Professional Experience

Coordinator of Stewardship & Development
Prince of Peace Catholic Church | Sun City Center, FL
September 2012 – June 2014

  • Coordinated stewardship efforts to help increase the financial support for parish programs and diocesan projects, including the Diocese of St. Petersburg Annual Pastoral Appeal
  • Improved existing communications strategies and developed new methods for engaging members of the parish, outside organizations, and the community at large
  • Authored and directed the implementation of the organization’s communications plan
  • Produced the weekly bulletin which, on average, consisted of 13 pages of information regarding parish ministries and organizations, liturgies, events, etc.
  • Implemented the parish’s use of the Facebook, Twitter, Flick, Google+, and YouTube social media platforms
  • Broadened the parish’s use of the Constant Contact email marketing tool to reach out to and engage with parishioners
  • Maintained the website of the parish, updating pictures and information on a regular basis
  • Collaborated with staff and ministry leaders for the coordination of all major parish events
  • Oversaw the facilities schedule for the twelve meeting rooms of the parish hall

Advancement Assistant
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School | Orlando, FL
August 2011 – July 2012

  • Produced marketing materials for in-print and online communication for school open house events, fundraisers, and new student enrollment
  • Utilized Constant Contact to create online newsletters to provide information to various stakeholders about school events, fundraisers, etc.
  • Maintained the school website, updating pictures and information on a regular basis
  • Assisted the Director of School Advancement and Chairperson of the Annual Fund Committee to edit annual fund-related materials and execute 2011 campaign
  • Organized various fundraising events in collaboration with the Director of School Advancement and volunteer committees to secure funding for implementing and maintaining school programs
  • Served on the Administrative Team, assisting in the decision-making process for important school activities
  • Directed the implementation of the school’s use of social media, most especially on the platforms of Facebook and Twitter

Volunteer Experience

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic SchoolOrlando, FL | 2011-2012
Annual Fund Committee

  • Created materials to engage Alumni and other identified groups to contribute to the Spirit of Giving Campaign 2011
  • Responsible for contacting alumni to garner support for the annual fund
  • Designed postcards for parish Fall Festival to invite alumni to reconnect with their alma mater
  • Organized contact lists prior to initial mailing, removing duplicates and updating information
  • Assisted in the process of mass mailings

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic ChurchOrlando, FL | 2002-Present

  • Vocalist and Instrumentalist involved with various choirs and groups in the music ministry
  • Served as Chairperson for the Entertainment for the Fall Festival Committee for two years
  • Served on the Marketing Subcommittee for the parish’s Fall Festival, creating graphics and other materials distributed throughout the community
  • Maintained and updated the parish website on a regular basis to include relevant information for upcoming events and liturgies
  • Coordinated the Ministry of Altar Servers schedules for 40+ young men and women for liturgies throughout the year
  • Directed the altar servers during all major liturgies throughout the year to ensure the solemnity of the celebrations

Diocese of Orlando SynodOrlando, FL | 2006

  • Served on the Youth and Young Adults Commission to recommend solutions to issues facing young Catholics throughout our community

Education

University of Central Florida, B.S. Public Administration 2010-2012
St. John Vianney College Seminary, Philosophy and Theology
Valencia College, A.A. General Studies