Director of Professional Development
Arts management training program creation, implementation and management including technical support through coaching and consulting roster.

2019 to Present

Doctor of Business Administration 
Dissertation topic: Exploration of California worker status law compliance on arts fiscal sponsors and fiscally sponsored arts projects: A case study. Completed under the guidance of Dr. Anne W. Smith, Dr. Steven Crane and Dr. Shalini Golpalkrishnan.

Completed 2023

Adjunct Faculty

Professor of Social and Emotional Intelligence at Work.

2018 to Present

Adjunct Faculty

Professor of Arts Entrepreneurship and Strategic Leadership courses for online M.A. in Arts Management program. Responsible for designing the courses and delivering coursework.

2023 to Present

Strategic Planning Consultant

Working  in partnership with Phil Kohlmetz who is providing Virginia Robinson Gardens with expert support in pursuit of museum accreditation.

2023 to Present

Liberal Education for Arts Professionals (LEAP) designing custom business courses for professional dancers earning their Bachelor of Arts degree.
2013 to Present

City of Emeryville Art in Public Places

Consultant – Annual Purchase Award

Implementing and supporting the Annual Public Art Purchase Award selection, installation and celebration.


Arts & Cultural Equity Fellowship ~ 
Professional Development Instructor and Coach
Financial Vibrancy workshop facilitator and one-to-one coach for program participants. 2023

Strategic Planning Consultant
Facilitation of the strategic planning process in collaboration with Staff and Board.

Sharing Power: Sacramento Solidarity Economies and the Arts
Facilitation of visioning discussion between artists-funders-cultural workers. Resulted in visualization of needs and possibilities.

Board Retreat Facilitation
Facilitation of day-long planning session to engage and prepare the Board of Directors for strategic planning.

Contributing Author to Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment 3rd Edition.
Published by and purchasable from: Center for Cultural Innovation

Strategic Planning
Working in partnership with Phil Kohlmetz for fundraising planning and executive coaching, and in collaboration with The Berkeley Group for marketing research. Fully facilitated using online platforms. 2020-2021

Strategic Planning
Fully facilitated using online platforms. Staff and Board are guided in their collaborative work to create an actionable and ambitious strategic plan. 2020-2021

Strategic Planning
Consulting facilitation of strategic plan and development of business operations plan. Funded by the Hewlett Foundation. 2019-2020

Strategic Planning
Funded by the California Arts Council 2019-2020

Strategic Planning Facilitating organization-wide strategic planning process to engage internal and external stakeholders in articulation of a 5-year plan. 2018-2019

Strategic Planning
Facilitated strategic planning committee, guided community meetings, engaged executive committee, and conducted online survey to aid alliance in identifying strategic priorities. 2018