WRITER / COPY EDITOR / PROPOSALS
- 15 years in the writing and copy editing field; and 20+ years in personal and team training and proposalwriting
Creative Copywriting; Editing; Communications Consulting; Website and Promotional Copy; CVs and Cover
Letters; Storytelling; Education and Curriculum Creation; Brand Alignment; Program/Model Design and
Implementation; Proposals; Employee Recruitment, Orientation, and Training; Team Development;
Employment Policies; Educational and Corporate Presentations and PowerPoints; and Literacy and
Earned an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a Masters / Teaching Certification from Georgia
State University. Has a literary work of creative nonfiction forthcoming in an anthology from a major
publisher, as well as a young adult (YA) novel
Writer, Editor, Storytelling/Communications Consultant
Communications consultant helping organizations and individuals powerfully share their stories. Creative
copywriter and editor: corporate communications articles, personal profile articles, promotional copy,
resumes and cover letters, proposals, presentations, and website copy. Storytelling workshop presenter to
organizations, creatives, artists, and youth interested in crafting engaging and meaningful stories that further
organizational and personal goals.
Special Education Teacher / Team Leader, Birney Elementary School, Cobb County Schools
Managed caseload of 20+ students and served as Department Team Leader for 16 professionals. Created
and taught uplifting, achievement-oriented curricula for small group and inclusion classes. Researched and
prepared persuasive proposals to justify funding of educational resources. Collaborated with administration
to design and implement a cutting edge, school-wide literacy model to improve student reading and
Human Resources Generalist, EchoStar Corporation
Provided management and employees with human resources services across all functional areas including
Recruiting, New Employee Orientation, Employee Relations, Employment Policies and Practices,
Performance Management, and Exit Interviews. Researched and wrote persuasive proposals to justify
funding of new hires.
Recruiting Coordinator/ Jr. RecruiterCorporate & Investment Banking, Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo)
Collaborated with hiring managers to attract, interview, and close top talent for MD-level bankers.
Headhunted motivated, high-caliber candidates by coordinating MBA college recruiting programs with top-tier universities. Effectively assimilated new employees into the corporate culture and inspired them to rise to their full potential via full-day orientation and training sessions.