Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Executive Director

MBA Career Services Council

Operations, administrative and systems director for a non-profit professional association. 

  • Develop and manage relationships with internal and external constituency
  • Prepare and distribute marketing collateral
  • Assist with event planning for conferences and webinars
  • Develop, implement and oversee guidelines and operations procedures
  • Administer and manage technology, including web site and employment data statistics system
  • Manage organization's social media presence
Jan 2010 - Present

Newsletter Editor

Creative Tampa Bay

Editor for weekly electronic newsletter for Creative Tampa Bay, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support creative professionals in an effort to make Tampa Bay a better place to live. 

  • Identify relevant articles, including local and national creative initiatives that fit the organization's mission
  • Disseminate electronic newsletter 
  • Manage social media promotional initiatives
Mar 2000 - Jan 2010

Director, Employer Relations

University of South Florida, College of Business

Provided career services and employer relations for business students.

  • Established and maintained ongoing relationships with local, regional and national corporations in an effort to market the College and connect students with employment opportunities.
  • Authored educational resources for job seekers and distributed them using a variety of communication tools.
  • Provided individual career counseling to a large, diverse group of full-time and part-time MBA students and alumni.
  • Created, marketed, and managed special events, presentations and workshops involving over 100 students, alumni and business professionals. Hosted resume review event to benefit the community. 
  • Developed new and innovative ways of reaching constituents, including an extensive online presence, social networking web sites, and targeted individual outreach.
  • Instrumental in the creation and implementation of a statewide career consortium and job fair involving 13 universities.
  • Created college’s first email newsletter, with a distribution of over 30,000
  • Developed operating procedures for all office operations. 
May 1998 - Aug 1999


University Athletic Association

Financial management for the University of Florida Athletic Association

  • Revised and automated organization’s bank statement reconciliation process.
  • Responsible for over $1 million in fixed asset accounting.


Aug 1999 - Aug 2000

Master of Business Administration

University of South Florida

Specializations: Leading the Customer Driven Organization, Marketing, Management Information SystemsAdditional Involvement: Graduate Business Association, Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Aug 1992 - May 1997

Bachelor of Science

University of Florida

Additional involvement: Tau Beta Sigma Service Sorority (President, First Vice President, Historian), Marching band, Concert band

Areas of Expertise

Organizational Administration

  • Relationship development & management
  • Committee oversight | Operations procedures
  • Event planning, marketing & logistics
  • Strategic planning | Board leadership
  • Volunteer management

Marketing & Communications

  • Event & program marketing
  • Social media & other electronic communication
  • Public relations & media

Job Search Coaching

  • Resume enhancement
  • Interview skills 
  • Networking
  • Job search strategies
  • Social media for job search


Talented, accomplished professional with over 12 years experience leading results-oriented programs and initiatives in the areas of: non-profit administration, strategic planning, event management, marketing, operations and program development. 10 years experience in job search coaching, specializing in business professions. 

Non-profit Volunteer Experience

  • Animal Coalition of Tampa Marketing Coordinator | Instrumental in the creation of this non-profit organization | Raised over $10,000 at organization's first fundraiser event
  • No More Homeless Pets in Hillsborough County Co-founder | Marketing Chair - handled marketing for organization's first multi-group pet adoption event. Attracted over 3,000 attendees using no cost public relations tools.

Professional Associations

  • MBA Career Services CouncilVice President | Treasurer | Conference Chair - managed team of 30 volunteers to plan and executive organization's annual conference, with over 375 attendees, exhibitors and sponsors. Raised record amount of sponsorship dollars. | Conference entertainment & banquet planning, marketing chair, presenter | Created various sets of operations procedures and policy manuals