1/2012 – Present Self-Employed Asheville, NC
- Blog writing for Haley Marketing, HomeActions, The NotMom, New Earth Asheville, Prime Mortgage Lending of West Asheville, Core Exteriors, Tiny House Magazine and more.
- Guest blogging for Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, Chicks That Dig Beer, International Childfree Day, Mind,Body,Green, and more.
- WordPress skills, including Yoast SEO management.
- Ghost blogging and social media management for small business owners and marketing companies.
- Speaking engagements about Tiny Houses for multiple events around the country on topics such as the philosophy of tiny living and affordable housing initiatives.
10/2014 – Present The NotMom Summit Cleveland, OH
- Established the first ever conference for women without children in the nation.
- Speaker outreach, coordination, and communication.
- Organizing the schedule and events for the day.
- Continued work on future Summit events.
6/2014 – Present Asheville Small Home Advocacy Committee Asheville, NC
- Asheville SHAC is a group of dedicated volunteers working together and with the city and Buncombe County to make micro homes a viable solution for affordable housing, urban density, and walkability of the city and surrounding areas.
- Partner with multiple tiny house organization in the area including Wishbone Tiny Homes, Tiny House Asheville, Ergo Designs, and The Asheville Small Home Center.
5/2004 – 5/2012 Discover Staffing Alpharetta, GA
Operations and Recruiting Specialist
- Specialized in the recruiting and placement of Administrative professionals of all levels.
- Managed the company’s Internet presence including
- Processed all pre-employment screening with LexisNexis, Kroll and Sterling Testing, eScreen Drug Screens and ProveIt On-Line testing.
- Submitted all unemployment claims and participated in hearings as needed. Never lost a company initiated appeal.
- Rewarded with a raise in salary and commission percentage during the recession between 2008-2010.
- 120 Ideas for Tiny Living (2013)
- How to Drink Craft Beer: A Beginner’s Guide (2014)
- Your Job Search: Resumes, Interviews, and More (2015)
- Life in 120 Square Feet: The Essays (2017)
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Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI
- Anthropology courses in Theory and Applied Ethnography as well as field work in Cultural Studies.
- Developed strong writing skills and a working knowledge of the Historical Method.