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Contributing Writer

The National Discourse

A startup current events daily (launching June 2017) whose objective is to provide discourse between varied political views and work to find common ground. 


Contributing Writer

The American Moderate

A Millennial run current events magazine seeking to find common ground in the political arena. 


Sales Associate

Walmart Stores, Inc.

I work in a high traffic area, providing exceptional service while working on multiple projects. 

I offer and can fulfill many of our store's services at my desk. 


Office Manager

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

Was able to increase revenue year over year by at least 20%. 

Consulted with clients on their tax issues, and helped them prepare their returns for the IRS.


Registered Tax Return Preparer

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

Brought in an average of 20%-30% of fees in our small office while providing stellar client experiences. 

I had many returning customers this season, and one fourth of new customers were from our closest competitor. 



M.A., Government, Security Studies

Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

Studying the art of national security and how it relates to public policy. 


B.A. History

Thomas Edison State University

GPA: 4.0/4.0

My undergrad thesis was entitled: Writing Professionally for Kindle: From Formulation to Publication.

I not only have studied History and related subjects, but also Business courses: Organizational Behavior, Management, MacroEconomics, Business Communications, etc. 

Recipient: Arnold Fletcher Award - a college recognition for excellence in non-traditional learning. 


Tax Return Preparer
I am an IRS certified Registered Tax Return Preparer. 
Microsoft Excel 2007
Spreadsheet construction, and statistical application. 


American Government


Graduate level course in the theory and practical usage of American government. 

Dec 2013Dec 2014

Registered Tax Return Preparer

Internal Revenue Service


Irina Belokon

Colleague at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. 360-452-9461

Linda Higley

General Manager, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. cell: 253-548-4939 Business: 360-442-4710


Graduate research project on the interaction between the three branches of government and the habeas corpus cases during the War on Terror leading up to Rasul v. Bush. 

The Social Safety Net in Different Contexts of the OECD

Graduate Research Project in International Political Economy