• Maricopa Association of Governments

  • Human Services Planner II

    Phoenix, AZ

    November 2018 - Present

    • Address system level issues and bring together all systems that affect individuals experiencing homelessness throughout Maricopa County.
    • Facilitate meetings, document, create, and organize policies and procedures specifically addressing system wide issues throughout the Continuum of Care.
    • Uniquely and innovatively bring together systems that are involved with homelessness to bring more resources into the homeless system and address homelessness from a well-rounded, human-centered perspective. 
  • Arizona Housing Coalition

  • Research & Policy Coordinator 

    Phoenix, AZ

    May 2018 - November 2018

    • Facilitate relationships with key partners to develop a statewide Veteran By-Name List collaborating with governmental agencies, businesses, and non-profits.
    • Document, create, and organize policies, procedures, stories, case studies, and other tools within the Continuums of Care to apply Best Practices with innovative and creative strategies to end homelessness specifically focusing on Veteran and Chronic subpopulations.
    • Analyze system wide data to inform policy, education, training, and collaboration efforts of the organization.
  • City of Phoenix, Mayor's Office

  • Council Aide

    Phoenix, AZ

    December 2017 - May 2018


    AmeriCorps VISTA member

    Phoenix, AZ

    September 2016 - July 2017

    • Addressed the Mayor’s initiatives on homelessness specifically regarding Veteran homelessness, employment opportunities for homeless individuals and achieving the goals of Built to Zero effectively ending homelessness 
    • Coordinated the Principal for a Day program, pairing business leaders in the community with schools to develop partnerships benefitting students, teachers, and principals throughout the district
    • Planned and marketed the Outstanding Young Man Young Woman educational program recognizing outstanding high school students throughout the Phoenix valley by Council members and the Mayor
    • Worked with neighborhood leaders to address ongoing issues within the community and problem solved how the City of Phoenix and Neighborhood Associations can work together
    • Developed briefing sheets, remarks and staffing of the Mayor on educational and homeless-related events
  • KG Investment Management

  • Hillsboro, OR

    Summer 2012 - Summer 2016

    • Day to day office management resulting in an efficient property management experience, developing strong relationships for both clients and tenants
    • Audited over 150 tenant and vendor files to review paperwork including Certificates of Insurance, leases, contracts, and correspondence ensuring proper compliance and agreements
    • Coded 100+ invoices weekly based on budgets of all properties to analyze property profitability and cash flows
    • Used problem solving to address tenant issues on a daily basis
  • Resident Assistant

  • Denver, CO

    August 2013 - June 2015

    • Directly oversaw 22 freshmen residents through interaction and frequent conversations ensuring students adhered to dorm living contracts and supported overall well-being of students
    • Acted as first point of contact for residents when difficult situations arose, directed these students to the appropriate resources, and provided support through times of struggle
    • Monitored the building throughout the night on a weekly basis to ensure the safety and wellness of our students as well as responded to emergencies per an on-call basis
  • Activities and Volunteer Work

  • Phoenix, Arizona

    Obama Foundation, Community Leadership Corps: May 2018 - Present

    Young Nonprofit Professionals Network: June 2018 - Present

    University of Denver

    Pioneer Leadership Program: 2012 - 2016

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Executive Board: 2014 - 2016

    • Side Events Chair: 2014 - 2016

    YoungLife: 2012 - 2016

    • Leadership Team Member: 2013 - 2016
    • Co-Led Girls Greek Bible Study: 2013 - 2016

    Colleges Against Cancer: 2012 - 2014

    Delta Delta Delta Sorority: 2012 - 2016

    • Assistant Vice President of Chapter Development: 2013

    Order of Omega: 2015 - 2016


    Tigard High School

    STUD (Stop Tigard Underage Drinking and Drugs): 2008 - 2012

    • President: 2010 - 2012

    FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America): 2009 - 2012

    • President: 2010 - 2012

    YoungLife: 2008 - 2012

    National Honor Society: 2010 - 2012

    Link Krew: 2010 - 2012

    Publications: 2009 - 2011

    • Yearbook editor: 2010 - 2011

    Volleyball: 2008 - 2010

    • Captain: 2008 - 2010

    Varsity Ski Racing: 2009 - 2012

    • Captain: 2011 - 2012


    Volunteer Work

    St. Vincent de Paul, Phoenix, AZ: 2018 - Present 

    Christ Church of the Valley, Phoenix, AZ: 2016 - Present

    Denver Rescue Mission, Denver, CO: 2012 - 2016

    Community Cafe, Portland, OR: 2008 - 2012

  • Achievements

  • Daniels College of Business Inclusive Excellence Case Competition, Second Place 2014

    Chancellor Scholarship Recipient 2012-2016

    International Bacclaureate Diploma Recipient 2012

    Metro Ski League Sportsmanship Award Recipient 2012

    Girl Scout Silver Award 2008

    Girl Scout Bronze Award 2006

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