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August, 2006 - May, 2010:
Bachelor of Environmental Design, Summa Cum Laude
Minor in Art & Architecture History, Overall GPA: 3.9

Texas A&M University // College Station, Texas
August, 2008 - December, 2008:
Santa Chiara Study Center // Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy

Work Experience
August 2010 - Present:
Resident Coordinator
Santa Chiara Study Center // Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy
Part of live-in staff for a major study abroad program for universities like Texas A&M, University of Texas & CalPoly, among others. Worked with other resident advisors and locals coordinating and managing all aspects of living, administration, and field studies for over 100 students. Communication required in both English and Italian. 

August 2010 - Present:
Bartender, Co-manager
In Bocca Al Lupo // Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy
Managed the day-to-day operations of the bar, including scheduling, inventory, and all financial aspects. Organized & advertised special promotional events. 

May, 2010 - August, 2010:
Graphic Designer
Department of Planning & Community Development // Boerne, Texas
Directly responsible for designing the layout & illustrating graphics for the city’s first architectural design guidelines in the downtown historic district. The 109-page document  is now used by property owners & design professionals as the primary resource for contextual issues concerning new development. 

June, 2010 - July, 2010:
Art Instructor
SH Fine Arts Academy // Boerne, Texas
Benjamin Knox Summer Art Camp // College Station, Texas
Developed & taught five original week-long lessons, namely story illustration, art history & a special design/build workshop on theatrical set design. 

January, 2009 - January, 2010:
Gallery Associate, Framing Assistant
Benjamin Knox Art Center // College Station, Texas
Oversaw the diverse activities involved in running a gallery space, promoted & sold the artist’s work, organized & worked special events.

May, 2007 - August, 2007:
Architectural Intern
Ben Adam, Architect // Boerne, Texas
Helped with preliminary drafting. Designed & distributed marketing materials, including the new firm’s architectural portfolio. Freelance work continued through 2010. 

May, 2007 - August 2007:
Youth Ministries Intern
St. Helena’s Church Youth Program // Boerne, Texas and Piedras Negras, Mexico
Led advertising & fundraising campaigns for the mission program. 

Professional Organizations
AIAS Student Member, 2006 - 2010
Texas A&M Rep - National AIAS Forum 2008 // Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Tau Sigma Delta, 2008 - 2010
Officer, Induction Coordinator 

Habitat for Humanity, January 2010
Project Leader // New Orleans, Louisiana

AIA R/UDAT No. 141, June 2008
Student Team - Architecture, planning, and economic development workshop

Trained in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, AutoCAD, MS Office.
Proficient with Windows and Mac platforms.
Interested in drawing, photography, and fearless traveling.