I am passionate about impact storytelling, entrepreneurship, and service.
Let's work together.
2015 - Present | Partner and Creative Director at Windy Films, a production company dedicated to telling stories of social impact. Our mission is to help brands demonstrate meaningful, positive change by creating impactful, intimate, character-driven short films. Clients include Planned Parenthood, Johnson & Johnson, Bose, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Conservation Law Foundation. View our portfolio here. Read about us in Forbes. As Creative Director, my job includes story development with our clients, recruiting talented and diverse filmmakers and directors, and overseeing marketing and distribution strategy.
2016 - Present | Co-Director of Bioko, a feature documentary that follows a husband and wife's effort to bring their new malaria vaccine to Africa. Read about the vaccine in The Washingtonian, CNN and The New York Times. Currently in production.
2011 - 2014 | Co-Director of Endless Abilities (2014), a feature documentary that profiles athletes with physical disabilities on a cross country road trip, now in theaters with Gathr Films and on PBS nationwide. Read about us in GQ and Gear Patrol.
2013 - 2016 | Public speaker, most recently at Harvard University, Boston Museum of Science, University of Rhode Island, Florida State University, Stonehill College, Concord Academy, and Phillips Andover Academy.
2016 - Present | Partner at Studio 16, a professional photo/video studio and event space. Located in a century-old fire station in the Boston Shipyard, the studio's mission is to support creative entrepreneurs by fostering a community of collaboration. My role as Partner includes curating community programs and events, including educational series, screenings, and exhibitions.
2014 - 2016 | Co-Founder and former Director of Emerson Launch program for student entrepreneurship. Read about us in Inc. Magazine, The Boston Globe and Forbes.
2009 - 2013 | Bachelor of Fine Arts in the Visual Media Arts and Business, and the recipient of the Puopolo Entrepreneurship Scholarship at Emerson College.
2019 | Volunteered or three days to remove debris and recover possessions for those who lost their homes in the Camp Fire in Paradise, California.
2018 | Volunteer at St. Francis House, Boston's largest daytime adult shelter. I worked in the kitchen on Wednesday and Friday mornings through the winter and spring.
2016 - 2017 | Guest teacher at McKay Elementary School in East Boston through Parachute Teachers, a start-up that brings local professionals into classrooms to teach their trades. Over two semesters, I helped third and fourth graders produce a documentary about growing up as first and second generation immigrants in America.
2017 | Camp councilor at Next Step, a series of summer camps for children with life threatening illnesses.