Your Friends & Neighbors, Cincinnati, OH

  • conceptualize and execute graphic design across media, for clients including ArtsWave [posters], SORTA [bus wrap], Visionaries & Voices [catalog], and Ramapo College [record label identity]
  • selected to design site-specific graphics for Haile Foundation and Contemporary Arts Center
  • develop online content using original photography and copy
  • successfully seek out and collaborate with partners to increase engagement and amplify message
  • improved website SEO to #1 position through strategic redesign and copywriting
  • design, write and edit print and email newsletters
  • developed first-ever strategic communication plan for Betts House [small house museum]
  • regularly present metrics and data analysis of organic, paid and earned communication efforts
  • reduced web hosting costs by 10% through vendor renegotiation for Walnut Hills Business Group
  • reduced print costs by 10% through vendor renegotiation for East Walnut Hills Assembly
  • organize and promote events and place activations with community organizations [Spring in Our Steps] and small businesses [Geers of Change]
  • author articles for Cincinnati Business Courier, Cincinnati Refined, Apartment Therapy, and Design*Sponge
  • selected to curate exhibitions for Fotofocus, Visionaries & Voices and Nicholas Gallery
  • curated Haile Foundation art collection
  • finalist for American Marketing Association award

Cincinnati Preservation Association, Cincinnati, OH
Communication Consultant

  • effectively utilize social media to diversify discourse and audience around local preservation initiatives
  • developed comprehensive communication strategy to optimize outreach efforts, increase event attendance and improve website SEO
  • created and have organically grown CPA’s Instagram presence to over 8k followers in under 4 years
  • prepare monthly social media engagement and metrics reports
  • research, write and photograph significant local Black historic sites and stories
  • present to the Board of Directors and participate in public discussions as needed

VisuaLingual, Cincinnati, OH | Indianapolis, IN

  • conceptualized and art directed brand and product identity and photography
  • wrote all promotional copy
  • managed brand voice across communication channels
  • acquired wholesale orders from 150 retailers within 1st year
  • fostered corporate partnerships with Williams-Sonoma, Anthropologie and Restoration Hardware
  • negotiated with retailers, suppliers and shippers
  • trained 20 production assistants
  • managed all logistics, including production and fulfillment
  • developed private label and custom products for variety of cultural clients, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and the Philadelphia Flower Show
  • finalist for American Made Awards presented by Martha Stewart Omnimedia

F+W Publications, Cincinnati, OH
Senior Designer

  • art directed and designed a variety of trend-conscious books
  • managed project budgets
  • hired freelance talent
  • presented concepts to sales and marketing teams
  • earned internal award for exceeding sales projection through publication design


member, East Walnut Hills Assembly Events Committee

member, School for Creative and Performing Arts Career in Technical Education Advisory Board

Block Captain, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

Big Pitch [winning] competition mentor, ArtWorks

guest curator, Visionaries & Voices

co-organizer, OTR/Gateway Summer Celebration


Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
MFA in Graphic Design

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
BA in Philosophy & Critical Theory

References available upon request.