PR {about}

brent_faceBy Day: I am a high energy PR Specialist and online shopping expert for and (online coupons and cash back shopping sites). I work with mainstream and regional consumer media, tech and personal finance bloggers, and consumer retail journalists, providing them with online shopping trends, forecasts, personal finance tips, affiliate marketing news and a wealth of consumer experiences to help their readers and viewers learn where and when to make smarter purchasing decisions. I love to work with journalists and reporters to help them nail a story and educate consumers to be smart. I’m a tech and news junkie with more than 18 years of sales and marketing experience within the advertising and public relations world. I also write/blog about monthly shopping trends and tactics to help the average consumer save money.


Catch_wp_header_whtBy Night: I am a PR/Media Relations Strategist and Social Media consultant (see CatchConsult). You hire me to get you press and share your message with the world. For public relations and marketing consulting, call or email: 815-980-8478 /


bs_strat_lennonWeekends: I am a veteran musician who actively writes, records and performs original indie-rock (see current project Mana Kintorso). Over the years I’ve toured the Midwest, opened for the likes of Parliament, Liquid Soul, Blue Oyster Cult and jammed with a long list of talented musicians. I’ve written, recorded  and produced several albums and rocked out for thousands of people at hundreds of shows. I’m also a home brew enthusiast, beer blogger and current member of the Forest City Brewers. With all that, I’m a husband, father and dog lover that enjoys parading my two ‘pups’ around the neighborhood. What could be better!