Interested in aiding and abetting the talents of teammates. Experiments with absurd solutions to creative quandaries. Appreciation for quality over convention. Runs toward fires, keeps easy—easy, leaves room for improvisation, seeks out organization.


9/14 – 11/14

Volunteer Manager

Staff Position — Cinema/Chicago Details
9/14 – 11/14

At Cinema/Chicago, I served as the volunteer manager for the 50th Chicago International Film Festival. Oversight of the organization's volunteer database, strategic planning of people management, and communications with a volunteer base of 600+ people.

3/13 – 6/13

Associate Producer Blue Artist Interviews

Museum displays — Digital — BRC Imagination Arts
3/13 – 6/13
1/11 – 11/11

Producer Marble Waterfall

TV — Freelance Details
1/11 – 11/11

Client: Broadway in Chicago Produced an experiential video animation for the lobby of the 'Broadway Playhouse'

5/11 – 6/11

Associate Producer GODOGOOD

Corporate — Film Collective Productions Details
5/11 – 6/11

Client: Chicago Loop Alliance Produced a timelapse video of major art installation in Downtown Chicago's loop

1/09 – 10/10

Producer The Wardrobe

Film (Short) — Peacemaker Productions Details
1/09 – 10/10

In addition to creative producing responsibilities, integral in the securing of film’s major location, the showroom for Shelbourne Development’s yet-to-be completed Chicago Spire. The film played several film festivals, including the 2011 Cannes Short Film Corner.

4/10 – 9/10

Producer Tony Tasset's Eye

Corporate — Film Collective Productions Details
4/10 – 9/10

Client: Chicago Loop Alliance Timelapse and documentary footage of the making and installation of a major art piece in Downtown Chicago's loop.

9/09 – 6/10

Producer Rooftop Wars

Film (Short) — Pangea Media Productions Details
9/09 – 6/10

In addition to creative producing responsibilities, 2009 IFP Chicago Production Fund grant winner of $100,000 in goods and services for a film involving a combined dozen professional and non-professional child actors. The film played in several film festivals, among them, the 2010 New York International Latino, 27th annual Chicago Latino, and 2010 Austin.

10/09 – 11/09

Producer Chicago Overcoat

Film (Feature-length) — Beverly Ridge Pictures
10/09 – 11/09


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Class of '10

University of Chicago

Writing for Business and the Professions courses
Class of '08

Columbia College Chicago

BA in Film/Video


  • Producing
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Event Planning
  • Line Producing
  • Project Management
  • Short Films
  • Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Fundraising
  • Logistics Management