Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2010 - Present

Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Diocese of St. Petersburg

              ·Assisting other employees with new diocesan social media policy

·Organized, promoted and hosted annual bicycle ride

·Designed and distributed email marketing for annual golf tournament

·Created new fund and awareness raising event

·Attended meetings and met with the leaders of Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality and Faith and Action for Strength Together

·Presentations given to youth and adult groups

·Providing teachers and youth-ministers materials for their students to participate in CCHD's annual art contest

·Experiencing working for a large-scale nonprofit

Aug 2009 - Aug 2010

Lead Volunteer

The Council of Daughters in Tampa

·Directed group from online only to a community presence.

·Managed social media and community outreach in support of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services.

·Chosen as lead volunteer for a national project

·Media coverage obtained

·Procured Mayoral Proclamation for National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

Oct 2009 - Aug 2010

Freelance Promotions

Lesley Dobbins, GRI

·Helped achieve a quick home-sale during slowest resale market in 60+ years.

·Staged a home to be aesthetically pleasing to potential buyers.

·Designed and distributed promotional materials and enhanced digital images.

Jan 2009 - May 2009


Alive Advertising for University of Tampa's Capstone Advertising Class

·Produced winning advertising and public relations student campaign judged by Brock Communications and owners of the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Feb 2008 - Dec 2008

President, CEO

Tampa Ad Connection, University of Tampa's Student Advertising Association

·Wrote nomination that resulted in achieving University of Tampa’s New Student Organization of the Year Award. We were the only organization that had existed for less than a semester.

·Organized guest speaker series and media tour featuring multiple advertising and public relations agencies, firms and organizations.

·Regulated club actions according to American Advertising Federation and University of Tampa while sustaining an enjoyable and beneficial environment for students.

·Oversaw seven committees and drew up agendas and conducted meetings.

·Corresponded with members, prospects, faculty and professionals in a timely manner.

Apr 2008 - May 2008


University of Tampa's Office of Leadership and Engagement's Presidents Committee

·Partnered with campus staff and organization presidents to determine new direction for the Office of Leadership and Engagement.

Nov 2007 - Jan 2008

Founding Team Leader

Tampa Ad Connection, University of Tampa's Student Advertising Association

·Led the founding efforts for University of Tampa’s chapter of the American Advertising Federation.

·Identified achievable goals by researching and evaluating American Advertising Federation college chapters.

·Formulated mission statement and constitution.


May 2009

Bachelor of Arts

University of Tampa

·Alpha Chi Honor Society: Members must be in the top 10 percent of their junior or senior class and must be nominated by a faculty member for their leadership.

·Selected by faculty to represent the student body to a recruited professor who had offers from University of Tampa and Syracuse University. She chose University of Tampa.

Community Involvement

Volunteer, Tampa Museum of Art

Tampa, FL, February 2010 - January 2011

  • Cooperated with museum staff on events benefiting the museum.

Queen Gasparilla XCIII, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla

Tampa, FL, March 2006 - February 2007

  • Arranged details of a black-tie event with approximately 400 guests in attendance.
  • Represented the Krewe in interviews and media appearances.

Sponsor, Merry Makers Club

Tampa, FL, December 2005 - December 2006

  • Worked with other sponsors and board members to plan and execute multiple events on a limited budget.