Assistant to VP and Development Department, San Francisco Foundation c/o Robert Half

San Francisco, CA, temporary assignment 8/16 - 10/16                                             

  • Generated agendas, gift and pipeline reports for weekly team meetings, scheduling, expense reports, invoice processing, donor related research, third party space rental event management, donor customer service and relations database updates (Raiser's Edge), general departmental assistance and miscellaneous tasks as identified
  •  Synthesized and streamlined procedural guidelines for space rental events from multiple sources and team members into a single document  


Administrative Assistant, ABHOW c/o Robert Half

(American Baptist Homes of the West Foundation), Pleasanton, CA, temporary assignment 10/15 - 1/16                          

  • Streamlined and documented processes and reports to cohere with Accounting Department, refine identification of revenue streams, and support other initiatives of the new Foundation President
  • Managed and created a user manual for donor database (eTapestry
  • Processed gifts, invoices and funding requests (AR & AP), updated organization of records, made weekly deposits,  assisted month closures, and provided President and Planned Giving Advisor as needed



Studio Manager, Catapult Design

(international non-profit design firm), San Francisco/Denver, CA/CO, 3/5/13 – 1/13/16  

  • Researched, monitored and implemented corporate responsibility including multi-state, insurance, and tax regulation and compliance, processed invoices and fees, communicated with regulatory and insurance agencies, set-up and administered compliant team files and documents
  • Acted as the initial point of contact for all organizational correspondence, managed information including Salesforce donor database, processed reports and corresponded with donors; reorganized and maintained hard and electronic project /corporate files, recruitment correspondence and organization, tracked and reported staff hours/project burn rates, scheduled meetings and coordinated events, processed receipts, invoices, payments and deposits in coordination with CFO, coordinated travel arrangements and negotiated honorariums, miscellaneous projects as identified
  • Planned community events and supported fundraising through sponsorship and in-kind donation solicitation, edited and created related materials, tracked budget, oversaw floor plan design, overall logistics, vendor/venue contract fulfillment, local permits, and volunteer coordination for 4 events with record-breaking attendance that won over $8500 worth of in-kind and monetary donations in total


Office Administrator, Cliff Consulting, c/o Premier Staffing

(a boutique project leadership and strategy consultancy), Emeryville, CA, temporary assignment 6/29/15 - 9/5/15            

  • Coordinated accounts payable and receivable, project invoicing, aged receivables reporting and tracking, consultant timesheet review, deposits, expense reports (Xero, 
  • Answered or routed telephone, in-person, and email inquiries, maintained office calendar (Google), equipment, technology, supply and vendor tracking and coordination, mail and shipping, contact management, and miscellaneous projects as identified
  • Organized, edited, and ensured proper storage of hard and electronic copies of business development, project, recruiting, official minutes, and contract documents and records (, Insightly, Power Point)
  • Completed Women's Business Enterprise National Council certification application, business license for new location, and California Statement of Information


Development & Event Planning Intern, MESA

(Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture), Berkeley, CA, 9/4/12 - 12/6/12  

  • Solicited in kind donations for the biggest and most interesting silent auction MESA'd ever had at their annual Cultural Cuisine fundraiser, in addition to collaborating with colleagues on floor plan, volunteer planning and management, etc, for the event which served approximately 200 


Development Volunteer, International Rescue Committee

San Francisco, CA, 6/09 - 9/09

  • Researched foundations and drafted letters of intent for a community gardening program
  • Solicited in kind donations for annual fundraising gala auction, and assisted with database updates and record keeping (eTapestry)


Account Manager/Administrative Assistant, Maternity Xchange

(an off price and consignment maternity clothing boutique), Alameda, CA, 10/08 - 9/09                                                 

  • Maintained account and sales information including database management, established over 100 accounts
  • Managed communications including website maintenance and e-newsletters
  • Processed clothing for $4,400 average monthly sales and organized systems to ensure timely check & unsold clothing disbursements
  • Created an Account Manager Procedure Manual


Community Development Project Manager, Peace Corps

Saint Lucia, West Indies, 6/06 - 9/08

Managed development campaigns including proposal writing, fundraising document creation, budgets, securing of funding/grants; Designed and led participatory assessments and planning processes, workshops and trainings; Event planning and management including volunteer coordination, programming, public relations/media outreach including press release and kit creation; Mobilized community members to form volunteer and student led groups; Coordinated and facilitated meetings for various projects including:

  • Community Based Organization Capacity-Building Project; Over 10 hours of training workshops, serving 3 community organizations
  • Marigot Bay Fashion Melee fundraiser, over $800 raised, 200+ attendees
  • Marigot Caribbean Student Environmental Alliance; various field and camping trips, and training retreats over the course of 2 years, students presentations at local business and government meetings