Contract Management


Event Planning

Work History

Work History
Jul 2013 - Jan 2014

SLCO Fair Program Coordinator

Salt Lake County
  • Utilized social media, official SLCO websites and other digital communication to reach broadest possible outreach for events 
  • Provided strategic communication aligned with future SLCO Fair planning goals
  • Planed and programed 2013 Salt Lake County Fair events 
  • Acted as liaison and primary point of contact for vendors, media, entertainers and event attendees, and government and community leaders
  • Negotiated and secured contracts and rental agreements
  • Implemented signed contracts "in-place" before event or agreement begins
  • Responsible for budget monitoring, collecting all event fees, verifying and  recording of all account balances and reconciling of event accounts. 
  • Managed security and event staff during event
  • Coordinated procurement of proper insurance coverage for event and entertainers at event
  • Managed team directly responsible for exceeding vendor revenue goal in 2013 by $8,000
  • Managed fair assistant & fair interns 
  • Communicated event requirements to appropriate departments
  • Maintained event related files
May 2011 - Jan 2012

Assistant Editor

Utah Publicity SourceBook

  • Directed the editorial content of internal and external publications
  • Coordinated internal communication to achieve the greatest results and achieve the highest customer satisfaction 
  • Coordinated massive overhaul of 2012-2013 version,
  • primary editor of the 2012-2013 version of the Utah Publicity source book. 
Mar 2011 - Jan 2012

Office Manager

The Orton Group

  • Collect and manage data to communicate impact of advertising campaigns
  • Utilized social media, official website and other forms of digital communication to promote both The Orton Group and advertising clients/ campaigns
  • Contract Management 
  • Public Relations 
  • Vendor Acquisition 
  • Front Office Duties 
  • Direct and oversaw special events
Mar 2009 - Aug 2009

Financial Aid Project Coordinator

Western Governors University
  • Collected and analyzed federal financial aid data in attempt to discover and collect on federal financial aid funds
  • Aided new and returning students in completing applications for Federal Student Aid
  • Created and maintained new program intended to keep accurate results of students eligible for financial aid 
  • Member of team that brought record high satisfactory records to the department
Mar 2008 - Sep 2008

Senior Sales Associate/ Party Planner

Diamond Rental

  • Created and implemented showroom designs and displays
  • Presented  new and current product information lectures to team members
  • Coordinated work orders and purchase orders between locations
  • Planned special events including weddings, conventions, trade shows, birthday parties, concerts
Nov 2006 - Feb 2008

Special Events Team Associate

Sundance Film Festival

  • Planned and assisted primary coordinators in planning official Sundance Film Festival special events
  • Designed event themes and decor
  • Assisted in the set-up and tear down of all special events
  • Complied accurate records of the number of guests at each event for film festival records and accounts 
  • Acted as a liaison between event guests and event coordinators 
  • Collaborated with media/ press representatives, filmmakers, agents, and event managers 
Nov 2001 - Mar 2002

2002 Winter Olympics Volunteer Staff Manager

Westminster College

Managed Olympic volunteer staff employees during scheduled shifts

Created volunteer shift changes and breaks

Jun 1997 - Dec 2001

Sales Associate



Aug 2010 - Dec 2013

Masters of Business Administration

Western Governors University