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Selected Professional Experience

Self-Employed (2013 – Current) is an online store specializing in natural aquarium stewardship and organic/whole foods for freshwater fish.

  • Sourced rare botanicals and established wholesale relationships with international vendors.
  • Implemented direct to blog campaigns and developed website/social media presence.
  • Designed packaging, labeling and promotional materials.
  • Quadrupled both product sales and offerings within the first six months.

Self-Employed (2012 – Current)

In 2012 I developed a freelance practice to serve the growing number of micro-businesses in the community who needed professionally trained administrative and marketing assistance.

  • Brand management – social media support & graphic design.
  • Development – market research / event planning.
  • Light accounting – bookkeeping / payroll.
  • Clerical – typing / transcription, filing, data-base management.

Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism | Seattle, WA
Executive Administrative Assistant (2011-2012)

      • Corresponded with Tibetan dignitaries, monastics, members of the monastery community, volunteers and the general public in person and via Facebook/Twitter.
      • Standardized and updated Microsoft Access membership database.

Pratt Fine Art Center | Seattle, WA
Administrative Assistant – Front Desk (2009-2011)

      • Acted as ambassador to new & returning students, studio renters and instructors.
      • Processed payments and studio bookings.
      • Maintained class lists, attendance sheets, and emergency contact information.

North Seattle Community College | Seattle, WA
E-Learning Support Center – Office Assistant (2008-2010)

      • Provided 2,143 students & 30 faculty members with technical support in person, over the phone and by email.
      • Analyzed enrollment data for over 150 courses and created reports using Microsoft Excel.
      • Observed strict confidentiality while working with student data according to Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Henry Art Gallery | Seattle, WA
Collections Department Assistant (2007-2008)

      • Digitally photographed art objects from the collection for the Digital Image Gallery (DIG) Project.
      • Worked both individually and as a team member to ensure accuracy in DIG Project.
      • Cataloged and stored art objects dating from 15th – 21st C.

Used Book Exchange (UBX) | Columbus, OH
Assistant Manger (2005-2007)

      • Established training program for 25 seasonal employees.
      • Performed order entry and maintained first in, first out rotating inventory of textbooks.

Salesian’s Boys & Girls Club | Columbus, OH
Lead Art Instructor (2001-2005)

      • Developed Saturday Morning Art Program for underprivileged youth.
      • Instructed art class full time during summer months, created activities and program budget.
      • Supervised and mentored 3 teenage volunteers.

Professional Internship

Artist Trust | Seattle, WA
Programs Department Intern (2008-2009)

      • Served as onsite coordinator for a week long EDGE residency program for 18 artists, 8 instructors and 4 guest speakers.
      • Collated and prepared over 800 grant applications for grant juror panel.
      • Updated and maintained artist/donor/partner database in Raiser’s Edge.
      • Created demographic reports using File Maker database.
      • Prepared bulk mailings to over 2,000 members on a quarterly basis.
      • Wrote copy for, proofread and edited educational materials for EDGE program.

Technical Qualifications


  • Proficient in Adobe CS5: Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Microsoft: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access

Operating Systems

  • Mac OSX
  • Windows 7

Content Management Systems & Social Media Platforms

  • Word Press, Drupal and Joomla
  • Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Google+


B.F.A. in Fine Arts, 2005
Columbus College of Art & Design (Columbus, OH)


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