In addition to my consulting career, I am extremely active on social media and enjoy trying (and promoting) new start-ups. I am always looking to connect with other professionals about food, social media, or start-up projects.
Milk and Cardamom
San Francisco, CA
I'm a marketing consultant that helps food companies with social media, content creation as well as recipe research and development.
Recipe Writer or Test Kitchen Director
Taste Lab Ventures
CEO & Owner
May 2015 — Present
Culinary consulting specializes in multimedia recipe development, beta/product testing and development and social media content creation
Recipe Developer & Content Creator
● Reverse engineered cereal recipe for at home cereal recipe, creating video and step-by-step photos of recipe ● Create original easy-to-make recipes that match the company's brand and provide appetizing professional photographs and videos for social media and b log use ›
Recipe & Product Consultant
● Create social media content for client for their Instagram, Twitter and Facebook in time for Kickstarter launch. The project exceeded its Kickstarter goals and is now in production ● Created 25 original recipes for the product recipe book along with media ● Product stress testing and provided valuable feedback to CEO ›
Recipe Writer for Savory Style
Recipe Creator & Tester
July 2014 — July 2015
● Created 4-5 vegetarian and paleo recipes per month for meal kits
● Tested and edited vegetarian recipes to make them easy to follow and confirm a successful and
Blogger and Founder
December 2012 — Present
Founded travel, food and culture blog with ~3,000 monthly views, growing 100% MoM; created targeted social media campaigns leading to 50% increase in uniques and 15+ subscribers per post (measured via Google and Youtube Analytics)
Other highlights: Recently featured on Foodgawker, Craftgawker, DailyBuzz and Tastespotting. Developed client relationships with several local businesses, and utilized BzzAgent, Swaggable and Influenster to feature products on my blog
Experienced in social media: Pinterest, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Youtube, Yelp, Urbanspoon and Wordpress
Triage Consulting Group
July 2012 — Present
Individually identified more than $6M in hospital underpayment risk with 40% collections through analysis of insurance contracts and research of state/federal laws and regulations (One of the highest amount collected by an analyst).
Other highlights: Automated financial reporting using Excel and Access resulting in a 60% time savings for analysts. Developed a company-wide social media strategy on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Yammer to increase engagement with prospective clients and employees.
Experienced in EMR systems: Meditech, PCIS, EPIC, Chartmaxx, and Allscripts, MedAssets, and AS4/RUMBA
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Biomedical Sciences with focus on Organizational Development and Leadership, Organization Development, Finance, Strategic Change
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry