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DetecTogether (2019 - 2022)

Vice President of Communications and Engagement

• Provided strategic direction and oversight for all marketing and communications initiatives, educational programming, and engagement activities
• Participated in organizational strategic planning
• Developed and executed communications and public relations strategies to promote and enhance education and advocacy programs
• Managed social and digital media strategy and content
• Developed educational curriculum and engaging courses for in-person and online learning management system
• Led research, development, and execution of national awareness campaigns
• Managed fundraising events, annual fund, and digital fundraising campaigns



Director of Campaign Marketing & Advancement Communications

• Drove strategic communications for fundraising, alumni relations, and campaign activities
• Wrote and edited campaign vision statements and proposals for all major initiatives and capital projects
• Wrote presidential speeches and high-level correspondence
• Provided communications advice and support to gift planning, annual fund, parent giving, major gifts, and donor relations
• Created exclusive periodicals for top donors
• Editor in Chief of several specialty magazines
• In collaboration with events team, created strategic programming for events
• Planned and executed campaign events, including launch of $400M campaign
• Managed budget and writers, website, designers, digital strategists, social media, video and photography​

• Winner of CASE Gold Award for Creativity in Social Media


Development Writer/Campaign Communications Manager (2000-2009)

• Wrote presidential speeches and high-level correspondence for senior administrators
• Contributing Editor, Holy Cross Alumni Magazine
• Managed development communications for the Lift High the Cross Campaign, a $216M effort
• Wrote fundraising materials in support of major gifts, planned giving, parent giving, annual fund, and stewardship
• Created donor relations and stewardship plans and reports
• Wrote gift proposals and solicitations


Associate Director of the Holy Cross Fund (1999-2000)

• Frontline fundraiser
• Created and managed direct mail program
• Achieved 50% alumni participation annually
• Responsible for fundraising and stewardship of key reunions; managed volunteers
• Solicited and closed 6-figure gifts


University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.Ed. Language Arts and English

B.A. Political Science

• Recipient of the Senior Leadership Award and the Kathryn Furcolo Award for Outstanding Public Service

• U.S. Supreme Court Judicial Intern—one of two college students chosen from across the country to work in the Office of the Chief Justice of the United States
• Published paper in in the American Political Science Association Journal

Community Volunteer

Founding member of Turkey Trot for the Memory, benefiting Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH ($300K raised); completed four Boston Marathons as a charity runner; Shrewsbury Planning Board. Volunteer for Saint John’s High School Athletics.

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