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Summary

Twenty years of experience in both non-profit and private sector organizations, with a strong background in development, fundraising, community collaboration, and logistical operations

Work experience

2015present

Executive Director

Ruth's House

Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization, keeping the mission of the organization as the primary focus in our efforts and advocacy

Research funding sources, oversee the development of fund-raising plans and write funding proposals to increase the funds of the organization

Establish and maintain a good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization

Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services

Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients, Board and Funders

Identify and evaluate the risks to the organization's people (clients, staff, management, volunteers), property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to control risks

Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization

Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery; oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices including the development of job description for all staff

20142015

Logistics Administrator

Wellspring Living

Established updated vendor and contractor list

Oversaw the completion of numerous facility management projects

Assisted in organizational-wide work plans and projects

Managed program donations, volunteer days, and volunteer on-site events

Collaborated with site Volunteer Coordinators to create itineraries and calendar of needs and/or service opportunities

Maintained essential online accounts and documentation for programs

Assisted CFO and Program Coordinator with administrative needs including, but not limited to, office management, research, and accounting tasks

Represented organization at community meetings and events

20122014

Office Manager

Community Outreach Program

 Oversight of administrative aspects in office

Developed all marketing and print

Handled all scheduling for facility and Director

Provided volunteer management and recruitment

Served as liaison for the program in community events and planning

Performed all human resource functions and support

Scheduled and assigned tasks to volunteers and employees

20072014

Account Specialist

Oscar Group, LLC

Played a key role in the coordination and planning for fundraising and PR events

Prioritized donor information and maintained online donor database

Developed script for company website

Assisted in administering and planning special programs

Recruited and trained volunteers

Coordinated and planned events of 50-300 attendees, where I negotiated with vendors and exceeded the fundraising goal by 75%

20052007

Executive Director

Brentwood Buddies

Handled all office managerial activities, including: human resources, staff training, payroll, accounting, and social services billing

Functioned as primary liaison to parents and ensured a consistently positive customer experience

Created financial and administrative reports for participation in monthly board meetings

Identified and ensured proper coverage for areas/operations that needed employee and volunteer support

Earned a reputation for maintaining a positive attitude and producing high-quality work

Provided tutoring and encouraged skill-building for students

20022003

Resource Coordinator

Kids' Stop Learning Center

Directed family seminars/workshops

Coordinated community and health resources

Supervised Parent/Teacher meetings and developed parental education library

Prepared Resource Coordinator Reports and health resource forms for the Office of School Readiness

20012002

Direct Care Therapist

Children's Center

Assessed and documented resident behavior and progress

Implemented behavior modification and rehabilitation programs

Provided mentoring and guidance designed to enhance personal and social strengths for residents

Supervised on-campus visits with residents and visitors

Education

2014

M.A

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER

Political Science with emphasis in Politics and Public Policy

2002

B.Sc

UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA

Political Science