Advisor, and Creative Catalyst at Penelope Mimetics, Spartanburg, SC & NYC. With 20+ years' of leadership experience, I specialize in strategic planning, organizational and community development, business optimization, non-profit capacity building, and fundraising.

About Me

Penelope Mimetics, my company, serves in consulting roles in community development and management consulting for diverse entities such as companies, non-profits, and municipalities. Specializing in grant writing services, administration, fundraising, instructional design/training, strategic planning, cultural planning, and program administration, we provide a collaborative infrastructure for transformative change.

Additionally, we are experienced in sales representation, research and development, customer discovery, competitive analysis, project management, and business development. As a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) actively listed in the federal procurement database, we are committed to driving positive change and fostering growth.


CAGE Code: 7XG73

DUNS: 080779075

I am also the founder and managing director of Conway Cultural Development Corporation (dba Una Saxon Arcadia Development Corporation). This South Carolina non-profit uses the tools of creative placemaking to revitalize communities by designing, developing, and implementing public projects that link arts, cultural and heritage strategies to education, economic development, and urban planning and design.


Doctor of Education, Ed. D., Art & Art Education, College Teaching of Art

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York

MA, Instructional Technology

San Jose State University

San Jose, California

BFA, Studio Art, Ceramics

Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina


Gunner Mate Second Class, (E-5)

U.S. Coast Guard