I am a strategic communications expert with experience in the public and nonprofit sectors. I am a creative thinker with a gift for distilling complex information into compelling stories that win converts and effect change.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Strategic Communications • Marketing • Media Relations • Government & Public Affairs • Brand Strategy • Digital & Website Communications • Executive Communications • Content Marketing • Non-Profit and Team Leadership • Speechwriting • Crisis Management • Recruitment Marketing • Public Policy • Business Development • Civic & Community Engagement • Fundraising • Special Events


PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

Chief Communications Officer, The Human Project
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
July 2017 – Present

Communications Advisor, Education Innovation Labs (EdLabs)
HARVARD UNIVERSITY
September 2008 – June 2017

Executive Director, Marketing & Communications
Senior Director, Marketing & Communications
NEW LEADERS
November 2014 – June 2017

Director of Program Communications
TNTP (formerly The New Teacher Project)
November 2010 – November 2014

Communications Specialist
NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
September 2009 – November 2010

Director of Development
MAKE THE ROAD NEW YORK
September 2008 – September 2009

Deputy Press Secretary
NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
December 2006 – September 2008

Deputy Executive Director, Education & Programs
Director, Public Programs & Marketing
SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM
December 2006 – September 2008

Principal
PUBLISH OR PERISH, LLC
August, 1995 – March 2003

Senior Editor
OCTAMERON ASSOCIATES
July 1993 – July 1995


EDUCATION:

New York University
M.Phil, American Studies, 2004
MA, American Studies, 2003

Oberlin College
BA, English & History, 1993