Brendan's specialty is finding the story in a mass of information and telling it in the most appropriate way for the desired audience. He can write everything from informal, conversational prose to clear, formal academic and business prose.
Education, nonprofits, animal welfare, food and drink, arts and entertainment, publishing, transportation, urban life, tabletop gaming.
Completed Master of Arts in Teaching English. Coursework in both English and Education. Teaching practicum completed in Boston Public Schools.
Major in English. Magna Cum Laude.
Brendan researched and wrote newsletter articles on tight deadlines for an industry-specific publication. He contacted and interviewed sources with expertise in relevant areas and distilled information into easily-digestible, 300- to 500-word pieces.
Brendan has also written personal essays for national glossy magazines and a major national newspaper.
Brendan worked for the mergers and acquisitions unit of a consulting firm researching and writing sales documents for architecture and engineering firms seeking buyers. He performed research, including personal interviews, in order to craft the most compelling story and delivered clean, concise copy on tight deadlines.
Brendan has researched and written numerous for a professional newsletter aimed at architecture and engineering firms. His work includes finding and contacting sources directly and boiling down big topics into short, easily-digestible articles.
Brendan crafted sales brochures for engineering and architecture firms seeking to sell. His work on these includes researching the firm, often including speaking or corresponding with principals, and crafting both a short, one-page "teaser" and the text for a longer, more detailed information memo. The bottom line is telling the story of the firm with an emphasis on why the firm is a good choice for someone looking to expand their business through acquisition.