chief executive officer principal consultant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Executive Profile
Talented, accomplished and experienced Senior Administrator / Executive with a broad background in directing municipal and governmental operations. 
Skill Highlights
  • Project Management
  • Budget Development
  • Organizational Skills
  • Administrative Skills
  • Vision
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Staff Development
  • Project Planning
  • Community Outreach
  • Business Development
  • Excellent Communicator
Core Accomplishments

  • Served as a two term elected official, City Commissioner for the City of South Bay.
  • Organized and directed Life-long Solutions for Male Students Mentoring Program.
  • Coordinated efforts between elected and community representatives of Western Palm Beach County, namely South Bay, Belle Glade, Pahokee and all contiguous unincorporated areas and the District 6 County Commissioner to develop and enhance working relationships.
  • Identified and facilitated, with county senior level staff and appropriate regional representatives, the timely completion of municipal capital projects throughout Western Palm Beach County.
  • Identified and developed plans with municipalities to evaluate redevelopment and revitalization needs and services, from basic infrastructure to social services programs, in order to enhance the quality of life of residents within the region.
  • Coordinated with the appropriate county agencies to address affordable/workforce housing within the region through repair, replacement or new housing efforts and the identification of potential funding sources outside of county funding.
  • Developed a strategic workforce plan for training and retraining of citizens in the region through cooperative efforts with Workforce Alliance and coordinated efforts with the county’s Economic Development Team, Business Development Board and Tourist Development Council to create a plan to improve the tourist and economic base of the region.
  • Present and Past Member of several Board of Trustees for local social/civic and non-profit organizations (Street Beat, Inc., Boys and Girls Club, C.L. Brumback Health Center, Palm Beach County Mental Health Services, Glades General Hospital, ARC of the Glades).
  • Serves on the Jackie Robinson Scholarship Advisory/Selection Committee - Florida.  
  • Board Member Glades Utility Authority (GUA).
  • Leadership Broward County – Senior Executive Orientation.
  • Participated in several local, state and federal councils/associations/committees (Palm Beach Community College – Steering Committee, Florida League of Cities, National League of Cities, Florida City and County Management Association – FCCMA and the International City/County Manager’s Association – ICMA).
  • Participated in and represented the United States of America, via the National League of Cities (NLC) in a local government leadership exchange initiative in Ghana, West Africa.  
  • Served as a legislative intern at the Florida State Senate (Senator A. Girardeau) and US Congress (Congressman William Grant).  
Professional Experience
Chief Executive Officer - Principal Consultant, 04/2005 to Current
Caravel Autism HealthBloomington, MN,
  • Serves as Chief Executive and Principal Consultant for company.
  • Oversees governmental, private and non-profit projects from implementation phase throughout project completion.
  • Assist with the creation and development of business start-ups; manage and recommend economic and comprehensive strategies for business expansions.
  • Assist individuals, companies and organizations with permitting, planning and zoning matters.
  • Provide fiscal, administrative and management recommendations and strategies to companies and governmental entities throughout the tri-county region.
  • Provide leadership training and coaching for middle to senior level executive managers. 
Regional Director, 01/2002 to 04/2005
InstacartGreeley, CO,

  • Supervised and directed a senior professional staff of a regional office in Broward County, Fl.
  • Primary responsibilities included but were not limited to, budget development and implementation.
  • Assisted in the delivery of regulatory services, water supply planning, land management and monitored SFWMD funded/supported programs.
  • Provided direct/indirect financial and or technical assistance to local governments and special water control districts throughout Broward County.
  • Served as a communication link between the SFWMD and all municipal and county governmental entities within Broward County.
  • Implemented/promoted environmental education/awareness programs.
  • Assisted in both internal and external agency coordination.
  • Assisted local governments in post hurricane disaster recovery efforts.
City Manager, 10/1996 to 11/2001
City Of South BayCity, STATE,
  • Served as Chief Executive and Fiscal Officer for the City of South Bay.
  • Primarily responsible for day to day administrative services under the auspices of a Manager-Commission form of government.
  • Directed and supervised a multi-disciplined workforce and employees.
  • Trained and Directed Department Heads and Senior level Directors/Managers.
  • Served as the official administrative spokesman for the city of South Bay.
  • Encouraged and promoted Economic and Community Development initiatives.
  • Served as the official legislative liaison with County, State and Federal officials/representatives.
  • Provided and recommended theoretical framework to an elected body of legislators (Mayor and Commission) for policy development consideration.
  • Developed and managed multi-million dollar annual budget.
Educator - Teacher, 07/1991 to 05/1996
Palm Beach County SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Developed and implemented educational initiatives as a state of Florida Certified teacher within the Palm Beach County School system (Lake Shore Middle School, Pahokee High School and West Technical Education Center).
  • Served as an Adjunct Social Sciences Professor at a Palm Beach County satellite campus of Bethune-Cookman College.
Master of Science: Public Administration, Expected in 1990
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - Tallahassee, FL
Academic Achievement Award - High Honor's Graduate
Coursework in Finance, Statistics and Microeconomics
Bachelor of Science: Political Science, Expected in 1987
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - Tallahassee, FL
Minor in History
Training, Coaching, Permitting, Zoning, Budget, Policy Development, Business Development, Economic Development, Team Building, Project Management

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  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

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