A young writer and entrepreneur with an extensive history ofleadership and public relations training and experience. Open-minded, quick learning and easy going. Looking for an opportunity to apply my writing and team/project management skills to an organization focused on empowering its employees and the greater community.
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Efficient and timely with tasks
Windows and Mac OS operating systems
Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, etc.)
Extensive leadership training
Social media management
Proficient in Spanish
Head Coach of Forensics - Speech and Debate , 08/2015 to 05/2017 St. Louis Park High School (Alma Mater) – Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, United States Coordinated research, drills, training, and competitions for both the Speech and Debate teams for two full seasons. As head coach of pre-existing debate team, I more than tripled the size of the team, focusing on both female students and students of color. I restarted the speech team after a 8+ year hiatus. I trained assistant coaches to better educate and advocate for students.
Co-Founder/Partner, Tutor, 07/2016 to Current Flowprep – St. Paul, MInnesota Co-founded the debate tutoring website FlowPrep, a start-up aimed at accelerating student's growth in debate through expertly crafted drills and lectures offered through 1-on-1 video calls. URL: www.flowprep.org
Freelance Editor/Tutor, 08/2016 to Current Self-Employed – St. Paul, Minnesota Provide guidance and editing on various writing projects, primarily college admissions essays.
Owner's Assistant, 03/2015 to 09/2015 Living Waters Market – 12201 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305 Worked as a chef, waiter, host, busboy, deliveryman, and in general building maintenance at this sustainability-focused family run restaurant. I helped renovate, open, and manage the team for their new diner in Chaska as well.
Bachelor of Arts: English, 2017 Macalester College - St. Paul, Minnesota
Concentration on Creative Writing
Eagle Scout of the Year 2013 - Northern Star Council (MN) Boy Scouts of America
Participant in Northwestern's Summer Startup Incubator at the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Summer 2014
Published Poet in The Chanter, Macalester's literary magazine
Volunteer judging at local speech and debate tournaments