Inspiring and self motivated leader with ability to identify key needs, set a vision, create and execute plans, and develop innovative solutions that support team members and evolve programs to the next level. Turns ideas into engaging products, services, and events. Talent for building consensus and mobilizing stakeholders. Expertise in program development, education, marketing, community and government relations.

Marketing  |  Budget Management  |  Program Development  | Social Media Marketing  | Community Relations  |  Fundraising  |  Event Planning  |  Change Management  | Performance Management  |  Board Development  |  Public Speaking  |  Government Relations



Administrative (Principal) Intern, Consultant

Principal Internship turned into Consulting

Oversight and development of the following programs and products facilitating employee and parent  engagement:

  • Mission, Vision, and Core Values Statements and Posters

  • Guest Teacher Welcome Kit

  • NAEP Testing Coordination

    • Schoolwide Development of Mindfulness Based Intervention (MBI) Program

  • Participated in many daily principal-level administrative duties such as PSIT, SAT, PLC, financial audit, etc.

  • Teacher/classroom observations, assessments, and performance review meetings

MULTI-FAMILY PROPERTIES, Boise, ID      2017-2019

Assistant Community/ Leasing Manager (Greystar); Manager and Developer (Gia Investments)

Managed and directed brand marketing, social media, ratings, reviews, print, internet advertising, sales activities, team members, client retention, community partnerships, and relationship building 

  • Managed and directed brand marketing, social media, ratings, reviews, print, internet advertising, events, sales activities, design, client retention, community partnerships, and relationship building

  • Human Resources and Training - Managed teams of sales, maintenance, and construction employees

  • Lease sales as well as Identifying and developing new streams of revenue

  • Identify performance challenges and streamline business systems to increase  productivity

  • Oversight and management of financial and operational facets of the community. Record, track, and report on all financial workings of the community

  • Oversight of residential property renovation and development

WOMEN’S MONEY, Las Vegas      2011-2016

Executive Director

Developed innovative program for financial messaging to women and launched organization to administer the program with global reach. Devised mentoring system that gets measurable program results. Concepted and wrote curriculum; negotiated brand building; directed event planning. Manage staff of 40

  • Event Creation, Planning and Production:

    • Women’s Money Conferences, the #1 financial education conference in Nevada and 3rd largest financial education conference for women in the nation; 5K women attendees.

    • Mentoring & Financial Education Systems delivered nationwide to 30K participants.

    • Mujeres y Dinero, the only fully Spanish language personal financial education conference in the nation.

    • Wealth Building Program, Women’s Money Guidebook, online education platform, mentor training program, andemployee financial education programs.

  • Obtained $800K to fund program’s first five years of events and R&D.

  • Produced 100+ workshops, classes, and conferences serving over 10K participants in five years; exceeding conference attendance expectation by 15% annually.

  • Turned around failing National Women’s Money Week campaign in 2016 to expand 10-fold to reach nearly 1M impressions within 4 weeks and 10M impressions in 2017.

  • Created and implemented marketing campaigns reaching over 2 million people nationwide.

  • Optimized services offered through savvy management of lean $200K budget.

  • Negotiated relationships with coalition of marketing partners (nonprofits and state agencies) to reduce costs, increase engagement, and build database to 15K reach.

  • Administrative duties and oversight to ensure the social responsibility to meet legal, ethical and economic responsibilities as established by stakeholders

  • Creation, writing and editing of program curriculum, books, and online LMS

  • Coached and trained program financial literacy mentors and ambassadors

  • 1-1 client mentoring

  • Oversight of annual budgets, grant and sponsorship deliverables

  • Directed and managed marketing and communication plans

  • Education and advocacy to state agencies and legislators 

  • Oversight of annual budgets, grant and sponsorship deliverables

  • Public speaking to audiences 10 to 1500 attendees

  • Writing/Editing of proposals, grants, annual and event reports, curriculums, web content, press releases


Executive Director

Launched local networking group with 80 initial members and grew to nationwide organization providing education and advocacy voice for 15M entrepreneurial and executive moms.

  • Grew organization from initial concept to become one of the Top 10 women’s business organizations in the US with 10K engaged members and national policy influence.

  • Directed development and execution of extensive member services programming including business grants, education, networking, marketing and business start-up programs.

  • Cultivated relationships with over 50 legislators to influence and advise on legislation relating to net neutrality, national healthcare, and other issues relating to women business owners.

  • Created the nation’s first crowdfunding business grant program, giving women the opportunity to raise $25K in funding and benefits to grow their business.

  • Produced Create Your Dreams Awards gala with 500 attendees, Nevada Women’s Leadership Summit (200 attendees); Multiply Your Money Conference (500 participants nationally); 100+ local workshops and luncheons.

  • Managed organization’s national communication outreach including email, social media and Moms in Business monthly magazine.

  • Served as community advisor to House and Senate members of Congress; recognized in Congressional Record.

JARRETT-MARTINI PRODUCTIONS, Reno, NV                                                                  1997 - 2002

Marketing Director / Agent

$1.5M in annual sales through client relations, marketing design, and contract negotiations for event production services.


  • Preschool/Kindergarten Teacher

  • College Level English Tutor

  • College Human Resources Assistant

  • College Department of Education Assistant


Pinnacle Award, Natl. Assoc. of State Treasurers, 2012|  International Women’s Day Award, Las Vegas, NV, 2012|  Women of Distinction Award, NAWBO, 2012|  Nevada Women’s Hall of Fame, 2012|  Women to Watch Award, Vegas, Inc., 2012 |  Champion for Women Award National Finalist, Women's Congress, 2008|  Nevada Home Based Business Advocate,  SBA, 2003, 2007


NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL, Washington DC                                                      2011-2014

Council Member

  • Selected for nonpartisan federal council charged with advising government on economic issues of importance to women business owners; reviewed proposed policy; public speaking.

WOMEN IMPACTING PUBLIC POLICY, Las Vegas, NV                                                                 2007-2014

Healthcare Committee Co-Chair / Nevada State Leader / Council Member

  • Co-led coalition of women business owners to develop and push a bipartisan agenda on healthcare legislation.


Advisory Council Member, Alliance for Nevada Non Profits (ANN), 2010-Present|  Advisory Council Member, Oscar Night America, 2010, 2011|  Speaker, Nevada Women’s Summit, 2010 (keynote speakers:  FLOTUS & Senate Majority Leader)  |  Board Member, Southern Nevada Area Health Education Council, 2005-2007|  Advisory Council Member, Association of Nevada Nonprofits


  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY, Boise, ID|  Masters in Educational Leadership

  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY, Boise, ID|  Danielson Framework Certification

  • LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, Los Angeles, CA |  BA in English with a Writing Emphasis; minor in Communications


Co-Author/Editor, Women’s Money Guide to Budgeting, Spending & Saving Money, 2015   | Co-Author/Editor, Women’s Money Guidebook, Editions 1-5, 2011-2016   | Co-Author, Why 5% Succeed: Five Principles of Predictable Profit, 2013  | Co-Author, Accomplishment Journal for Working Mothers, 2009  


Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Strategic Planning, Creating Systems, Research, Teaching, Writing, Sales, Consulting/Coaching, Training, Customer Relations, Media Relations, Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Powerpoint, Excel; Adobe: Pro 7, Photoshop, Email Marketing, Social Media Management, Survey & Assessment Creation, Logic/Conditional Branching, Data Analysis, Basic HTML, Website Design, Program & Project Management, Event Planning, Yardi Property Management Software, Budgeting.