About

I am a passionate professional with experience in project management in transportation planning, public policy, graphic design, and non-profit programs. I have worked with a variety of organizations with a wide range of experience in all aspects of planning from transportation planning to economic development to sustainability & green building. In addition I have experience in non-profit management working on fundraising campaigns, media and communications, corporate partnerships, program management, and volunteer engagement.

Check out my Portfolio page for examples of my work or visit my LinkedIn profile for more about my experience.

Work Experience

Lead Organizer » Burrito Project SF

August 2016 –  Present

  • Manage fundraising and corporate partnerships raising over 3 years of funding
  • Volunteer management and recruitment, tripling the volunteers within 1 year
  • Public outreach and communications to get recognition in new & traditional media and recruit volunteers
  • Operations and budget – actively manage event operations, inventory, and program budget
Senior Planner » Alta Planning + Design

December 2017 – July 2018

  • Active Transportation Plans, Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plans, Safe Routes to School programs
  • Served as assistant project manager helping to manage tasks, GIS and planning analysis, and project budgets
  • Worked with clients and staff on GIS & planning analysis, mapping, graphic production, and plan writing
  • Collaborated with the Graphic Design team to generate infographics, online mapping tools, and project proposals
Planner » SF International Airport

November 2017 – December 2018

  • Analyzed wayfinding issues to identify deficiencies, develop solutions, and recommend changes
  • Work collaboratively across divisions to develop, monitor, and maintain airport signage standards and graphics programs to ensure all signage and informational displays are current, consistent and comply with established standards
  • Coordinate with other airport departments, consultants and project managers on design and installation of airport signage
Transportation Planner » SF Municipal Transportation Agency

April 2015 – April 2016

  • Created and supported improvements to data collection process for analysis and reporting of Vision Zero policy and projects
  • Conducted data analysis and make policies and recommendations
  • Prepared reports, presentations, and recommendations to staff and leadership
  • Represented the agency to community and stakeholders to establish working partnerships and explain policies, programs and projects
  • Assisted in tracking Sustainable Streets projects and works with individual groups on schedule and budget tracking, projecting and forecasting
  • Managed the bicycle parking program for the city of San Francisco installing over 500 bicycle racks a year throughout the city
  • Surveyed site locations, evaluate parking demand & usage, and analyze traffic data
  • Managed the design of promotional materials for the bicycle parking program
  • Coordinate with businesses, citizens, and other city agencies on various projects
  • Use Adobe Create Suite GIS, Excel, and AutoCAD to plan and implement bicycle projects
Program & Design Manager » SF Bicycle Coalition

August 2012 – April 2015

  • Managed the Bicycle Safety Education programs funded by the SFMTA, SFCTA and
    MTC reaching over 1,200 adults, 300 youth, and thousands of professional drivers
  • Managed program budgets and timelines totaling over $500K in grant funding
  • Worked with government agencies, elected officials, and community organizations on
    transportation planning issues
  • Developed materials and informational graphics to promote transportation goals of
    the organization and improvements to bicycle infrastructure in SF
  • Re-designed and launch a new, user-friendly and mobile responsive website
  • Designed all graphics for print, web, marketing materials, and apparel
  • Developed marketing campaigns growing the awareness of advocacy work and
    projects
  • Helped craft press releases leading to articles in traditional and new media
  • Attended public hearings, meetings and conferences held by various city departments
    and preparing summary reports
  • Interpreted and explained legal, technical and procedural aspects of planning to the
    public via presentations and visual graphics
Planning Consultant » City of Oakland Dept. of Economic & Workforce Development

October 2012 – May 2013

  • Conducted focus groups to study the needs of the unemployed in Oakland
  • Analyzed demographic and employment data across the city
  • Developed recommendations to support local employment policy and the Oakland
    Army Base Redevelopment project
  • Performed outreach to community-based organizations, the public and service providers on the Army Base redevelopment and future workforce development opportunities
Planning Instructor » Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy

September 2011 – May 2012

  • Conducted Graphic Communications for Planners graduate-level course teaching
    students to create plans and models for neighborhood and area plans
  • Educated students in use of data analysis, graphic visualization, and urban design
    concepts in planning and policy analysis
Research Associate » Rutgers Center for Green Building

October 2008 – May 2012

  • Researched and Co-authored NJ Green Building Manual and NJ Green Home
    Remodeling Guidelines
  • Managed project teams successfully on several projects promoting green building
    practices and promoting sustainable planning codes
  • Advised and collaborated with technical advisory committees consisting of public
    agencies and professionals to develop tools for homeowners and developers
  • Increased access, awareness, and adoption of green building practices in NJ
  • Supervised and designed manuals, guidelines, professional reports, and website
Research Associate & GIS Analyst » Good Jobs New York

July 2010 – January 2011

  • Integrated GIS and graphics to translate technical subsidy information to the public
  • Raised awareness of and provided access to data on NYC economic development
    subsidies to Borough Presidents and Community Boards
  • Provided transparent analysis of economic development subsidy allocations that
    identified issues in distribution of funding
  • Increased public participation in the subsidy allocation process
Assistant Planner » Hudson County Division of Planning

June 2009 – January 2010

  • Rendered County eligible for Federal Economic Development Administration funding
  • Co-authored Hudson County Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
    and economic development component to County Master Plan adopted by County Board of
    Chosen Freeholders in January of 2010
  • Executed economic and demographic analyses to identify strengths and weaknesses of the
    local economy
  • Interviewed municipal and county officials and administered a public opinion survey to facilitate comprehensive community participation

Freelance & Consulting Experience

  • SF Housing Action Coalition | Website, Event materials, Infographics
  • Vision Zero Network | Website, Outreach materials
  • Swagger Like Us | Event posters
  • Bike East Bay | Event materials
  • Ticketfly | Seating charts
  • Common Sense Media | Branding
  • Regional Plan Association | Reports & Graphics
  • NJ Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center | Website
  • Sara Kety | Apparel
  • NJ Ad Agency | Advertising & Marketing Materials
  • Cofone Consulting Group, LLC | Planning Reports & Exhibits
  • VCA Group | Architectural drawings, site plans, building elevations