Versatile communications professional with 8 years of experience writing in a diverse array of businesses, including writing for marketing and customer service departments and 3 years of experience in education. Extensive experience in creation, development and effective use of communication vehicles in education and ecommerce. Exceptional ability to act as a liaison between various cultures and communities, good people skills. Published author, official selection AOF Film Festival for short drama “Across.” Presenter at numerous conferences including NIU Allerton and The NEIU Symposium on topics ranging from advanced language instruction to international cultural exchanges.


Master of Arts in English Composition, August 2017
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, GPA 4.0
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video, May 2009
Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, GPA 3.4


Social Media, Blogging Platforms, Languages,
Writing and Editing, Speech Writing, Microsoft Office,
Digital/Online Marketing, eCommerce, Project Planning and Management,
Film Production & Editing, Photography & Video Production & Editing,
Financial Analysis


Conference Presentations

  • Moving Beyond the Label of “Culture”: How an Extensive Literary Constitution Contributes to a Student’s Textual Production (NIU Allerton Conference, April 2016)
  • The Popular Textual Etymology of Slander (NEIU Symposium, Linguistics dept. April 2016)
  • Dispelling Hatred in Four Chapters? (NEIU Symposium, English dept. April 2016


  • Edwin McBain Book of Poems Featured on Oprah Winfrey Show published under the name Frank Bigman
  • AOF Film Festival “Across” Best Actress, Short (2012)
  • District 219 Film Festival Best Cinematography ‘Pretentious Nonsense’ (2005)