I help organizations identify and achieve strategic goals by leveraging technology, identifying and solving problems, and effectively communicating complex ideas.
I’m a passionate storyteller and creator interested in exploring the world through art, science and technology. I have the expertise to help you share your stories.
By Day, I am the IT Administrator and Information Security Officer at Freedom Bank and By Night, I am Chief Troublemaker at Troublemaker Technology Solutions, providing technology and digital solutions for individuals, non-profits, and businesses.
I'M ALWAYS LOOKING FOR TROUBLE!
Over the past decade I have worked in schools, camps, hospitals, churches and businesses solving their problems and tellimg their stories. These are just some of them:
DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION AND YOUTH MINISTRIES
PLEASANTVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
FALL 2010 – WINTER 2016
Responsibilities included creating and implementing educational programs; recruiting, training and managing volunteers; designing and producing communications for programs; providing first line of defense support for inter-office technology, including PCs, a Windows Server, PBX (Astrix) Phone System, network system; designing and implementing a social media strategy for outreach.
During this time I also worked with the Great Beginnings Pre-School implementing an experiential science program and leading educational crafts and activities.
FOUNDING MEMBER - FILMS ON PURPOSE
FILMS ON PURPOSE
SUMMER 2015 – WINTER 2016
Films on Purpose is a community-run series showing films on environmental and social issues of our time. Responsibilities included strategic planning, program development and marketing oversight. The marketing program involved creating, designing and managing digital marketing – Facebook, email and paper campaigns.
WOLFSON’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
FALL 2009 – SPRING 2010
The Chaplain Extern program is part of the hospital’s Clinical Pastoral Education Program. CPE Externs were responsible to serve as the floor chaplain 6hrs a week, being the on call chaplain once every other week, attending verbatim discussions and small group conferences. I worked with in and out patient juvenile behavioral health wards leading Spiritual Journey groups, as well as working as a floor chaplain in the Children’s Hospital.
CRISIS CENTER COUNSELOR AND CARE TEAM ASSOCIATE
ALACHUA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
SPRING 2008 – FALL 2010
The Crisis Center at the Alachua County Department of Health was part of the National Suicide Talkline as well as a local resource to the community. As Phone Counsleor, duties include counseling individuals in a crisis situation throughout Alachua County, answering and counseling individuals who call 1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-273-TALK, assessing suicidality over the phone, extending local services when appropriate. As a Care Team Associate, duties include face to face counseling, serving as liason between law enforcement offices, the crisis center, and members of the community, as well as further mobilizing resources. We also offered Crisis Intervention Training to local area law enforcement officers as part of their continuing education program.
ARCHITECTURE AND FINE ARTS LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
FALL 2005 – SPRING 2009
Worked through college at the Architecture and Fine Arts Library at the University of Florida as a Student Library Assistant. Primary duties included, assisting patrons locate information both online and in the building, shelving materials used by patrons, assisting with course reserve materials.
CAMP STAFF / VOLUNTEER
CEDARKIRK CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER
MONTGOMERY PRESBYTERIAN CENTER
HOLMES CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER
SUMMER 2005 – PRESENT
Beginning in 2005, I worked at Cedarkirk Camp and Conference Center as a summer camp counselor, and I caught the camp bug BAD! Since then I have worked at several other camps, in a variety of positions, including, Counselor, Intern, Challenge Course Manager, Canoe Instructor, Boat Captain, Team Building Facilitator, Retreat Leader, tractor driver, and more.
“You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” Here are some of places I have grown.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
FALL 2005 – SPRING 2010
Studied Psychology, focusing on Suicidology. Active volunteer with the Crisis Center at the Alachua County Department of Health, T.A. with Psychology of Suicide. Volunteer through First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville with youth and college ministries, worked with Interfaith Hospitality Network homeless ministry. Worked and volunteered at Cedarkirk and Montgomery Camp and Conference Centers.
CENTER FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES
LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
FALL 2001 – SPRING 2005
Graduated with distinctions; member of National Honor Society, French Honor Society, and Mu Alpha Theta. Finalist at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.