Community leader. Communications strategist.
Faith in Public Life
Vice President of Communications
& Digital Strategy
I plan, manage and drive a wide range of the firms's communications and marketing strategies to enhance the national portfolio of the firm and its coalition partners.
The H.O.P.E. Scholarship Initiative
I spearheaded the development and implementation of nonprofit's strategic plan; awarded 12 scholarships totaling $25,000; led staff in the cultivating both targeted and broad-based audiences to reach fundraising benchmarks; reviewed the performance of team members and secure new partnerships.
Senior Communications Associate
I developed and implemented techniques and campaigns to enhance the national brand of the Association and its senior spokespersons; led and deployed effective crisis management strategies; analyzed the effectiveness of programs and initiatives; tracked state and federal legislation; trained new staff members.
2011 - 2013
I wrote stories about prominent legislators in Illinois and covered other general assignment news; assisted in the preparation of interactive timelines and graphics; authored stories about Maryland and Illinois lawmakers, including Governors Martin O’Malley and Pat Quinn; documented the historic increase in homicides and a 7-day public school strike in Chicago;