Very eclectic background as ballerina and model, transitioned well into behind the scenes renaissance woman. Excellent at putting out fires and interceding before unnecessary fires erupt. Make anyone from Superstar to janitor feel valued and appreciated.
Works well under pressure
Excellent public relations skills Ability to put people at ease High energy Exceptional attention to detail
Festival ProductionsArtist Liaison | New Orleans, LA | April 2014 - CurrentNew Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Artist liaison, wardrobe stylist, assistant to backstage manager, artist catering. Contact between artists managers and production team, facilitate any adjustments to riders, last minute quick fixes, making judgement calls for needed security measures or lack thereof, assisting in organizing last minute meet and greets, keeping backstage adequately supplied with water/beverages for artist and crew, insuring transportation to Congo stage and back.
Planet Freedom WardrobeOwner | Decatur, GA | June 2010 - CurrentI own planetfreedomfashion.com. Rent pieces to film/tv productions for feature actresses, collect vintage pieces from 50s to 80s as well as modern cutting edge designers, alter clothing with designers eye, personal styling. Including shows such as "Let's Stay Together", "Being Mary Jane" and "Reed between the Lines".
Emory Tennis ClinicsPublic Relations | Atlanta, GA | March 2010 - March 2014Emory Tennis Clinics and Nike Tennis Camps, public relations and community outreach, giving scholarships, grass roots marketing, getting organization television coverage.
Essence Music FestivalOn-Site Coordinator | New Orleans, LA | June 2000 - July 2005Liaison between Essence staff and Festival Productions, artist relations as needed, prioritizing comp tickets for VIPS, stepping in for Public Relations as needed, assisting in artist meet and greets with sponsors, approving staff meals and orders day of productions.
Essence Music FestivalAssistant to Associate Producer | New Orleans, LA | June 1998 - August 1999Oversaw preparation of convention center layout, Liaison between vendors and Essence administrators,prioritize tasks for Associate Prodcuer.
Bachelor of ScienceDance/Health and Physical EducationSpelman CollegeAtlanta, GA