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.

                                                                
    Professional Experience

   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.

                               In addition:
     
                                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.