As Vice President and the Director of Communications at The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, a nonprofit in Manhattan, Theresa provides guidance in strategic direction, brand management and cohesive design for the private, public and social sectors. Theresa values the art of listening and research as well as approaching projects with integrity and curiosity through her experience working as a design practitioner and educator. She currently volunteers with 826 National, a nonprofit that provides under-resourced students opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing. Theresa holds a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola College in Maryland and a Master of Fine Arts in communications design from Pratt Institute.