Marketing Specialist at Carolinas Telco Federal Credit Union
March 2017 – Present
Let’s keep it simple. I’m half of the two-person marketing team taking this credit union to the next level. I
create and manage content across all digital platforms and print mediums. I’m a writer, designer, editor, and
brand manager. Enjoying the impact I’m making and learning so much about the financial industry.
Marketing Communication Creative Specialist II at Carilion Clinic
March 2009 – Present
I regularly contribute to project with graphic design, visual consulting, content creation, account
management, copywriting, production, assisting with service design, and really whatever it takes to get the
I’ve handled upwards of 50 projects on my plate at one time and I’ve worked on projects that have taken over
a year to bring to fruition. No matter the project, my main goal is to make each one worthy of our time and
worthwhile to the end-user. Whether it be an activity book for children in waiting areas or the rebrand of a
service, I believe it should all make a difference.
Marketing Communications Graphic Specialist at Carilion Clinic
March 2009 – February 2015 (6 years)
I conceptualize and produce visually stimulating pieces that intrigue and entice the public to work on their
I concept, create designs, and build campaigns based on personal research, marketing statistics and current
It just sounds more fun in the first sentence.
June 2011 – July 2012 (1 year 2 months)
Create marketing/promotional/advertising documents and graphics to promote our events and organization.
August 2010 – June 2011 (11 months)
Create and edit print graphics for the organization; from t-shirts and banners to event invites and monthly
Student ADDY Chair, Past Programs Chair, Past President at AD2 ROANOKE
July 2007 – June 2010 (3 years)
Managing Western Virginia Student ADDY Awards program. Planned events geared towards young creative
professionals in Southwestern Virginia. Managed and grew club while engaging new board members and
June 2008 – June 2009 (1 year 1 month)
Create and execute monthly luncheons and other programs.
Small Business Development Center Marketing & Program Coordinator
August 2006 – March 2009 (2 years 8 months)
Create and execute programs of all sizes througout the year. Programs are geared towards small businesses
and Chamber members. Market the Small Business Development Center and the programs that we offer. If
you need help with your current small business or you are thinking of starting a new business, check us out
Temple University – Fox School of Business and Management
Master of Science (M.S.), Digital Innovation in Marketing, 2016 – 2017
B.S. in Communication, Public Relations, 2004 – 2006
Virginia Western Community College
2001 – 2004
Honors & Awards
VSHMPR Measure of Excellence 2014 Superior Award, 2015 Healthcare Advertising Awards – GOLD, 2015 Healthcare Advertising Awards – MERIT, 2015 Cancer Awareness Advertising Award – SILVER, MASHSMD Measure of Excellence 2015 Superior Award, Silver ADDY® Award – Specialty Advertising Campaign, Silver ADDY® Award – Online Interactive, Best-in-Show – Campaign, Lin Chaff Award for Creativity, Best-in-Show Tactics, 2017 ADDY Award – Silver, 2017 ADDY Award – Silver