Work Experience

Independent/Freelance Web Designer and Consultant
2005 – Present

Information Technology Consultant, Helpdesk Support, Knowledgebase Author
Apple Computer, Minnesota Historical Society, Imation Corp, American Family Insurance, Mayo Clinic
1996 – 2005

Massage and Energy Bodywork Therapist
Independent offices in Minneapolis, Northfield, Duluth, and Saint Louis Park, MN
2005 – 2010

Learning Coach and Mentor
St. Olaf College – Leaders for Social Change, 2008
Student Learning Projects with The Center For Sustainable Living, 2008-2009
Unschooling Practicum – The Village School of Northfield, 2008
Duluth Loaves and Fishes Community, 2009

Health and Wellness Instructor and Advisor
Fitness and Wellness for Life course instructor, Relaxation Techniques instructor, Human Sexuality Course Group Discussion leader, BACHUS Alcohol Awareness and Peer Education Advisor, LGBT Student Co-Moderator
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1993 – 1996

Reiki Master Teacher
International Center for Reiki Training (Levels I and II Certification)
Linda Horton, Independent Reiki Master (Level III Master Certification)
2002 – Present

Non-Profit Experience

The Shimmering Sounds Foundation 2011 – Present
Crestone, Colorado
Consulting and Virtual Assistance
Assisted in authoring Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, and federal 501c3 filing
Writing of Annual Reports and correspondence to donors

The Center for Sustainable Living – 2005 – 2008
Northfield, Minnesota
Former President and Treasurer for the organization.
Managed fiscal sponsorship relationships with community garden and community composting initiatives.
Program Coordinator for sponsored organization – People for Peace and Goodwill.
Mentor and Coach for students’ self-designed sustainability independent study through Saint Olaf College, Carleton College, and Prescott College

Timbre Music – 2004 – 2006
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Founding Music Co-Director and non-profit Managing Director for a small men’s choral organization.

Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus – 2003 – 2004
Madison, Wisconsin
Organization President and performance venue liaison.

Holistic Coursework and Certifications

Angels of Abundance Course – 2015
Hay House – Doreen Virtue

Certified Assertiveness Coach – 2015
Hay House – Doreen Virtue

Certified Angel Card Reader – 2014
Hay House – Doreen Virtue and Radleigh Valentine

Recreation Management Certificate of Achievement – 2014
Open2Study

Certified Spiritual Coach – 2012
iCoach University – Tucson, AZ

28 hour Coaching Certificate – 2010
Julia Stewart
School of Coaching Mastery – Saint Louis, MO

Introductory Hypnosis Course Certificate – 2013
School of Professional Hypnosis

Energy Bodywork Studies – 2000-2001
St. Croix Center for the Healing Arts
Acupressure and Chinese Medicine (100 hours)
Aromatherapy (48 hours)
Reflexology (32 hours)

Massage Practitioner Certification – 1999
Minneapolis School of Massage and Bodywork

The Way of the Shaman – 3 day intensive – 2001
Foundation for Shamanic Studies

Introduction to Shamanic Earth Healing – 4 day intensive – 2007
Ana Larramendi
Starwalkers Learning Community
Northfield, MN

Dreamwork Self-Study 2007 – Present
Robert Moss Lightning Dreamwork Method
John Paul Jackson Dreams Approach – Streamsministries.com

Finding Your Soul Image – 2 day intensive – 2007
Robert Moss Lightning Dreamwork and Soul Purpose
Olivia Frey, Starwalkers Learning Community
Northfield, MN

Introduction to Permaculture – 2 day intensive – 2006
Permaculture Research Institute – Cold Climate
Guy Trombley and Paula Westmoreland
Audubon Center of the North Woods
Sandstone, MN

Academic Degrees

Bachelor of Music – Vocal Performance – 1991
Coe College – Cedar Rapids, IA

Master of Arts – Sport, Health, Leisure, and Physical Studies – 1996
Emphasis – Therapeutic Recreation
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Master of Arts – Human Development 2016
Self Designed Curriculum
Creativity, Self-Directed Learning, Spirituality, Sustainability, Holistic Health
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Outstanding Final Paper Award for School of Business and Technology
“A River Between: Scandalous Learning, Grace, and Creative Recovery”

Other Experience and Interests

Paranormal Historical Research and “Ghost Profiling”
Collaborative work with Twin Cities Paranormal Research and Investigation, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Northland College Paranormal Research, Justin Raphael Roykovic, Artist

Health Freedom Policy Advocate
I’ve acted as a citizen lobbyist for the Minnesota Freedom of Access to Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Law, inclusive regulation for Massage Therapists and Energy Healers, and exemption language for holistic healers in proposed Music Therapy licensing laws in Minnesota.

Memberships

International Association of Professional Life Coaches
Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals – Professional Member (500+ hours of training)
United States Tennis Association (USTA)
Hay House Wisdom Community
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
St. Brendan’s Celtic Christian Monastery
Mainstreet Chamber
American Swedish Institute

What Our Clients Say:

Top qualities: Good Value, On Time, Creative. It was hard to choose just three attributes that reflect Scott and his services. He’s very knowledgeable about web design and is great to work with. He’s a great person as well as a great web designer. I’ve basically given him carte blanche with my web page; that’s how much I trust him. He gets my highest recommendation.
Sheryl SnitkinVirtual AssistantUrban Admin LLC
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