Work History

Work History
Oct 2008 - Present

Research & Policy Analysis Intern

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Analyze data in order to implement economic development plans with local policymakers. Interact directly with the Community Affairs department to promote economic development in the Federal Reserve’s 4th District.

  • Co-authoring a working paper which explores the relationship between population growth, new building permits and foreclosures to determine the impact of the mortgage crisis on vacancy and abandonment.
  • Provided data analysis on mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures to assist policy makers in the state and local governments properly distribute funds from HUD’s neighborhood stabilization program.
  • Learning SAS and Stata techniques for advanced data analysis. Familiar with regression modeling.
Jun 2008 - Sep 2008

Research and Sourcing Intern

Anderson | Biro, LLC

Managed the candidate database for a leading executive search firm.

  • Doubled the size of the company’s candidate database during the internship.
  • Researched and helped the company grow into three new geographic markets and one new industry.
Jan 2008 - May 2008

Marketing and Corporate Sales Intern

Southwest Airlines

Investigated and followed leads for business travel accounts. Provided account management to existing clients. Gained valuable exposure to airline management and operations.

  • Distributed over one thousand sports, concert, and special event tickets to leverage client relationships.
  • Co-hosted a suite at a Houston Rockets home game, entertaining over forty Houston area customers.
  • Arranged and executed strategic barters between Southwest Airlines and other companies.
May 2007 - Aug 2007

Group Sales Intern

Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom

Assisted the Group Sales Manager and Regional Sales Representatives at an amusement park entertaining 700,000 visitors per summer. Oversaw all aspects of groups’ visits including admission, catering and event set-up. Communicated and served as a liaison between Group Sales Department and other park departments in preparing and executing group outings. Ensured all aspects of group events occurred as planned.

  • Generated approximately $10,000 in group event sales.
  • Organized all sales data to produce “detail sheets” for use during group outings.
May 2006 - Sep 2006

Marketing Promotions and Public Relations Intern

Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom

Supported the Marketing Promotions Manager and Public Relations Coordinator. Responsible for planning promotions, escorting media, distributing direct-mail promotions and writing press releases. Focused on marketing Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom as an affordable, family-friendly vacation destination.

  • Organized a fundraiser that raised over $1000 for Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland.
  • Contributed to planning and execution of Food 4 Fun Day, a program in connection with several local radio and television stations which collected food for the Cleveland and Akron regional foodbanks.
  • Oversaw the planning for Oktoberfest event by researching and booking 12 polka bands, organizing wine tasting and beer school, and hiring a wood carver and polka dance teacher.
  • Represented the company in local parades, off-site appearances with costume characters, and promotional booths at local area festivals.


Aug 2007 - Present

John Carroll University
  • Bachelor of Arts - Major in Economics
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.52
  • Scored in the 90th percentile nationally on the standardized Major Field Test for Economics
  • Expected Date of Graduation: May 2010