Designed Phoenix logo.
Wrote Training Manual,
on use and sale of the
Dräger Smoke Hood, while
representing the sole U.S.
Distributor of the PARAT C.
| KAREN NELSON
Mature. Fit. Centered. Resourceful. Creative. Astute. Affirmative.
2018 – Now Promoting an 800-Image Collection of Original, Exclusive, Aerial Photos
See www.2ndavehistory.com (32-Page Memory-book Souvenir)
2017 – 3/2018 Caregiver for terminally-ill Cousin in Dallas, TX
2004 – 2017 Freelance Writer, Editor, Inventor, Cartoonist, Performance Artist. NYC
2002 – 2004 SafetyMatters, NYC. (Owner) US Distributor of the Phoenix Protective Hood
2000 Licensed Real Estate Agent, FL
1996 – 2000 Assistant to D. Russo, Demographer. Traveled US, researching regional growth for Retail
1993 – 1996 SmokeSafe Corporation, NYC (VP Marketing)
US Distributor for the Drager PARAT C Smoke Hood
Took part in Fire Dept-controlled, live smoke-chamber equipment demonstrations
Participated in Washington DC meetings regarding Legislative Standard
Produced SmokeSafe Exhibition Video.
Collaborated with CNBC Steals & Deals segment on Civilian Smoke Protection
1992 Acted as Ohio State-level Organizer (Committee Chair), Presidential Campaign
Independent/Reform Party. Founding Member Ross Perot’s-United We Stand America
1980s Hondros Career College, OH. Director for Marketing VP.
Opened Insurance Division, with Licensing-Prep locations, throughout the State.
Morton International, FL. Exclusive US Distributor of Drager PARAT C Smoke Hood
Abbott Realty & Investments, Houston TX. Agent for 7 years.
Freelance writer for industry magazines (Managers Report, Coastide)
Published poet. Patented inventor of the LifePro, an Emergency self-rescue device for
Firefighters (US Patent #5,964,218 / Oct 12, 1999)
Many positions listed required extensive travel (some International).
Also trained Firefighters and sales teams on product use and/or institutional benefits.