Work experience

Work experience

LEAD Colloquium Instructor

2010 - Present
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.

Adjunct Professor/Program Management

Aug 2012 - Sep 2013
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.

Strategic Advisor

2013 - 2013
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.

Communications Manager

2012 - 2013
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

Communications Director

2008 - 2010
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.


2007 - 2008
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.

Healthcare IT Trainer

2005 - 2007
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.

Candidate for Pennsylvania General Assembly

2006 - 2006
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. 

Adjunct Professor

2004 - 2004
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.

Note Editor

2003 - 2004
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.



Bachelor of Arts

Ursinus College

Juris Doctor

University of Pittsburgh School of Law