Master of Arts. Communication; Michigan State University, 2008.
Concentration: Organizational Communication.
Bachelor of Arts. Religious Studies, English; The University of Iowa, 2004.
Honors thesis: “The Rhetoric of Poverty in Christian Brothers Education.”
2004 Boyle Award for recognition of academic excellence in Catholic Studies.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & MAJOR CONFERENCES ATTENDED
Steering Committee. Donor Participation Project ’22 Conference: Rethinking Best Practices. Donor Participation Project. Online, April – May 2022.
Participant. Nonprofit Summit of the Midlands; Association of the Midlands. Omaha/La Vista, 2016, 2017, 2018.
Certificant. Principles & Techniques of Fundraising; Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy The Fund Raising School. Omaha, 2014.
Participant. The Cycle: Planning for Success in the Arts; Devos Institute of Arts Management Conference. Omaha, 2013.
Participant. Annual National Conference; Council for Advancement & Support of Education. Chicago, 2010.
Participant/Scholarship Recipient. Annual Regional Conference; Council for Advancement & Support of Education – Region VI. Kansas City, 2009.
Participant. Annual National Conference; Council for Advancement & Support of Education . San Diego, 2008.