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where I've been

FCB Chicago | Associate Creative Director, Oct 2019 - Now 

  • Clients: Cox Communications, City of Chicago

  • The work: web copy and strategy, 360 campaigns, new business

  • Favorite part so far: homepage redesign work, and Chicago’s “We Are All One Home Team” city health campaign.  

Rise Interactive | Senior Copywriter, Jan 2017 - Oct 2019

  • Clients: Michaels, Converse, National Dairy Council, Atkins, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, TransUnion, U.S. Foods, Tempur-Sealy, Nordstrom Trunk Club, Silpada Jewelry

  • The work: Digital campaigns, social campaigns, new business, web copy and strategy, blogging, infographics, SEO & Amazon optimization, UX copy

  • Favorite part: Mentoring young creatives and the launch of the Michaels Weddings campaign.

  • Best things I learned: UX best practices and how to dissect digital buzzwords.

  • Awards: 2020 Internet Advertising Competition Winner, 

RPM Advertising | Copywriter, Oct 2013 - July 2016 | Senior Copywriter, July 2016 - Jan 2017

  • Clients: Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Penn National Gaming, Riondo Prosecco (Terlato Wines), Gila River Casinos

  • The work: TV, radio, OOH, print ads, digital banners, website copy, social media posts, direct mail, branding & creative strategy, new business

  • Favorite part: Getting off the plane for a client visit and seeing my work on a terminal billboard.

  • Best thing I learned: How to sell the work, even if it means performing a jingle.

  • Awards: 2015 Davey Awards, “Hollywood Casino, All That Glitters”

Walgreens Co. | Digital Marketing Consultant & Writer, Oct 2012 - Oct 2013

  • Clients: Walgreens all the way (and all their private label brands)!

  • The work: Digital creative, blogging, social media campaigns, website copy

  • Favorite part: Coming up with the digital creative for All-Star Celebrity Apprentice.

  • Best thing I learned: Everyone likes the person who knows the cool lunch spots.  

  • Awards: 2013 Store Brands Decisions Innovation Awards, Best Television Advertising Campaign “Walgreens Good & Delish, Celebrity Apprentice”


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Advertising, Sociology
Graduated May 2012

The Second City Training Center Chicago
Comedic Writing, Improvisation, Stand-Up
Completed Programs 2013, 2014

  • Volunteering with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

  • Operating a dog bandana Etsy shop

  • Cheering on local drag queens

  • Kayaking Lake Michigan

  • Giving my dachshund the good life

  • Perfecting my deep dish pizza recipe

  • Keeping succulents alive

  • Working on Jedi mind tricks

  • Making lists that start with verbs 

what I've been up to

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