Dynamic senior executive with more than 12 years of achievement providing the strategic direction to drive profitable, productive, and performance-driven outcomes. Excel at propelling portfolio teams to peak performance while driving strategic planning and operations in mission-driven orgranizations. Combine a law degree with a strong sense of stewardship, experience in management, and a passion for diversity to steer long-range solution design based on qualitative data.

Work History

Work History
2001 - Present


Tuitt Enterprises, LLC - Chicago, IL

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS: *Launched this consulting firm (specializing in start-ups, small business HR issues, and marketing) from the ground up. *Deliver strategic, policy, and operations consulting for organizations and individuals, driving client base expansions and enhancing services to existing clients. *Advise on internal board matters, talent management, mission statement development/implementation, marketing, diversity, and strategic planning to strengthen client business operations.

2011 - Present

Partner and COO

Career Allies - Chicago, IL

Career Allies ( is a national career management firm. We assist individuals with coaching, job search, and self-development. Our members may be seeking a job/career change, returning to the workforce, seeking a promotion, or looking for an internship. We also provide on the job coaching for individuals dealing with performance and/or relationship issues. All services are confidential and provided by experienced human resources professionals.

Services Provided:

*Personal brand development

*Career development plans

*Resume preparation

*On –the- job coaching

*Interview Preparation

*Job research and qualified job leads

*Interactive Webinars

Jul 2008 - Feb 2009


Chicago Housing Authority - Chicago, IL
KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS: *Led team oversight of 8,900 senior housing units, 100 commercial properties, a real estate portfolio, and 32 portfolio team members. *Designed and implemented CHA's first-ever asset management strategy. *Created the Ollie Scholarship Fund to provide funds for RPA tuition, fees, and mentors. *Founded the BOMA Chicago Foundation. *Designed and cataloged a policy for the management of commercial properties owned or leased by DHA. Standardized valuation and recordkeeping parameters for property acquisition and disposition.
2003 - 2008


Jones Lang LaSalle Americas - Chicago, IL
KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS: *Directed capital projects for CBD properties ranging from 1.3M sq. ft. with ownership of facility leasing negotiations. *Optimized asset strategic planning for assets valued at up to $181M, with budgets of $25M.
2005 - 2008


BOMA Chicago - Chicago, IL
1999 - 2002


Jones Lange LaSalle Americas - Chicago, IL
KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS: *Successfully managed financial operations, preparing financial statements, variance analyses, and executive operating/financial summaries. *Maximized property operations, administration, and contract negotiations for services and professional agreements for a 700,000+ sq. ft. CBD property. *Improved operations by building strong relationships with tenants, sub-tenants, and general contractors and facilitating showings. *Developed tenant improvement budgets and orchestrated space planning. *Served as Compliance Manager for annual corporate operations and management audits.
1998 - 1999


Jones Lang LaSalle Americas - Chicago, IL
*Managed building operations, including security, engineering, maintenance, administrative, and financial personnel.
1995 - 1998


Cantwell & Cantwell, Davidson Goldstein Mandel & Menkes - Chicago, IL

*Specialized in Divorce Law and Employment Law.


1992 - 1995

Juris Doctor

Northwestern University School of Law
1988 - 1992

Bachelor of Arts

Bryn Mawr College