Democratic CommitteePerson, Philadelphia Democratic City Committee
5/2014 – Present
This role has fueled my enthusiasm for voting. It is my responsibility to inform neighbors on upcoming elections and candidate platforms in an easy, accessible way, offer transportation and childcare to ensure people a voting plan, and serve as a year round resource for members of the Democratic Party. I have also trained hundreds of Philadelphian’s on how to run for Committeeperson since I took office.
Director of partnerships, campus philly
5/2012 – 1/2019
As Director of Partnerships I excel at connecting stakeholders, including nonprofits, employers, and college students in the Greater Philadelphia Region through meaningful partnerships and interactive engagements. In addition, I manage Campus Philly’s consulting services, positioning Philadelphia as a national leader in front of other cities and states implementing their own talent retention strategies. Strong business administration, budget management, project facilitation, and staff oversight have been present throughout my tenure.
Elections Board, City of Philadelphia
11/2014 – 11/2016
Served as Machine Inspector, provided customer service and translation services and ensured safe and fair voting.
Events Manager, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia
3/2009 – 8/2012
Produced educational programming for entrepreneurs who value the triple bottom line business model of People, Planet and Profit. By listening to the needs of local businesses I was able to create curriculum and communications that were relatable and effective in educating members on trends and opportunities in the local economy.
Account Executive, STICK and MOVE
7/2007 – 2/2009
Created a genuine experience between brands and consumers. It was through this work that I learned strong communication skills and how to make complex information accessible and “consumer friendly.”
Assistant to the President, Digitas Health
8/2006 – 5/2007
Learned the inner workings of executive team of Medical Broadcasting Company during critical transitions from small business to international leader in healthcare marketing. This was a valuable experience in business administration and understanding large-scale operations.
& VOLUNTEER SERVICE
Block Captain, South Philadelphia
7/2012 – Present
Working with a variety of civic associations and community groups to resolve neighborhood issues such as economic development, beautification and public school education. I am also a block captain, working with neighbors to resolve issues directly affecting our street.
Board Member, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
10/2012 – 5/2018
President 4/2017 – 5/2018
Working with school administration, staff and parents at G.W. Childs Elementary School by executing service projects, raising funds, initiating capital improvements, and providing community insight that will positively affect and connect the student body and the community-at-large. We have raised $235,000+ to date through grants and individual contributions.
Committee Member, Friends of Neighborhood Education
11/2014 – Present
The Friends Of Neighborhood Education (FONE) is a coalition of more than 40 Friends groups that believes that a first-class education, within a safe school setting, should be the right of every child in Philadelphia and the entire United States. It also believes that such an education should be provided inherently and without reservations.
Community Advisory Board Member, WHYY
9/2017 – Present
The WHYY Community Advisory Board reviews WHYY’s programming and service goals and policy decisions. It advises the WHYY Board of Directors and staff on whether WHYY’s goals meet the specialized educational and cultural needs of the communities WHYY serves.
Board of Directors, Diversified Community Services
10/2013 – 1/2016
Diversified provides services, advocacy and community building for children, families and the Point Breeze Neighborhood.
Chapter Organizer and Founder, Career Ambitious Mothers
11/2013 – 11/2014
Organizer of millennial working moms. “We are not just "working moms" but moms who love to work, have career ambitions and enjoy having a professional identity.”
HONORS & AWARDS
Crystal Shield Award Nominee, Philadelphia 17th Police District
Emerging Leader Award, Forum of Executive Women
Connector of the Year Nominee, Philly Rad Girls
Philly Girls Do Good Award, Philly Girls Do Good
Women’s History Month Community Leaders Citation, Philadelphia City Councilman Johnson
Next Community Leaders: 17 young people improving Philly’s neighborhoods, Billy Penn
South Philadelphia Change Maker, South Philly Review
Born to Make History: Women's History Month Honoree, Influencing Action Movement
Keepers & Connectors, LEADERSHIP Philadelphia
Philly DoGooder Community Impact Award, Generocity and Here's My Chance
Creative Economy: Make the Campaign, First Place: Outstanding Tourism Plan supporting Philadelphia's Creative Economy, Innovation Philadelphia
Committee of 70 Buchholz Fellow
2017 – 2018
Center for Progressive Leadership, PA Political Leadership Fellow
LEADERSHIP Philadelphia, Connectors and Keepers
2015 – 2016
University of The Arts, B.S, Media and Communications
2002 – 2006
Board Prep, Young Involved Philadelphia
Citizens Planning Institute, City of Philadelphia
Town Watch, 17th District Police Station
Institute for Advanced Advertising Studies, American Association of Advertising Agencies