Senior Graphic Designer | 2019-Present | American Council on Education

  • Acted as a thought partner with higher education leaders to produce industry-changing graphics, data visualizations, and reports
  • Conceptualized, designed, and produced branded materials such as print collateral, advertising, signage, environmental graphics, and digital/interactive media 
  • Managed internal production staff

Graphic Designer | 2018-2019 | American Council on Education

  • Worked independently to create unique artwork and designs for print and digital materials
  • Created interactive and easily digestible visuals to help readers easily interpret large data sets or complex ideas
  • Designed nationwide marketing campaigns promoting ACE’s flagship programs

Publication and Design Specialist | 2016-2018 | American Council on Education

  • Served as the project manager for all print and digital publications
  • Created data-driven visuals to help readers easily interpret large data sets or complex ideas
  • Worked with the Creative Director to create unique artwork and designs for print and digital materials
  • Collaborated with reputable outside organizations to produce high-profile reports
  • Lead the publications team in collaboration with editorial, marketing, and public affairs staff to seamlessly release projects and advertise events

Publication Associate | 2014-2016 | American Council on Education

  • Coordinated, organized, and managed more than 30 publications simultaneously
  • Acted as the liaison between ACE and all clientele to ensure all publications are accurate, timely, and perfectly executed
  • Lead a weekly meeting involving marketing, web, public relations, design, and editorial to help communication amongst Council staff and ensure deadlines are on target
  • Collected and presented data in to help continuously improve the production team’s functionality

Business Operations Analyst | 2013-2014 | BAE Systems

  • Assisted upper management in collecting and presenting data for quarterly and annual program reviews
  • Designed graphics and presented key deliverables to the customer in quarterly collaboration meetings
  • Helped with the organization, data verification, and presentation of contract proposals 

Digital Editor | 2012-2013 | BAE Systems

  • Decreased spending by digitizing training manuals for USMC and US Navy clients
  • Edited and produced the Operational Test and Evaluation manual for testing new technology systems for the USMC


B.A. professional writing and English literature | Virginia Tech | 2008-2012

Visual Design for the Web | General Assembly | 2017

Infographic Design | HOW University | 2018

Adobe After Effects | General Assembly | 2019

Technical Skills

  • Adobe InDesign 
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Tableau 
  • Infogram
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Advertising
  • Branding
  • Print Production
  • Digital Production
  • Adobe After Effects
  • ACA Level 1 Kayak Instructor


Graphic Design USA

Inhouse Design Award winner for both Report Layout and Branding

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals

2019 Platinum MarComm award

Extra Curricular

Boating in DC

  • Acted as marketing and brand manager designing all branded materials, as well as created a company logo and style guide
  • Lead fact-based tours about Washington, DC
  • Lead a weekly river clean up, which over a 3-year span removed over 8 tons of trash from local rivers

For Love of Children

  • Worked one-on-one with an inner-city high school student to supporting him/her throughout senior year and beyond
  • Assisted with college applications, brainstorming and editing essays, and creating a functional resume