Candidate for Boston City Council, District 2
January 2017–September 2017
Given the state of the political climate nationally, I felt like it was time to step up and get involved locally. I was proud to pull papers and run for city council among a field of 7 candidates to represent the neighborhoods of Bay Village, Chinatown, Downtown, South Boston and the South End.
Manulife/John Hancock | Senior Experience Designer, Group Functions Technology
First designer hired to help build out a new internal UX design team for Manulife/John Hancock's Global Solution Delivery organization. In this role, I'll be working to establish an internal XD team, our standards, and design process. Collaborating with customers, business leaders, employees, and external networks to facilitate the discovery of new opportunities and exploration of customer needs through good design and data driven customer experience.
Fidelity Investments | Senior UI/UX Designer, Design Lead
October 2008–May 2016
Senior UI/UX Designer for Fidelity Investments Personal and Workplace Investing products. Work includes NetBenefits redesign, Fidelity app for iPhone, Android & tablet. Most recently worked as agile team design lead on a broad effort to optimize the next generation of Fidelity.com across a wide range of devices from desktop to mobile.
Boston 2024 Partnership, Inc. | Consultant
August 2014–July 2015
Graphic design contractor for the organization working to advance the bid to bring the Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games to Boston in 2024. Early on, managed social media platforms, curated content and created any collateral for meetings, marketing or online media. Also
Boston 2024 Organizing Committee | Co-Founder
November 2012–June 2014
Founding member of the Boston 2024 Organizing Committee, a non-profit organization working to encourage business leaders & city officials to explore an Olympic bid for the City of Boston. Directed the development of our website, managed social media platforms, and met with civic leaders to advance the exploration of an Olympic bid.
Sasaki Associates | Environmental Graphic Designer
August 2007–July 2008
Graphic design for wayfinding system at National Harbor in Washington D.C. Sasaki Chase Mills office renovation signage & lobby environmental graphics. Wayfinding, kiosk design, 30' informational timeline graphic & signage for the re-branding of historical Alexandria, Virginia.
Jack Morton Worldwide | Graphic Design Contractor
May 2007–August 2007
Helped represent Jack Morton Worldwide welcome 10,000 registered attendees at eBay Live! at the BCEC. Designed a kit of parts for Subway’s “Random Acts of Fitness for Kids”—a program that reached 25,000 schools across the nation encouraging elementary students to eat healthy and track their daily fitness. Assisted with presentations & staging for multiple Gillette/P&G product launches.
Massachusetts College of Art & Design
September 2004–May 2007
Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Concentration
Alumni Leadership Council Member, 2012–Present
Board of Trustees Candidate 2016–2020
Salem State University
September 2002–May 2004
Concentration in Graphic Design
Keynote Speaker, State Street Global Services - Nov 5, 2015- Keynote presenter to group of 500+ for the Alternative Investment Solution ELEV8 Conference on Culture. Along with fellow Boston 2024 Co-Founder Eric Reddy, we told the story of idea to conception of Boston's Olympic movement. From an unimaginable idea to a grassroots movement, Boston 2024 taught Corey that taking big risks and coming up short isn't always a loss. It's the experience alone that teaches us valuable lessons that we can apply to our next big idea.
Keynote Speaker, Alpha Omega Council - Feb 20, 2013- Keynote presenter to the Alpha Omega Council's 50+ member monthly meeting. The presentation focused on my role in Boston's Olympic bid. The Alpha Omega Council is comprised of Americans of Hellenic ancestry in business, education, academia, medicine, law, politics, science and other fields. Their mission is to unite Americans of Greek descent in fellowship and philanthropy and to help recognize the achievements of Greek-Americans who excel in their field individually or as a group.
Four Seasons Run of Hope - Commissioned to design a logo for the Four Seasons Boston Run of Hope 5k. The annual race benefits pediatric cancer care and research at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center (MGH). Created in 2008, the logo has now been in use for six race seasons.
Xperience Communications - Worked as a freelance graphic designer for Detroit based experiential & brand marketing firm. Assisted in event marketing, business meeting production, and brand launches for Ford and IndyCar.
Boston Pride Committee - Freelance designer for Boston Pride, a non-profit working to achieve inclusivity, equality, respect, and awareness in Greater Boston and beyond.
Gay Games IX - Boston 2014 Bid Committee - Designed the final logo chosen by the Boston 2014 Bid Committee should Boston be awarded the 2014 Gay Games. Boston lost to Cleveland for the Games.
Casparian Consultants - Commissioned to design the brand identity for Casparian Consultants, a Rhode Island based consulting group specializing in product liability analysis, chemical health and safety, and air and water quality analysis.
BostonCreates South Boston Team Member
Boston Shines Neighborhood Volunteer
Fenway Health Mens Event Planning Committee
MassArt Alumni Leadership Council Member
South Boston "Music At Marine" Concert Series Organizer