In my ‘day job,’ I’m an experienced communications leader who has led projects and message strategy, development and execution for a highly matrixed technology organization over the past 12 years. I’m experienced in creative production, product marketing, employee engagement and human resources, as well as in navigating and translating complex topics, strategies and business objectives to clear and actionable messages. My work is also consistently commended for reflecting a high quality and attention to detail. View my resume or find me on LinkedIn.
As a candidate for a Master of Arts in Communication at Johns Hopkins University, I developed a mock public affairs campaign proposing the most effective tools and tactics to achieve my client’s goals. The campaign included a target list of stakeholders for an issue-based organization and a comprehensive public affairs influence plan.
Public Affairs Radio/Podcast Commercial, Johns Hopkins University, 2021
As a candidate for a Master of Arts in Communication at Johns Hopkins University, I developed a mock public affairs campaign podcast/radio commercial spot to amplify awareness of selected client, FedNow.
Communication Audit of ABB, Johns Hopkins University, 2019
As a candidate for a Master of Arts in Communication at Johns Hopkins University, I conducted an abbreviated communications audit on a company of my choice. I selected ABB as a multinational, mission-based organization that places a strong emphasis on corporate reputation, values and standards.
Presentation Example: Diversity & Inclusion Framework, Organizational Communication, 2019
As a candidate for a Master of Arts in Communication at Johns Hopkins University, I crafted a mock Inclusion & Diversity Framework proposal. The proposal establishes the business case for D&I, conceptualizes inclusion, and operationalizes inclusion through key priorities, initiatives and tactics.
Presentation Example: Media Framing, Theory of Mass Communication course, 2021
As a candidate for a Master of Arts in Communication at Johns Hopkins University, I crafted a presentation to address media framing of Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and perceptions of socialism in America.
Presentation Example: Communication Campaign Effectiveness, Changing Behavior Through Communication course, 2019
As a candidate for a Master of Arts in Communication at Johns Hopkins University, I presented a paper on the effectiveness of the Sandy Hook Foundation’s Start With Hello program through the framework of the Social Ecological Model (SEM). The program aims to prevent childhood isolation.
Web Content Management
RenaissanceRVA.co | On this website, I develop and maintain all content and digital assets. My goal is to present a visually compelling and engaging website that clearly communicates my research, interests and products. I also developed the visual identity and manage all domain and hosting needs.
TheAperitivoProject.com | Recently launched, I develop and maintain all content and digital assets for a personal blog documenting our home renovation and other personal interests. I also developed the visual identity and manage all domain and hosting needs.
Architectural History Research & Presentations
During my time at VCU I researched two topics, each for a graduate Architectural History course. Below are these topics:
B. Henry Latrobe (2010)
This research was conducted under the direction of nationally recognized historian and authority on the architecture of Thomas Jefferson and B. Henry Latrobe, Dr. Charles Brownell. The final paper was presented at VCU’s 18th Symposium on Architectural History and the Decorative Arts, held at the Virginia Historical Society in November 2010.
811-819 South Cathedral Place (2009)
The topic that started this blog resulted in a general study of the history on this row of houses on the VCU campus.