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Director, Pittsburgh Impact Initiative | Allegheny Conference on Community Development
April 2011 – Present
Market Research Analyst | Allegheny Conference on Community Development
May 2006 – April 2011
Director of Marketing | Hipwell Manufacturing Company
October 2004 – May 2006
Pharmacy Services Analyst | McKesson Automation, Inc.
June 2001 – June 2004
Principal | PortaBeer LLC
July 2009 – Present
Founding member of three-time finalist PortaBeer LLC, a Pittsburgh-based start-up that has launched a retail website and is currently developing a patent-pending beer dispensing product that will be launched in Q3 2012. Involved in all aspects of the business, including web development, product development, marketing, operations and patent-writing.
Principal and Vice President of Marketing | Eyenavision Inc.
July 2007 – Present
Founding member of Eyenavision Inc., a Pittsburgh-based start-up that has achieved 100% employment growth and 500% revenue growth in four years. Served as Vice President of Marketing through March 2009. Responsibilities included business plan development as well as marketing strategy and tactical implementation.
Independent Marketing Consultant
June 1996 – Present
Extensive experience in applying marketing, business and analytical skills to client challenges that lead to expected outcomes.
Board Member | 3 Rivers Connect
November 2008 – Present
Utilize marketing skills to assist the Finance & Revenue Diversification committee to build and implement a strategy that continues to make 3RC a positive force in the community.
Leadership Development Initiative XV | Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc.
September 2007 – June 2008
The Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) program is an investment in the future leader. LDI is a nine-month-long program for high-potential young professionals. This creative and innovative leadership training program was pioneered in Pittsburgh, utilizing data-driven training models and access to experts who share their experiences to develop the future leaders of the region.
Drug and Alcohol Planning Council | Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
April 2004 – April 2007
Worked on the council to assist in the planning, development and implementation of the provision of services for individuals with addiction problems who are residents of Allegheny County Roles: Vice Chairperson of Council, Chairperson of Education and Advocacy Workgroup.
Young Adult Initiative Transition Team | Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Participated in the drafting of the bipartisan Young Adult Initiative policy for the newly-elected Allegheny County Chief Executive
Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business | University of Pittsburgh
Fall 2009 – Summer 2012
Master's of Business Administration in Marketing
Graduation Date: August 2012 - Overall G.P.A.: 3.7 / 4.0
(Awards: Big Idea Competition Finalist; American Express Case Competition Top-Three Team; Second Place, McKinsey Cup)
Saint Vincent College
Fall 1999 – Spring 2002
Bachelor of Science in Business Management
Graduation Date: May 2002 - Overall G.P.A.: 3.48 / 4.0
Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science | University of North Texas
Fall 1997 – Spring 1999
The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science is a unique residential program for high school-aged Texas students who are high achievers and interested in mathematics and science. While living on campus at the University of North Texas, students in this two-year program complete a rigorous academic curriculum of college coursework during the years they would normally consider their junior and senior years in high school.
Graduation Date: May 1999