J.C. is a communications professional with expertise in translating complex information into clear, concise messages and materials targeted to consumer and professional audiences. She has niche experience in public health research, writing and editing. She is currently an independent Communications Consultant, delivering writing and editorial services to agencies, businesses, nonprofits and community-based organizations. From 2004-2015, J.C. owned a successful communications firm that partnered with the NIH, DHHS, and other leading organizations to develop, implement, and market public education campaigns on myriad issues. Formerly, she was recruited as a Vice President and then promoted to Senior Vice President at Porter Novelli, a global public relations agency, where she managed national campaigns sponsored by federal agencies, providing quality assurance for social marketing and health communications projects. She has an MPA from The American University and a Bachelor of Art from Bennett College.