Gagen MacDonald – Chicago, IL
Consultant | December 2016 – present

Gagen MacDonald is a strategy execution firm that specializes in employee engagement, culture change and leadership development.

Working collaboratively from the corporate office to the front line, we use an organization’s brand, culture, vision, history and reputation to align and motivate employees to transform companies and deliver business results.

As pioneers in organizational change, we are proud to have helped some of the world’s biggest brands improve business performance and become better places to work.


Weber Shandwick
Chicago, IL: Sr. Digital Manager | February 2014 – December 2015
New York, NY Digital Manager | May 2012 – February 2014 December 2015

“Anderson Live” – New York, NY
Digital Media Coordinator | May 2011 – May 2012

F+W Media – New York, NY
Digital Publicist | June 2010 – May 2011

Oxford University Press – New York, NY
Marketing Associate | 2010

Academic Programs International – Austin, TX
Publicity Representative | 2009-2010


Writer | 2011
How Studying Abroad Changed My Life
Weekend Getaways While Studying Abroad
Organic Farming Abroad: Experiencing a Greener World
Why Not Stay Awhile? Turning a Visit into a Lifetime
– Chicago, IL
Online writer/reporter | May 2010 – September 2010
NBC Chicago articles


Research project: exploring how social media affects the political opinions of voters
Academic project: analyzing the roles of Gandhi and MLK in the evolution of nonviolent history