Resume

2018 - Present

The gist Marketing & Communications, Owner

Industry experience: Grocery, grocery delivery, wine, coffee, ice cream, fresh produce, charcuterie and natural meats, direct-to-consumer produce, value-added products and restaurants.

2015 - 2018

Whole Foods Market, Regional Marketing Director

Directed marketing and public relations strategy, team leadership, digital & social media and communications to support 40+ stores across six Southeastern states.

Whole Foods Market, Associate Marketing Director 

2013 - 2015

2007 - 2013 

Responsible for in-store, boots on the ground retail marketing execution and team leadership. Opened 20 stores. Served as regional liaison for marketing and operations buy-in and program support.     

Whole Foods Market, PR & Communications Manager 

Managed media relations and directed communications for three brands in 18 media markets. Created systems and processes for new role within the company.          

2003 - 2007

Whole Foods Market, Store Marketing Team Leader  

Directed all marketing, advertising, PR, events and promotions for first store in Atlanta.

Education

Volunteer Experience 

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Appalachian State University | B.S. Communications, Public Relations 

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The Common Market SE | Board member

January 2019 – present 

 

Georgia Organics | Farmer marketing coach

March 2016 – June 2017