Master of Fine Arts, Design The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, August 2011

Bachelor of Science in Design, Interior Design The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 2004
Magna Cum Laude

Interior Design Student Exchange
Fachhochschule Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany, Autumn 2003

Professional Experience

The Ohio State University Department of Design, September 2009 - present
Graduate Teaching Associate Design 201, 203, and 205 are basic foundations courses for the Department of Design. Students learn the basics of design drawing for effective communication. Techniques include basic drawing skills, perspective as well as technical drawing.

Karlsberger Companies, January 2004 - September 2009
Interior Designer Responsibilities: Develop interior concepts and manage design process from schematic design through construction administration, work within the budget of the project, maintain client contact and lead interior design meetings, prepare presentation materials and construction documents, coordinate documents with engineering consultants and specification writers. Types of projects include health care, K-12 schools, and public spaces (a list of projects is below).

  1. Kosair Children's Hospital
  2. St. Vincent Charity Hospital
  3. SUNY Upstate Medical University, winner of the AIA Columbus Design Merit Award
  4. Hillsboro City Schools
  5. Greater Columbus Convention Center, winner of the Associated General Contractors of Ohio Building Ohio 2010 Award

As a leader in Karlsberger's Sustainability Initiative, manage core group of initiative, plan and implement green policies such as recycling, reducing the company's waste, increasing building efficiency, improving company culture, etc.

The Ohio State University, Transfer Credit Center,
September 2000 - February 2003
Student Administrative Assistant Responsibilities: Assist academic counselors in making degree audit exceptions, process transfer credit reports, general administrative responsibilities, etc.


Stir Symposium, President of Executive Board, Summer 2010 - present

The Ohio State University, Design 555, Guest Critic, November 2010

Columbus College of Art and Design, Junior Interior Design Studio, Guest Critic December 6, 2010

Urban Arts Space Idea Lab, Grant Review Board Member, January 2010

Professional Certification and Affiliation

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)
Expertise in the principles of green building design, construction, and operation

International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Associate Member
Columbus City Center Board Member, Student Affairs Committee Co-chair