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Current Involvement

What's keeping me busy

Primary Initiatives

01

Available for Hire

I am looking for part- and full-time Product Management roles, and for Digital Design & Production work.



02

Building New Brands

Currently growing or launching brands for Monarch, Viceroy, Rally, and CIVIC. My involvement ranges from directing digital production work to spearheading organizational leadership itself.


  • Monarch
  • Viceroy
  • Rally
  • Civic
  • Monarch
  • Viceroy
  • Rally
  • Civic

03

Political action

Organizing in the 43rd legislative district for Eilzabeth Warren's presidential campaign, attending meetings of CTAB (Community Technology Advisory Board), and other community or political action.






Notable Involvement

Current or recent ways I'm keeping busy

Digital Production
& Product Management


My Role: Director of Digital

Brand strategy and digital production work

Hired for the special blend of Product Management, Business Development, and UX Design/Engineering skills, I'm right at home as the Director of Digital for Monarch and its new, sister agency Viceroy. I've personally designed or directed all company and client websites and other digital properties.

2018 – Present




A forward-thinking brand and experience marketing firm, Monarch's creative and technical talent drives some of the Pacific Northwest's most compelling campaigns.




Viceroy works with cultivators, processors and dispensaries within the legal Cannabis industry, set for major disruption over the next few years. We give our clients a world-class brand identity.




Program Management
& Event Production


GratiFI "Future Impact" Summits are daylong events which bring together thought leaders, researchers, business leaders, technologists, entrepreneurs, and everyone interested in coming together to drive positive social change.



Board Member

As a board member, I advise on event structure, marketing execution, how to engage high-level thought leaders, and by opening my rolodex for compelling speakers.

Sponsorship Advisor

I also specifically advise on sponsorship strategy – how to craft GratiFI's packages/offerings, how to engage sponsors themselves, how to care for existing sponsors, and other creative ways to engage raise the funds its program needs.

2018 – Present

Leadership &
Program Management



While marshalling Seattle's IT communities for event series and from my perch as President for the MIT Enterprise Forum, I've been inspired by how much talent our city has and its untapped potential to be marshalled together for positive impactful change.

Leveraging the Power of "Big Tech"
for Small Communities

CIVIC is being set up as a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit charged as an organizing vessel through which Seattle's technologists, designers, researchers and strategists will come together to solve problems and powerful, collective change. CIVIC's board will create and manage curated volunteer teams to bring its projects to fruition.







Board Chair

I am currently structuring the nonprofit to maximize impact for our Launch Partners, building out our Executive Board, and seeding ideas for our first projects and SWOT teams.

2019 – Present

Civic Leadership

People's Academy for Community Engagement (P.A.C.E.)

PACE brings together people from the Greater Seattle area who care about their communities. Through lessons, workshops and rotating speakers, PACE students learn about the gears of local government, better empathizing with fellow residents, and how to come together to create change.

2019 Graduate


   

Program Management
& Event Production



       

IxDA champions the importance of thoughtful and purposeful design being infused into the technology, architecture, products and services that make up our collective lives. IxDA's Seattle chapter has 5,800 members and organizes about 10 events anuually with 1,300 ticket purchasers.





Program Chair

Beyond advising the board on sponsorship strategy, I helped them conceived of and develop the new, ongoing "UX AV Club" event program. UX AV Club will essentially be "movie nights" for designers and user researchers to watch design documentaries together, with discussions and/or workshops afterwards. As Program Chair, I will have a seat on IxDA's local board and the voting rights that accompany it.

Spinning up in 2020