Communications director with a progressive career of internal and external communications, formally educated in the science. Offering strategic, tactical execution of communications, project management decisiveness, complex problem solving, individual mentoring, team leadership. Skilled at nurturing executive and stakeholder relations; delivering comprehensive, empathetic, persuasive, engaging communications to diverse audiences; producing, promoting ideas to influence, enhance perception, drive change across organizations and industries.
State Council Chair, Advocacy Team Lead (volunteer), Humane Society of the United States – 10/2015–Present
Influencing, educating through communications, outreach, public affairs (e.g., Humane Lobby Day, legislation), presentations, op-eds. Created "Building a Kind Arizona," "Wagging Tails Senior Smiles," "Your Cup Our Planet" campaigns. "Advocates We Love" national award 2017; Arizona Volunteer of the Year 2018; State Chair 2019
Women's Basketball Coach; Adjunct Faculty, Univ. of Illinois - Chicago
Editor, Education and Marketing, Chicago Board of Trade - Chicago
Writer and Reporter, LIFE Newspapers - La Grange Park, IL
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