Campus Address:
Swarthmore College -- Swarthmore, PA 19081
(610) 690-3462 --

Permanent Address:
36838 Kimberwick Lane -- Wadsworth, IL 60083
(847) 855-2381 --


Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.
Candidate for the bachelor of Arts degree, in June 1998. Honors major in Economics with a minor in Irish Literature and a concentration in Computer Science.

Lahser High School, Bloomfield Hills, MI.
Graduated June 1994. National Merit Finalist. National Honor Society. Highest Honors for three years. Graduated Magna Sum Laude. Departmental Awards in Social Studies, English, Public Speaking, and Computer Science; as well as the Princeton Book Award for leadership by example.


General Manager, WSRN FM Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.
Headed the campus radio station. Was responsible for coordinating a managerial board of 20 people, and a station staff of over 70 people. Created agendas and ran weekly board meeting. Sat on committee on obscenity and standards in broadcasting. Had direct supervision of paid technical staff. Engaged in restructuring of the scheduling process. Monitored security of two state of the art broadcasting studios. Ensured compliance with the FCC and broadcasting regulations. In the process of implementing a program designed to groom show producers with exceptional technical knowledge. [May 1997-present]

Intern, 2030 Center
Washington, DC.
Assembled original research and statistical analysis for the 2030 Center, an action tank, giving voice to the political opinions of Americans in their 20's and 30's. Was one of only two staff members. Produced and prepared Agenda 2000, the group's platform report, for publishing. Desinged the organizations relational databases for fundraising and membership using Microsoft Access. [June 1997-August 1997]

Resident Assistant (RA), Mary Lyons Dormitory,
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.
Responsible for creating a friendly, safe and open and safe atmosphere in a residence hall of 40 students, 10 of which were new to the Swarthmore community. Acted as a liaison between the student residents and the college administration, including the Dean's Office, Public Security, Maintenance, and the Office of Residential Life. Mediated conflicts between student residents. Organized residential life events, such as study breaks, holiday celebrations, and community meetings. [August 1996-present]

Teacher's Assistant, Macroeconomics,
Economics Department, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.

Graded bi-weekly problem sets for macroeconomics, one of the two core economics classes at Swarthmore. Also co-ran a clinic designed to help college sophomores with the material and their homework, and served as a one-on-one tutor to struggling students. [January 1997-present]

Intern, International Academy,
Bloomfield Hills, MI.

Prepared for the opening of a new, multi-district, public school of choice. Designed curriculum projects created to give students experience in the community outside of the school, while fostering good relations between schools and surrounding community institutions. Projects designed include: Community Internet Outreach, and a student run historical archive. Also designed and prepared a database which integrates teacher, business mentor and self assessment to make student evaluation a more meaningful representation of the student*s acheivments. [May 1996-June 1996]


Computer Consultant, Dorm Technician and Dispatcher,
Computing Center, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA,

Held three positions, all self supervised. Was responsible for managing Beardsley Computer Labratory, a facility with over 30 Macintosh terminals, and responding to the questions of the 8-40 users that it houses. With one other technician, advised a dormotory of over 80 people on Macintosh computer problems, software usage, and networking. Also was responsible for the distribution of printouts for the entire campus as a dispatcher. [August 1995-Present]

System Administrator, Condor and Kestrel Unix Systems,
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA,

Maintained, monitored and updated two campus-wide Unix systems which provide shell accounts, internet acess and a World Wide Web server to over 700 users. Responsibilities include: the installation and updating of new software, monitoring the system load, ensuring and monitoring security, addressing technical problems that arise on the system, and maintaining a secure friendly environment for users. Also implemented a new wave of user support efforts including tutorial sessions and user education sessions including Command of the Week. [March 1995-Present]


Co-Chairperson, Community Problem Solving Educational Task Force,
Bloomfield Hills, MI.

In charge of a core group of 30 students to lobby State Government on behalf of students during Michigans educational reform crisis. Organized statewide symposium on educational reform with twenty schools from all funding and environmental backgrounds. Also managed press releases and reporters, and worked on an interdisciplinary educational system for the high schools in the Bloomfield Hills school district. [August 1993-June 1994]

Founder, Co-Chairperson, and Presenter,
Multicultural Arts Troupe, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

Researched and developed a fun and interesting way to bring high school role models and an understanding of the importance of culture to elementary school children. Was responsible for 23 presenters with different ethnic backgrounds. Coordinated dates with elementary school education officials and shared my Irish Heritage with first to fifth graders in a range of elementary school districts. [November 1993-July 1994]


Conversational Spanish;
Programming skills in C++, HTML, Hypertalk, Scheme, and Basic;
Competency using: Microsoft Works, ClarisWorks, FileMaker Pro, MacWrite Pro, Adlus PageMaker, CorrelDraw and, Netscape; Restricted Radio Operators Liceanse

Playing the Bodhran (traditional Irish frame drum), Irish Ceili Dancing, Skiing, Volleyball (Captain & starting setter, Swarthmore College 1996), Soccer (Captain & starting stopper Lahser High School 1994), Travel (extensively in Ireland, Germany, Italy, Canada and the United States)

References available upon request.

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