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 Fort Lauderdale, FL






 ArcGIS Online Portfolio



M.S. Criminology & Criminal Justice,

Florida Atlantic University

Conferred May 20, 2007

B.S. Business Administration Nova Southeastern University Conferred May 4, 2000


Fundamentals of GIS Coursera/UCDavis

Awarded July 2017

GIS Data Formats, Design, and Quality Coursera/UCDavis

Awarded July 2017

Geospatial and Environmental Analysis Coursera/UCDavis

Awarded November 2017

Imagery, Automation, & Applications Coursera/UCDavis

Awarded January 2018

Imagery, Automation, & Applications Coursera/UCDavis

Awarded January 2018

The Data Scientist’s Toolkit Coursera/Johns Hopkins University

Awarded June 2018

Data Science Math Skills Coursera/Duke University

Awarded July 2018

Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies Coursera/Duke University

Awarded July 2018

Python for Everybody Coursera/University of Michigan

Awarded July 2018

Learning SQL Programming LinkedIn Learning

Awarded April 2018

SQL Essential Training LinkedIn Learning

Awarded April 2018

SQL: Data Reporting and Analysis LinkedIn Learning

Awarded April 2018

Advanced NoSQL for Data Science LinkedIn Learning

AAwarded April 2018warded April 2018

SQL Tips, Tricks, & Techniques LinkedIn Learning

Awarded April 2018

NoSQL for SQL Professionals LinkedIn Learning

Awarded April 2018

Presto Essentials: Data Science LinkedIn Learning

Awarded April 2018

Professional Florida Teaching Certificate for English 6-12 & Mathematics 6-12 (#944185)


ESRI ArcMap, ArcGIS Online, ArcCatalog, Photoshop, MS Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access, Publisher), WordPress. MySQL, InDesign, Slack, Notepad++, Skye









 Martial Arts




Generalist with decades of professional experience in varied industries seeks position in GIS or related field in South Florida.



GISGOV, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

March 2013 – Present

  • Developed a method for cleaning and validating contact data for ERP conversion.
  • Created a mobile tourist-friendly web application which provides location and general information on Florida attractions.
  • Developed and implemented a workflow to research, create and maintain GIS features for the Diocese of South Carolina’s daily operations.
  • Currently working with a non-profit agency to locate and identify abandoned and derelict vessels in eastern North Carolina for marine debris research and removal.
  • Designed company logos, website, and promotional materials for use in print and web publication.

Karate Instructor/Staff                            

Fort Lauderdale Karate, Fort Lauderdale, FL

March 2014 – Present

  • Instructed and coached students, ages 4-60, in Shinjutsu Kempo Karate and Kuai Shou Pai Gung-Fu, as well as kickboxing and general fitness.
  • Developed and executed afterschool homework assistance and tutoring for students in grades K-10.
  • Supervised up to 36 children, ages 4-13, during winter/summer camps.
  • Managed staff in the absence of the owner.
  • Facilitated communication between parents and staff.

English/Math Teacher                             

Whiddon-Rogers Education Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward Regional Juvenile Detention Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL

July 2005 – January 2014

  • Taught English and math for grades 5-12 in alternative/correctional settings.
  • Awarded the FL Department of Juvenile Justice Region V Teacher of the Year for 2006 by the Juvenile Justice Educational Enhancement Program.
  • Co-presented “Relational Aggression and Teenage Girls” at the Whiddon Rogers “Spring Fling” professional development day.

Advertising Copywriter/Proofreader                              

Office Depot Corporate Headquarters, Delray Beach, FL

May 2001– June 2005

  • Ensured accuracy of retail advertising including weekly inserts and ROPs.
  • Coordinated between production, database, and merchandising teams.
  • Used knowledge and research skills to avoid confusion and errors.

Continuous Learning, Problem-Solving, Creativity, Integrity, Computer Skill, Integrity, Communication, Leadership, Self-Management, Adaptability, Management, Environmental, Initiative, Photography, Flexibility, Data Analysis, Persistence, Motivational, Patience, Word Processing, Teaching, Care-giving, Publishing, Goal-Oriented, Scientist, Operations, Interpersonal Skills, Emotional Intelligence, Design

Download a PDF copy of my resume here.

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