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August 2012 – May 2014    University of Tennessee    Knoxville, TN Master of Science in Information Sciences

June 2002 – May 2004    University of Tennessee    Knoxville, TN Master of Science in Sports Management & Administration              

August 1997 – May 2001    University of Tennessee    Knoxville, TN Bachelor of Science in Retail & Consumer Science, Minor in Business Administration       


  • Proficient knowledge in Drupal, WordPress, RapidWeaver, html
  • Five+ years experience in Nesbit and Aleph library systems
  • Proficient knowledge in podcasting, screencasting, social network applications, wikis, blogs
  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Proficient knowledge in Dropbox and SharePoint


August 2014 – December 2014    Scripps Networks Interactive    Knoxville, TN    Information Architect Contractor

  • Designed, implemented, and documented an overall Wiki structure to promote ease of search and navigation
  • Designed and documented templates allowing staff to easily comprehend what a page contains
  • Defined and documented a taxonomy
  • Trained Digital Operations and Product staff on use of templates, layouts, taxonomy
  • Assisted in defining approach for encouraging organizational adoption and adherence to the taxonomy, structural and layout recommendations

May 2013 – May 2014    University of Tennessee    Knoxville, TN    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Monitored online classes to identify problems in delivering and receiving class content
  • Responded to student questions about problems in accessing and using the BlackBoard Collaborate site

June 2008 – May 2012    American Cancer Society    Knoxville, TN    Health Initiatives Representative

  • Worked with five CoC accredited Cancer Centers in Knoxville serving on their Cancer Committees in offering ACS programs to cancer patients through Direct Patient Referral
  • Managed the American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center at Methodist Oak Ridge
  • Assisted in fundraising events including Hope Gala, Major Gift asks, Relay For Life, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and Corporate Giving Campaigns
  • Supervised and managed 145 volunteers involved in ACS programs including Look Good Feel Better, Road to Recovery, Resource Verification, I Can Cope, Man to Man, Reach to Recovery, Cancer Resource Center, and other various support groups
  • Staff lead in three Cancer Prevention Study 3 events
  • Advocated and worked with grassroots program to educate legislators on access to care, tobacco, Breast & Cervical State Program, Colorectal Pilot Program, and Oral Chemotherapy Parity
  • Pulled reports and ran data for health initiative objectives; including statistics of state and national screening data, cancer incidence/mortality rates, and constituents served

January 2006 – June 2008    Scripps Networks Interactive    Knoxville, TN    Cataloging Supervisor

  • Assisted in the refinement of current collection management procedures and cataloging standards to meet the demands of changing technologies
  • Served as a liaison between the five networks (HGTV, GAC, Fine Living, DIY Network, Food Network) and production companies when dealing with media deliverables and raw footage
  • Supervised seven media library coordinators in the cataloging of physical media materials stored by the library; including but not limited to raw footage, graphics, music, finished programming, promotional reels, commercial and infomercial reels, Video on Demand, broadband vignettes, and other media
  • Supervised taxonomy project for Food Network online recipes
  • Served on Digital Asset Management committee and developed plan to digitize music content
  • Oversaw the operation of the off-site storage facility for the Media Center and managed several projects in the organization, preservation, and cataloging of production materials

August 1997 – July 2004    UT Hodges Library    Knoxville, TN    Library Associate I

  • Consulted with professors on creating and submitting request lists of class materials to place on Reserve and then acquired materials
  • Created databases on a Unix server and in Reserve databases, cataloged Reserve materials in Aleph
  • Used Adobe Acrobat to scan and create electronic Reserve web links
  • Consulted with patrons on the use of over 200 research databases
  • Managed Courtesy/Subscriber forms, Proxy forms, Affiliate forms, Special Privilege forms, TBR forms, and Release forms
  • Supervised student library workers and oversaw all duties


February 2010 – Present     Adopt a Golden, Knoxville Inc.     Knoxville, TN    Foster Director

  • Recruit fosters, review foster home applications, conduct home visits, and train new fosters in foster and adoption procedures
  • Place dogs in appropriate foster homes until adopted into forever home
  • Work with foster dogs that exhibit behavioral issues
  • Assist in fundraising events