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Experience

  • Account Executive, RLM Public Relations

    - Present

    Working with technology clients at all stages to build earned media presence. Prepping, staffing and sharing post-interview feedback with clients. Drafting pitches, press releases, and byline articles on various consumer retail and technical subjects. Pitching and securing local and national print, online and broadcast media coverage.

  • Communications Consultant, Dress For Success

    Nov 2018 - May 2019

    Developing communications strategies to raise the organization's profile with prospective clients and donors including: building an effective social media presence and search (SEO) infrastructure to drive conversions; creating a content strategy around shareable client success stories; generating opportunities for thought leadership; and increasing overall organizational communications capability.

  • Co-creator and Marketing Director, EBWiki.org

    Apr 2015 - Present

    Conceived and coded the first and only open-source and crowdsourced website tracking police killings over time. In addition to managing the team of developers contributing to the site, direct and oversee marketing, public relations, external outreach and digital strategy.

  • Area Manager/Process Assistant, Amazon.com

    Oct 2015 - Feb 2018

    Managed a team of up to 100 line workers and support staff while elevating the team’s performance from last to top performing for 8 consecutive weeks.

  • Co-founder and CEO, KidNimble

    Jan 2016 - Sep 2017

    Co-founded KidNimble, an online social resource aimed at giving parents a new way to find the best activities for their children, managing all aspects of hiring, press, social media, legal and investor relations.

  • Government Affairs Associate, Goldman Sachs

    June 2008 - October 2011

    Analyzed legislation, organized the firm’s efforts and coordinated with other banks and trade associations in order to educate and influence policymakers on the real-world impacts of their financial markets policy efforts.

  • Fixed Income Trader, Goldman Sachs

    August 2004 - May 2008

    Managed a profitable portfolio of billions of dollars in government securities while providing liquidity in US Treasury securities to real money institutions and hedge funds on an extremely fast paced trading desk.

  • Deputy Chief of Staff, Press Secretary, U.S. Senate

    Jan 2001 - July 2004

    Managed aggressive communications operation and acted as on-the-record spokesman for a member of the Democratic Leadership team. Responsible for pitching producers and booking the Senator on national and international radio and television shows, such as 60 Minutes and Meet The Press. Responsible for making key hires in the early stages of the Senator’s term.

Education

  • Harvard Business School

    MBA

  • Duke University School of Law

    JD

  • Duke University

    BA, Economics