Over 10 years of experience driving strategic growth and product/organization visibility for nonprofit and corporate organizations. Experienced in marketing, public relations, web design, partnership building, administration and product management.

Successful with social media tools and technologies, creating and implementing thriving social media programs. Keep up-to-date with constantly evolving technologies in online social networking, search tools and Web 2.0, and work closely with multiple departments to create innovative, effective campaigns.

  • Graphic Design
  • Email Marketing
  • Website Design & Updating
  • Social Media
  • Marketing Automation
  • Online Advertising
  • SEO
  • Blog Management
  • Strategic Communications
  • Press Releases
  • Newsletters
  • Presentations (Physical & Web)

Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2009 - Present

Communications Director

Associated Builders and Contractors

How much time do you have?I have spent the last four years developing and fine tuning a new Communications Department. The position was new when I arrived, providing me the opportunity to develop and deploy an effective communications plan and strategy for the association.I recently had the opportunity to present Inbound/Outbound Marketing Strategy at ABC's annual National Leadership Institute.★ Set and guide strategy for all communications collateral to consistently articulate ABC’s vision and mission.★ Develop communications vehicles to promote events and association news keeping members informed, involved and contributing. Create print and electronic media, email alerts, and up to date web content, layout, and design.Marketing & Public Relations:★ Develop and coordinate all external and internal communications, including all social media activities and website content and layout.★ Plan and manage all publicity and promotional material for events, as well as, internal and public programs. Create layout and content of association e-newsletter.★ Create overall communications procedures manual to ensure a cohesive marketing and communications plan for all departments in the association.★ Create all web and printed marketing materials using various graphic design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite), including layout & design of fliers, pamphlets, web pages, marketing emails, etc.★ Liaison for Event Coordination of public and private association events.★ Spearheaded association research and deployment of marketing automation software.★ Create and distribute press releases.Social Media:

★ Develop and manage online marketing campaigns, effectively driving brand awareness, engagement and traffic to social media pages: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Blog.★ Achieve a strong, visible social media presence and develop concepts with viral potential. Continuously monitor online public relations and ensure the success of programs.

Sep 2007 - Jan 2011

Communications Director & Office Administrator

Living Vine Fellowship

Living Vine Fellowship was a new church in Pleasanton. I had the opportunity and privilegeto help with generating community awareness and creating an overall communications program. At the same time, I acted as the Church Administrator handling database management, volunteer recruitment, and departmental liaison.

  • Created correspondence with membership, updated membership and contact information of congregation into database.
  • Designed weekly PowerPoint backgrounds and corresponding bulletins. 
  • Created and designed all printed and electronic advertising and marketing materials, creating overall brand identity.
  • Organized and facilitated all outreach events, fellowship gatherings, and Holiday events. Creating advertising, budget, proposal, volunteer recruitment, and execution from start to finish.
  • Created and maintained church website including design and layout, as well as updating content regularly with weekly messages, photos, and calendar.
  • Developed and managed online marketing campaigns, effectively driving church awareness, engagement and traffic to social media pages (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pastor's Blog and web presence).
Oct 2006 - Aug 2007

Administrative Assistant

Creekside Community Church

Assistant to the Senior Pastor, responsible for calendar, email, meeting scheduling, and communications. Created weekly PowerPoint presentations, bulletins and service information. Acted as liaison between Pastor and staff. Created advertising and marketing materials (both printed and electronic), created new policies such as Communications Policy for use by Staff. Responsible for Web updates, copy and graphics design.     

Oct 2002 - Oct 2006

Office & Communications Administrator

The Fountain Community Church

Assistant to the Senior Pastor. Created all advertising and marketing materials (both print and electronic). 

Updated website as needed, working as liaison with webmaster. Updated membership and contact information of attendees. Received all incoming bills for payment and reconciliation of accounts. 

Apr 2001 - Dec 2002

Office Manager/Event Coordination Manager

Brad Kinney Productions

Office Manager of small office. Obtained client contracts and event logistics for all weddings and social events. Created and maintained all records and contracts using a database and file system. Worked as Event liaison for corporate event coordination.

Aug 2000 - Apr 2001

Administrative Assistant, Marketing

Ice Cream Partners

Provide Administrative support to six high-level marketing managers. Responsible for the scheduling of off-site meetings and facility logistics, coordination of calendars, and travel arrangements. Prepared a variety of presentations, spreadsheets and documents.

1996 - Aug 2000

Executive Secretary to General Manager

Alameda County Employees Retirement Association

High-level secretarial support to the General Manager and Board of Trustees. Produced correspondence from General Manager and acted as liaison to staff. Prepared agenda, minutes and correspondence for monthly Board meetings. Acted as "gate keeper" for the General Manger with respect to phone calls, visits, calendar, and mail distribution.



Associate of Arts

Diablo Valley College
1998 - 2003

Bachelor of Arts

California State University, East Bay



Basic HTML

Website Update through CRM

Marketing Automation Platforms

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Publisher

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Acrobat & LiveCycle

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word