REsumE

Education

Fordham University, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, 2017

  • BA – Political Science and Theatre (performance), Double Major

  • Fordham University Emerging Leaders Program, 2014

Georgetown University Summer Program for High School Students, 2012

  • Fundamentals of American Government and Fundamentals of Law

HONORS AND AWARDS  

-     Finished in the top quintile at the 2016 NYU Policy Case Competition (www.nyupcc.org) for creating innovative public policy that reforms the national immigration system, competing against 120 undergraduate and graduate student teams from schools across the Northeast and Midwest. April 2016.

-     Twice recognized by the Fordham Lincoln Center Division of Student Affairs for “Outstanding Leadership and Service to the University, its Students and the Community.” October 2014, April 2017.

-     Raised $250 in donations for non-profits that provide legal aid to immigrants in April 2017 by producing a one-night-only production of A View From The Bridge by Arthur Miller, a play that illustrates the lives of undocumented immigrants from Italy living in Brooklyn in the 1950s.

Experience

Compliance and Research Coordinator – June 2018-present – Andrew Cuomo 2018 and the New York State Democratic Party – New York, NY

  • Vetted over 50 hires, dozens of event hosts and locations for fundraisers and rallies, everyone the governor met with in a campaign setting, and over $7 million worth of contributions.

  • Conducted rapid research and response for the press team that covered a vast array of topics.

  • Assisted in debate prep by collecting and distilling the policies of our opposition, developing rebuttals, and summarizing our own policies from the past eight years in office.

  • Wrote responses to candidate endorsement questionnaires.

Theater Producer – July 2017-February 2018 – The Center at West Park and Pickled Dog Productions present The Recruiting Officer – Off-Off Broadway – New York, NY

  • Conceived of the project and acquired non-profit fiscal sponsorship from Fractured Atlas.

  • Applied for and was granted Artist Residency at The Center at West Park.

  • Hired a nineteen-person team and raised $8,100 for the production.

Research Intern – September 2016-November 2016 – Hillary For America – Brooklyn, NY

  • Monitored cable news and identified the media narratives of the election.

  • Tracked alt-right radio talk shows, online magazines, and social media accounts.

  • Researched alt-right conspiracy theories.

  • Documented media coverage of our campaign's candidates.

Legislative Intern – May 2015-August 2015 – NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal – New York, NY

  • Wrote speeches for the CM (Council Member).

  • Attended hearings and briefings for the CM and wrote Memorandums to the office.

  • Researched and wrote-up extensive fact-sheets about bills the CM was introducing to the Council.

  • Provided recommendations to the CM on whether she should co-sponsor each of the introduced bills.

  • Communicated with offices of other elected officials and lobbied for signatures for the CM’s bills and letters

President Pro Tempore of the Senate – September 2013-May 2014 – United Student Government - Fordham College at Lincoln Center – New York, NY

  • Chair of the Facilities and Food Services Committees.

  • Worked directly with heads of the facilities, custodial, and Sodexo food services to communicate the opinions and needs of the student body.

  • Launched the school-wide expansion of hand sanitizer units by working effectively with Facilities.

  • Translated student response and opinion as we managed the addition of a new building and four new campus eateries.

Box Office Manager – August 2014-December 2014 – Fordham Theatre Company – New York, NY

  • Managed 25 box office staffers with their handling of money, customers, and communications.

  • Achieved revenue goals of $5,000 for each of the two shows that semester.