Patty Wardlow, CEO reached out to partner for a storytelling and portrait session for the Wardlow Group. We wanted to do more than just update headshots. We created some group images and photographed a celebration of a recent milestone of 100 homes! I even joined them for a bit after at a local restaurant in […]

Wardlow Group


The Westmont High School Girl’s Basketball team invited me for Media Day- after recently hanging with the Volleyball team I knew we would have a blast. Hyping each other up and celebrating the team was the vibe; music, encouragement, laughter, some screaming (see pics) and creativity was what it was all about. Thanks Sentinels & […]

Basketball Media Day Nov 2023


I was so excited to be invited back for a storytelling with The SCA on a beautiful November day. The SCA is the largest provider of hands-on environmental conservation programs for youth and adults. “The SCA programs allow participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks, community green spaces and more across the country. […]

“You are part of a great transformation” Dunes with the SCA


Styles 4 Kidz Gala was held at The Nineteenth Century Club in Oak Park, Illinois again this year (check out last year’s gala day here). Styles 4 Kidz knows how to show up fabulous and celebrate all the great work the organization does in serving their clients, impacting families, and creating an amazing community in […]

“What’s Your Dream?” Styles 4 Kidz Gala 2023


Monat Gratitude Foundation’s mission is “helping people find purpose through gratitude, giving, and kindness.” I have had the honor of being a brand rep and a Gratitude Ambassador and Team Leader this year and on a recent brand trip to Bahamas we had an opportunity to volunteer one morning in a local school and I […]

Gratitude in Action in the Bahamas


I was invited to photograph Media Day for a local high school’s volleyball team! My daughter is a senior this year so I was so excited to help hype the ladies of Westmont Volleyball up and encourage then to celebrate each other and their team! This is you sign to book a Media Day experience […]

Volleyball Media Day


Sunitha Shiv Iyer who describes herself as “an entrepreneur by accident,” is clearly a confident and skilled leader. After the tragic passing of her husband who founded Optime-Tech she took over and has been leading the company towards growth. She shares, “Optime Tech’s mission is to be at the forefront of the IT staffing industry […]



It was an honor to join staff and participants at The Community House to help them share stories of the work they are doing in their community. Maggie, the marketing director reached out to help share stories of The Community House’s programs and more importantly the people that make it a great place, “we want […]

The Community House, “a second home”


I was invited to photograph and help Foster Progress celebrate the graduates of the class of 2023 and send them off to higher education with gifts and words of encouragement. It was a beautiful day to celebrate success in Chicago! Foster Progress empowers Illinois youth currently or formerly in foster care to attain a college […]

Celebrating Graduates