Thom Stanton Open Portfolio

Digital Marketing Strategy & Turnkey Media Production

Professional Experience
The jobs outlined below provide a history of my career path since graduating college in 1990.
  • Engage MarCom & CINE | Web Media Marketing: Producer/Director; Richmond, VA; 12/2012–Present
  • Dreaming Creek Timber Frames: Director of Sales and Marketing; Richmond, VA; 6/2012–12/2012
  • Virginia Baptist Mission Board: Interactive Media/Web Services; Richmond, VA; 1/2008–5/2012
  • Marketing General Inc.: Vice President – E-Marketing; Richmond, VA; 12/2006–1/2008
  • LandAmerica Financial Group Inc.: Web Marketing Manager; Richmond, VA; 5/2005–12/2006
  • ProActive Multimedia: President/Chief Creative/Consultant; Richmond, VA; 4/1996–5/2005
  • BarberMartin Advertising: Division Manager, Video Production; Richmond, VA; 5/1993–4/1996
  • Pyramedia Productions: Division Manager, Video Production; Richmond, VA; 5/1991–5/1993
  • Corporate Communications: Video Producer/Director; Richmond, VA; 5/1990–5/1991
Knowledge Sphere
These are areas of focus and expertise.
Industries Solutions Services
Banking/Financial Services
Health & Fitness
Industrial Manufacturing
Internet Business Services
Non-Profit Membership Associations
Real Estate Transaction Services
Sports and Recreation
Training and Education
Brand Development
Content Management
Customer Relationship Mgmt.
Educational Design
E-Business Solutions
Email/Mobile Messaging
Information Architecture
Integrated MarCom
Interactive Strategies
Market Research/Positioning
Membership Marketing
Video Program Integration
Application Design
Business Analysis
Graphic Design
Interactive Strategies
Logotype Design
Market Research
Product Rollout/Promotion
Project Management
Social Network Management
Turnkey Video Production
Usability Modeling/Research
Website Design/Development
Software Skills
Below is a short list of software I use on a regular basis.
Business Creative Technical
Google Analytics (website statistics)
Google Apps (docs, trends, etc.)
Microsoft Access (data management)
Microsoft Excel (budgeting/estimates)
Microsoft Project (planning/tracking)
Microsoft Outlook (scheduling/e-mail)
Microsoft Word (strategies/proposals)
Adobe After Effects (animation)
Adobe Audition (sound design)
Adobe Illustrator (vector design)
Adobe InDesign (print layout)
Adobe Lightroom (photo processing)
Adobe Photoshop (photo/graphic design)
Adobe Premiere Pro (video editing)
Adobe SpeedGrade (color grading)
Adobe Acrobat Pro (document sharing)
Adobe Dreamweaver (website des/dev)
Adobe Flash (interactive multimedia)
AutoCAD 2014 (computer aided design)
CMS: Contribute, Drupal 6-7, WordPress
Code: HTML, CSS, JS, AS, ColdFusion, etc.
Trimble Sketchup & LayOut (3D design)
Honors & Awards
These are a few items of interest that parallel my career path.
  • Greatest Whitewater Swim: Guinness World Records; Richmond, VA 6/1999
  • Golden Reel (Director of Photography): ITVA of Virginia; Richmond, VA 8/1995
  • Dealer Spotlight – Ford BDC: A Success in the Making: FordDirect; Detroit, MI; 2/2004
  • President’s Award for Customer Satisfaction: Ford Motor Company; Detroit, MI;4/2004
  • Best Dealer Web Site: Mazda Dealer Awards; Las Vegas, NV 10/2003
  • Most Valuable Player: Kahlig Enterprises; San Antonio, TX; 2/2004
Education, Training & Certifications
This following list highlights my primary degrees, key courses, and professional certifications.
  • Certified Direct Marketer: VCU Interactive Marketing Institute; Richmond, VA; 5/2007
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies: Multimedia Design and Development, Virginia Commonwealth University; Richmond, VA; 6/1990
  • Blue Oval Certification – Business Development: Ford Motor Company; Detroit, MI; 1/2004
  • Business Development Management: Traver Technologies; San Antonio, TX; 6/2004
  • Internet Sales Management and Customer Relations: CARS.US; San Antonio, TX; 5/2004
  • Introduction to Focus Group Moderating: RIVA, Inc.; Bethesda, MD; 6/2002
  • Advanced Macromedia Flash ActionScripting: Techead; Richmond, VA; 9/2000
  • Advanced Adobe Photoshop: The Whitlock Group; Richmond, VA; 8/1994
  • Intermediate Macromedia Director: Techead; Richmond, VA; 10/1996
  • Non-Linear Video Editing: Video F/X; San Francisco, CA; 4/1991
  • Raiser's Edge (CRM 1–2): Blackbaud University; Charleston, SC; 4/2008
  • Adobe Acrobat (Levels 1–2): New Horizons; Richmond, VA; 2/2008
  • Adobe Dreamweaver (Levels 1–2): New Horizons; Richmond, VA; 5/2008
  • Adobe Flash (Levels 1–2): New Horizons; Richmond, VA; 6/2008
  • Microsoft Project (Levels 1–2): New Horizons; Richmond, VA; 5/2008
  • Microsoft Excel (Levels 1–2): New Horizons; Richmond, VA; 6/2008
  • Microsoft Access (Levels 1–2): New Horizons; Richmond, VA; 7/2008, 4/2010
Other Offices and Community Support
Below are a few of the extracurricular activities in which I'm involved.
  • Media Producer: James River Crew (social, photo, video); Richmond, VA; 2010–Present
  • Board Member: Rock Creek Park Community Association; Richmond, VA; 2007–Present
  • President/Board: Rock Creek Park Community Association; Richmond, VA; 2007–2011
  • President: Richmond Whitewater Club; Richmond, VA; 2008–2010
  • Officer: Graduate Chapter, Phi Gamma Delta; Richmond, VA; 1996–Present
  • Historian: Omega Deuteron Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta; Norfolk, VA; 1986–1987
  • Producer/Director: Race Video, Open Canoe National Championships; Richmond, VA; 1998
  • Course Director: XTERRA Triathlons: East Coast Championships (swim); Richmond, VA; 1999–Present
  • Senior Guide: Riverside Outfitters; James River; Richmond, VA; 2010–Present
  • River Guide: Richmond Raft Company; James River; Richmond, VA; 1996–1998
Client List
Here is a listing of clients with whom I've worked during my career.
Active Host
Advance Auto Parts
Alan Samuels Chevrolet
Altria (Philip Morris USA)
American College of Radiation Oncologists (ACRO)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
American Society Association Executives (ASAE)
American Whitewater
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Dev (ASCD)
Auto Dealer Daily
Baptist General Association of Virginia
Barber Martin Advertising
Beck Automotive Group
Benson Automotive Group
BG Products
Bluebonnet Jeep
Bluebonnet Motors
BMW of Austin
Bob Jones Photography
Build Tiny
Burnstone Information Group
Camp Piankatank
Capital One
Challenge Course Advisory
Challenge Discovery
Clear Channel (WRXL)
Conquest Communication Group
Corporate Communications
Council for Exceptional Children
Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE)
Cox Business Services
Crestar Bank
Curves of San Antonio
D2 Associates
Discover the James
Dominion Chevrolet
Dominion Resources
Don Herring Mitsubishi
Dreaming Creek Timber Frames

