Creative, strategic communicator who thrives on crafting pitch-perfect messaging for organizations, leaders and teams. Engaging writer, detailed communications planner, 
lyrical storyteller and inspirational team leader. Excited by the possibilities of
multi-channel communication, including web, social media and mobile, to help people communicate in more meaningful ways.

Work History

Work History

Manager, Corporate Communications

New York life Insurance Company
2008 - Present

Inspire and engage more than 20,000 employees and field agents to achieve short and long-term business goals, understand the competitive and economic landscape, and feel the connection between individual roles and the company’s results. Act as trusted adviser to business leaders across the enterprise, including the Office of the CEO, on communications strategy, messaging opportunities and outreach.


  • Contribute 60+ original stories per year to the company’s external web and Intranet sites, quarterly print publication and digital app for employees. 

  • Develop change management messaging for organization-wide transformation initiatives, which include job eliminations and development of new roles and new processes.

  • Managed team of four writers during reorganization. Provided editorial guidance, evaluated performance, managed workflow and facilitated positive team dynamics.

  • Speech writing and messaging for executives such as heads of Technology, Service, Finance and Human Resources.

  • Support the company’s commitment to millions of policyholders through content development and editing of the Annual Report and Report to Policyholders. Rewrite hundreds of pieces of customer correspondence with the goal of clarifying product and contract information, and, ultimately, to improve customer experience.

Development Communications Manager

The Morgan Library & Museum
2007 - 2008

Executed communications strategy for fundraising arm of cultural institution in order to meet fundraising goals.  This newly created role supported the museum after a 3-year, $106 million renovation, which was largely underwritten by donors. With 5,000+ members and a capital campaign that generated $123 million, engaging donors was of critical importance to the museum. Wrote and oversaw design and publication of museum’s member publication as well as its annual Report to Donors.

Marketing Manager

2000 - 2006

Created integrated marketing programs that promoted the company’s thought leadership in long-term care, retirement and Social Security issues. Projects included annual branded studies, executive speaking opportunities, white papers, diversity initiatives and event management.

Internal Communications Consultant, Retirement and Savings Division

Designed and implemented internal communications program for Retirement division (1,000 employees). Wrote, edited and managed division’s monthly newsletter, email campaigns, executive correspondence and special features in corporate newsletter.

Marketing Communications Editor

ESi international
1998 - 2000

Wrote and edited marketing content for educational consulting firm that offered project management certification for professionals (PMP®). Projects included direct mail marketing letters, catalogs and print ads. Role also included graphic design, print buying and print production.




the new school

Creative Writing


the university of virginia

Major: English  / Minor: Art History


  • Creative team management
  • Speech writing
  • Video scripting and behind camera interviewing
  • SEO for web content
  • Adobe, MS Office and Mac