About

I am a multifaceted professional with a Master’s in Arts Management and experience working in nonprofit, corporate, and city government environments. Passionate about helping ideas and organizations grow to the next level, I’ve been endorsed for my strong work ethic, people skills, loyalty, and extreme dedication.

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. I enjoy improving systems and creating unique opportunities out of untapped markets and have exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build a strong rapport with all organizational levels.

Nationally recognized for my recruiting efforts to revitalize Downtown Highland Park in addition to being published in Time Magazine for my entrepreneurial business endeavors, I am fully capable of handling all aspects of running a small business from the ground up. I have proven success in administration, customer service, tenant recruiting, management, training, small business consulting, small business development, public relations, special events planning, programming, marketing and communications, and fundraising.

Administrative/Office/Customer Service:
Five years of executive level administrative/office support experience.

Business Development:
Ability to 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.

Sales:
Hands-on recruiting and lead-generation experience.

Writing Skills:
Brochure copy, training manuals, website content, business correspondence, blogging, newsletters, voiceover copy, public relations correspondence, grants.

Technical Skills:
- 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