15+ years of experience in business development, strategic communications, and public relations, working with small businesses, financial services firms and professional associations.
Currently Independent Consultant for tribal-owned federal contractor, arranging joint ventures on major projects.
Excellent writer and former financial journalist whose articles on business, investing and retirement planning have appeared in Fortune, Bloomberg, Voice of America and The Washington Post. Co-authored personal finance guide published by Random House.
Communications Director at Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) (2010-2011). Utilized Cision, a public relations software tool, to track media outreach. Built relationships with media. Organized sold-out conference on e-learning at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
Vice President, Marketing Communications at Folio Investing, a small online brokerage firm (2007-2009). Forged relationships with the press. Won media coverage in major outlets. Oversaw editorial calendar and conference schedule for firm, including participation in “The Money Show,” a major personal finance event.
M.B.A., Marketing and Finance, Columbia Business School. B.A., History and Literature, Harvard University.