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Richard G.

Saint Paul, MN

$45/hour

From classroom to boardroom in arts, media, business and life.

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Concordia University, St. Paul
The University of St. Thomas
Graduate Coursework

Education

Concordia University, St. Paul

The University of St. Thomas (Graduate Coursework)

About Richard

Richard’s life journey is an enduring exploration of artistic expression and creative communication — blending curiosity, passion and entrepreneurial spirit with technical savvy and good old-fashioned know-how.

His career path has taken him from the theatrical stage to the concert stage; from the broadcasting studio to the recording studio; from the front of the post-secondary classroom to behind the administrator’s desk; and from post-production facilities to facilitating the communications needs of Fortune 500 corporations.

As a producer/engineer, sound designer, songwriter and composer, his work has been heard on major label recordings, radio and television, live theatre, corporate boardrooms and online over the past three decades.

As an entertainment industry entrepreneur, Richard established Mainstage Promotions in the early ‘80s as one of the leading artist management and college booking agencies in the US. His artist roster included comedian Louie Anderson. He also owned and operated Synctronix Recording and Production Studios during the “Purple Rain” boon, helping launch the career of MCA recording artist Giorge Pettus, among others. In 1985, Richard co-founded the indie record label and publishing company Crocus Hill Music, which he still operates today.

Richard has more than 15 years experience in higher education as a teacher and administrator. He managed Arts Education programs for both McNally Smith College and Hennepin Technical College. In the corporate arena, he has consulted for companies such as Traveler’s Insurance, 3M, American Express, Kodak and Banner Engineering. He served as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Advanced Communication Design and as Director of Media Services for North American Media Group, both based in his hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Richard firmly believes that knowledge empowers and is dedicated to helping people realize their full potential through improved communications. He has spent the better part of his life becoming a “born” communicator and knows from personal experience what that requires. He is at his best developing the personal presence and technical expertise of others.

Richard holds a Bachelor Degree in Organizational Management and Communications from Concordia University in Saint Paul, Minnesota along with various certifications and licenses. He is an active volunteer in non-profit community arts through his association with MAP (Map for Non-Profits).
Richard’s life journey is an enduring exploration of artistic expression and creative communication — blending curiosity, passion and entrepreneurial spirit with technical savvy and good old-fashioned know-how.

His career path has taken him from the theatrical stage to the concert stage; from the broadcasting studio to the recording
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Saint Paul, MN 55119
In-person lessons
Music:
Music History, Songwriting
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Video Production
English:
Proofreading, Public Speaking, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, General Computer,
Microsoft PowerPoint,
Video Production, Web Design
History:
Music History
Business:
Career Development, Microsoft PowerPoint,
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

General Computer

I have extensive experience in computer hardware/software applications across both Mac and PC platforms including: home or small office network configuration via LAN and WLAN. I am also a diligent and competent trouble shooter.

Additionally, I am a digital media and social media consultant and content creator. I have developed and taught post-secondary courses in Internet Marketing (Web 2.0) and Social Media including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others.

I am dedicated to assisting individual clients and small businesses in creating online marketing campaigns and developing their online brands.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I have extensive experience both utilizing PowerPoint and teaching it at the post secondary level. I specialize in building PowerPoint presentations and stand-alone applications that are interactive and incorporate multimedia.

I am equally qualified on the Mac side with Keynote. I utilize both on a regular basis as a college professor and a digital media consultant for training and presentations. How can I be of assistance to you?

Concordia University, St. Paul
The University of St. Thomas
Graduate Coursework

Education

Concordia University, St. Paul

The University of St. Thomas (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 25 miles of Saint Paul, MN 55119.