Community leader  | Communications expert 


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.

Associated Press

2011 - 2013

Staff Writer

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; 

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