Resumé

Work Projects

SCORM DEMO (Quizzing in video for LMS)

Troy M. Cusson

Keuka College, Penn Yan, NY (2009-Present) - Instructional Design Manager

  • Design and develop teaching and learning environments that emphasize active learning and incorporate appropriate instructional technologies.
  • Provide programming and design services to faculty and instructors in the development of effective teaching and learning strategies for face-to-face, blended, and online learning environments, including the design and development of online courses using an Andragogy based model.
  • Prepare content for faculty seminars and workshops and provide consulting services to faculty on course design, web course development, and instructional software.
  • Provide video support for faculty and instructors that includes filming in house or on location with high definition cameras, editing the footage via the Final Cut Studio video editing software suite and delivering products for a multitude of deliveries including online, SCORM and DVD presentation.
  • Research and provide information on video conferencing solutions as well as instruct and consult faculty, staff, and instructors as to the proper setup and use of video conferencing tools and opportunities.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of the Moodle online course delivery system and administer help and feedback to students, faculty, staff and instructors as to the features and options it provides.

Bristol Mountain Winter Resort / Roseland Waterpark, Canandaigua, NY (2006-2009) -
Director of Marketing and Sales

  • Responsible for design concepts, creation, production and scheduling of all marketing related materials including: brochures, presentations, posters, TV, radio, print advertising, trade show displays and internet content for all major markets within a five hour radius.
  • Responsible for all sales of all day to day products through marketing and advertising support as well as for all group sales products including day trips/field trips, destination groups, multi-week school snowsports clubs, college groups (accredited and non-accredited), and corporate.
  • Responsible for staffing and management of twenty-two people throughout the ticket selling and guest services counters, dealing with day to day sales as well as in depth customer issues.
  • Responsible for educating all groups in skiing and snowboarding safety prior to visiting Bristol Mountain through the use of in person presentations and hands on displays as well as through literature handouts and website content.
  • Created, implemented and presented educational tours to local middle schools in regards to water park safety, life guard and employment preparations, environmental awareness, math, chemistry, and sciences as they applied to all areas of operations at Roseland Waterpark.
  • Photography and/or editorial content published in, 2009 McGraw-Hill New York State fourth grade math book, Life in the Finger Lakes Magazine, I LOVE NY Website, SnowEast Magazine, Ski Area Management Magazine, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Finger Lakes Times, Messenger Post, Canandaigua Magazine, www.visitfingerlakes.com, www.fingerlakes.org, www.fingerlakes.org, www.weatherbug.com, and www.skiandrideny.com.
  • Company representative at monthly Finger Lakes Tourism/Chamber of Commerce Committee meetings.
  • Liaison to national weatherbug service maintaining local weather station and computer system keeping its environment conducive for accurate reporting.
  • Company public relations representative for all aspects of media including live in person or recorded on-air interviews and editorials.
  • Literate in Windows/ IBM Compatible software including: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photo Deluxe, Print Shop Deluxe, Net Graphics Optimizer, Trellix Web Designer, IP Switch FTP, QuickBooks, Quark Express, Audacity Digital Audio Editor, Cake Walk Digital Audio Editor, Windows Movie Maker as well as previous experience using WordPerfect, Macintosh, ETIX.com ticketing system, Adobe Final Cut Pro, Motion, DVD Creator and the TicketMaster computerized ticketing system.

Bristol Valley Theater, Naples, NY (2002-2006) - Managing Director

  • Responsible for personally creating, producing and distributing all marketing and publicity related items, including but not limited to website content, press releases, print advertising, television advertising and radio advertising.(i.e. voiceovers, write, perform & record original music)
  • Responsible for advertising solicitation for annual program book as well as for its layout, creation, production and distribution.
  • Responsible for all financial bookkeeping, all accounts payable, all accounts receivable, all payroll, management of all bank accounts, including deposits, withdrawals, transfers, and reconciliations.
  • Responsible for all NYS and Federal Government Human Resources related paperwork as it applies to employee acquisition and employment termination.
  • Responsible for preparation, presentation and explanation of financial reports for monthly board of directors meetings as well as the creation and compilation of annual report.
  • Responsible for coordination of and participation with annual financial auditing as required for all not-for-profit 501 (c) 3 organizations.  
  • Responsible for hiring box office staff as well as updating, maintaining, monitoring and tracking of ETIX.com computerized ticketing system.
  • Consultant to Artistic Director as to production related items including: talent bookings, staffing, and sound / lighting.

