- Being the youngest person ever to work for his hometown newspaper (age 17) and later to be the editor-in-chief of a Boston newspaper (age 23)
- Running an entire non-profit organization as executive director (age 25)
- Becoming the youngest student in the history of the Suffolk University Executive M.B.A. program (age 26)
- Moving more than 10,000 miles to a country where he did not know the language at all and successfully learning an entirely-new industry (online marketing) on a global scale (age 28)
- Becoming Manager of Digital Marketing and Communications for a worldwide marketing and PR firm, working with clients across a wide range of sectors and industries in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East while building and marketing his own websites (age 30)
- Getting promoted to Director of SEO & Digital Marketing (age 32) and then to Senior Director (age 33)
Even though I was left journalism officially in 2007, the heart of a reporter never dies. Today, I still use my love of gathering information and telling stories in my global marketing career. I listen to other people — and now, my company’s clients — and then tell their stories online.
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