Experience

A creative leader with extensive education and experience in writing, teaching, and leadership. Specializes in motivating young people, managing numerous projects simultaneously, and developing engaging content across platforms.

Teacher & Student Government Advisor; Phoenix UHSD & Gilbert USD – 2012 – Present

  • Design and deliver engaging English and Leadership instruction for 150+ students enrolled in three different courses utilizing a variety of methodologies and instructional practices.
  • Mentor aspiring educators to ensure preparedness for a future teaching career.
  • Lead fundraising effort raising nearly $4,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona.
  • Implement digital communication systems as well as multimodal lesson design to maximize instructional time and increase student engagement.
  • Deliver relevant professional development sessions as needed.

Copywriter, Freelance; Scottsdale, AZ – 2015 – Present

  • Create and edit digital content including blogs and newsletters for lifestyle brands.
  • Provide content consulting and editing services for small-business owners and independent clients.

Member Engagement Coordinator, Camelback CrossFit; Scottsdale, AZ – 2015 – Present

  • Organize monthly events to engage membership and create added value.
  • Drive digital communication between gym stakeholders to enhance customer experience.
  • Utilize data analysis tools to track success, identify trends, and develop action plans.

Management, City of Phoenix Aquatics; Phoenix, AZ – 2012 – 2014

  • Directed daily operations of a staff of 20+ employees ensuring efficiency and compliance in guest services, bookkeeping, and overall safety.
  • Designed and executed weekly trainings and daily drills to reinforce effective life-saving strategies and teamwork.

Education

  • M.A. Rhetoric & Teaching Writing, 2016 – Northern Arizona University
  • B.A. English (Literature), 2012 – Arizona State University
  • B.A.E. Secondary Education (English), 2012 – Arizona State University