(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Enthusiastic, results-oriented economic development professional well-versed in all aspects of business retention and expansion. Proven ability to collaborate with local partners and businesses. Skilled at blending data and narrative to support business development initiatives. Ready for my next career challenge!

  • Outgoing and collaborative 
  • Organized, with excellent follow-through 
  • Superb communicator
  • Marketing and business development expert
  • Current on government and business trends
  • Strategic + tactical
  • Knowledgeable about business financing
  • Knowledgeable about land use, planning, and commercial real estate
  • Experience with contracts and vendors 
  • Tech skills: WordPress, SalesForce, Constant Contact, GIS, LoopNet
Education and Training
University of California Berkeley, California Expected in 1992 Bachelor of Arts : English - GPA : Graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Teachers College, Columbia University New York, New York Expected in 1995 Master of Arts : Applied Linguistics - GPA :
UC Berkeley Extension Berkeley, California Expected in : - GPA : Coursework in Principles of Marketing; Market Research; Editing; and Public Relations. 
City Of Oshkosh - Economic Development Specialist
Oshkosh, WI, 07/2014 - Current

Plan, implement, and analyze business retention and expansion programs to help Petaluma businesses start, connect, and grow.

  • Coordinate meetings with businesses to identify and address barriers to growth.
  • Help new and expanding businesses find real estate and navigate City permit requirements. 
  • Connect businesses with services and programs provided by the City and other agencies.
  • Track and report on interactions with current and prospective businesses.  
  • Manage vendor proposals and contracts.
  • Develop materials for website, social media, and quarterly newsletter, including award-winning Petaluma Star branding campaign and Business Toolkit.
Crawford & Company - Owner/Principal
Orlando, FL, 2011 - 07/2014
Independent marketing strategist and freelance writer.
  • Developed and implemented strategic marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinated sales seminars and other events.
  • Wrote feature articles about business and lifestyle for local publications. 
Domont Group - Membership Services Coordinator
City, STATE, 05/2006 - 2011
  • Developed recruitment and retention programs for corporate membership program.
  • Completed activities related to new memberships.
  • Collaborated with other departments to sell services.

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