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It all started when...

My love for digital started when I was 3 years old and my parents enrolled me in computer school instead of pre-school (sounds silly now, but it was unheard of back then!).

I went on to learn basic HTML and build my first website with my older brother’s help when I was 10… Yes, 10! I was so young that my dad had to sign a consent form.

When it came time to decide what I would study in college and ultimately specialize in, it only made sense to immerse myself in the world of marketing. Full-time and all-in!

In my past life...

I spent nearly a decade in corporate sales and marketing roles. My last position was in management where I oversaw every aspect from branding and website to trade shows and promotional items. I directed photoshoots and marketing video production and established social channels, email newsletters, and customer relationship management (CRM) tools. I loved being able to collaborate creatively with graphic designers, website developers, copywriters and other vendors to make marketing magic!

Seriously, I love the marketing process: when you have a crazy, brilliant idea that surfaces, but need a team behind you that can conceptualize it and turn it into a reality. That's when I enter. That's where I thrive.

I wanted to help other women...

After being in a male dominated industry for years, I knew I wanted to help other women dream bigger. Gem + Tusk is inspired by a couple of years spent as a competitive gymnast and the gym I practiced at, named Gemini, combined with my love for elephants. The name symbolizes self-confidence, courage, and happiness, along with strength, authenticity, and family. I never got to consistently develop, practice and focus on those things during my time in corporate, so I knew I wanted to create a small corner of the internet for women entrepreneurs like myself. They are all the things I prioritize in my own life and encourage in my clients.

Are You Ready to...

Focus on what you do best and leave the marketing to someone else?

Let's Work Together!