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Work experience

2010Present

LEAD Colloquium Instructor

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars

covering issues of leadership, civic engagement, academic achievement, and professional development.
Develop and deliver a compelling experiential education curriculum on subjects ranging from Politics and Public Policy, Law and Criminal Justice, and Grassroots Advocacy.

Aug 2012Sep 2013

Adjunct Professor/Program Management

Elon University School of Law

Taught and designed a DC based practicum based graduate level law course for students from Canadian and US law schools. Managed credit and financial relationships with five partner law schools in a consortium; Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, University of Minnesota School of Law, University of Tulsa College of Law Elon University School of Law and University of Saskatchewan College of Law. Played key role in business development strategy of the program, creating strategic outreach communication plans, targeting potential partners and negotiating financial arrangements with potential consortium schools.

20132013

Strategic Advisor

DC Library Renaissance Project

Provided legal and policy research, as well as, strategic communications services to the organization in relation to a large pro-bono law suit. Coordinated law students volunteering on the project, assigning research projects and developing deadlines for their work.

20122013

Communications Manager

Dupont Green Week

Developed strategies for engaging community members and business in the Dupont Circle neighborhood to engage in environmental practices. Implemented strategic plan engaging key stakeholders and partners netting endorsements from the Mayor and financial support from companies like Google. Garnered earned media attention in outlets numerous local online media outlets and traditional media outlets like the Washington Post. Page1

20082010

Communications Director

PA Young Democrats

Managed online and traditional media communications strategy and content for a 5, 000+ member statewide organization. Managed and developed CRM strategy for the organization. Created and edited communication materials, directed communications strategy, managed online presence, prepared and presented research on youth voter engagement to stakeholders. Managed and created electronic media for statewide distribution, including social media posts, web videos and electronic newsletters.

20072008

Analyst

Accenture Consulting

 Developed client communications strategies and messaging for large Federal government proposal bids. Worked with executives and key personnel to develop Quality Assurance Strategic Plans for large multi- year Federal contracts. Managed communications between clients and developers related to ongoing defect management processes.

20052007

Healthcare IT Trainer

Geisinger Health Systems

Trained doctors, nurses, and hospital support staff on how to effectively utilize EPIC health systems, including proper billing and workflows. Provided live training and support to Emergency Room staff.

20062006

Candidate for Pennsylvania General Assembly

PA Democratic Party

Conducted press interviews, townhalls, and fundraisers. Recruited and coordinated over 100 volunteers. Created media strategy including campaign television commercials, mailings, literature, newspaper advertisements, and radio spots. Personally canvassed over 7, 000 voter homes. 

20042004

Adjunct Professor

Luzerne County Community College

Taught introductory business law to students enrolled in the Business and Accounting track. Developed curriculum, including online teaching tools to assist students with difficult concepts.

20032004

Note Editor

Pittsburgh Tax Review University of Pittsburgh Law Library
Note Editor/Founding Member at (1 year) Managed the process of student note submission and editing. Founded the journal. Recruited corporate sponsors, obtained faculty approval, and developed long-term publication plan for the journal.

Education

Bachelor of Arts

Ursinus College

Juris Doctor

University of Pittsburgh School of Law