropology

2005-2006: Classical Fencing Club, SUNY Fredonia

2006-2009: MFA Creative Writing at Minnesota State Mankato

2008: Mankato Free Press Currents Clerk

  • Weddings, funerals, news in brief, article research, call backs
  • Minor layout responsibilities in InDesign

2009: Assistant to the Composition Director, Minnesota State Mankato

  • Mentor new TAs and Instructor
  • Assist with all composition sections course design

2006-2009: Professor of English at Minnesota State Mankato

  • Instructor of record for 5 sections of composition, 3 creative writing classes, 1 literature class

2009-2010: Adjunct Professor of English at Cardinal Stritch University

  • Taught composition and literature
  • Course redesign for “Love and War in the ancient world” a survey of literature class

2009-2015: Regional Manager Game Universe in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Hiring, restructuring stores, opening stores, managing shipping, receiving, inventory, etc
  • Company buyer and event coordinator
  • “Face” of the business for 6 years
  • Took up riding lessons again

2010: Freelance Editor for various indie RPG publications, Arc of Minnesota SW

  • Editing, content notes, indexing in PagePlus
  • Some additional layout and design work

2010-2011: Editor for Minion Games

  • Five Fingered Severance, Manhattan Project, Nile, Venture Forth, Grave Business
  • Playtest team leader for Game of Thrones LCG 2nd Edition

2014: Crowdfunding & Shipping Manager Minion Games and

  • Managing Kickstarter shipments and fulfillment and marketing materials
  • Organized playtests of games, feedback reports, and local board game events
  • Creation of custom dice products
  • Marketing emails

2016-2021: Adjunct Professor of English at St. John Fisher

  • Taught Writing for Games as part of the Game Design minor

2020-2022: Board of Directors Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County

  • Provide leadership for determining association policy, program scope, and allocation of resources.

2017-Present: Licensed Falconer

  • State and Federally licensed General-class falconer
  • Responsible for feeding, care, facilities, maintenance, health and release of wild juvenile raptors permitted under NYS DEC license
  • Understanding an application of raptor veterinary care and field triage
  • Mentor and, when appropriate, sponsor new apprentice falconers

2015-present: Owner at Just Games Rochester

2018-present: President of Fowler Management, Inc

  • Manage strategic development, bookkeeping and financial reports for regional small businesses, farms

2019-present: Editor of the NYSFA Mews News Journal

  • Collect, edit, assemble and prepare for publication a 40-60 page, full color specialty publication on falconry.

2020-present: Vice President New York State Falconry Association 

  • Manage the organization of the NYSFA board of directors as they guide the NPO in fulfilling its mission statement

2022-present: Play Makers Leadership Council at the Strong Museum of Play

  • Advisory board tasked with creating fun, innovative play events for Museum fundraising and PR