I am a communications expert with ten years of experience managing, creating and enhancing new and existing programs to successfully promote and strengthen many organizations using social media, networking, promotional events and more.


·         Corporate Communications Specialist – F5 Networks, Seattle, WA – July 2010-Present
Media relations, community relations including PSA’s and events with organizations such as Swedish Medical Center, manage awards and speaking programs, professional sports partnership contact, contributed Wall Street Journal ad

·         Public Relations Manager - PlayEnvy/MMOFury, Seattle, WA – Oct. 2007 - Present
Increase traffic via SEO and promotional events with multi-million dollar companies, tripling revenue. Write MMOFury blog, also featured on the 3-million users a month website, MMOSite.

·         Marketing Specialist - Virtually Yourz, Kent, WA – Oct. 2009 – July 2010
Started social networking classes for business, teaching basics to advance including basic FBML. Contributed to Seattle PI Kent Community Blog, Worked with Kent businesses providing PR.

·         Marketing Specialist - City of St. Augustine Municipal Marina, FL – Feb. 2007- July 2008
First female to govern the $3.5million marina, voted best small marina on the east coast. Awarded the first General Services Leadership Award. Worked with government officials advising on waterway activity and marina space.

·         Student Activities Coordinator – ERAU, Daytona Beach, FL – Aug. 2006-Feb.2007
Used FB before it was open to the general public to advertise events to students with exceptional results.

·         Youth Program Coordinator - City of Buckley, WA – July 2002 – July 2006
Directed the Parks and Recreation department reporting only to the City Manager. Granted Mayor’s Award for raising the funds needed for a new building and programming. Worked closely with the Mayor and City Council.

·         Admin Assistant for IT Directors/Project Coordinator – BECU, Tukwila, WA – July 1998 – Dec. 2001

·         Education Committee Clerk - Washington State House of Representatives, Olympia, WA – 1998 Session



·         University of North Florida – Communications – Public Relations/Broadcasting

·         Pierce Community College – Associate of Arts Communications/Political Science




·         Society of Professional Journalists

·         Social Media Club

·         International Social Media Association

·         St. Augustine Health and Safety Committees

·         BECU Community Involvement Committee, Chair

·         BECU Health Connection Committee, Secretary



·         Swedish Medical Center, Corporate Giving Volunteer

·         Autism Speaks, Committee Chair

·         Kent Downtown Partnership, Volunteer

·         Halo Network, Board of Directors

·         Chris Elliott Fund for Glioblastoma Brain Cancer
Research, Annual Giving Campaign Chair


·         White River Youth Coalition, Member

·         City of Orting Park Commissioner

·         Bridge for Kids, Auction Volunteer

·         American Heart Association Coordinator, BECU

·         Murder Mystery for Charity, Founder

·         Lion’s Club, Volunteer



·         SMC Event: Social Media in the Political Realm

·         Comm. Opportunities through Social Networking

·         Society of Professional Journalists – 2010 Conf.

·         Maximizing Facebook: How to Effectively Use the #1 Social Network to Explode Your Business

·         Fundraising When Money is Tight

·         Stability in an Unstable Economy Conference

·         SkillPath Seminars - Managing Multiple Projects & Communicate with Diplomacy and Professionalism

·         Padgett-Thompson -Better Business Writing