Energetic and results-oriented manager with experience leading projects in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines and within budget. Detail-oriented with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. Skilled problem-solver and proven ability to improve business operations. Highly motivated and a fast learner.

Work History

Work History
2010 - Present

Events Director

Hyphen magazine
  • Co-managed Hyphen's first-ever Los Angeles fundraising event and San Francisco Bittersweet Issue Release event, successfully yielding over 40% of quarter profits.
  • Leads branding sub-committee for Events committee at Hyphen.
  • Foster partnerships and lead teams of volunteers in outreach efforts, often requiring working closely with performers, companies, and community organizations, such as the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.
  • Motivated and mobilized staff on several events-related projects, including marketing and event operation efforts.
  • Headed-recruiting efforts, prioritizing needs of 7 director-level staff by yielding 60% growth of staff and improving overall staff retention.
2010 - 2011

Development Manager

Mount, Spelman, & Fingerman, P.C.
  • Worked with attorneys to manage and implement marketing projects, including announcement of law firm name change.
  • Lead production of firm website, writing and copyediting content and overseeing look and design with vendors.
  • Wrote reports on potential business prospects and identified key companies to partner with.
  • Organized and maintained complex client database of over 11,000 entries, tracking client information, communication, and internal memos.
2007 - 2009

Case Manager

The Focal Point, LLC
  • Worked with clients representing Fortune 500 companies to distill key case themes for trial presentation and graphics, including a legal malpractice case that resulted in a $17 million judgment and a class action case with a verdict that resulted in $105 million.
  • Effectively planned and executed projects from beginning to end for both complex and high profile cases; consistently received positive feedback from clients, partners, and staff.
  • Conceptualized graphic ideas and created budget estimates for clients.
  • Created detailed roadmaps for cases, prioritizing responsibilities daily while tracking budget, managing staff, and working cross-functionally with other departments within the company.
  • Spearheaded research and implementation of efficient inter-office communication, saving over $115,000 annually.

Case Assistant

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, Dunner, LLP
  • Organized and prepared internal reports, performed research for attorneys.
  • Cite checked drafts of attorney briefs, assisted with court filings.
  • Distributed case updates to attorneys on ongoing cases. 


2002 - 2005


Santa Clara University

Oxford University, Study Abroad: Participated in tutorial sessions regarding international media policies with Dr. Damian Tambini.

Classes: Copyright Law, Trade Secret Law, Business Organizations

1997 - 1999


University of California, Berkeley

Research Apprenticeship: Researched articles for Dr. Kamilla Elliott in the English department, planned and presented film screening events for survey research purposes.

Activities: Pilipino-American Student Services, Pilipino-American literary magazine Maganda, Pilipino Cultural Night



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