EXTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • Led and managed all media outreach for Ernst & Young in five markets
  • Built and executed custom social media content calendars for YMCA Milwaukee
  • Positioned EY's Kim Simios as leader in innovation with op-ed in Crain's Chicago Business
  • Secured meetings with key influencers for Springleaf Financial and Seaway Bank
  • Organized and staffed public meetings on behalf of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • Led national employee communications assessment on behalf of Exelon 
  • Trained executives at ComEd and ACT on messages and presentation skills
  • Conducted extensive employee communications best practices research for Exelon
  • Developed content for all employee communications channels at ComEd 

crisis communications

  • Developed crisis scenarios and media holding statements on behalf of Delek U.S.
  • Served as a lead spokesperson for ComEd (fourth largest electric utility) during storms
  • Developed crisis key messages and Q&A for ACT and Hostway

writing/content development

  • Developed new business proposal that helped win $360,000 in client billings 
  • Interviewed nurses and managed all copy for U of Chicago Medicine's Nursing Report
  • Wrote internal and external event speeches for ComEd CEO Anne Pramaggiore and other senior executives 

Work samples available upon request. 


 Yes, that is a typewriter on my desk. I'm old school.

Yes, that is a typewriter on my desk. I'm old school.

employment history
 

Reputation Partners  Account Director (Chicago, 2014-2015)
ComEd  Senior Communications Specialist (Chicago, 2012-2014)
Jasculca Terman  Senior Account Executive (Chicago, 2010-2012)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  Outreach Specialist (New Orleans, 2010)                   
Elizabeth Arden  PR Coordinator (New York, 2008-2009)
Susan Magrino Agency  Account Coordinator (New York, 2008) 
EMAP Film Marketing  Intern (London, 2006)                                                          
Barnhart Communications  Copy-writing Intern (Denver, 2006)
Disney College Program  Intern (Orlando, 2005)
McCarthy Advertising  Copy-writing Intern (Boulder, 2005)   

References from leaders, direct-reports and clients available upon request.


education

Bachelor of Journalism
Emphasis on Strategic Communications
University of Missouri at Columbia