Terry has the experience, education and training to write on a broad range of topics in many different formats. Much of her Internet-based work is conversational in style, while private clients have often expected a more formal tone. She is well-versed in persuasive writing through legal and nonprofit positions she has held in the past. Although she can write with authority on many issues, she tends to focus on business, legal, real estate and personal finance topics.
Running, movies, television, pop culture, gaming, Apple, Internet culture, social media, comics, poetry, Weimaraners, writing, reading, travel, entrepreneurship, cause-related marketing, nonprofit start-ups, social justice, new media, politics, women's issues, baseball, basketball, real estate investing, international human rights, alternative dispute resolution, networking, green solutions, corporate responsibility, architecture, construction, photography, boxing, bicycling, tennis, golf, continuing education, community colleges, workforce development, youth development, mentoring.
Although Terry is a consummate New Yorker, she attended the University of Southern California and obtained an undergraduate degree from its well-regarded business school with a focus on real estate financing.
Terry holds a Juris Doctorate from Howard Law, which has helped propel her entrepreneurial projects.
Terry boasts over 10 years work experience in the nonprofit industry as a founder, executive director and fundraiser. She is a certified development professional and has experience with both private and public funding sources. She has held past positions with community-based and faith-based organizations. Her program specialties include youth, workforce development, poverty, women's issues and housing. She is proficient in grant writing and developing nonprofit position papers,sponsorship proposals, case studies, marketing materials, and Web copy.
Terry worked for five years out of law school as an associate at a top 10 international firm. She is versed in many legal topics, including business organizations, corporations, real property, family law, personal injury law, wills and trusts, and general business law. Although She no longer practices, her legal experience continues to grow, as she uses her knowledge in her entrepreneurial and nonprofit work everyday.
Terry has an undergraduate degree in finance. She owns her own business and has worked as the chief executive for nonprofit organizations. In both capacities, extensive skills in finance were required.
Terry has over a decade of experience writing articles for online publication in the areas of small business, tax law, finance, real estate, nonprofits, travel and lifestyle. Her work is published on websites for companies such as Legalzoom, Intuit and the Houston Chronicle.