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Work experience

Feb 2012Present

Document Retention Specialist

API Researchers
Consumer Credit Division, Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation Chicago, IL Document Retention Specialist Designed and wrote procedural manual for physical and electronic retention of all documents increasing efficiency of workflow. Instituted office-wide policy reform regarding document storage resulting in nullification of redundant documents. Designed department-wide document purge process and supervised 9 employees. Consulted with four other agencies to enact the same improvements within their departments. Acted as liaison between other departments and General Counsel's office expediting F. I. O. A(Freedom of Information Act) requests completion in a timely manner. Chicago, IL
Feb 2008Jul 2010

Researcher, Copy Editor

API Researchers
Researcher, Copy Editor Responsible for conducting daily research, covering a wide range of assigned topics. Edited for in-house style, accuracy, grammar and spelling, improving the efficiency of the editorial process. Performed fact checking to ensure integrity of information.
Aug 2003Jun 2004

History Instructor

Calacasieu Parish School Board
Lake Charles, LA English and History Instructor Facilitated learning amongst Junior and Senior students in Literature, Composition and History. Served as Junior Student Counsel sponsor. Constructed creative lesson plans designed to better engage students with the material. Prioritized teaching methods to specific students.
Aug 2002Jul 2003

Visiting Lecturer

McNeese State University, College of Liberal Arts
Lake Charles, LA Visiting Lecturer Taught 3 compositional English sections and 1 section of American Modernism, a course that treated the American Modern movement holistically with discussions and lectures on Art History, World History and Literature. Advised students on course selection. Developed syllabi.




McNeese State University


McNeese State University