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Whether online or off, people need to connect with each other. Events, websites, emails, social media, are all great tools for relationship building. As a communications professional I understand what it takes to effectively promote an organization's mission and goals utilizing a number of outreach mediums.  From career fairs and essay contests, to planning celebrity events and navigating Twitter; I worked with a variety of organizations and I find strength in making connections.  Let me help point you in the right direction!


* Member - International Association Business Communicators (IABC) -

  actively participating in the First Coast Chapter communications committee/social media subcommittee

* Facilitator - Financial Education Facilitator (volunteer)

* Certificate in Instructional Design Systems

Work experience

Nov 2008Present

Marketing Implementation Specialist

Independent Contractor

Maintain website and manage content, produce e-newsletters and e-advocacy programs for clients. Provide recommendations and alternative solutions for marketing and promotion of electronic and traditional marketing campaigns. Periodic review of website analytics to measure and report success of online and e-advocacy/e-communications campaigns

Oct 2007Nov 2008

Event Coordinator/Web e-communications Specialist

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Responsible for coordination and management of special events for the organization's fund raising efforts.

Manage online advocacy communication efforts on the organization website and development of online content, e-newsletters and policy action alerts. Responsible for an implementation strategy that will increase advocacy, web traffic, and overall use of the Conservancy's website as a resource for environmental education in Southwest Florida. Streamline the website re-design process by working directly with the creative agency in the implementation of an enhanced user experience. Assists in the coordination of other PR outreach strategies and event coordination as necessary.

Apr 2007Oct 2007

Community Organizer

War on Poverty Florida
Grassroots organization, coordinating community members and stakeholders in an effort to alleviate the effects of poverty in minority communities by promoting asset & wealth building opportunities for families, as well as capacity building for minority organizations. Worked directly with constituents, community agencies, and stakeholders to advance education and awareness in the community. Facilitated financial education courses; coordinated workshops and events; managed content management system.
Feb 2003Jan 2006

Administrator/Event Planner

Willie Gary Football Classic
Branding and promotion of organization efforts by planning, coordinating and managing events, program and services. Responsible for public relations, media efforts, marketing strategy, volunteer management, and relationship building.
Nov 1999Feb 2003

Investment Associate

Wachovia Corporation
Provided assistance in portfolio management and investment services to clients with million dollar plus trust accounts; performing research and providing recommendations on stock selections. Shadow managed a book of sole discretion investment accounts totaling $8.6 million.





Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University


Content Management
Blackbaud NetCommunity, DotNetNuke, Wordpress, Joomla
Social Media
LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Vox, YouTube, RSS, Friendfeed, Discus, Flickr, Picasa, Delicious, StumbleUpon