Operations and project management professional with 10+ years of strategic and tactical experience supporting national nutrition and anti-poverty programs. Seeking to transition back to working for a mission-focused organization.
Currently employed as Buyer in the grocery industry, responsible for relationships with over a dozen beer and wine vendors and directing work agenda for three team members.
As Director of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at USDA (2012-2019), developed new strategies to engage national faith-based and non-profit organizations to decrease childhood hunger and alleviate rural poverty.
As Policy Advisor to the First Lady (2011-12), managed relationships with federal staff and stakeholders in a nationwide initiative to end childhood obesity. Prepared and reviewed speeches, proclamations, correspondence, and print and digital media.
As Special Assistant to a USDA Under Secretary (2009-2011), planned and staffed travel; reviewed Congressional testimony; and reviewed and approved talking points, speeches, interviews, blogs, and press releases to ensure alignment with administration policies and priorities.
Proficient in MS Office, Google Workspace, and basic QuickBooks Online.
BA in English, the Catholic University of America.