See below to delve deeper into my personal, professional, and academic background to learn more.

Professional Summary

Detail-oriented, inquisitive, and passionate professional with over 5 years of experience in healthcare and public health-based government contracting. Skilled in data analytics, project management, and interdisciplinary team collaboration. Proficient in Python and Java, with experience in various cloud platforms, visualization tools, and other programming languages. Adaptable and able to excel in fast-paced environments. Seeking a bioinformatics role to leverage my strong skill set and contribute to the success and growth of a dynamic organization.


Johns Hopkins University, 2018—2022

  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics, GPA 4.0

Clemson University, 2012—2017

  • Bachelor of Science in Genetics / Minor in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry / Minor in Biology

Work Experience

Hendall, Inc. / Rockville, MD / 2018—Present

  • Project Support Specialist / Dec. 2021 to Present
    Supporting the Administration for Children and Families Head Start Information and Communication Center (HSICC) project.
    • Oversee the modernization of analytics tracking, the implementation of advanced web tracking analytics, and dashboard/visualization efforts for the Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC) website contributing to a marked 225% increase in views, users, and sessions from 2021 to 2023.
    • Develop robust analytics and subsequent reporting pipeline to measure the impact of marketing, technical, and user experience change efforts resulting in—improving engagement, adoption, and authoritative representation to a wide audience base of over 250K average monthly users.
  • Research Analyst / Sep. 2018 to Dec. 2021
    Contract Efforts
    Assisting various U.S. Department of Health and Human Services communication, education, and outreach initiatives, conducted reviews and analyses of data sources, produced reports and presentations, offered ad hoc support to program and project personnel for technical assignments and innovation efforts, and presented actionable recommendations to program leadership.
    Maintained the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) mass email public engagement and awareness system boasting over 200K subscribers through MailChimp.
    • Implemented eBlast data analytics pipelines using Python and SQL, resulting in more data-driven decision-making surrounding communication efforts and MoM growth within the Public Engagement Platform
    Corporate Efforts
    In support of the COO, the role involved reviewing and offering feedback on project deliverables, organizing meetings and managing project budgets, researching business opportunities, tracking solicitations, reviewing intelligence reports for new opportunities, automated reporting for Division Directors, and providing writing support for proposals and marketing activities.
    • Contributed to the success of the organization, realizing an approximate 175% increase in federal prime contract obligations from $16M in 2018 to $44M in 2021
  • Documentation Specialist / Jun. 2018 to Sep. 2018
    Recognize instances of non-compliance, spearhead efficient corrective actions, and verify that documentation aligns with Section 508 standards prior to publication on client's public facing government sites. Remediation involved the use of several accessibility tools, document formats, and/or HTML source pages.

Skills and Expertise

Programming and Web Development

  • Python, Java, SQL, R, and Javascript
  • HTML, CSS, Markdown
  • Django, Docker, Flask

Bioinformatics Software and Services

  • BioConductor, BioEdit, BLAST/BLAT, Clustal (MSA), dnaSP, Galaxy, Genome Browsers (Ensembl, IGB, NCBI, UCSB), HMMER, MEGA, Tuxedo (Bowtie, Cufflinks, TopHat), UGENE

Other Software and Services

  • Google – GCP (BigQuery, Functions, Scheduler), Analytics, Firebase, Looker, and Tag Manger
  • Microsoft – Azure, GitHub, Power Platform, Office 365 (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word), VS Code
  • Atlassian – BitBucket, Confluence, Jira, Trello
  • eBlast – CampaignMonitor, Cision, MailChimp, MailJet, and MailGun

Certifications and Training

Certified CMMI 2.0 Associate, ISACA #81939781

  • A CMMI certification enables individuals to improve organizational operations, to enhance processes and practices within each, to produce higher-quality products, to increase efficiencies, and to contribute to organizational maturity.

LinkedIn Learning Trainings

  • Business Ethics / Business Ethics for Managers and Leaders, 12/2022
  • Google Analytics, 08/2022
  • Google Analytics 4 (GA4) Essential Training, 04/2022
  • Project Management: Government Projects, 11/2021