Master of Business Administration
in Integrated Marketing Communication
DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business – Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts in Advertising
with concentration in Creative Writing
Marquette University – Milwaukee, WI

Work Experience
Freelance Writer / Marketing Consultant
January 2011 – Present

As a freelance writer and marketing consultant, I have drafted strategic marketing copy for client websites, blogs, marketing campaigns, event planning materials and more. I’ve written for a wide range of topics, including social media, corporate and private event planning, wedding planning, medical, cooking and more.

Communications & Marketing Manager
Fibre Box Association
August 2004 – May 2010

Fibre Box Association is a non-profit association representing over 95% of production in the corrugated packaging industry.

As Marketing Manager, I covered a broad spectrum of responsibilities, including strategic marketing, event planning, committee management, internal and external communications and project management.

I also worked with the International Corrugated Case Association, in partnership with FBA, gaining valuable experience in international meeting planning and marketing.

Marketing / Communications Coordinator
Fibre Box Association
August 2004 – June 2006

Marketing Intern
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
January 2004 – May 2004

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Wisconsin Chapter began my career as a marketing professional. I learned the marketing processes through press releases and press kits, event planning and execution, volunteer management and graphic design