My road in life took a while to figure out.
Finished college and started grad school.
Wasn't sure what I wanted to do after, so I quit.
Moved back to my hometown and worked for a hotel.
Looked for work in the nonprofit sector and finally found it.
Started my first social enterprise to address emerging needs.
Leveraged that to start a speaking and writing career.
Started other companies that help people connect with new ideas.
Keep telling stories that need telling at colleges all over the US.
Keep following my journey



I tell stories by speaking, writing, and starting companies.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Being Creative

Day to Day

I lead a team; come up with new ideas; balance the books; sell our services; talk to the media; write copy and blog posts; use social media; prepare a plan to launch new ideas.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Try and fail. Then try again and look at how good you've gotten.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

Associate's Degree


The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"You should stay in grad school and get your degree."