13 years of

DIVERSIFIED EXPERIENCE

A self-proclaimed nerd who likes to make things on (and off) the internet while crafting digital & real life experiences through thoughtful strategy & execution.

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SKILLS

Extensive knowledge of: the complete Microsoft Office Suite & the Adobe Creative Suite to include but not limited to, Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign. 

Extremely proficient with: QuarkXPress, Microsoft Publisher, FileMaker Pro, & QuickTime, as well as various other programs including iMovie, iDVD, Audacity, Soundslides, VLC, IRC, photo editing software, SPSS, & Quickbooks.

Expert proficiency with social media metrics & social networking sites to include WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, & Google Analytics and Alerts.

EDUCATION

Briarcrest High School
​1994 - 1998

Honor's Diploma

3.8 GPA

Activities and Societies:  President of the National Spanish Honor Society; President of the Spanish Club; Design Editor of the 1998 Yearbook; Photography Club; Honor Society; Key Club

 

Concorde Career College

Communications Professor
  • Developed and taught classroom courses in Communications comprised of students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, and social development; Maintained a teaching load of 3 to 4 undergraduate courses each 10-week semester with more than 30 students per class; Supplied one-on-one attention to each student, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group

  • Created lesson plans in accordance with accreditation guidelines and curriculum standards; Established course websites to make updated handouts and other resources available to students at all times

  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials, as well as enhanced lessons using digital technology and visual mediums; Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students and faculty

  • Challenged and motivated a diverse student body through in-depth and thought-provoking lectures and discussions to help further critical thinking abilities; Promoted language development skills through storytelling, group activities, and oration.

  • Implemented cutting-edge online communication activities and assignments to encourage student participation and better prepare them for today’s digital world.

  • Created and implemented hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning and employed small and large group activities and assignments to build community within the classroom.

EXPERIENCE

 

ACCOLADES

Shane McGonigal

Regional Field Coordinator
at The Leadership Institute >

Ken Rosenauer

Freelance Editor and Writer 
Former CMA President >

Steven Chappell

Director of Student Media & Instructor of Mass
Media at Northwest Missouri State Univ. >

Elizabeth Sauve

Review Board Chair - Plastic Surgery at TAGME >

Kristine Robinson

Senior Marketing Manager at Eyeking LLC >

Miquel Duque

Assistant Team Leader @ KW Bellevue: Real Estate Business & Career Advisor, Broker/REALTOR® >

RESUME

My strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, positive attitude, and uncompromising integrity, as well as, my campaign management experience have proven to be very helpful to to numerous organizations across industries. 

Additionally, my social media, graphic design, and general computer expertise, organizational skills, proven leadership ability, and extensive event planning and management experience, as well as, an effective and creative problem-solving ability, has made me a valuable contribution to various programs.

|  CREATOR & COMMUNICATOR |
|  GRIT 'N' GRINDER  |
|  OXFORD COMMA ADVOCATE  | 
|  TRAVEL JUNKIE  |  DOG LOVER  | 
|  TV BUFF  |  PROBLEM SOLVER  |
|  PROUD MEMPHIAN  | 
|  EVENT ENTHUSIAST  |