Richard Westfall -  Former Guest Speaker at the Leadership Institute



Apple Computer, Inc., Arlington, Virginia.

Creative Trainer

Conduct software training sessions for One-on-One clients, including Apple Pro Applications in Final Cut Studio 2.


My Place Rentals & Investments, LLC, Arlington, Virginia. Managing Member; Executive Producer

Oversee the acquisition, rehabilitation and management of residential real estate investments.  Develop multimedia marketing for properties.

April 2004 – (Present)


Center for Print & Broadcast Media, Arlington, Virginia. Director of Graduate Development

Network with media professionals for the placement of CPBM

graduates in broadcast, print, public relations and entertainment media fields. August 1998 - April 2004


America’s Voice Television Network, Washington, D.C. Producer, “Michael Reagan Show”

Responsible for the visual presentation of the television simulcast.  Other previous positions included operating phone bank, cameras, floor directing, video editing, voiceovers, writing, line producing and associate producing and guest booking.

August 1994 - June 1998


USA Radio Network, Dallas, Texas. News Stringer/Correspondent.

Gathered, wrote, and voiced national and international news. March 1993 - August 1994


U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Congressional Intern, Rep. Ralph Regula (16th-OH)

Conducted legislative research, responded to constituent mail, and answered telephone calls. Summer 1992


E ducation.

B.S. Broadcast Technology

Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio. Graduation:  May 1993

Minor:  Public Affairs


Special Experience.

Final Cut Studio Master Certified: Apple Certified Pro – Final Cut Pro 6 (L1 & L2), Motion 3, DVD Studio Pro 4, Soundtrack Pro 2 and Color; Apple Certified Trainer


Voiceover Artist – Equipment owned:  Neumann TLM 49, Avalon 737, Apogee Rosetta 200, Waves

Video Shooter/Editor – Equipment owned:  Canon XHA1, Lowell lighting, Final Cut Studio 2, Sony Vegas Pro 8, Adobe Creative Suite 3, ProAnimator, Lightwave 3D


Future Media Concepts (Manufacturer Certified Training) – Photoshop Complete, Intro to After Effects, Avid 101

Richard Westfall