Curious & Passionate
Technical and creative leader with 20+ years of experience in Product Design, UX Research, and Motion Design.
I’ve built teams from the ground up across various industries, including Entertainment, Consumer Electronics, Retail, and Fintech-Health.
As User Experience Design (UXD) Manger at Optum Financial Services, I lead with an entrepreneurial mindset, collaborating across multiple service groups within Optum Financial, Optum Health, and United Health Care.
Focused on human-centered design principles, addressing customer journeys and experiences of what makes a successful product within healthcare.
As a mentor at DesignLabs, I find growth opportunities for myself and the mentees as we learn together.
Education & Certificates
Psychology of Leadership certification in effectively influencing and leading other people
MS in User Experience Design (UXD), Information Architecture and Knowledge Management
Master certification in User Research, Interaction Design, Visual Design
Project Management and Web Development Best Practices
BFA Design in Digital and Visual communication. Undergraduate Program