Experienced former NBA player with extensive leadership skills at the executive management level and at the professional basketball coaching level. Possess a strong work ethic coupled with high integrity and effective communication skills. High-energy, results-oriented leader with entrepreneurial background, highly organized, cost effective management style and problem solving abilities. Established team builder who strengthen is putting people in a position to excel.
Assisted the other coaches creating drills for NBA combine players. Coached the players through drills. Evaluated talent as the players went through the drills. Coordinated the schedules for proper mix of players for drills. Worked with front players on court. Instructed the players while participating in the drills.
Assisted the coaches in creating drills for NBA Combine players. Evaluated talent as the players went through the drills. Coordinated the schedules for proper mix of players for drills. Worked with front players on court. Instructed the players while participating in the drills.
Provided expert analysis and background information of the New York Knicks, such as statistics, strategy and injury reports on the teams and athletes.
Prepared the scouting reports for the team.Presented the game plan to the coaches in the coaches' meetings. Recommended the defensive and offensive strategy for scouting report. opposing team plays for the scouting report. Edited the play for the scouting report video. Assisted the advance scout in selecting the plays to be included in scouting report. Worked with the front court players in player development.Handled the chalk talk before the game. Mentored the players. Advised the head coach regarding game plan.Achieved a playoff berth to play the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the 2010 playoffs. Served as a mentor to the young core of players and veterans.Represented the team in the community and their strategic initiatives. Volunteered to support Habitat for Humanity building homes in Northeast Portland.
Lead the marketing and business development responsibilities for the firm. Managed the partnerships with subcontractors to meet the prime contractors expectations.Coordinated the cost estimates, budgets and schedules to ensure projects were delivered on time. Assisted in staffing the personnel to service the contracts. Performed on site meeting and worked directly with prime contractors. Oversaw payroll of over 25 employees. Identified and mitigated any risk that would delay delivering projects on time. Negotiated with contractors on pricing and payment schedules. Ensured Eagle construction met OHSA regulations to provide a safe workplace.
2013 - Eagle Construction and Building Supplies was nominated by the University of Maryland for the top 2013 100 Minority Business Enterprise Awards -- the mid-Atlantic's only regional awards program honoring outstanding women and minority business owners in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.
Devised a strategic plan to attract new members. Worked directly with chapter presidents. Oversaw the chapters to ensure they had the resources to succeed. Identified potential officers for the new chapters. Managed the administrative duties of the chapters. Assisted in increasing the membership by 30% and started two new chapters.
Provided leadership on the strategic direction of the association. Developed programs, organizational and financial with the board and staff, to carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.Maintain a close relationship with the board and made sure they were informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors.Implemented a plan to create a employee handbook to make organization more transparent. Oversaw the daily operation of the association. Ensured the organization operated within the budget to carry out it's mission and vision. Assisted in developing agenda and reporting to members during annual meeting. Worked with staff to plan community outreach during annual meeting in Puerto Rico. Retired Players Association is more transparent after the initial plan we implemented.
17 year career with the New Jersey Nets, Portland Trailblazers, and New York Knicks. Recorded three All- Star Game appearances, Rookie-of-the-Year award, All-Rookie first team selection, and All-NBA second team. One of seven players in the history of the NBA with 16,000 points and 13,000 rebounds. One of the longest tenured New Jersey Nets Players where his jersey hangs in the rafters.
Provided expert analysis and background information, such as statistics, strategy and injury reports on the teams and athletes.
Assisted in developing the strategic direction of the firm. Managed and executed the company's marketing plan.Oversaw the financial well being of the firm. Networked to find business opportunities for the firm. Developed company RFP process. Reviewed and monitored RFP responses to percent accepted/won. Calculated the cost and resources needed to capture opportunities.
Executed the vision and strategies set by the Executive Board and Executive Director to ensure the goals of the organization are attained. Participated in all collective bargaining sessions and contract negotiations with the NBA. Communicated and educated the players as it relates to collective bargaining. Assisted in selecting outside law firm to represent the Players Association in collective bargaining. Disseminated information to players to keep them informed. Handled media request to make sure the association got their message out.
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