Bachelors of Arts
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Founded Idealistics Inc., a double-bottom-line social enterprise that builds web-based systems that help social services be more effective and quantify social impact.
Represented the company to executive directors, elected officials, and other partners securing strategic partnerships and sales for Idealistics.
Led company from inception to profitability in less than three years.
Created technologies that match thousands of low-income families to social services.
Managed software development and strategic planning.
Executive Director and Founder
Pomona Valley Low-Income Services
Founded Pomona Valley Low-Income Services (PVLIS), a non-profit providing case management and referral services to low-income and unhoused adults and families.
Recruited and managed team of 25 volunteer caseworkers serving clients at homeless shelters, community centers, and school.
Secured grant funding from private and public sources.
Raised client household incomes an average of 42.1% per household per month.
Pomona College Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Awarded research grant to examine how social services collect, store, and disseminate data about available community programs.
Discovered significant evidence of referral information asymmetries amongst and within social services agencies.
James Irvine Summer Research Grant
Awarded research grant to study the effects of the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) on reducing poverty in California.
Found evidence of business windfall gains and a notable decline in real wages of WOTC recipients showing a pronounced failure of the program to decrease poverty.
Substitute Classroom Instructor
Hope Rehabilitation Services
Worked with developmentally disabled adults in a classroom environment.Taught classes in vocational skills, cooking, art activities, nature, music, etc.
Ensured safety of clients, cared for clients suffering from drop-seizures, and attended to personal hygiene needs.
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley: AIDS Legal Services
Reviewed eviction cases and assisted clients with legal and housing issues.
Assisted lead attorney with investigation of landlord-tenant disputes.
Community Homeless Alliance Ministry
Helped coordinate campaign for affordable housing and a just-cause eviction ordinance.
Compiled fourteen shelter testimonials that were included in the 2001-2002 San House Consolidated Annual Action Plan.
Windows 98/2000/XP/Vista, Mac OS X, Linux
Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, ArcView, Stata, Adobe Flash Development Kit, Eclipse, Photoshop, InDesign, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache