2926 SW 22nd Circle 16D
Delray Beach, FL 33445

Joan Cartwright, M.A.


To work in the field of Music as a teacher of theory, composition, vocals and piano; history; and event production; in Communications as an educator, writer, editor and producer; and in Information Technology as a computer operator, website designer, including content, database and documents; help desk representative, software and hardware analyst; installation; training on Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Photoshop, Adobe, Front Page, HTML, Yahoo, Google.


2007-Present     Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc., Delray Beach, FL

Executive Director: Administrator, Grant Writer, Website Designer, Membership Recruitment, Program Director, Music Producer

2007-2008          Eagle Charter Academy           Lauderdale Lakes, FL

8th grade Music teacher focusing on:

  • Performance (stage, repertoire, costuming, rights, promotion, musician relations)
  • Notation, sight-reading and -singing (solfeggio)
  • Composition (music and lyrics)
  • Playing piano, drums, percussion
  • Music publication, including copyrights, publishing rights, recording, manufacturing, packaging, video production, marketing and distribution
  • History of music from primitive drumming to classical, blues, jazz, Latin, R&B, funk, rock&roll, gospel and hip hop
  • Event production, including budgets, venue and artist contracts, press releases, journals, advertisement and marketing.

1997-2008           FYI Communications, Inc.            Fort Lauderdale, FL

President and CEO

Feature Writer

Website Design for organizations, artists, musicians and entrepreneurs: 

Business Applications Creator of brochures, business cards, resumes and other business applications for private clients.


1997                  Sistrunk Historical Festival         Fort Lauderdale, FL

Executive Director:  Responsible for office management, computer operation, correspondence with sponsors, performers, vendors, suppliers, board members, media.


1987 - 1997     Brady & Coker, P.A.                   Fort Lauderdale, FL

Legal Assistant: Responsible for creation and editing of trial pleadings including briefs, complaints, answers, interrogatories, deposition summaries; Dictaphone, trial docket and deposition scheduling, filing, billing.


2010-Present      Northcentral University            Prescott Valley, AZ
PhD Business Marketing

2006                    People TV                                                  Atlanta, GA
Certified television producer

1989 - 1994        Florida Atlantic University            Boca Raton, FL
Master of Arts in Communication

1978 - 1981        LaSalle University                           Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Music and Communications

  References upon request