Atlantic Armstrong State University (Political Science)
The University of Georgia (Graduate Coursework)
Emory University Continuing Education (Other)
I am a Former Army National Guard Intelligence & Administration professional trained and skilled in speech, communications and foreign languages, handling classified and sensitive information and preparing reports, screening, debriefing and interviewing, and professional training and development.
I spent the last three years using my research, intelligence gathering, human resources, communications, and administration skills transitioning into the civilian Business Strategy & Development, Career Advisement, Talent Acquisition, and Human Resources Management sectors through volunteering, continuing education, contract work, and freelance consulting.
I have a true passion for advising alternative career professionals and creative career professionals on strategic planning, operations, administration, professional development and business endeavors.
I was an ESL Teacher in Daegu, South Korea and studied Korean Linguistics at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA.
I have a BA in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and have over 10 years of experience in business administration, communications, editing, copywriting, and proofreading.
I currently teach Business Workshops on Transferable Skills at General Assembly Atlanta and speak on professional panels throughout the city. I worked as an Executive Recruiter, Human Resources Specialist, & Career Counselor in the United States Army National Guard and hold a graduate level Human Resources Certification from Emory University. I have spent the last three years working as an independent Creative & Alternative Career Professional Consultant; I assist Creative Professionals in personal, professional, and business development.
My personal mantra: "Creativity is intelligence having fun." -- Albert Einstein
I work with high school students (freshman to senior year) to career changers (executives who want to leave the corporate world to pursue their passions).
Please contact me to assist you with turning your passion into your career. I look forward to hearing from you. I am a Former Army National Guard Intelligence & Administration professional trained and skilled in speech, communications and foreign languages, handling classified and sensitive information and preparing reports, screening, debriefing and interviewing, and professional training and
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I have experience as a Career Counselor for soldiers in the United States Army National Guard, a College & Career Adviser for high schools students through a local nonprofit, and a Career & Business Consultant for Creative and Alternative Career professionals throughout Atlanta. Additionally, I periodically teach a Transferable Skills course at General Assembly Atlanta.
I am a graduate of the Department of Defense's Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (2011). I completed the 64-week Korean Language Proficiency course as the Class Leader and delivered the graduation speech. I also taught English as a Second Language in Daegu, South Korea (2008). I absolutely love watching Korean dramas and trying out various Korean restaurants.