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 assigned
  • 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


Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Program Tutor, Refugee Transitions

Oakland, CA, 10/14 - 5/15


Development & Event Planning Intern, MESA

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


Development Volunteer, International Rescue Committee

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


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