As an undergraduate, I served four years with the school newspaper, The Observer, as well as the school magazine, The Scholastic, including the latter with two years as an editor. I take great pride in possessing effective written and spoken communication skills, and am diligent about proper grammar and spelling. Sadly, these skills are vastly undervalued in today's business environments.

To continually hone and improve my skills, in 1998 I joined the world renowned public speaking organization Toastmasters International. Since that time, I have written and presented over a dozen speeches on a variety of subjects. The following are a few samples of these efforts: