A multifaceted professional with a Master’s in Arts Management, I’ve been nationally recognized for my recruiting efforts to revitalize Downtown Highland Park in addition to being published in Time Magazine for my entrepreneurial business endeavors. Fully capable of handling all aspects of running a small business from the ground up, I have proven success in tenant recruiting, management, training, customer service, small business consulting, small business development, public relations, programming, marketing and communications, and fundraising.
A highly energetic right-brained conceptualizer with left-brained execution, I am able to quickly connect the dots and make sense out of what seems to be the impossible. Overtly curious by nature with a genuine interest in the people around me, I have an innate ability to develop large networks and long-standing sincere relationships.
With nonprofit, city government and corporate work experience, I’ve been recognized for my strong work ethic, people skills, loyalty, and extreme dedication.
Five years of administrative/office support experience with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop a strong rapport with all organizational levels and the public.
Ability to create unique opportunities out of untapped markets and develop new business concepts from the ground up. Skills include advanced research capabilities and information gathering to understand market competition, market opportunity, market feasibility, etc.
Marketing Communications/Public Relations:
Extremely resourceful out-of-the-box thinker with proven experience creating and executing marketing and public relations campaigns from the ground up. Includes design of all accompanying materials.
Hands-on recruiting and lead-generation experience.
Brochure copy, training manuals, website content, business correspondence, blogging, newsletters, voiceover copy, public relations correspondence, grants.
- Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, QuickBooks
- Basic website design skills using Website Builder tools
- Intermediate level sewing skills; basic carpentry skills
- Advanced research skills and applied coursework in grant writing