Sep 2014 - Present

MBA Candidate

University of Toronto

/Finalist Schulich International CSR Case Competition /Semi-Finalist Rotman Marketing Assoc. Google Case Competition /First-year representative Graduate Business Council Outreach /Student Ambassador for the International Hult Prize /Member of the Net Impact Club, Business Design Club, Rotman Marketing Association

Relevant Experience

Work experience
Jan 2011 - Jun 2014

International Project Manager

United States Peace Corps - Panama

/Volunteered to live in impoverished indigenous community and worked with youth and adult members in various aspects of community environmental conservation and sustainability /Empowered a multi-services co-operative to increase the quality and quantity of production, and create marketing campaigns for their variety of consumer goods /Organized, fund-raised, and facilitated an annual business seminar designed to train business leaders in the region

/Chosen as Coordinator of the Sustainable Coffee Program (March, 2012) /Trained all volunteers in the production and marketing of sustainable coffee /Responsible for training for host country nationals in sustainable consumer goods marketing and operations management 

/Selected as Regional Coordinator for Eastern Panama (May, 2013) /Managed the activities and reporting of 30+ volunteers in the Darien Province of Panama /Procured relationships with government agencies and facilitated regular meetings between officials, volunteers, and staff /Identified new remote sites for development, as well as auditing existing project efficiency

Jan 2009 - Sep 2009

Project Coordinator

Global Volunteer Network

/Supervised the activities of a 60-person international staff at two separate ecological reserves in Ecuador /Spearheaded a forest restoration project in Galapagos National Park which promoted endemic plant and animal life /Fundraised over $5,000 for the foundation through marketing materials and events  /Educated visiting organizations

Aug 2006 - Nov 2008

Business Development Consultant

Tahoe Partners, LLC

/Created new sales and marketing campaigns contributing to $26.2 million in B2B accounts for the fastest-growing Professional Services firm in Chicago (Crain’s Business Magazine, June, 2008) /Exceeded monthly client procurement metrics while managing existing accounts with annual revenue between $200 million - $6 billion /Subject Matter Expert in database management, business intelligence, process optimization, website design, and Supply Chain Management

Jul 2005 - Jul 2006

Sr. Account Executive

/Procured new b2b accounts for the Emerging Business Unit /Developed marketing materials and delivered presentations for prospective client /Exceeded 100% of sales quota as sales team top invoicer during tenure