a bit about me:

  • Communications expert contracting mainly with service providers and nonprofits in northeast Ohio

  • Provider of development, communications, operational, and consultative services, with specializations in nonprofits and small businesses

  • Board leader with experience in founding, growing, funding, and advancing organizations

  • Community advocate, deeply invested in structural and social equity for my communities and neighborhood

I love to amplify impactful messages that are supported in coalition and sought after in community. If that's not your organization's biography right now, it can be. 


Extensive experience as a nonprofit team member, consultant, board chair, and founding member of new and newly established nonprofits


Writer, editor, producer, and project manager of public-facing communications collateral, including marketing, public relations, and crisis work


Team management experience in the corporate and nonprofit sectors, and wide experience leading community, grassroots, service, and political efforts


More than a decade of experience in organizing, with deep northeast Ohio roots and a national network of grasstops and political elders and leaders

 Nonprofit development, growth strategy, and public relations expert | Board Chair and Incorporator, The Buckeye Flame (2020-Present)  | Board Chair, Preterm Clinic (2017-2020) (Board Member, 2014-2020) | Board Member, Plexus LGBTQ + Allied Chamber of Commerce (2018-2020) (Chamber Member, 2015-Current) | Cofounder, Cleveland Bi+ Network | Cofounder, Bi+ Community Affinity Group, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland | Cofounder, Cleveland Kings Action Pack | Member, Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus | Member, Collective Arts Network (CAN) | Former Board Vice Chair and Incorporator, Guide to Kulchur | Camp Wellstone (aka re:power) graduate, campaign management | Cohort XIV member, Neighborhood Leadership Development Program (NLDP) | Graduate, University of Maryland

Check out my recent writing

An update on HRC's Corporate Equality Index from the

HRC Federal Club Council in Prizm News 

Testimony against HB256 in front of the Ohio Senate Committee for Health, Human Services, and Medicare