About Valerie


My name is Valerie C. Wade, and I’m a technical communications professional and certified archivist based in Houston, Texas. I’m the mind and heart behind Lynnfield Historical Consulting and a longtime enthusiast of gardening, day hiking, and fiber arts. (Seriously, I’m fascinated by looms, spinning, and quiltmaking.)

As a detail-oriented technical communications professional, I have 6+ years of success in delivering high quality work through understanding business requirements, researching, and writing. I am a team player who is known for my proficiency in editing and communicating technical concepts to facilitate optimal business operations.

I also write essays that often interrogate the intersection of history and popular culture, especially concerning race and gender. I believe in the transformative power of the written word, and I love using my passion for writing to connect people.

I earned a B.A. in African American Studies and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.A. in History from Duke University. I am credentialed by the Academy of Certified Archivists.