Communications and publications professional with 30+ years of federal government experience in customer outreach, writing/editing, and web content management/presentation. Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, and accountable.
Communications Officer for large cadre of deployed intelligence officers (2009-present). Identifies content and independently drafts articles and edits submissions from stakeholders. Collaborates with graphic artists to develop visual aids for storytelling.
As Communication Officer, addressed gaps in previous communications efforts and formulated new outreach strategy which includes two monthly newsletters, timely and relevant ad hoc messaging, and user-friendly website. Received multiple recognitions for exceptional performance.
Production Manager of The World Factbook, CIA’s premier unclassified reference publication. Promoted several times with increasing responsibilities for managing daily workflow, coordinating data acquisition, researching/writing country entries, and providing in-depth substantive reviews and editorial oversight for both digital and print versions.
Developed and managed a homeschool high school academic program; vetted and hired teachers, reviewed curriculum, coordinated class schedules, recruited students; served as volunteer for youth programs.
Proficient in MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, WordPress, and social media and video conferencing platforms
BA Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park.