EDUCATION

Pennsylvania State University (2014-December 2017)

BS summa cum laude in Psychology, double minor, Civic & Community Engagement and Environmental Inquiry

STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate Research/Publications

Teaching Assistant (2015, 2017)

TA to Dr. Mark Boudreau, BIO110W, Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity (Spring 2017)

  • Recitation lesson development/presentation
  • Lab preparation
  • Peer leadership
  • Pre/Post Test Review

TA to Dr. Jennifer Zosh, HDFS 229/PSYCH 212 Child Development (Fall 2015)

  • Proctor
  • Grading/grade input
  • Materials development
  • Pre/Post Test Review
  • Peer leadership

Communication

  • Lion’s Eye, Campus Newspaper, Editor (Fall 2017)
  • Penn State Brandywine Waterbytes podcast (Fall 2015)
  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) – wiki, Contributor/Peer Reviewer (2015)
  • Pennsylvania Earth Science Teachers Association, One-Minute Reads, Contributor (2015)

Selected Awards

University & Community Engagement

  • Capstone for Civic & Community Engagement Minor
    • Fair Trade for Finals (Spring 2016-Fall 2017) three events each semester
  • Chancellor’s Sustainovation Committee Appointment (Fall 2016-Fall 2017)
  • Guest speaker, Six Americas at Brandywine, Ecology 240, Penn State Brandywine (Fall 2017)
  • Guest speaker, Six Americas at Brandywine, Brandywine Global Dialogs (Spring 2017)
  • Student Liaison, Sustainability Committee (Spring 2016-Fall 2017)
  • Guest Speaker, My Brandywine Experience, PSU Brandywin­­­e Development Committee (Fall 2017)
  • Treasurer/Founding Member, Sustainovation Club (Fall 2017)
  • Administrative Liaison/Founding Member, Psi Chi Honors Club (Spring 2016-Fall 2017)
  • Member, Psychology Club (Spring 2015-Fall 2017)
  • Attendee, APA Psychology Day at the United Nations (Spring 2015)
  • Student Advisory Board for the Counseling Services Department (Fall 2015)
  • Attendee, Eastern Psychological Association Conference (Spring 2015/Fall 2015)
  • Board Member/Vice President, Cherry Valley Artworks (2007-2010)
  • Board Member, Grant Administrator, Cherry Valley Community Facilities Corporation (‘98-2010)
    • Board Member Liaison to Children's Center

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Executive Admin to CEO, Monetate (2010-2014)

General Manager, Hand & Hand Multimedia (2000-2010)

Gestures, gift and coffee shop, and art gallery, Owner (2007-2009)

Fodor’s, New York, 1st Edition, Contributing Author (2001)

Hampshire College Bookstore, Buyer/Coordinator & Computer Sys. Operator (1999-2000)

Bloomsbury Review, Denver, Colorado, Copyeditor (1999)

Facts on File, New York, Researcher (1998-2003)

Cooperstown Ballcap, Cherry Valley, NY, Office Manager, (1997-1999) 

Main Bookshop, Sarasota, FL, Assistant Manager (1996-1997)

Blockbuster Music, Sarasota, FL, Manager (1995-1996) 

SKILLS

Literary/Publishing

  • Editor/ Manuscript Assistant Editor
  • Researcher
  • Grant Writing & Administration
  • Author/Co-Author

Legal/financial document handling

  • Contract Negotiation
  • Budget ownership
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Facilities management
  • Financial due diligence (venture capital)
  • Corporate lease negotiation
  • Space transition planning/logistics/execution
  • Accounts receivable
  • Software licensing
  • Program Coordination
  • Resource management/Procurement
  • Event Direction
  • Vendor negotiations

Executive/Board Management and Support

  • CEO workflow and workload management and refinement
  • C-Suite (CMO, CFO, COO, VP Engineering, and VP Product) administrative support
  • Board of Directors coordination, communication, and documentation
  • Executive Travel

Personnel Management

  • Hiring/termination
  • Payroll/Benefits
  • Employee relations and culture
  • Recruiting
  • Marketing, sales, product, and service department support
  • Stock options
  • Facilitate growth from twelve employees to over 250
  • 401k plan architect
  • Identification of gaps in the organization and resources
  • Special projects

Office/Retail/Department Management

  • Store/department management – corporate and independent
  • Customer service
  • Customer and Public Relations (including advertising)
  • Purchasing
  • Program/Event Coordinating/Directing
  • Merchandising/Advertising
  • Shipping/Receiving (Domestic and International)
  • Product Management
  • Warehouse Processing

Technology Experience - other

  • AS/400 Computer System Implementer/Operator
  • Networking
  • Enterprise technology admin including Google domain
  • Digitally fluent
  • Multi-browser savvy (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Explorer)
  • Software/hardware support
  • Enterprise VOIP phone system
  • Nimble on PC/Mac/IPad Pro
  • Skilled in adapting to new interfaces
  • Website management 

Software – selected

  • Office Suite and iWork
  • Excel
  • SPSS - beginnner
  • Qualtrics
  • Adobe PhotoShop, Indesign, Acrobat Pro
  • HTML
  • Dbase- Database management