Talana brings over 15 years of experience to her role, where she works with clients to develop and execute marketing strategies and spearhead overall project management for MPD Ventures. A specialist at managing complex projects, multidisciplinary teams and budgets, she creates and oversees timelines, status meetings and weekly reporting for projects ranging from website development to public relations campaigns. She is responsible for tracking timelines, scope changes and approvals as well as providing quality assurance for all project components. In addition, Talana leads event marketing for clients including promoting events and securing co-marketing agreements with media partners, as well as monitoring and promoting clients via social media.
Her past experience includes supporting projects for TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, Arthur Andersen and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas. Her skills span from project management to technical to provide clients with a resource knowledgeable in the process of delivery and the functional requirements. Beyond knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Talana brings knowledge in HTML; content management systems (CMS), including Drupal, Joomla and WordPress; search engine optimization (SEO); email marketing systems, including Constant Contact, Vertical Response, iContact and MailChimp; and social media applications, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.