As a product of a family of educators, I witnessed from a very young age the impact words can have on people. I admired my parents’ ability to craft a message (or in their case...a curriculum) that would gain their students’ attention. It’s why I ultimately pursued a degree in mass communications because I was eager to use my writing skills to make a difference in the lives of others, just like my family did.
I spent the bulk of my career working for a supermarket chain, known for its customer service and being one of Fortune’s Best Places to Work. What started as a part-time job to earn some extra money turned into a full-time passion for the brand and its people-first mindset. This is the type of environment I believe all employers should strive to build. I love employer branding because it focuses on building a culture that employees are proud to represent and one that candidates are eager to join. In addition to my interest in messaging and storytelling, I’ve always enjoyed helping others. I can’t think of any industry that combines my passion for writing and people the way talent acquisition does.
Outside of work, I spend time with friends, family, and my fur-children: Lucy and Thor. I’m a lifetime Floridian and have never lived more than an hour away from a beach. Binge-watching Netflix and Hulu shows are my favorite pastime -- who wants to wait a full week to watch the next episode of their favorite show anymore? As an avid reader, I’m always accepting recommendations on what book to add to my shelf next.
BA, Mass Communications/Public Relations
University of South Florida
MA, Organizational Leadership
Florida Institute of Technology
Publix Super Markets, Employment Branding Specialist
Publix Super Markets, Social Media Support
My First Paycheck
Bagger at Publix Super Markets