Hailing from Inglewood, California, Jodi graduated from Cal State Long Beach earning her BFA in Art Photography. While in school Jodi has worked as a line cook, a barista, and later found her creative outlet as a bartender in cocktail bars. For the last four years, Jodi has played an integral role in the evolution of The Normandie Club and later joined the opening team for The NoMad Hotel in Los Angeles. Since 2015, Jodi began as an apprentice with the world-renowned Cocktail Apprentice Program at Tales Of The Cocktail in New Orleans. Through her dedication, she grew to become an Assistant Manager of Operations- overseeing and guiding forty apprentices each year. Jodi has worked on other cocktail conferences such as Tales On Tour in Edinburgh, San Antonio Cocktail Conference in Texas and Golden State Of Cocktails in California. Jodi is a Trainer and Opening Logistics Coordinator for Proprietors LLC. She is passionate about bar education and leading others to achieve their optimal performance. Jodi lives in Los Angeles.