FRSA, HonFSHA, FSA (Scot), FRSAI, DFACH, FACH, HOKC

1818 North Taylor St, Suite B, PMB 312, Little Rock, AR 72207

dw@9august.com

Current Résumé

 

PERSONAL

  • Born - 9 August 1958, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
  • 1 Daughter (from former marriage)

EDUCATION

  • Richard J. Reynolds High School, 1976
  • BA - Ancient Near Eastern History, North Carolina State University, 1980
    • Graphics Editor, 2 years, The Technician
    • Illustrator, 1981 edition, The Agromeck
  • 2 years postgraduate work in Ancient Near Eastern History, North Carolina State University

PROFESSIONAL

  • Search Room Assistant, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC 1982-1983
  • Vice President, Cheyenne Industries, Little Rock, AR, 1984-1999
    • Vice President, Cheyenne West, Ontario, CA, 1987-1988
  • Creative Director, Ads Plus Design Studio, Little Rock, AR, 1997-1999
  • Sole Proprietor/Creative Director, &mpersand Productions (graphic design), Little Rock, AR, 1994-2000
  • Chief Operating Officer, Beverage Systems of America, Inc., North Little Rock, AR, 2000-2001
  • Executive Vice President, NüSand Environmental Technologies, Inc., North Little Rock, AR, 2000-2001
  • Director of Marketing, HGI Chemicals, Inc., North Little Rock, AR, 2000-2002
  • Director of Internet Sales & Marketing, Alpha 2 Omega Beverage Solutions, LLC, Little Rock, AR, 2001-2004
  • Buyer Specialist, REALTOR®, Becky Tanner's SellingLittleRock.com, Little Rock, AR, 2003
  • Partner, Chief Information Officer, The Fermoy Group, LLC, Charleston, SC, 2003-2010
  • Co-Owner, VP Administration, Global Building Solutions, LLC, Charleston, SC, 2005-2010
  • Regional Director, Gantt Booster Supplies, Greenville, SC, 2011-2014
  • General Manager, Brave New Restaurant, Little Rock, AR, 2013-2016
  • Executive Director, The American College of Heraldry, Little Rock, AR, 2004-present
  • Sole Proprietor, Phoenix Press (publications related to chivalry, heraldry, genealogy, history), Charleston, SC, 1995-present [division of Gryfons Publishers]
  • Sole Proprietor/Creative Director, 9august.com (website design, graphic design, publishing), Charleston, SC, 1994-present

BOARDS ADVISORY & GOVERNOR

  • The American College of Heraldry

PRESENT OR PAST MEMBERSHIPS / OFFICES / SOCIETIES

BOOKS WRITTEN/EDITED

  • We All Become Forefathers: Genealogies of the Wooten, Boykin, Whitaker and Broadhurst Families; Higginson Books, Salem, MA, 1993
    • Excerpts of this book are produced in new paperback format, available for ordering below (click titles to visit shop, books available under DAVID ROBERT WOOTEN HERALDRY/GENEALOGY section)
      • Descendants of Thomas Watton of Castor, Phoenix Press, Charleston, SC, 2005, 80pp.
        • A register report on the Watton/Wootton/Wooton/Wooten line that emigrated to America from Castor, Northamptonshire through Isle of Wight County, Virginia. This line spread mainly throughout the Southeast, including North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. Extended lineages of many families. A great jumping off point for researchers studying this surname. Available to order by clicking the title link above.
      • Descendants of Edward Boykin, Phoenix Press, Charleston, SC, 2005, 195pp.
        • This is an extensive register report of the known descendants of Edward Boykin, whose progeny emigrated from England through Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Available to order by clicking the title link above.
      • Descendants of Johias Whitaker, Phoenix Press, Charleston, SC, 2005, 247pp.
        • An extensive register report of all known descendants of Johias Whitaker, whose progeny ultimately established themselves at "The Holme" in Lancashire, and later emigrated to the United States, primarily in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Among his descendants were William Whitaker, the most famous Puritan Divine in the Church of England in his time, and a champion of the Reformation; as well William's son Alexander Whitaker, whose portrait is one of the eight moments in American history which hangs in the Capital rotunda in Washington, DC (he both baptized Pocahontas in 1613 as well as officiating at her marriage to John Rolfe). Available to order by clicking the title link above.
  • The New Oxford Dictionary of American English, Oxford University Press, 2001 [Specialist Editor, Heraldry]
  • Silent Knight - Book One, Craig L. Carlson, Gryfons Publishers & Distributors, 2001 [content editing, content and cover design]
  • "The Brehon," Journal of The International Sister Fidelma Society, Vols. 1-present (thrice yearly - orig 2001) [Editor]
  • "The Armiger's News;" The American College of Heraldry, 1990-2004 [Assistant Editor], 2004-present [Editor]
  • The Heraldic Register of America, American College of Heraldry, Vols. 7-13 [Assistant Editor], Phoenix Press
  • The Heraldic Register of America, American College of Heraldry, Vols. 14-  [Editor], Phoenix Press
  • For My Eyes Only: The Poetry and Prose of Charlotte Helmkamp, Charlotte Helmkamp and David Robert Wooten. Self-published, 2013 [Content editing and Creative Design]
  • The Sister Fidelma Mysteries: Essays on the Historical Novels of Peter Tremayne. Edward J. Rielly, Dept. of English, Saint Joseph’s College; David Robert Wooten, Director, International Sister Fidelma Society, McFarland & Company, 2012 [Editors]

CREATIVE DESIGN

  • Tod in der Königsburg [book], Peter Tremayne. Rütten & Loening (aufbau-verlag.de), 2016 [maps, archaeological renderings]
  • Songs To Grow On II [CD], Irene Rose Smith. Self-produced (irenerosemusic.com), 2016 [CD design and sleeve]
  • Songs To Grow On [CD], Irene Rose Smith. Self-produced (irenerosemusic.com), 2015 [CD design and sleeve]

HOBBIES/INTERESTS

  • Heraldry and Heraldic Art/Bookplates; Genealogy; Chivalry; History/Archaeology; Wine; Cigars; Netsuke Collecting