Academic History

University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 2005-2009.
B.A. Economics. B.A. Psychology. Women’s golf team.

Reitz Memorial High School. Evansville, Indiana. 2001-2005.
National Honor Society. Golf. Basketball. Tennis.

Christ the King. Evansville, Indiana. 1993-2001.
Holy Rosary. Evansville, Indiana. 1992-993.
Montessori Academy. Evansville, Indiana. 1989-1992.

Professional Experience

Founder. QSPACES. 2016 – Present.
Founder. Hellcat Studio. 2015-Present.
Head of Transformation. Immersion Lab. 2020-2021.
Co-founder and Lead. ActivateNC at AIANC. 2013-2015
Studio Manager. Frank Harmon Architect. 2012-2015.
Founder. DARC. 2011-2015.
Operations Manager. Raleigh Denim. 2009-2011.
Research Assistant. Carolina Mammography Registry. 2007-2009.
“Locally Grown” Organizer. Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership. 2008.
Pro Shop Assistant. Chapel Hill Country Club. 2006.

And a variety of service industry jobs in the early years: Brixx Pizza, Chapel Hill Country Club, Second Empire, AC Restaurants, Bookers, Starbucks.

Board and Committee

Founder and member. Complete Streets Committee, Cedar Park Neighbors. 2018-Present.
Founder. West Philly Resource. 2017-Present.
Advisory Committee member. Pennsylvania LGBTQA Health Conference. 2019-2020.
Women in Business committee. Independence Business Alliance. 2018-2019.
Vice President. Cedar Park Neighbors. 2018-2019.
Board member. Cedar Park Neighbors. 2016-2018.
Event Planning Committee member. American Institute of Architects. 2014-2015.

Volunteer Work

Garden Court Community Association. 2021-Present
Cedar Park Neighbors. 2019-2020
TEDxPhiladelphia. 2016-2017.
Raleigh Food Corridor. 2014-2015.
CreativeMornings Raleigh. 2014-2015.

Awards and Honors

3rd Place at StartOut Demo Day for “QSPACES”. 2017.
JAZ Tank Finalist and investment recipient. Jefferson Innovation. 2016.
Presidential Award. American Institute of Architects, North Carolina. 2015.
“People’s Choice Award”. Google’s Startup Weekend, Raleigh, NC. 2014.
“Freshly Pressed”, crhofmann.com. WordPress. 2012.

High School
All Sports Award. 2005.
National Honor Society. 2004. 2005.
Golf Team. 2001-2005. 3x State Finalist.
Tennis Team. 2001-2005. 2x State Finalist. 1x State Champion-2005.
Basketball Team. 2001-2004. 1x State Finalist.
Kiwanis Award recipient. 2004- Golf. 2005-Tennis.

Speaking Engagements

Health Innovation Summit at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 2021.
Diversity in STEM Summit at NYU School of Engineering. 2019.
Hotpot! Philly. 2018.
StartOut NYC. 2017
Philadelphia PFLAG. 2017.
Philadelphia University. 2016.
AIANC Conference. 2014.


Stonefruit. 2019.
As Philadelphia reflects on its monuments, some more questions to ask. Plan Philly. 17 November 2017.

Grants and Fellowships

StartingBloc fellow. 2017.

Professional Associations

Independence Business Alliance. 2017-Present.
National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). 2017-Present.

“West Philly residents formed a transit task force because Vision Zero isn’t cutting it”. BillyPenn. 2018.
“Meet QSPACES”. Generocity. 2017.
“The 5 Gayest Healthcare Startups Right Now”. Healthcare.com. 2017.
“Need an LGBT-Friendly Doctor? There’s An App For That”. NewNowNExt. 2017.
“Meet the Disruptor: QSPACES”. Philly Citizen. 2017.
“This couple is building an app to find LGBTQ-friendly health providers”. Technical.ly Philly. 2017.
“QSPACES: An App to Help You Find A LGBT-Friendly Doctor”. The Pride LA. 2017.
“QSPACES talked LGBTQ health on Twitter with Harvard and two indie popstars”. Generocity. 2017.
“Triangle Stylemakers”. Triangle Urban Home magazine. 2013.

Professional Clients Include

Action Surge
American Institute of Architects, North Carolina chapter
Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Black Arm Bespoke
Eidolon Designs
Equity Gaming Project
Griffin-Wake Hardwood Flooring
Immersion Lab
Johnson & Johnson
Leadership Space
Matt McConnell Studio
Office of Raleigh Arts
Spaceship Quesadilla


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Raleigh, North Carolina
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Evansville, Indiana