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Work experience

Jul 2007Present

Harrisburg Market Keystone Innovation Zone Coordinator

Harrisburg Regional Chamber & Capital Reigion Economic Development Corporation

Responsible for coordinating a state-wide initiative for the Harrisburg region that seeks to assist the region’s education community with commercialization of research and development, enhance entrepreneurial vitality in the region, and create career opportunities for college graduates. Facilitate collaboration between colleges and universities, business assistance partners, and government agencies on various committees. Coordinate innovative career fair as well as college business plan contest. Oversee website designed to aid local employers with finding interns.

Jan 2007May 2007

Technology Investment Office Intern

Researched data to create PowerPoint presentations on the state of Venture Capital in PA and the use of Tobacco Settlement Funds. Created detailed portfolios of companies that received direct investment from state funds.

May 2006Aug 2006

Remote Technical Support Intern

Arranged visits with agricultural equipment dealerships across NY, MD, VA, NJ, DE and PA to promote and instruct use of internet database system. Photographed equipment and posted inventories onto database system.


Aug 2003May 2007

Bachelor of Science

Cum Laude, GPA 3.47 on 4.0 scale

Provost's Scholarship, 2003-2007


Creative Marketing, Event Planning, Entrepreneur Resources, Program Development & Management, Community Outreach, Collaboration, Networking, Social Media



Entrepeneurship, business, food, craft beer, travel, technology, social media


Self-motivated and results driven professional able to quickly learn and acquire new skills. Experience with program development and management, event planning, marketing, facilitation of collaborative ventures, and community and economic development. Strong work ethic, time management and problem solving skills.