Experience

Communications specialist
FedEx (November 2016 - Present)

  • Manage the FedEx brand presence on Facebook (2.3 million followers), Instagram (86K followers) & Pinterest (6.8K followers)
  • Create, collaborate on, or creative direct visual & written content for the FedEx Facebook, Instagram & Pinterest
  • Lead social media efforts for the FedEx Cares corporate social responsibility campaign
  • Led the FY17 Valentine’s Day social media campaign, exceeding overall FY17 average engagement rates across all social platforms
  • Conducted the first Facebook Live for FedEx in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Zoo as part of giant panda Bao Bao’s transportation to China

Freelance Photographer, blogger & designer
(Aug. 2013 - Present)

  • Photography for artists, families & events
  • Write & photograph travel & lifestyle stories on SuiteLikeTee.com
  • Design & sell digital art & wedding signs on Etsy.com/shop/SuiteLikeTee

Digital Marketing Specialist
Speak Creative (June 2015 - November 2016)

  • Planned, executed & monitored social media posts & ad campaigns
  • Wrote blog posts & website content for search engine optimization
  • Designed infographics & social media visuals
  • Attended client meetings to provide consulting on digital marketing services
  • Clients included the National Civ il Rights Museum, Marx-Bensdorf Realtors, Southern College of Optometry, Pediatrics East & more

Communications & Design Intern
First Tennessee Bank (Summer 2013 & 2014)

  • Collaborated with interns on the 150th anniversary exhibit, book, publicity & historical image library
  • Researched nonprofits’ social  media usage forthe First Tennessee Foundation
  • Provided graphic design support for internal customers throughout the company

Education

B.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications
University of Mississippi - Honors College (Class of 2015)

  • GPA : 3.96
  • Graphic design emphasis & business minor
  • Memberships in Kappa Tau Alpha, Phi Kappa
  • Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa & Who’s Who Among
  • American Universities & Colleges
  • Taylor Medal - highest academic honor at Ole Miss
  • Graphic Design Editor of The Ole Miss yearbook

In Progress M.A. in Journalism & Visual Media
University of Memphis (expected graduation 2020)

Recognition

FedEx Instagram Recognition

Social Media Shorty Awards

FedEx Bravo Zulu & Rising Star Awards

  • Bravo Zulu: New York Fashion Week social media coverage; Social media support for hurricane relief efforts; Award from FedEx President & COO for social media work on the Smithsonian Zoo giant panda transportation project
  • Rising Stars: Social media support for hurricane relief efforts; Giant panda transportation project; FedEx 44th Anniversary Video; Valentine’s Day 2017 campaign