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B. is a thought leader on product and culture development within technology companies. They are passionate about creating a culture of accountability and sustainable processes that allow teams to do the work well.


Senior Data Product Manager



  • Areas of Ownership: Membership & Finance Data

San Francisco Chapter, Founding Member


Private Directors Association

The Private Directors Association® (PDA) is a non-profit organization of, by, and for private company business owners, their executives, and directors. The mandate is to define and model private company governance excellence for corporate, ESOPs, family-owned, partnerships, private equity portfolio companies, and start-ups/venture capital financed—at all levels of revenue generation.

Senior Engineering Program Manager

2018- 2020


  • Areas of Ownership: App Store Connect, App Store Connect Quality, App Store Connect/ iTunes Store Connect Quality, App Store Compliance, App Store Connect Mobile App
  • Drive and ship large and small cross-functional projects
  • Drive meaningful aspects of a project including scope, requirements, timelines, and resource allocation
  • Drive technical discussions with stakeholders around the company to build new experiences for customers
  • Own overall program schedules
  • Collaborate with QA, Engineering, EPMs, design and other organizations both inside and outside of Apple to develop solutions for partnerships, promotions, and other new business initiatives
  • Manage software releases, develop tools and processes to gain efficiencies in the build, development, testing, and deployment lifecycle

Vice Chairperson and Secretary, Board of Directors


Howard Brown Health

Howard Brown Health is one of the largest LGBTQ organizations in the United States with over $200 million in revenue. It also is the only LGBTQ focused FQHC in the Midwest. Howard Brown Health’s focus on LGBTQ patients and the research it does is quickly becoming a standard for LGBTQ care for the country.

Vice President, Board of Directors

2018- Present

YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago

YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago is one of the largest YWCA organizations in the United States with over a $10 million annual budget.

Chairperson, Board of Directors


Chicago Black Women in Tech

Product Management Instructor


Product School

Senior Product Manager


Sprout Social

  • Areas of Ownership: Listening and Flex Feeds teams
  • Mentor fellow product managers

Product Manager


  • Areas of Ownership: Buyer Personalization and Early Stage Shopping
  • Led rich discovery processes, including market opportunities, user/customer research and prototyping to identify, evaluate and define products and features that are valuable, usable and feasible
  • Defined, maintained and internalized product KPIs, using them to measure/report progress and to align product development to business strategy




  • Areas of Ownership:  Technical SEO, Martech Tools, Platform & Whiteboard
  • Tracked and communicated progress to senior leadership team and relative stakeholders, making sure features get delivered on time

Associate Product Manager



  • Scrum Evangelist that implemented agile best practices to streamline product iterations
  • Utilized agile methodologies, such as: planning sprints, beginning and ending sprints, and determining when an iterationcan be released
  • Researched, planned, and strategized new features for the Benchtools app
  • Provided technical resources and administration for all software tools; such as Jira, Jira Agile, Confluence, Smartsheets and Google Apps for Work

Business Analyst & Product


Acceleration Partners

  • Led product team responsible for the transition of all reporting tasks from manual collection to a dynamic web based portal using cloud technology
  • Helped clients exceed FY 2014 goals of over $150 million in gross retail sales

Agency Relationship Manager & Product



  • Acted as a consultant to agencies and outsourced program managers to help them successfully manage their clients’ programs on ShareASale
  • Managed 90 agency relationships and in turn over 600 merchant programs
  • Helped clients’ programs exceed $77 million in sales for FY 2012 (30% increase) and $90 million in sales in FY 2013(17% increase)

Executive Team Leader – Guest Experience




Juris Doctor

John Marshall Law School

Master of Business Administration, Management/Finance – 2014

Robert Morris University, Chicago, IL

Master of Information Systems – 2011

Robert Morris University, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts, History, minor in Asian American Studies – 2008

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

International Law – 2004

University of Oxford, New College, Oxford, UK

Achievements and Leadership

2021 Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 under 40 SVBJ

2021 Empower Ethnic Minority Top 100 Future Leaders, Yahoo Finance UK and Involve

2020 Top 100 LGBT+ Future Leaders, Yahoo Finance UK and Involve

HERoes Women Advocates List 2020 , Yahoo Finance UK and Involve

San Francisco Chapter, Founding Member, Private Directors Association 2020- Present

Vice Chairperson & Secretary, Board of Directors, Howard Brown Health Center 2015 – Present

Vice President & Secretary, Board of Directors, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago 2018 – Present

Chairperson, Board of Directors, Chicago Black Women in Tech 2018 – 2019

Vanguard Award Winner for Most Innovative Campaign, Performics, 2016

Hall of Fame, Robert Morris University 2016

Distinguished Alumni Award Robert Morris University 2013

Leadership Council & Rogers Society Member Northwestern University 2010 – Present

30 under 30 Honoree Windy City Times 2008


PMI-ACP,  Project Management Institute

CSPO, Scrum Alliance

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