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Tony Coolidge photo Tony Coolidge
No. 48 Jhongsan Rd
Sigang District, Tainan City 72341
Taiwan R.O.C.
Phone in the USA: (407) 459-7766
Cell phone in Taiwan: (09) 8515 3625
Skype: tcoolidge
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Resume'

OBJECTIVE:

An advocate of international cultural exchange and a business executive who can generate expansive results through team-building and communication, Tony Coolidge seeks to expand organizations by fostering an environment of abundance and collaboration.

EXPERIENCE:

Teacher/Instructor 2006-Present
Teacher/Instructor
  • Taught English in Taiwan for students from Grade K-12 in schools
  • Taught professional adults at the Carnation Company in Madou, Taiwan
  • Tutored individual students
  • Instructed and coached professional adults as a volunteer with Landmark Education
Freelance Writer 2004-Present
Writer/Photojournalist
  • Wrote articles published on the front page of CNN.com.
  • Wrote articles for various publications (Orient Magazine, Cultural Survival)
  • Interviewed for article in The Guardian Weekly
  • My non-profit ATAYAL was credited for photos published in National Geographic Traveler Magazine
  • I was interviewed by CNN for a story on post-Katrina relief
Golf Marketing Services (http://www.golfmarketinginc.com) 2008-2009
Director of New Media
  • Manage web development, web marketing and design departments within the company
  • Organized work flow and built project management tools to make business processes more efficient and expandable
  • Transform the company's web site and generated top placement in search engines
  • Company provides PR and marketing services that transform start-up companies to leaders in the golf industry
China Business Developers (http://www.chinabusinessdevelopers.com) 2006-2008
Co-founder and President
  • Co-founded an international consulting group providing financial, HR and marketing resources to innovative start-up companies
  • Formed international consortium that was assigned as ambassadors for foreign trade and development of Shenyang, China by city district governments
  • Responsible for strategic planning, organizational/communication structures, and supporting technologies
City of Orlando International Advisory Committee (Click here) 2006-2009
Advisory Board Member
  • One of the founding members of the Advisory Board
  • Advise the Mayor of Orlando on issues involving international business and cultural development in the City of Orlando
  • Meet and foster relationships with visiting dignitaries
  • Vote on issues affecting Orlando's Sister City relationships
  • Foster relationship between the City of Orlando and the Taiwanese-American community. Click here for letter from Mayor of Orlando
Katrina's Angels (http://www.katrinasangels.org) 2005-2008
Founder and Board Member
  • Founded the organization in response to Hurricane Katrina, days after the hurricane made landfall
  • Developed the Internet Client Management Software
  • Developed a collaborative team of leaders and partners
  • Registered over 600 volunteers to serve over 1,800 clients
  • Served survivors of several natural disasters since Hurricane Katrina
  • Acquired and grew the largest housing database available for Katrina refugees
  • Featured in article in August 2006 issue of Redbook Magazine
  • Interviewed by CNN for personal view on a story about FEMA
Voices In The Clouds (http://www.voicesintheclouds.com) 2004-2006
Executive Producer
  • Executive producer of a documentary film about the importance of discovering one's roots
  • The film is currently playing in film festivals around the world
  • Responsibilities include raising money and support for the $100,000 budget
  • To view a short documentary, Time and Music in a Disappearing World, and preview footage, click here
Indigenous Heritage Festival (www.indigenousfestival.org) 2004
Founder and Board Member
  • Created and organized the international festival of indigenous culture exchange
  • Developed committees and volunteer staff
  • Brought 14 tribes from 3 continents to Orlando to showcase performances, exhibits, films and workshops for the Central Florida public
  • Personally raised $30,000 budget for the festival expenses through grants, donations and sponsorships
  • Oversaw packaging and duplication of the festival in other cities and countries
ATAYAL (www.atayal.org) 2001-Present
Founder and Director
  • Created and organized the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization promoting indigenous cultures of Taiwan and the world
  • Developed inter-tribal initiatives to develop cultural exchanges and economic development
  • Developed board members, and volunteer networks, with over 100 registered volunteers worldwide
  • Projects include documentaries, and cultural events. Current documentary film (http://www.voicesintheclouds.com) is playing in film festivals around the world.
  • Photography credited to ATAYAL in November 2007 Issue of National Geographic Traveler
iBidUSA.com, Inc. (http://www.ibidusa.com) 1999-2001
Co-founder and President
  • Created the business plan for a new Internet marketing business concept
  • With 3 partners, raised $200,000, launched software, ran marketing campaign, expanded to over 20 employees with $1 million in revenue in less than 2 years
  • The company became a publicly trading company on the American Stock Exchange in 2002
HybridWeb, Inc. (http://www.hybridwebmedia.com) 1995-Present
Founder and President
  • Teamed with Orlando Online, was one of the top web development and marketing companies in Florida in the 1990's
  • Developed hundreds of web sites, for companies like Disney, SeaWorld and other national clientele
  • Developed leading web marketing, search engine optimization, and social networking (Hybrid) package
  • The company developed proprietary web marketing system and branded it as SEO TrafficBoost™ (http://www.seotrafficboost.com)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

Landmark Education (http://www.landmarkeducation.com) 2001-2004
Team Management Leadership Program, Communications Curriculum, Curriculum for Living
University of Texas at Austin (http://www.utexas.edu) 1992
Bachelor's Degree, Major in Advertising, Minor in Marketing, School of Communications

PROFICIENCIES:

  • Proficient Teacher and Instructor for English and Communication (7 years)
  • Proficient (10 years) business plan writing and development skills
  • Proficient (10 years) team management and organizational skills
  • Successful grant writer
  • Published writer (CNN.com, The Guardian Weekly, Orient Magazine, Asia Trend Magazine, Cultural Survival Magazine)
  • Magazine Editor (Orient Magazine, Take 5 Magazine)
  • Mastery in (14 years) web marketing and development, HTML, VBScript, Access, SQL
  • Produced documentary films and commercial media productions
  • Fluency in English, German and some practical knowledge of Mandarin Chinese
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