Eagle Eyrie Conference Center
E-Drug Test
Engage Marketing Communications
Ewing Autohaus
Eye For Images
Fuller Research Services
Haynes Motor Company
Home Bytes
Imago Dei Community Church
InFocus Group Services
Interactive Financial Group, Inc.
Inventory Supply Management (ISM)
James River Fishing School
Kahlig Enterprises
Keiter Stephens
Keystone Hospitality
Land Rover Richmond
Leedom and Associates
Lewisville Volkswagen
Logic Depot
Lynda Richardson Photo.
Mann, Armistead & Epperson, Ltd.
Managed Benefits, Inc.
Marketing General Inc. (MGI)
MarketQuiz, Inc.
Metropolitan Commercial Concepts Inc. (MCCI)
Metro Communications
MGI Lists
Michael Waine Photography
Midlothian Athletic Club (MAC)
Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC)
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
National School Board Association (NSBA)
Net Telcos
North American River Runners (NARR)
North Park Isuzu
North Park Lincoln Mercury
North Park Mazda
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
Ocean Exhibits
Off Grid By Design
Off Grid Green Living Center

Park Cities Volkswagen
Park Place Dealerships
Park Production Group
Passages Adventure Camp
Peak Experiences
Porter Realty
ProActive Multimedia
Randolph Macon College
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)
Rehrig International Inc.
Richmond Police Department
Richmond Whitewater Club
RIVA Research Institute
Robious Sports & Fitness
Rock Creek Park Community Association
Scott and Stringfellow
Senior Navigator
Society of Government Meeting Professionals
Southeastern Institute of Research
Southern Home Decor
Star Tobacco
Sunny Destinations
Synigent Technologies
Team Unlimited
The Adventure Group (TAG)
Tom Benson Chevrolet
Tranum Auto Group
Unity Christ Church of Bon Air
U.S. Federal Reserve
US Naval Institute (USNI)
Venture Lanes
Venture Network Services
Virginia Baptist Mission Board
Virginia Pilot Ledger Star
Virginia Union University
VMS, Inc.
Warner Time Life
Water Environment Foundation (WEF)
Watkins Glen Raceway
West Virginia Adventures
Wildlife Exposed
Woman's Missionary Union of Virginia
XTERRA Triathelons
Your Market Research
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