Archival Assistant, May – September 2013
The National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey, Sea Girt, NJ

  • Assisted in the inventorying and processing of more than 200 boxes of documents, photographs, and materials damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
  • Supervised team of interns and paraprofessionals by instructing them on inventorying and digitization process, assigning duties, and overseeing work progress.
  • Organized and set-up archival area within the museum for more efficient storage and ease of use.
  • Created digital finding aid and launched digitization of archival collection.

Reference and Youth Services Librarian, 2008 – 2013
Miami-Dade Public Library System, Miami, FL

  • Provided print and online reference services to adults, teens, and children at the main headquarters and regional library branch for a system serving over 2 million residents.
  • Instructed patrons on the usage of computers and eBooks, as well as internet applications and online resources via classes and one-on-one instruction.
  • Developed content for eBooks webpage and system-wide staff training presentation under guidance of head Fine Arts librarian.
  • Acted as Youth Services librarian at regional branch level, with a focus on teen-oriented programming and collection development.
  • Served on several action committees, including as lead for teen spoken word programs and as co-creator of Aquabrowser software staff training series.

Online Magazine Editor, 2007 – 2008
Elements for Women, Miami Beach, FL

  • Edited and managed content for bi-monthly online women’s health and wellness magazine of over 500 subscribers.
  • Utilized health resources and market research to assist in the creation and editing of 70+ page manual for coaches and consumers for an e-diet/nutrition program.
  • Developed content and acted as copy director for company website and blog at and

Corporate Communications Manager, 2006 – 2007
MenScience Androceuticals Skincare & Grooming, Miami, FL

  • Created and launched full marketing campaigns that included print and online components for an award-winning men’s skincare product line.
  • Acted as primary communications liaison to over 80+ media contacts in the print, online, and visual media industries.
  • Developed and managed web content for company’s primary website by using extensive SEO techniques and Internet search tools.
  • Researched industry and medical resources to generate press releases, direct mail pieces, monthly newsletters, product brochures and feature articles for targeted audience.

Copywriter / Office Manager, 2005 – 2006
Imagery Creative Communications, Coral Gables, FL

  • Managed administrative tasks for award-winning advertising office with roster of 30+ clients, with a focus on client correspondence, project management, and scheduling.
  • Researched, created content, and edited over 50 marketing pieces for print, online, and broadcast media.

Editorial Assistant / Freelance Writer, 2003 – 2005
Welcome Books, New York, NY

  • Extensively researched information on arts and cultural topics for use in roster of books from boutique publishing house.
  • Created copy and assisted in graphics selection for The Home Almanac (Fall 2004), The Goodnight Book (Spring 2005) and New York Deco (Fall 2005).
  • Copyedited several manuscripts and gift calendars.


Master of Science, Information Studies, August 2010
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Bachelor of Arts, Major: English Literature, Minor: Creative Writing, May 2002
New York University, New York, NY


Software and databases: Horizon, Polaris, Aquabrowser, OCLC, Photoshop, WordPress, Windows and Mac systems.


New Jersey State Professional Librarian Certification, Thomas Edison State College, 2013
New York Public Librarian Certification, NY State Education Department, 2013
American Library Association (ALA), 2008-Present
Dade County Library Association (DCLA), 2008-2013
Beta Phi Mu Honors Society, 2010-2012
Recipient, ALA Spectrum Scholarship, ALA, 2008
Recipient, NYU Honors Scholar Program, New York University, 2002


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