Rochester Broadway Theatre League, Rochester, NY (1985-2002) - Operations Coordinator

  • Managed all operations of the Finger Lakes Performing Arts center, a 16,000+ capacity amphitheatre and the Auditorium Theatre, a 2500+ capacity “Road House”, including but not limited to, Security, Maintenance, Merchandising, Front of House Staff, Parking, and Backstage Catering.
  • Directed the hiring process of 200+ seasonal employees and developed and implemented employee policies, handbook, training, and staff identification.
  • Direct liaison with touring entertainment personnel, and the Local I.A.T.S.E. #25, Stage Hand Union, as well as the Local #858 Wardrobe Union.
  • Promoter’s Representative at the: Auditorium Theater, Eastman Theatre, War Memorial at the Blue Cross Arena, and Lilac Festival.
  • Production Assistant for outdoor events at Silver Stadium, Rochester, NY, Batavia Downs, Batavia, NY, Rochester MusicFest, Rochester, NY, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1995 Ryder Cup Matches at Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, NY, and the opening ceremonies of Frontier Field, Rochester, NY.
  • Coordinated / booked the talent for local events, such as opening and closing ceremonies, galas, dinners, auctions, conventions, and side stage events at the FLPAC which included local and regional acts.
  • Developed and implemented an internship program between Rochester Broadway Theatre League/ Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center and Finger Lakes Community College, in order to provide video services including (3) cameras, director, switcher for the enjoyment of lawn patrons at the Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center.
  • Co-created/designed and managed company website including content and functionality.

Freelance Production Manager
Successfully executed live productions throughout the Northeast by
working directly with the following artists or their management:


KESHIA COLE, NE-YO, FANTASIA, TYRA, LUKE & Q, MEGAN ROCHELLE, & DONELL JONES
(EASTMAN THEATER, NY (04/2006) WDKX 104 FM)

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA
(AUDITORIUM THEATER, NY (12/2002) Clear Channel Entertainment)

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA
(AUDITORIUM THEATER, NY (12/2001) Clear Channel Entertainment)

SHERYL CROW
(FLPAC, NY (08/2002) Magic City Productions)

B.B. KING BLUES FESTIVAL
(FLPAC, NY (08/2002) Magic City Productions)

BONNIE RAITT
(FLPAC, NY (08/2002) Magic City Productions)

N’SYNC
(Giants Stadium, NJ, (06/2001) Clear Channel Entertainment)

N’SYNC (Rich Stadium, NY, (06/2001) Clear Channel Entertainment)

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
(Rich Stadium, NY (06/2001) Clear Channel Entertainment)

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
(Rich Stadium, NY (06/2000) Clear Channel Entertainment)

JETHRO TULL
(FLPAC, NY (07/2000) Clear Channel Entertainment)

RANDY TRAVIS
(FLPAC, NY (07/2000) Clear Channel Entertainment)

JOHNNY MATHIS
(FLPAC, NY (08/2000) Clear Channel Entertainment)

PETER, PAUL & MARY
(FLPAC, NY (08/2000) Clear Channel Entertainment)

BB KING BLUES FESTIVAL
(FLPAC, NY (09/2000) Clear Channel Entertainment)

TONY BENNETT (FLPAC, NY (09/2000) Clear Channel Entertainment)

HOARD FESTIVAL (FLPAC, NY (07/1998) Magic City Productions)

LILLITH FAIR (FLPAC, NY (07/1997) Magic City Productions).


Education

MS - Management, Keuka College
BA - Communications, State University of New York at Geneseo
Certificate in live/studio sound reinforcement, The Recording Workshop, Chillicothe Ohio

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