Provide overall leadership, guidance, and direction of daily operational activities; Manage an annual budget of $4,000,000; President/Co-Founder of the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance; Strategic planning and implementation; Strong analytical, problem identification and resolution skills; Ability to communicate effectively, present ideas, providing plans and procedures in a clear and concise manner.
01/2007 to Current
Chief Operating OfficerFannie & John Hertz Foundation － Livermore, CA
Oversee all operational components of the Hertz Foundation's mission, which includes managing an annual budget of $4,000,000.
Contribute to short and long term fundraising strategies as a member of the senior management team.
Work with the development team to expand revenue and fundraising activities.
Provide leadership, management and vision to ensure the organization has proper operational controls and administrative procedures to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.
Facilitate ongoing strategic planning and execution with the President, Board of Directors, and senior leadership team.
Manage staff and perform human resources management, including all phases of recruitment, hiring, training, and compliance issues.
Co-founder and President of the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance, which was created to encourage collaboration, resource sharing, relationship building, and raise awareness of the 150+ participating organizations.
Manage the Fellowship selection process with approximately 800 applications per year, resulting in fifteen graduate fellowship awards.
Build and maintain ongoing relationships with alumni Fellows to encourage collaboration and support fundraising.
Manage all risk management and legal activities.
Oversee all information technology, including databases, social media, website, back-up systems, security management and overall information flow to maintain data integrity.
01/2001 to 01/2005
Legal AssistantThe Law Firm of G. Judson Scott － Pleasanton, CA
Provided legal support to senior and associate attorneys in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury and business litigation.
Managed calendar, including appointments, court appearances, depositions and related dates, both on paper-based calendars and utilizing Abacus software.
Prepared correspondence, pleadings and all other legal documentation through trial.
Communicate with clients, court clerks, experts, witnesses, counsel and opposing counsel.
Managed files from case inception until completion.
01/1997 to 01/1999
Office Manager/AsstMullen & Filippi － San Francisco, CA
Supervised fifteen employees (legal secretaries, paralegals, receptionist and mail room personnel) for Workers' Compensation defense law firm.
Managed daily operations of state-wide law firm headquarters which included, but was not limited to, recruiting and training support personnel, coordinating and delegating work flow, and performing employee performance reviews.
Coordinated benefits packages (COBRA, FMLA, health and dental, etc.) for all 11 offices.
Processed payroll for approximately 150 employees, including tracking all vacation and sick leave.
Provided administrative support to the Director of Administration.
Served as point of contact and information for over 150 employees.
Researched and purchased office supplies and major equipment, including copy machines, printers and mail equipment.
Bachelor of Science: Organizational Behavior & LeadershipUniversity of San FranciscoOrganizational Behavior & Leadership
2014-Present President/Co-Founder, Tri-Valley Non-Profit Alliance Livermore, CA 2007-Present Member, Livermore Chamber of Commerce Livermore, CA Founding Member, Leadership Livermore Alumni Association Livermore, CA 2006-2010: Relay for Life (2008 & 2009 Team Captain) Livermore, CA 2006-2009 Leadership Livermore Program Livermore, CA Volunteer - Tri-Valley Animal Rescue Livermore, CA 1997-1999 Member, Law Office Administrators Association San Francisco, CA Volunteer Coordinator for Arthritis Foundation Walkathon Oakland, CA