About I am originally from Ohio, but I did my undergraduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign(Major in Political Science with a Minor in Chemistry). In December 2010, I got my MLS at Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison. I have nearly six years experience combined working in academic (3 years) and public libraries (4 years). I have also had experience working with library vendors. Since 2008, I have been professionally involved in the library and information science industry through association memberships, continuing education, committees, leadership, and volunteer opportunities.
In 2011, I was chosen to be a member of the ALA Class of Emerging Leaders. My involvement with the