Professional Profile

Collegiate Education

Andrews University
Masters of Business Administration (MBA); 2010

Ferris State University
Bachelors of Science, Business Administration; 2005

Southwestern Michigan College
Associates in Art; 2005
Associates in Science; 2003

Professional Resume'

Small Business Owner/ Entrepreneur; 2014-current

  • Successful e-commerce seller of handmade goods and supplies in excess of $250,000+ on Etsy in addition to experience on Ebay, Mercari, Poshmark and Facebook Marketplace. Performed numerous tasks such as product design and creation, website building, social media, business office oversight and more.

Michigan State University, Cass County 4-H Program Coordinator; 2011-2014

  • Grew local 4-H program in both youth and volunteer participants, and assisted with county fair.

DRG Publishing, Editorial Assistant; 2009-2011

  • Assisted editors in various tasks of publishing including fact research, formatting, graphic searches, fonts and elements of design.

Freelance Pattern Designer; 2010-2013

  • Created and designed various sewing related projects written for publication in various magazines such as Quilter's World and Stitch.

Whirlpool Corporation, Trade Partner Support Specialist for Home Depot Account; 2006-2009

  • Worked in Trade Partner Support aiding Home Depot stores in product delivery, damage reports, back orders, negotiations and customer support/service and more. Also aided department in team building, communications and product education.

Ferris State University, Off-Campus Admissions; 2005-2006

  • Ran local off-campus office for Ferris State University at Southwestern Michigan College assisting in program marketing, admissions, outreach and more.


"Volunteerism is the voice of the people put into action.  These actions shape and mold the present and future of which we can all be proud."- Helen Dyer

To be a leader I feel it is important to give back to others.  Here are some of my past and current volunteer roles.

  • School Bond Chairperson
  • PTO Co-President
  • School Head Room Parent
  • 4-H Club Volunteer
  • Youth Fair Committee Member (past)
  • Equine 4-H Club Assistant Leader (past)
  • Equine Showmanship Instructor for Disabled Youth (past)



Stitch Magazine by Interweave, "French Memo Board"; Summer 2013 edition

Stitch Magazine by Interweave,"Little Peep Magnets"; Spring 2012 edition

Just for Kids book by Craft Tree, "Cuddly Caterpillar Scarf" 2013

Scrap Sensation by Quilter's World, "Coffee Cup Cozy"; Fall 2012 edition

Quilter's World Magazine,"The Organic Cotton Difference"; April 2011 edition

Magazine publications