Content Creation & Management

  • Author/editor of two books and various career-related publications
  • Key contributor to strategic and creative thinking, decision-making, and editorial direction of an organization's web site
  • Historical researcher for a biography set in Alexandria, Va., in the post-American Revolution decades.
  • Anchored a magazine news section as the employment and career development specialist
  • Subject Matter Expert on employment trends
  • Contributed content to an annual theological seminary journal   

Grant Writing & Management

  • Over a two-year period, wrote 32 letters of inquiry and grant proposals totaling $1.14 million for a non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless women
  • Researched and identified potential funding opportunities using the Foundation Center database and various business publications as sources
  • Secured funding from foundations whose missions fit with the organization's goals
  • Conducted in-depth research of potential major donors for long-term gift conversations

Desktop Publishing

  • Commissioned to update and design a strategic plan publication for a theological seminary
  • Created a brochure to encourage subscriptions to the seminary's publications

Technical Skills

  • Working knowledge of basic HTML, Squarespace, InDesign, WordPress, Twitter, Feedly, IFTTT, Slack, and Ryver