My vision for myself is to lead a REVOLUTIONARY, LASTING IMPACT on the world through INNOVATION.

Until then, my mission is to work for companies that are radically CHANGING THE WAY THINGS ARE DONE — learning from others, and developing my SKILLS and LEADERSHIP in roles that require me to be a creative problem solver and technically skilled strategic thinker.


  • “It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”
    — Harry S. Truman
  • “Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.”
    — Sergey Brin
  • “The ones crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”
    — Steve Jobs
  • “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”
    — Walt Disney
  • “It’s not who we are underneath, but what we do that defines us.”
    — Batman


Miami University

  • DEGREE: B.S. in Business
  • HONORS: Magna Cum Laude, University Honors with Distinction
  • CONCENTRATION: Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, and Chinese


Topco Associates

  • ROLE: Assistant Brand Manager
  • LOCATION: Chicago, IL
  • DATES EMPLOYED: July 2015 – Present

Topco Associates

  • ROLE: Brand Specialist, Brand Management
  • LOCATION: Chicago, IL
  • DATES EMPLOYED: May 2014 – July 2015
  • REASON FOR JOINING: To learn brand strategy, be a part of a new entrepreneurial marketing department in a rapidly-growing industry, and to gain experience in other disciplines of marketing – including brand management, digital marketing, and product development
  • Promoted to Assistant Brand Manager in July 2015

Nielsen Innovation Practice (BASES)

  • ROLE: Research Analyst
  • LOCATION: Chicago, IL
  • DATES EMPLOYED: July 2013 – April 2014
  • REASON FOR JOINING: To continue building expertise in innovation strategy & consulting, to hone analytical skills with market research, reporting, and forecasting, and to re-locate to Chicago

Nielsen Innovation Practice (BASES)

  • ROLE: Research Analyst Intern
  • LOCATION: Cincinnati, OH
  • DATES EMPLOYED: June 2012 – August 2012
  • REASON FOR JOINING: To gain consulting and analytical experience in innovation, market research, and forecasting
  • Offered & Accepted Full Time position at end of summer
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