Victoria comes to PsychArmor Institute with an array of communications and resiliency skills acquired along a 20-year journey with her Marine Corps combat Veteran and is thrilled to be able to support her family and others like hers as Education Manager. Victoria most recently worked in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, Office of Information, in Washington, D.C., as a writer/editor. For a decade prior, Victoria worked in health communications with community organizers in Southern California and North Carolina and for their international association, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, in Northern Virginia.
Prior to her involvement in the coalition movement, Victoria worked in engagement roles for Southern California-area entities of the Girl Scouts (membership), Marine Corps Community Services (marketing), and Barnes & Noble (community relations). She launched her career in the newsrooms of two newspapers and at the Associated Press, all in Southern California.
She holds a BA in Liberal Studies (teaching emphasis) with a minor in Communications from California State University, San Bernardino. Victoria also completed a certification on Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices through the University of California, Irvine. In her spare time, Victoria has volunteered for Marine Corps and naval causes. She and her daughter started a community literacy program. Victoria also is a Scout leader.