CV

“Ms. Chloe was very nice she even helped me with my math homework when we had some extra time at the end. Even though it was only my first day with her, she was already a big help. Can’t wait for next session!!!!”
– Arianna A.

Education

MBA, University of Texas at Austin – McCombs School of Business – May 2017
General Management

MGPS, University of Texas at Austin – LBJ School of Public Affairs – May 2011
Global Policy Studies – Specialization: Security, Law, and Diplomacy

BA, New York University – College of Arts and Sciences – May 2008
Major: Comparative Literature, Minor: Linguistics

Professional Experience

VARSITY TUTORS
Tutor
2013 – present

  • Tutor students in PSAT or SAT prep (all sections)
  • Also certified to tutor GRE verbal, reading, writing, high school and college English, college essays, literature, English, English grammar and syntax, essay editing, gifted, and algebra

PANTHER CITY VINYL
Consultant
2015 – present

  • Oversee and assist in all aspects of founding, developing, marketing and managing this successful retail business, growing revenue 3000%
  • Digital specialist, including designing and building the website, editing digital video, creating an email newsletter and multiple social media profiles to enhance the brand, increasing daily user engagement 450%

GEOPOLITICAL FUTURES
Communications Director
Aug 2017 – Apr 2018

  • Crafted and implemented high-level communications strategy to appeal to diverse audiences, resulting in a 75% subscription renewal rate while increasing new sales
  • Analyzed sales and marketing data (ex: Google Analytics, Stripe); presented findings verbally and visually to keep team on budget and plan new campaigns
  • Trained new hires to write, edit and design HTML emails in MailChimp, including how to use A/B split tests and automation to maximize messaging effectiveness

Operations Manager
Nov 2016 – Aug 2017

  • Managed team of 5 managers and daily operations to professionalize this startup digital publication through rapid change during high-growth period
  • Streamlined communications and negotiated contracts with outside vendors and contractors to improve efficiency
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired 14 positions across several departments, consulting accounting and legal contractors as necessary

Editor
Jan 2016 – Nov 2016

  • Collaborated with analytic and research teams to create specialized international political and economic content
  • Innovated and tested new content types, providing diversified revenue streams as well as broadening market exposure
  • Trained new hires on WordPress and posting for SEO; developed editing training materials (AP Style) to maximize team results and brand consistency

STRATEGIC INSIGHT GROUP
Senior Intelligence Analyst
2014 – 2016

  • Executed due diligence and risk mitigation analysis for 29 clients in more than 160 reports
  • Investigated the financial and legal activities of individuals, corporations, funds and investment opportunities
  • Acquired and assimilated complex information through open source and proprietary databases; analyzed findings and write lucid, focused reports on the risks and benefits of actions regarding the subjects
  • Managed recurring project that accounted for ~20% of company revenue
  • Assisted CEO with marketing and communications for 114 clients

STRATFOR
Editor
2011 – 2014

  • Wrote, edited and copy edited engaging articles on international news and foreign affairs on tight deadlines to provide in-depth analysis of global political and economic developments including actionable insight to help meet client objectives
  • Designed, tested and produced new content types such as the Strategic Energy Forecast, Mexico Security Monitor and daily intelligence bulletins
  • Trained and mentored 3 interns who were hired on full time after their internships
  • Managed Stratfor’s social media presence with more than 55,000 followers

Graduate Internship – Editorial
2010

  • Wrote and edited situation reports on breaking international and foreign affairs news
  • Edited the Mexico Security Memo, Naval Update Map and Graphic of the Day
  • Copy edited briefs and analyses
  • Continuously updated and maintained website for timeliness and accuracy

Undergraduate Internship – Analysis
2005

  • Swept vast array of international news outlets and BBC Monitor feed for interesting, relevant breaking events and wrote situation reports of critical information
  • Aided senior analysts in research for articles

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW
Assistant Program Coordinator
2011

  • Planned 15 major Continuing Legal Education conferences, working closely with the Assistant Dean and a high-profile advisory board
  • Contributed to website development and direct marketing
  • Created customer-facing content to increase conference attendance

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS LBJ SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Policy Researcher
2010-2011

  • Researched the use of low enriched uranium in medical isotope production as part of a comprehensive study on the global phase-out of highly enriched uranium for the Nuclear Threat Initiative
  • Coordinated with a research team of 14 graduate students to create a website and press release materials on research findings and edited content for the website
  • Conducted field research in Pretoria, South Africa, and interviewed officials at NTP Radioisotopes and the Pelindaba nuclear research center
  • Wrote a report analyzing findings from field research that was subsequently published

Publications

“South Africa: Reactor Fuel and Medical Isotope Production.” Nuclear Terrorism and Global Security: The challenge of phasing out highly enriched uranium. Edited by Alan J. Kuperman. New York: Routledge, 2013.

Languages

  • English: Native Language
  • German: Advanced Reading and Writing, Intermediate Listening and Speaking
  • Additional languages studied include French, Arabic, Czech and Japanese

Volunteer Work

  • Austin Partners in Education – Classroom Coach for reading, Austin, TX
  • SXSW Festival – Videographer/Video Editor, Austin, TX
  • Visiting Neighbors – Senior Companion, New York, NY

Honors and Awards

  • Foreign Languages and Area Studies Fellow 2010-2011, German language
  • NYU Founders’ Day Award 2008, Academic honors
  • NYU College of Arts and Science Scholar 2005-2008, Merit-based scholarship
  • NYU Stern School of Business Scholar 2004-2005, Merit-based scholarship
  • National Merit Finalist 2004