Education and Experience

Ph.D., George Washington University

Washington, DC (2015 - 2022)

  • Merit-Based Scholarship through the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE).

  • Dissertation "Toward the Development of a Prosumer Culture: Testing the Effectiveness of Simulation Models"

  • Established systems for the Energy Resilience Professional Certificate program through the Environmental and Energy Management Institute 

  • Teaching Assistant in the Engineering Masters Capstone course

  • Web development for the Department, Program, and Institute sites


Director of Operations, Energy and Environmental Management Institute

Washington, DC (2016 - 2022) part-time

  • Established the Learning Management System (LMS) for professional Energy Resilience Certificate courses, topics include; energy finance, energy resilience, decarbonization, and electric vehicles.


Director, American Chemistry Council

Washington, DC (2011 - 2013)

  • Managed 10 environmental research and advocacy groups in the Chemical Products and Technology Divison

  • Developed and executed several project budgets of over $1 million  

  • Created new energy and technology groups focused on bio-based chemistry, lithium materials, and metal catalysts

Lithium Poster

Program Manager, Ozone Transport Commission 

Washington, DC (2006 - 2010)

  • Developed air-quality plans for 13 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states

  • Served as Project Manager for over $6 Million of Federal Grants

  • Advised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on policy development

  • Managed Stationary, Area, Mobile Source and Modeling Committees

Ozone Meeting

M.P.A., Columbia University

New York City, NY (2004 - 2005)

  • Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy through the School of International and Public Affairs

  • Research focused on the McCain / Lieberman, Climate Stewardship Act of 2003

  • Capstone Project providing technical research for the NYC Hybrid Taxi Program with NRDC

Hybrid Taxi Program

Biological Laboratory Technician, University of Georgia 

Athens, GA (2002 - 2003)

  • Applied the tools of molecular biology and biotechnology to develop and use animal models in environmental and biomedical research 

  • Designed and performed novel genetic and toxicological experiments for observing DNA damage

DNA Research

Quality Control Technician, Shenandoah's Pride Dairy 

Springfield, VA (2002)

  • Performed testing according to standard operating procedures to comply with A.O.A.C. specifications, Standard Methods for Dairy Laboratory Examination, and company policies


University of Virginia, B.A. Biology & Environmental Sciences

Charlottesville, VA (1998 - 2002)

  • Concentrations in Field Biology and Vertebrate Zoology



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