EXPERIENCE

Director, PR and Communications

  • Transpose allows you to manage your business functions, collaborate with your team, visualize data and gather insights -- all in one place.

Internal Communications Specialist - Corporate PR

  • The Internal Communications team supports Corporate Affairs/PR at Nordstrom
  • Serve as a brand steward through internal messaging and stories
  • Report on Corporate Social Responsibility issues and PR crises
  • Manage company intranet: produce daily stories, track analytics, and run editorial calendar

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR & COMMUNITY PROGRAM MANAGER

  • Manage communications, thought leadership and blog for entire organization
  • Edit and produce regular content for a global audience via blog, media outlets, and white papers
  • Support the entire team with internal communications strategies, themes, and resources
  • Deliver critical marketing assets and research for strategic partnerships including The White House, Google for Entrepreneurs, and The Coca Cola Company
  • Responsible for initiative goals, including the creation of 1,500 female-led startups and 30+ special events
  • Manage and conduct community roll-out in 12+ cities/communities
  • Support and manage initiative partnerships
  • Create and manage Startup Women Advisory Board
  • Produce and control messaging around UP Global’s efforts for women 
  • Manage program budget

 

Professional Writer and Consultant

 Clients include: PATH, Adecco USA, The University of Oregon, and Bellmobi

  • Offering a wide range of professional writing services, including content strategy and production, communications plans, brand messaging and strategy, and copywriting and editing. 

SKILLS

Public speaking, brand strategy, community leadership and outreach, journalism, research, grant-writing, partner management, program execution and strategy, special events coordination.


EDUCATION

Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA (Class of 2011)

Bachelor of Arts in English, Concentration in Writing, Minor in Women’s Studies

  • Dean’s List 
  • Recipient of the Gurian Award for Excellence in Writing

Professional Services

Writing

  • Manifestos and company statements 

  • Thought Leadership articles 

  • White Papers and technical documents

  • eBooks

  • Blog posts

  • Website copyediting and copywriting

Communications Strategy and Execution

  • Content calendar creation and integration

  • Setting themes strategically

  • Creating quarterly messaging and stories around themes

  • Educating team internally and disseminating themes externally 

  • Reporting on quarterly themes