Writing

Press Releases

Perminova secures $7 million in venture funding

Perminova, Inc., October 2011

Cardiac surgery software firm Perminova lands $7m Series A funding.

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Boost Academy Raises $600k Seed Round

Boost Academy, Inc., May 18, 2015

Press release announcing $600k seed round of financing for Boost Academy, an ed-tech startup.

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Mount Sinai Medical Center deploys Perminova EP

Perminova, Inc., April 2012

Mount Sinai Health System deploys Perminova cardiac software system.

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Boost Academy Named “COOL Company” by San Diego Venture Group

Boost Academy, Inc., July 2015

Boost Academy named Cool Company by San Diego Venture Group.

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Boost Academy Fact Sheet

Boost Academy, Inc., June 2015

Corporate overview of Boost Academy, Inc.

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Blog Posts

Math Proficiency: A Matter Of Hard Work, not Genes

Boost Academy Blog, July 17, 2015

Boost Academy blog about innovative math tutoring platform.

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Boost Academy’s Innovative Platform Bridges Distance Between Tutor, Student

Boost Academy Blog, August 2015

Blog post describing Boost Academy's math tutoring platform.

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Boost Academy Introduces Knowledge Workers to the Sharing Economy

Boost Academy Blog Post, June 2015

Math tutors can now participate in sharing economy.

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Though Bells Toll for Us All, Men and Boys Bear the Brunt of Our Nation’s Gun Epidemic

Huffington Post, Nov. 5, 2014 http://www.huffingto ... 08484.html

A personal, impassioned analysis of the nature of gun violence in America.

Epic Tale of Survival is Replete with Midair Collision, Super Typhoon and, Yes, Sharks

Huffington Post, Sept. 6, 2016 http://www.huffingto ... 1630df441e

A recap of the primary survival story in the book Midair (Lyons Press, 2016).

Executive Summaries

Perminova Executive Summary

Perminova, Inc., August 2011

Executive summary for Perminova, Inc., a web-based cardiac surgery software system.

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Prunolo Executive Summary

Prunolo, Inc., August 2009

Executive summary for Prunolo, Inc., a smartwatch company.

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Investor Presentations

Boost Academy Investor Deck

Boost Academy, Inc., March 2015

Investor Pitch Deck for technology start-up Boost Academy

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Perminova Investor Presentation

Perminova, Inc., May 2013

Investor presentation for Perminova, Inc., a web-based cardiac surgery software firm.

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NuBuild Investor Presentation

NuBuild, Inc., August 2008

Investor presentation for NuBuild, an innovative homebuilding company.

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BioLaurus Investor Presentation

BioLaurus, Inc., June 2010

Investor presentation for biotech firm BioLaurus.

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Prunolo Investor Presentation

Prunolo, Inc., August 2009

Investor presentation for Prunolo, Inc., a smartwatch startup.

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Ad Copy

KPBS Radio Ad Spot for Bost Academy

KPBS, Aug./Sept. 2015

15-second ad copy for Boost Academy

Business Plans

BioLaurus Business Plan

BioLaurus, Inc., February 2010

Business plan for biotech firm BioLaurus.

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NuBuild Business Plan

NuBuild, Inc., August 2008

Business plan for innovative homebuilding firm.

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Prose

Midair, Ch. 1 & 2

Midair (Lyons Press, 2016), September 2016 https://www.amazon.c ... 1493018639

Midair is a true account of one of the most remarkable tales of survival in the history of aviation - a midair collision at 30,000 feet by two bomb-laden B-52s over a category 5 super typhoon above the South China Sea during the outset of the Vietnam War. Authored by Craig K. Collins, the nephew of

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Thunder in the Mountains, Foreword & Ch. 1

Thunder in the Mountains (Lyons Press, 2014), Oct. 2014 https://www.amazon.c ... 1493003852

In this beautifully written and powerful memoir, author Craig K. Collins ushers readers down a remarkable path – one that wends from the American frontier to present-day suburbia. Along the way, he explores the meaning of a history – of his family’s and his country’s – that is infused with the cultu

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Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

Collins Communications, Inc., 1990 to Present

Winner of over four dozen awards for reporting, writing, marketing and advertising.