RESUME

 
Professional ​
info​​

With public affairs experience in both local government and the private sector, my knowledge and skills will serve any organization. Creating innovative connections between organizations and its public is my passion. My background includes media relations, social media management, community outreach and internal communications.

Work​
experience​
Cordray/Sutton Committee, Columbus, OH
2018 - present
  • Focusing on national fundraising to accomplish fundraising cycle goal of $25 million

  • Developing strategic fundraising and communications plans to target key national donors

  • Planning and executing logistics of dozens of fundraising events and meetings outside the state of Ohio

  • Cultivating relationships with major donors in condensed period of time

  • Setting, refining and accomplishing fundraising goals on daily and weekly basis by working with major donors

  • Staffing and preparing principal for out-of-state trips

  • Executing and managing donor research to expand principal’s new donor network

  • Assisting campaign in staying compliant with all relevant campaign finance laws

 
EASi, LLC, Columbus, OH

2017 - 2017

  • Identifying, developing and coordinating delivery of overall outreach efforts for multi-million dollar electric transmission line and substation projects

  • Predicting and analyzing the full range of issues in relation to the successful siting, permitting, regulatory and construction of a transmission project to develop strategic communication plans

  • Serving as a liaison for pubic interaction and project outreach

  • Writing news releases, web content and other educational materials

  • Making sound communications-related recommendations and decisions

  • Functioning as a key member of an overall project team who interfaces with, or supports interactions with, internal and external audiences including individual customers and local officials

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Columbus, OH

2013-2017

 

  • Facilitating communication between four diverse divisions and coordinating cooperation and collaboration on projects and programs

  • Researched, wrote, edited and proofread materials, including brochures, newsletters, booklets, letters, meeting and online presentations, social media content and Web site content

  • Identified, developed, and coordinated delivery of overall community outreach efforts

  • Developed and maintained relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including community, business and faith leaders

  • Educating diverse audiences on Sheriff’s Office programs through targeted messaging based on their needs

  • Staying abreast of public policy, laws, and regulations to advise the officeholder of important and relevant matters

  • Served as liaison for officeholder regarding all employment matters and operations

  • Conducted research to identify new opportunities for bringing about innovation

  • Developed messaging to accentuate the goals of the Sheriff’s Office

  • Planned and executed media activities in collaboration with federal, state, and local agencies

  • Wrote speeches and talking points for the Sheriff and Command Staff

  • Supervised, developed, and distributed electronic newsletter to public, which saw a 42 percent increase in readership

  • Coordinated over 50 media relations events, including writing press releases, gathering facts for media proliferation, and pitching stories to major media outlets

  • Planned and executed a dozen press conferences in collaboration with federal, state, and local agencies

  • Cultivated and maintained relationships with reporters and producers from major news networks, including ABC, FOX, NBC, and CBS affiliates

  • Employed social media strategies to increase engagement tenfold

  • Executed logistics for meetings and events for up to 400 attendees

 

 

Political Consulting Firm

​2010 - 2013

 

  • Researched potential clients and prepared detailed demographic statistical reports on electoral trends and voting behaviors

  • Created fundraising proposals and plans for statewide and local political campaigns

  • Established a 10,000 entity donor database and authored legally compliant campaign finance reports

  • Cultivated and maintained client relationships through exceptional service

  • Assisted with development of printed materials, outgoing correspondence, and electronic media

  • Planned 200 fundraisers, designed invitations and stationary, secured meeting venues, and negotiated cost saving contracts

  • Advised clients and elected officials on campaign financing, statutory guidelines, and regulatory ethics

Skills

Innovative

Creative

​Writing

Researching

Communication

Social Media Management

Client Relations

Strategic Planning

Relationship Management

Speech Writing

Media Relations

Website Copy

Community Outreach
  • Ohio SIBS, Board Member

  • National Information Officers Association, Member

  • Public Relations Society of America of Central Ohio, Communications Committee Member

Education
Kent State University

​2016 - present

 

Pursuing a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. Anticipated graduation is August 2018. Check out my portfolio.

 

 

The Ohio State University

​2005 - 2009

 

Earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Sociology.​

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