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Summary

  • Leading engaging community outreach opportunities for organizations
  • Producing special events designed to educate and inspire audiences
  • Implementing successful environmental waste reduction strategies

Work experience

Apr 2009Present

Consultant

Nonprofit & Environmental Programs

  • Work with nonprofit equitableroots to grow organic produce markets at affordable housing sites in low income communities of Los Angeles
  • Developed environmental sustainability plans for television commercial producers Hello & Company to reduce waste and operational costs at office and production shoot locations
Sep 2009Present

Chairperson, Green Committee

Pasadena Waldorf School

  • Founded and coordinate weekly organic produce box program for local community to promote healthy eating and raise money for Green Committee
  • Create and implement strategies for zero waste events by sorting and collecting organic waste, contracting food vendors to use compostable tableware, and managing volunteers
  • Write articles about green programs published in school newsletter and local community websites and blogs
  • Coordinate garden-based education with faculty to facilitate experiential learning for students 
Aug 2004Apr 2010

Special Events & Projects Coordinator

The Walt Disney Company

  • Produced employee events to support global employee engagement and strategic goals for 3,500 employees
  • Developed and published employee internal communications designed to inform and inspire global workforce
  • Initiated community outreach programs and events to motivate employees around social issues and support retention and engagement goals
  • Launched environmental reduction strategies resulting in reducing waste, including diverting over one millions cups to landfill and cost reductions in office operations exceeding $100,000 annually
  • Designed multimedia senior leadership presentations for internal and external audiences
19931997

Associate Director, Artists & Repertoire

BMG Music Group

  • Scouted artists Dave Matthews Band and Third Eye Blind that resulted in multimillion record sales
  • Music supervised songs for placement on top selling movie soundtrack albums
  • Sought new talent with extensive travel throughout the United States, Canada, and Africa 

Education

Jan 2012Present

Master of Arts

Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education & Psychology

  • Coursework focused on creating sustainable social enterprises, engaging community and corporate citizens in support of social issues, and advancing leadership and business expertise
  • Special projects include volunteering with nonprofit organizations, leadership interviews, and international experience

EDUCATION

Skills

Media and Business Software
 Highly proficient with Audio/Visual production, photography, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and SAP
Presentations
Exceptional multimedia presentation development using Keynote and PowerPoint