THE NOMADIC SYNAPSE IS A CREATIVE VENTURE.
i was born in new york, and lived in zimbabwe for the first decade of my life. i attended university in washington d.c. and lived in nyc / brooklyn before moving to los angeles.
my education is in organizational development and hospitality. i work with individuals and businesses who are committed to biodiversity and regenerative practices.
two decades later, i am traveling back to my roots in africa.
my mission is to explore tools for resilient and adaptive growth.
L.A. Compost, Los Angeles | July 2017 - current
director of development
Local Roots Farm, Los Angeles | May 2016 - July 2017
animal / Jon & Vinny's / Son of a Gun, Los Angeles CA | 2015
Marco’s Trattoria, Brooklyn NY | Sept. 2013 - Sept. 2014
Lafayette Grand Café and Bakery, NYC | May-Sept. 2013
Blanca, Bushwick NY | May 2013
Blue Hill Restaurant, NYC | 2011-2013
Front of House Maitre d’hotel
F.A.R.M.S. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture | 2011
Apprenticeship for Restaurant Management & Service
awards & affiliations
Mayor Garcetti Sustainability pLAn, Green New Deal, Community Stakeholder, 2019
LA Food Policy Council Food Waste Prevention & Rescue Working Group, Co-chair, 2018 - 2019
The LEAP Manifesto, Los Angeles Steering Committee, 2017
Zagat 30 under 30, 2015
nRhythm, Regenerative Organizational Design, 2019
Kiss The Ground, Soil Advocacy Program, 2018
edX | WageningenX, Systems Thinking and Environmental Sustainability, 2017
edX | HarvardX, Science & Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science, 2016
edX | WageningenX, Introduction to Nutrition: Food for Health, 2015
International Wine Center, NYC, WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits, 2014
The George Washington University
Bachelors of Arts & Communications, Class of 2010
Lambda Pi Eta Honors Society
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
Curation & Film Studies, Fall 2008