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Volunteer Work

Helpline House-

            Assisting with food bank responsibilities front-end and back-end, including closing at                 the end of the day.

Bainbridge Parks & Rec-

           Scouting, marking, and clearing trails in the forests of Fort Ward, including creating                      new trails and maintaining old trails.

           Working in the snack shack in Strawberry Hill Park for softball games.

Work History

Dec 2014Present


Self Employed

After departing Avalara I embarked on writing my book series. The creativity and exploration has been an enriching experience and self motivation has been necessary.

The book has been written and edited, with the first section being available through Kindle Direct Publishing with Amazon.

Aug 2013Dec 2014

Customer Success Specialist

Avalara Inc.

Essential Job responsibilities include working customer cases and communications for over one dozen different products, both cloud based applications and locally installed softwares.

Helping with the launch of multiple products, including learning a product from the ground up, rising to being subject matter expert and point of contact for the product, turning around and delivering multiple day training to soon-to-be specialists. Delivering training and walkthrough webinars on a regular basis on my specialized product. 

Providing insight on the development of new products, including being one of two selected to be part of group to assist in determining features and function for new product development. 

Being involved in strategy meetings for the team and the department, and providing designs for effective new procedures.

Jul 2011Jul 2013

Special Sales Associate

Paper Products Etc.

Working at Paper Products Etc in Winslow Way Bainbridge I learned a multitude of important fundamental skills, including leadership, accountability, and customer service.

I rose to work as Assistant Manager within a month of being hired and was responsible for shift sales and other store related procedures.

Later I changed to work as a Special Sales Associate in charge of commissioned, specialized art projects as well as signage.

Sep 2009Oct 2009

Head Sound Engineer

Bainbridge Ballet

Designing and running sound equipment for a two hour long ballet recital running three days a week for two weeks.  

Nov 2008Jul 2009

Head Lighting Designer

Ovation! Musical Theatre

Designing and running lights and on occasion sound equipment for three musicals, running three days a week for three weeks. Set up for three weeks prior to each show including conceptual design before entering the theatre space. 


Sep 2009Mar 2010

Seattle Central Community College

I went to Seattle Central Community College for 3 quarters studying business for all three in a multitude of business related classes including standard business, business management, computer skills and macro economics. I also studied political sciences, and literature, though they took more of a backseat as I focused on business.

Sep 2005Jun 2008

Bainbridge High School

Pursuing Independent Studies as well as standard curriculum courses, I studied theatre and baseline academics. Independent Studies in things such as Martial Arts and Theatrical Literature I learned about self government and time dictation. In my standard curricular courses I learned about structure and social environment, helping with team building and communication.