Work experience

Work experience
Jun 2009 - Present

Shift Supervisor/Barista


•Demonstrated strength in observing, evaluating and responding to customer and store needs with a positive team dynamic •Recognized for exceptional customer conflict resolution by managers and coworkers •Coached 14 newly hired partners, and a staff of up to17 partners in professional development •Promoted to Shift Supervisor after 3 consecutive 6 month reviews praising supervisory and coaching skills as a barista

Feb 2009 - May 2009

Beneficial Services Technician (Seasonal Position)


•Received 8 positive customer feedback praising my “professional, courteous and knowledgeable” services

Jun 2008 - Dec 2008

Lead Barista/Barista

Tullys Coffee

•Coached 3 newly hired baristas, and a staff of 12 baristas in their development

*Leadership spanned between two stores

•Promoted within 6 weeks of employment, a promotion usually offered after 6 months

May 2007 - Jun 2008

Campus Apartments Peer Advisor

Seattle Pacific University

•Fostered community among 60-75 upper class students through regular educational and social activities and newsletters •Co-interviewed the following year’s Peer Advisor candidates •Upheld the on-campus drug and alcohol use policy; confronted 6 instances of violation and processed incident reports

Sep 2006 - May 2007

Interim Youth Pastor

Edmonds Church of God

•Oversaw the church youth group while enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student •Mentored 7 high school student-leaders, and oversaw 3-5 adult volunteer-leaders •Designed original lessons and adapted pre-existing lessons for weekly large and small groups •Recruited 2 permanent college volunteers •Fostered attendance growth to 15-25 students from 3-5 students prior to employment


Jan 2010 - Present

Masters in Marriage, Couples & Family Counseling

George Fox University

Elective courses completed in addition to the core curriculum:

  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy; Healing Prayer
  • Image of God
  • Developing an Online Professional Identity 

Activities and Societies:


  • Described by class mentors as developing a smooth, relational and intuitive clinical presence.
  • Praised by George Fox professor for writing "perhaps the best paper I have read" on the ethics of prayer-based interventions in counseling
  • Asked by George Fox professor to keep a copy of a "Personal Credo" essay I wrote to use as an example for future classes.
  • Asked by George Fox professor to keep a copy of a PowerPoint Presentation on Attachment Styles I co-created to use as an example for future classes
Sep 2004 - Jun 2008

BA Educational Ministries

Seattle Pacific University

Graduated Cum Laude

Educational Ministry Major coursework includes:

  • Curriculum review and design
  • Christian Scriptures courses
  • Christian Theology courses
  • Children's Ministry
  • Youth Ministry
  • Adult Ministry
  • Leadership in Ministry
  • Global & Urban Ministry
  • Paths to Prayer

Psychology Minor coursework includes:

Activities and Societies

  • Residence Hall Council Representative (2004-2005)
  • Guidepost Prayer Line Volunteer (2004)
  • Residence Hall Council Vice President (2005-2006)
  • Campus Apartments Peer Adviser (2007-2008)
  • Co-founder of The Abolition: Anti-Human Trafficking student club (2007-2008)



Maintaining Clinical Records

Group Counseling

Couples and Marriage Counseling

Family Counseling