Sophia Paino

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Drake University                                                     1227 34th St., Des Moines, Iowa 50311



Junior Public Relations Major                               Drake University, 3.43 GPA

Psychology Minor

2015 High School Graduate                                   Kirksville (MO) High School, 3.95 GPA

Work Experience:

Kirksville Country Club lifeguard                         2012-2015

Colton’s Steakhouse Hostess                                 December 2014 -August 2015

YMCA Swim Instructor                                         2014-2015, Kirksville, MO

PR Intern at Billy Casper Golf                               Summer 2016, Reston, Virginia

  • Researched clients and companies, sat in on company meetings and presentations, worked on marketing campaigns for clients

Marketing Assistant at Flair Communication           Summer 2017, Fredericksburg, Virginia

  • Controlled social media for five clients, met with clients, researched companies, updated client websites

Intern at The Des Moines Water Works Foundation    Fall 2017-Present

  • Communicated the plans for expansion and improvement of the Water Works park with the city of Des Moines

College Extracurricular Activities:

  • Peer Advisory Board
    • Planned, organized, developed, hired, and ran Drake University’s Welcome Weekend
  • Mud Run Relays Co-Chair
    • Organized a fun run for Drake University students in conjunction with the Drake Relays
  • Delta Gamma
    • Vice President Panhellenic
  • Admission Cole-ition member
    • Provided tours to prospective students
  • Peer Mentor Academic Consultant
    • Mentor a class of 20 First-Year Students
  • Student Activities Board- Co-Chair of Entertainment for Drake University

High School Extracurricular Activities:

  • Missouri Girls’ State Summer 2014
    • Member of House of Representatives
    • Journalist
  • Yearbook Junior-Senior
    • Sports Editor
  • Newspaper Junior-Senior
  • Student Senate Sophomore; Senior
    • Senior Class Treasurer
  • Student Ambassador             Junior-Senior
  • Kirksville K-Life Freshman- Senior
  • Key Club member Freshman- Junior
  • Fall musicals Sophomore-Junior
  • Track and Field Freshman- Senior
  • Cheerleading Freshman-Sophomore
  • Tennis Junior-Senior


Debby Girvan, Owner and President of Flair Communication (540) 809-8196

Brooke Hemp, Advisor at Buffalo Agency (240) 405-7289