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Portfolio
Experience

Chapman University

A May, 2021 graduate of Chapman University with a Bachelors degree in Strategic and Corporate Communication with a minor in Entrepreneurship


Work Experience


Elevated Ventures

Business Development Internship
Jun 2020 – Present
San Francisco Bay Area

Elevated is a cognitive wellness fund investing in biotech, neurotech, and longevity startups funded by Alice Bamford, Jim O’Niel, and Peter Thiel. I have completed extensive market research in the multi-modality healthcare industry during early-stage development. In this position, I am learning the operations of pre-seed ventures, business development, funding, and market research. I am assisting the executive team with market research, operation ideas/strategy, and branding strategy.

  • Provided research for the executive team with marketing, modality effectiveness, operational, and business model using recent case studies to assist in structuring Phase I opera/ons
  • Designed a national healthcare perception sentiment survey using Survey Monkey
  • Organized key documents using Google Drive to ensure internal communication and navigation were coherent
  • Designed brand canvas by delivering discovery documents, core copy, brand standards, sitemap + wireframe

Wonderkind Nonprofit


Marketing Communication Manager, Board of Directors

Aug 2018 – Present
San Francisco

Wonderkind is a non-profit incubator geared toward fostering young artists on a path to success. This includes building a business plan, raising funds, and operate in their competitive market. I am on the Board of Directors and currently hold the role of Marketing Communication Manager, where I advise clients on marketing strategy and help on conference calls.

  • Assisted with the development of the operational business model
  • Organized key documents and implemented internal CRM to streamline internal communication
  • Recruited and onboarded both web designer and social media manager to build our website and design a client’s socials
  • Designed brand canvas by delivering discovery documents, core copy, brand standards, sitemap + wireframe to a client
  • Participated in management meetings to discuss business strategy and client negotiation

Onet Global

Project Manager, Communication Coordinator Internship
Jun 2019 – Aug 2019
San Francisco Bay Area

ONET is a mesh networking infrastructure company connecting all assets on the ocean funded by Adam Draper, Tom Mueller, and Howard Morgan. Interned over the 2019 summer working in marketing, client relations, and operations. Working directly under the CEO, I learned public relations outreach, client negotiation, operation strategy, and marketing communication.

  • Negotiated directly with multiple port managers in Redwood City to ensure permit requirements for our buoy phase 1 demo
  • Designed 3 investor update presentations and assisted with operational logistics of our Redwood City Pilot Demo Case Study
  • Coordinated directly with Redwood City Port and Spinnaker sailing to label Redwood City as the first port/bay access to Onet
  • Assisted with innovative input for the CEO and COO crafting project /meline and operations roadmap

The Vault, SF

Assistant of General Manager & Facilities Manager
Jun 2018 – Aug 2018
San Francisco Bay Area

The Vault is an incubator/accelerator/co-working space based in SF. I assisted with outreach, worked as a general management assistant, and assisted minor operations; along with coordinating facilities management around the office.

  • Assisted the daily operations and onboarding of 53+ seed startups in a co-working hub, incubator, and accelerator program
  • Prospected and connected with multiple startups by attending demo days and networking events around the Bay Area
  • Innovated an investor membership business model to improve investor startup relationships and prospecting efficiency
  • Learned the ins-and-outs of startup development, fundraising, operational strategy, marketing strategy, and client relations