J.P. is a project management and communications professional with 10+ years of experience in commercial and government contracting environments. From 2008-2012, she quickly rose from a support role to Quality Assurance & Communications Manager for an outsourced meeting planning firm. She created and implemented event marketing and communications plans for nonprofit clients. In addition, she established and documented internal processes and created a template library. From 1999-2001, she worked on an SAIC contract with the IRS in the role of Information Specialist. She provided communications and logistics support to conferences and meetings, including developing conference materials, speaker packets, technical guidebooks, and web content. In this role, she also coordinated logistics for department hardware and software upgrades. Prior to this, she worked for Lockheed Martin as an Engineering Administrator for five years. She worked with a team of engineers and served as their project communicator. She managed resources, expenses, timelines, calendars, schedules and travel; tracked action items and communicated progress to client; documented program metrics; and planned meetings and conferences. J.P. has a BA in Communication from Marymount University.