Professional Experience

Policy Advisor, Austin City Council
Develop & analyze municipal policy, including land use, transportation, and housing, among others.
Develop & manage engagement efforts, including outreach events, website, social media, & other resources.
Develop & manage internship program.
Miracle
Foundation
Grants Assistant, The Miracle Foundation
Wrote grant applications that effectively communicated the Miracle Foundation’s mission, model, & accomplishments.
Developed program budgets for grant applications.
Legislative Director, TX House of Representatives
Planned and managed the legislative agenda for a state representative and conducted media relations
Managed office staff, including hiring and training
Audit Intern, Austin City Auditor
Evaluated management of city programs against best practices and recommended strategies for improvement.
Researched Council meeting management in peer cities.
Policy Analyst, TX House of Representatives
Handled education policy, budget, election policy, and parliamentary procedure for a state representative.
Managed the representative's newsletter.
Intern, Project Vote Smart
Tracked, analyzed, and drafted summaries of state and federal legislation for publication online.
Summarized trends in state-level elections legislation.
Intern, PA State Senate
Tracked, analyzed, and drafted summaries of state and federal legislation for publication online.
Summarized trends in state-level elections legislation.
Public
Access
Videographer/Editor, LM & Narberth Public Access
Shot and edited videos covering community events.
Produced a full-length documentary about the history of the Narberth community.
Journalist, Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Provided hyperlocal, multimedia news coverage (print, video, photographs).
Won a Hearst Broadcast News Award.