We can create a just world in our lifetime.
Grant Writing Intern
Freelance Fundraiser and Development Consultant
Activist and Community Organizer
I was born in Durham, NC. That fact by itself is unremarkable, although it means a lot to me. I grew up there, and it was the first city where I lived with my wife, before we got married. I still think of Durham as my home, though I haven’t lived there in years. But it isn’t where my life changed.
I went to school, met my wife, went back to school, and found my career in Greensboro, NC.
After writing grants and managing all communications for a small nonprofit for two years, I finished my Masters and followed my wife to South Bend, IN. My time in the midwest sharpened my development skills as a freelance fundraiser and consultant working with growing nonprofits. It also taught me the value of working for justice in my local community as an organizer and founding member of South Bend’s Indivisible chapter.
Next, my wife’s doctoral odyssey will take us to Providence, RI. I look forward to how my life will change in our new home.
masters in public affairs
University of North Carolina - Greensboro
bachelor of arts - political science; fine art
No education is ever finished, and I have learned at least as much since finishing my Masters than I did during and before it, but I would never have been able to without the preparation I received in school.
In addition to helping me find an amazing tabletop gaming group, my education helped make me into a halfway decent writer, and taught me how to manage and support an organization. It taught me to ask hard questions and to do something with the answers. It helped me turn passion into purpose.
I must also credit Guilford College for the luckiest thing that has ever happened to me. My wife and I lived in the same dorm freshman year.