My long-term goal is to find a fulfilling career that will allow me to work in both business and politics while also giving me the opportunity to help others reach their full potential. To that end, I am currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a marketing specialization as well as a political science minor at American University. I plan to graduate in May of 2021 and will then pursue a master’s degree in marketing. I am a participant in the Kogod School of Business’s honors program and have been named to the Dean’s List. Outside of the classroom I have also been active with the Residence Hall Association, Young Americans for Liberty, and the Kogod School of Business Ambassadors Program. Previously, I interned on Capitol Hill with the office of Congressman Steve Stivers. While working there, I was responsible for recording and drafting responses to constituent calls, leading tours of the capitol complex, assisting with legislative research. The culmination of my experience, however, was creating a project and presentation on rural internet regulation that resulted in the cosponsorship of three bills. I also completed a development internship at The American Spectator Foundation, where my responsibilities included maintaining and fixing the Salesforce system, performing donor research, organizing mass mail merges and daily emails, and writing pieces on transportation. This internship was supported by the Charles Koch Institute and included professional development trainings, philosophy and economics readings and discussions, and the opportunity to learn about Market Based Management business operation philosophy. I was born and raised in Athens, Ohio, a small college town in the southeast region of the state. In my spare time, I enjoy swimming as a form of exercise and relaxation. I also play the piano for fun even though admitted I am not the best at it. I also greatly enjoy learning about and riding trains which is one of the reasons I have focused my writing on transportation.

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