Respected professional with extensive management experience and proven success at small, large, public, and private institutions with demonstrated ability to deliver mission-critical results. Known for employee development and leadership resulting in award winning team. Skilled at building and developing partnerships throughout institution increasing productivity while pursuing excellence. Use technology and social networking to create and improve services and resources for constituents.
Leadership Training and Development
Advocate of Change
Successful Retention Initiatives
Coaching, Support and Mentorship
Development of Learning Outcomes
early alert system with the Dean of Academic
Advising, outcome assessment
showed semester-to-semester retention and persistence results at over 90
Initiated a reorganization of undergraduate and graduate New Student Orientation, achieving 85% participation rate, up from less than 50%.
Guided Associated Student Government as primary advisor through reorganization process and 2 University-wide student fee referendums, resulting in $1.5 million of activity fees and no-fee access to all sporting events.
Development and implementation of quality assurance programs and outcomes assessment.
Assistant Dean of Academic AffairsDEVRY UNIVERSITY － Chicago, IL
Managed and evaluated 19 full-time faculty and 50 visiting faculty in Colleges of Engineering, Business and Liberal Arts, and Keller Graduate School of Management. Recruited academic faculty.
Responsible for promoting teaching, learning, and assessment excellence.
Implemented high quality curriculum and instructional delivery systems and outcomes assessment, achieving 92% persistence and retention rate semester to semester (national average 83%).
Achieved faculty annual average of 3.62/4.0 End of Course Evaluation score (national average 3.4) by assuring that curricula were delivered in environment conducive to learning and providing leadership to faculty.
Interim Faculty Chair, College of Liberarl Arts and Sciences, directed and evaluated 4 full-time faculty members and 15 visiting faculty members.
Director Center for Student Involvement & Associate Director Norris University CenterNorris University Center － Evanston, IL
Formed Center for Student Involvement (2002).
Supervised and evaluated 5 full-time coordinators in Campus Programming, Leadership Development, Community Service, Student Theatre and Performing Arts, Social Justice and LGBT Resource Center.
Shaped partnership with existing support group and student affairs that allowed for creation of LGBT Resource Center and staff appropriation.
Managed Norris University Center in Director's absence - 170,000 square feet of multi-purpose space, including 8 dining options, convenience store, Starbucks, Barnes and Noble campus bookstore, Apple store, STA Travel retail outlet, U.S. Bank, game room, and art studio, servicing 10,000 people/day.
Provided advisement and support for 450 undergraduate and graduate student organizations and sports teams, overseeing 700 events and 100,000 attendees.
Taught Masters of Education course 'The College Student", receiving above average evaluations consequently asked to mentor 3 students.
Associate Dean of Students and Designated School OfficialDEVRY UNIVERSITY － Chicago, IL
Oversaw all aspects of student life and services including code of conduct, disability services, and behavioral intervention for Chicago Metro.
Developed education-based Code of Conduct process including establishment of conduct review board, which established community buy-in for expected conduct on campus.
Demonstrated leadership acumen by serving as Emergency Response Team co-lead and co-author of local Clery Act report.
Delivered classroom support and services for students with disabilities (ADA), including review of student needs in DeVry Advantage Academy (high school program), ensuring that all students were advocated for in classroom setting.
Created national model for onsite international student orientation and compliance policies, serving as designated school official for International student services.
Director of Student ActivitiesHIRAM COLLEGE － Hiram, OH
Managed department of student activities including campus radio station, newspaper, yearbook, and Greek Life.
Instructor in undergraduate leadership program.
Developed and provided leadership for Outdoor Leadership Program.
Program Services Advisor Purdue Memorial UnionPURDUE UNIVERSITY － West Lafayette, IN
Shared management of Program Services Department. Delivered cultural, recreational, entertainment, and service programs.
Developed facilities use policies including internal operations and procedures.
Director of Housing and Residential LifeNATIONAL LOUIS UNIVERSITY － Wheeling, IL
Oversaw department of Residential Life.
Instrumental in developing code of conduct for resident students and campus-wide crisis response policies.
Assistant Director Residential Life - PACE Program.NATIONAL LOUIS UNIVERSITY － Wheeling, IL
Served as liaison between university's residential program and PACE program. Supervised and counseled 38 learning developmentally challenged men and women.
Doctorate of EducationUNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD － SheffieldEngland
Masters of Science: Counseling/Human ServicesNATIONAL-LOUIS UNIVERSITY － Evanston, ILCounseling/Human Services
Bachelor of Arts: PsychologyCOLLEGE OF WOOSTER － Wooster, OHPsychology
Coaching, Leadership Development, Leadership Training, Mentor, Quality Assurance, Risk Management and Assessment, Self-Motivated, Multi-unit Operation Management, Communication Skills, Event Management and Promotion
Learning Commission Persistence and Completion Academy Mentor
of Wooster Alumni Admissions Advocate
Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
of College Unions International (ACUI)