Business Resume


Exceptional writer, proofreader, and editor with experience in entertainment and business. Well-versed in writing different materials directed toward a variety of audiences, using both creative and institutional voices. Thrives in a fast-paced environment with clear deadlines and takes feedback extremely well.


2007 – 2011
City of Hope National Medical Center — Duarte, CA
Assistant Director, Donor Stewardship (2009 to 2011)

Wrote and edited material for major donors and donor groups as part of $1 billion Power of Hope Campaign
Responsible for compiling, editing and proofreading donor list for City of Hope annual report, representing over 1,500 high-level donor names
Managed correspondence program involving writing thank you letters from President and CEO to major donors (above $5,000)
Served as singular “voice” for City of Hope President and CEO
Edited and proofread additional correspondence, including letters of condolence or congratulations and introductions for new donors
Managed Coordinator’s role in thank you letter process
Wrote update reports to donors who funded specific research and education programs, including diabetes, urology, medical and scientific library, and graduate student fellowships
Served as project manager for donor reporting program, including proofreading and editing all donor reports and assembling mailing lists
Wrote newsletter articles, which have been featured in various City of Hope newsletters, including publications for those who have indicated City of Hope is in their estate planning and for donors in the Palm Springs region
Responsible for drafting and testing internal policies for conversion to proprietary donor database

Coordinator, Donor Stewardship (2007 to 2009)
Wrote thank you letters to major donors and prospective donors
Edited and printed photos of donor recognition plaques
Proofed and assembled proposals to major donors
Only staff member to find spelling mistake on the cover of publication to be sent to 2,500 major donors

America Online — Los Angeles, CA
Web Developer/Copywriter
Created web portal streaming 40+ television shows on demand using XML and Visual Kix 2.0
Managed daily website maintenance and spot-checked links to ensure accuracy
Wrote and proofread copy for uploaded television episodes and DVD releases
Wrote and edited promotional material for main AOL television webpage
Generated keywords and ad copy to meet AOL SEO guidelines

Bachelor of Arts University of Iowa— Iowa City, IA

MS Office 2007
Adobe Photoshop CS3
Adobe InDesign CS3
Wordpress/Social Media
Blackbaud CRM


Playwright in Residence, SkyPilot Theatre, Burbank, CA (2010 – Present)
Freelance Web Curator, HackMart, Venice, CA (2011 – Present)
Associate Producer, No Shame Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (2004 – 2009)

Writing samples are available upon request. Please email me at

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