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Work

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2017

Founder & CEO

Experimental Civics

• Consulting on projects related to social innovation and civic engagement.

• Developing high quality business strategies and plans ensuring alignment with short-term and long-term objectives to elevate communities globally.

• Overseeing all operations and business activities to ensure they produce impactful results and are consistent with the overall global strategy and mission.

• Building trust relations with key global partners and stakeholders in civic technology.

• Maintaining a deep knowledge of the trends within the civic technology space for the millennial market and subsequent generations.

www.experimentalcivics.io

2015

Event Director | ATX Hack for Change

St. Edward’s University

• Managing all strategic and operational activities regarding ATX Hack for Change.

• Formulating local, national and global community awareness and engagement goals through the creation of a robust event sponsor and partner program.

• Overseeing brand management and marketing to align with event development and growth; redesigned logo and materials for 2016 event.

• Building and managing the website; from writing original content, design to drawing technical wireframes.

• Implementing social media strategy and monitoring all multimedia content on all social media platforms.

• Developing a repository of operational materials for long term, sustainable project success.

Erecting the necessary infrastructure and organizational support at St. Edward’s University for large-scale events.

• Managing event trademark in consultation with management and/or Intellectual Property counsel when appropriate.

• Coordinating all press relations, both for trade sponsors and public mainstream outlets.

• Surpassing all event metric goals through the implementation of creative, innovative business strategies regarding the hackathon model.

www.atxhackforchange.org

2015

IT Project Manager and Communication Strategist

St. Edward’s University

• Oversees strategic communication planning and all written/multimedia materials.

• Directs community outreach and OIT showcase events at SXSWedu and the annual OIT Tech Fair.

• Develops and directs the in-house production of communication materials: print, web and video.

• Collaboratively leads the development and execution of strategies for enhancing cross-functional communication within OIT and with external-facing entities.

• Manages IT Communications team and provides robust training in all Adobe CC products.

• Identifies and cultivates key relationships to further OIT’s strategic, goals, plans and initiatives.

www.stedwards.edu

2014

Conservation Organizer | Beyond Coal

Sierra Club

• Conservation Organizer, Beyond Coal Campaign, April 2014 – March 2015.

• Demonstrated OK, AR, and TX stakeholder concern on the Regional Haze (RH) rule to U.S. EPA.

• Orchestrated volunteer fly-in to EPA HQ in Washington, D.C. to highlight RH work.

• Project Manager for both Austin and Oklahoma City RH EPA Public Hearings in January 2015.

• Project Manager and Trainer for the Sierra Club Apprenticeship Program 2014-15.

• Creator of @BeyondCoalTexas and updated the Beyond Coal Texas website.

The Planet, Sierra Club

Shades of Green Radio Shoutout

2013

Organizer Apprentice | Beyond Coal

Sierra Club

• Demonstrated OK, AR, and TX stakeholder concern on the RH rule to EPA.

• Conducted informational sessions with federal and gov. agencies in OK, AR, and TX.

• Drafted RH press releases, blogs, email content, and fact sheets.

• Social Media Coordinator for Dallas EPA Hearing and New Orleans Coal Exports Meeting.

Sierra Club Blog

2011

Peer Adviser for CBS Dean’s Office

University of California, Davis

Co-creator of CBS student blog that streamlined academic processes by creating online communication between students and the dean’s office.

Student Blog

2011

Biomedical Research Assistant for Louie Lab

University of California, Davis

Chosen to assist with experiments to transfect cells with light producing enzymes to use as a model system for testing contrast agents with quarterly presentations to research team

https://bme.ucdavis.edu/louie/

2009

Event Director of Cancer Awareness

De Anza College

Co-created Cancer Awareness Fair with the De Anza Student Health Services department.

Recruited local charities and solely managed event logistics on De Anza campus

www.deanza.edu