People Make Place


We Help You Put People First 


+Co-Founder and creative direction for Shop Made in DC- DC's first retail space and cafe dedicated to Made in DC producers (Public/Private Partnership) 
+Creative direction and management of marketplace and pop-up shops (Anacostia Art CenterDSLBD, NoMa BID and Van Ness Main Street
+ Strategic place-making plan for new neighborhoods (City of Alexandria and Elm Street Development)
+Design and implementation of large scale community festivals (Neighborhood Restaurant Group and Alexandria Renew)

+Emerging Makers Hub incubator business plan creation, marketing package and pitching investors on concept (JBG Development)



+ Curriculum for helping scale maker and arts related businesses in underserved areas (ARCH Development)
+Growth strategy and execution, including creation of new product line with online sustainable grocer (From the Farmer) and management plan (Nest DC)

+Curriculum for creating a local eco-system and webinar programming for national non-profit (BALLE)

Community Engagement 

+Workforce Development Coalition creation and management to address gaps for Food + Hospitality Industry (Restaurant Association of Metro Washington)
+Community engagement strategy and execution for a non-profit supporting Green Space and Curriculum in DC  (City Blossoms)
+Community engagement strategy for healthcare eco-system, linking healthcare providers and research to patient advisory groups (Planetree International and Kaiser Permanente)