Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Knowledgeable Executive Director well-versed in providing strategic direction and ongoing leadership in developing and locating housing for homeless mothers. A veteran of the Real Estate field with a track record of success spanning 20 plus years.

  • Investment and Financial analysis
  • Marketing, Pricing
  • Rental and Personnel management
  • Operational analysis, Consulting
  • Real Estate, Appraisal procedures
  • Strategic Planning and Development
  • Contract Review And Recommendations
  • Multi-Site Operations
Work History
01/2021 to Current Executive Director Ymca Of Metropolitan Chicago | , , Oakland, CA

  • Identified risks and developed mitigation plans.
  • Assisted in developing housing pilot program from ground up, laying out framework and defining roles.
  • Interviewed, supervised and motivated staff members to achieve optimal productivity.
  • Worked closely with board of directors to strategically affect operational direction.
  • Exercised appropriate cost control to meet budget restrictions and maximize profitability.
  • Drove strategic improvements to enhance operational and organizational efficiencies.
  • Supervised writing of all grant applications and checked information for accuracy prior to submission.
01/2016 to Current Associate Real Estate Broker and Property Manager Premiere Global | , ,
  • Facilitate the preparation and evaluation of contracts for real estate sales, leases, and options property to be purchased
  • Display expertise in invoicing, profit and loss, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and service providers
  • Keenly monitor the daily activities of consultants, staff, and service providers.
  • Minimized vacancy periods by collaborating with building owners to strategize improvements to marketing initiatives, business plans, and tenant outreach programs
  • Liaised between property owners and prospective buyers to facilitate purchase and transfer of ownership
  • Assisted clients in financial planning for purchase
  • Evaluated and recommended changes in rental pricing strategies to remain competitive in market.
11/2011 to Current Director Us Concrete Inc | , , Oakland

  • Managed teams of professional volunteers focused on improving affordable housing initiatives.
  • Maintained operational facilities attractive to potential tenants by organizing regular maintenance, major repairs, and capital improvement projects.
  • Worked collaboratively with public relations, marketing and enrollment management to develop and administer marketing strategies towards increasing occupancy.
  • Administered office staff training program to improve daily management of housing office.
  • Referred clients to appropriate team members, community agencies and organizations to meet treatment needs.
  • Developed and created programs and monitored effectiveness against individual participant needs.

01/2018 to 12/2018 Team Manager Gardens For Health | , ,
  • Overview: Year-long consultation project for nonprofit that fights childhood malnutrition in Rwanda. Worked with team of five personnel responsible for providing consultation on SWOT, marketing, and financial analysis
  • Coordinated with organization in expanding their operations to reach more communities and improve their sustainability by supporting to scale up and provide more beneficial services, as well as leveraging partnerships
  • Enhanced primary point of direct service, government capacity building, and technical support to widen their reach across Rwanda and other areas throughout Africa.
  • Offered expertise on employee and business development plans to enhance implementation and routine oversight.
  • Investigated agriculture, nutrition, and health in countries to devise strategic initiatives improving operational structures, policies and management systems.
01/2014 to 12/2017 Business Consultant BRAYLEN JAMES BUSINESS SOLUTIONS | , ,
  • Provide project status report to internal and external team members and stakeholders Motivate staff and foster growth-driven mindset to meet and/or surpass department goals.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Evaluated situations and delivered targeted solutions using various tools and resources.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels
  • Propelled domestic companies into international markets through strategic business planning
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
Expected in 12/2018 MBA | Global Business Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, CA, GPA:
Expected in 06/2015 Bachelor of Science | Business Administration Holy Names University, Oakland, CA, GPA:

  • Member of Sigma Beta Delta-International Honor Society
  • Member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority-Past President

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School Attended

  • Saint Mary’s College
  • Holy Names University

Job Titles Held:

  • Executive Director
  • Associate Real Estate Broker and Property Manager
  • Director
  • Team Manager
  • Business Consultant


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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