Judicial Law Clerk, Third Circuit Court of Michigan

9th Grade English/Language Arts Teacher, Teach For America

The Denisonian

Program Coordinator, The Lifeline Foundation

Work History

Work History
Jun 2014 - Present

Network Consultant

4MJ Social
  • Communicates with and interviews small businesses throughout metro Detroit area to identify social media marketing needs and areas for audience expansion.
  • Advises small businesses on overall social media management, including strategy, content, search engine optimization (SEO), and analytics.
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Judicial Law Clerk

Third Circuit Court of Michigan, Wayne County
  • Reviewed summary disposition motions and appeals, researched relevant statutes and case law, and gave briefings on the factual background of cases for Judge Patricia Fresard.
  • Worked with Chief Judge Robert Columbo to create 14-page primer on presiding over asbestos cases, covering all relevant statues, judicial precedents, case and docket management orders, and common types of evidence.
Aug 2013 - Mar 2014

9th Grade English-Language Arts Teacher

Teach For America/Henry Ford High School

  • Selected from approximately 50,000 applicants nationwide to join national teacher corps of recent college graduates and professionals who commit to teach in urban schools.
  • Led students to an average of 32 points of growth in reading and 67 points of growth in language arts (3rd among all teachers in the school for any subject) on the Scantron Performance Series standardized test assessments. 
  • Overhauled school discipline policies and procedures as member of Discipline Policy Planning Committee. 
  • Coached Girls’ Golf Team in fall 2013, helping 2 members get selected for All-Detroit High School team, up from 0 the previous year. 
  • Coordinated learning and behavior intervention strategies for 500 students as member of Real-Time Intervention Committee, resulting in school-wide gains of 51 points in reading scores and 39 points in math scores.
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Program Coordinator

The Lifeline Foundation (TLF)

  • Researched development issues and assisted in branch operations during a 4-week internship in June-July 2012 at The Lifeline Foundation, a non-profit microfinance bank that provides microcredit, health care, and education to members of India’s underserved communities. 
  • Designed 1 million rupee ($20,000 USD) skill and business training program for Lifeline’s borrowers. 
  • Gathered data and information from TLF's trustees and employees to compile 16-page annual report. 
  • Built strong relationships with superiors and co-workers, successfully bridging cultural gap.
Aug 2009 - Dec 2011

News Editor

The Denisonian
  • Led News section of Denison University’s campus newspaper, overseeing content, layout, and design for first 3 pages of the newspaper, including the front page.
  • Expanded size of News section from 4 staff writers to 16 staff writers and 3 assistant editors.
  • Interviewed leading business, political, and academic individuals, including Madeleine Albright in April 2011.


Aug 2009 - May 2013

Bachelor of Arts

Denison University

Honors and Awards:

Cum laude graduate

Dean's List: Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012

Mortar Board (national senior honor society), 2012; Pi Sigma Alpha (national political science honor society), 2012; Omicron Delta Epsilon (international economics honor society), 2013; Park National Bank Economics Scholarship, 2013; Political Science Departmental Fellowship, 2012


In my spare time, I love cooking, and every Sunday night, I always cook a new recipe and test it on my roommate. I also enjoy playing golf, where I am a 12 handicap (and lowering that, slowly). Finally, I play acoustic guitar.