Communications Manager

Paul C. Tumey

Seattle, Washington

Business-minded creative writer-designer and comic book geek.

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I am a strategic communications and marketing planner and designer based in Seattle, Washington. I offer over 25 years of passionate, professional experience in communications. My skill set includes expertise in strategic marketing, consulting, project management, presentation development, public relations, process improvement, writing, and training.

My company, Presentation Tree, has provided strategic communications consulting, design, and writing to hundreds of clients across the United States for over 15 years. Clients include Starbucks, Microsoft, Expedia, Climate Solutions,The Bullitt Foundation, Hitachi, and many others. My work has been acknowledged as being instrumental in raising millions of dollars for ventures and helping large and small organizations accomplish their core objectives.

I am a dynamic and devoted trainer, teaching and inspiring hundreds of business professionals to raise their visual communications and presentation design skills.

As a writer and art historian, my work has appeared in books published by Abrams, Tor, Simon and Shuster, IDW, and Sunday Press. I currently write a column, Framed!, for


Bachelor of Arts, Humanities Florida State University 1980 – 1984

Honors Student

Process Improvement Leader Certification Delta Point Bellevue, Washington
Visual Display of Data and Communications Edward Tufte Workshop
Certified Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint 2013


MicrosoftStarbucksExpediaVerizonAlaska AirGoogleYahoo!Hitachi ConsulttingSeattle BioMedPremise HealthBoeing Employee Credit UnionFred HutchWhite House Conference on AgingWestin Hotels and ResortsHotel 1000International Parking InstituteCerti-PUR USPolyurethane Foam AssociationAffiliated Tribes of NW IndiansBioLife SolitionsJalevaThe Leadership CircleChairmasterDynamic LanguageElements HotelGM NameplateHerCornerImpinjMadrona VenturesMicronPearson EducationRube Goldberg IncSightlifeSt. Louis Liver CenterSui GenerisDelta DentalWichata State UniversityYoung and RubicamWISErg


20+ years marketing/communicationsSelf-directedStrategic thinkingOnline and digital marketingComputer graphics and animationExpert presentation developerTraining and mentoringPublic relations and publicitySocial media marketingProject managementProcess improvementPublisher book writer/editorPublic speakingBlogging (have about 1000000 hits)Video-to-webEvent managementMicrosoft OfficeCertified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) PowerPoint 2013Adobe PhotoshopHTMLWordPress