Professional Background

August 2021 - present

Consultant, livingHR

  • Developing internal-facing brand identities

  • Writing a myriad of humanized internal communications

  • Identifying design needs and continuously elevating the quality of work for our clients

  • Bringing internal identities to life with design by collaborating with strategists and copywriters

  • Creating compelling internal-facing designs for internal brand identity systems, physical space designs, presentations, mood boards, and culture guides (to name a few)

  • Animating modern videos meant to connect employees with important information about their organization, their culture, DEIB strategies, benefits, etc.

  • Leaning on and growing existing knowledge of current design methods, micro-learning trends, gamification, and social learning

  • Editing original footage, *good* stock footage, images, and animations to produce compelling videos with music and VO

  • Creating or updating existing video collateral

August 2020 - July 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager, Nika White Consulting

  • Curated curriculum, training materials, and scalable learning focused on DEI skills development

  • Designed and delivered tailored learning experiences to clients, including, but not limited to, in-person and virtual workshops/sessions, keynotes, thought papers and reports, blog articles, and DEI learning materials 

  • Maintained relationships with external clients, new and existing, and facilitated client service delivery as designed

  • Acted as a consultant and thought partner to the President/CEO     

  • Planned and executed all virtual DEI events

  • Provided benchmark and research analysis on diversity and inclusion topics.     

  • Insightfully reported out metrics that measured progress and the effectiveness of the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategy

  • Translated best practices in DE&I into readily consumable resources and programs for marketing purposes and beyond

  • Developed DEI Coordinators through leadership, direction, assignment of duties, and feedback.     

December 2016 - January 2020

Digital Marketing Manager, AT&T Performing Arts Center

  • Cultivated following of all social channels

    • Increased Instagram followers by 122%

    • Increased Facebook post clicks by 271%

    • Increased Twitter impressions by 1,073%

  • Designed and produced Instagram Stories, social graphics, canvas ads, and video content

  • Corresponded with touring acts to generate unique content

    • Facebook Live Interviews before opening night with Broadway touring casts including The Book of Mormon, Chicago, Fun Home, and The King and I

    • Animated 8-bit video announcing the 2017/2018 Broadway Season

    • Golden Ticket Giveaway with Charlie & the Chocolate Factory where 5 tickets were hidden across the Dallas metroplex for a chance to win show tickets

    • Shout out videos from talent including Kristin Chenoweth, Rita Moreno, and Iyanla Vanzant inviting Dallas to their shows

  • Operated up to 15 paid campaigns at a time via Facebook

  • Internally and externally communicated with correspondents to execute production of 25,000 Broadway programs for each Broadway show 

  • Implemented a company-wide social media calendar to keep all employees in the loop on the Center's social accounts

  • Created and streamlined a Social Media Request Form allowing all departments to request content 

January 2019 - December 2019

Co-Founder, LQC Dallas: A Queer Women's Collective

  • Established and fostered relationships with Dallas-based organizations to create spaces for queer women

  • Spearheaded and executed event logistics. Events included:

    • The L Word Trivia: Monthly trivia event with prizes

    • Yappy Hour: Happy hour styled event at a local dog park bar for pups & pints

    • SWEAT: Workout series partnered with studios for free exercise classes

    • Taco Tuesday: Bi-Weekly get-together to enjoy tacos & community

    • U-Haul the Ball: GayKickball's first and only all women's team in the entire nationwide league

  • Groomed and kept LADY's website lqcdallas.com up to date

  • Published and curated content for LADY's social media presence 

November 2016 - March 2018

Event Services Agent, Perot Museum of Nature and Science

  • Carried out an array of private events including:

    • Weddings

    • Birthdays

    • Corporate parties

  • Facilitated the Perot Museum's Annual Fundraising Gala - Night at the Museum

  • Assisted clients in the set up of their event whether via layout or tasks

  • Consistently communicated with all staff including other Event Agents, Janitorial, IT, and Education to ensure issues were promptly addressed and the events were executed seamlessly

  • Accommodated guests to elevate their experience at the museum

October 2012 - April 2016 

Logistics Coordinator, Student Union Board: National Events

  • Worked with nationally touring bands and comedians including:

    • Adam Devine - 2015 

    • Chance the Rapper - 2013

    • Kacey Musgraves - 2013

    • Kenan Thompson - 2016 

    • Kevin Hart - 2015

    • Twenty One Pilots - 2014 

  • In months leading up to shows, collaborated with the entire National Events Board to outline the day, hour-by-hour, anticipating any hiccups

  • Built teams and designated jobs during load-in and load-out among volunteer base of 50 per show

  • Day-of-show contact for Minneapolis-based Slamhammer Production Company ensuring on-time and smooth operations

  • Directed load-in and load-out of artist and Slamhammer Production Company equipment including lighting, staging, and audio

 

Academic Background

Spring 2021

Cornell University, Diversity & Inclusion Certificate

May 2021

University of South Florida Muma College of Business, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate

Graduated Spring 2016

Iowa State University, Bachelor of Science, Public Relations