Objective: Highly energetic development professional with 20 years combined experience seeking a position to utilize my extensive fundraising, management and relationship building skills.
Corporate Relations Account Manager January 2010 to CurrentAmerican Cancer Society
Manage CEO's Against Cancer initiative in Wisconsin.
Increased membership to CEOs by 40% and have secured new sponsorship dollars from membership.
Manage portfolio of corporate accounts to achieve assigned financial, mission, and executive engagement objectives.
Manage and facilitate the Metro Milwaukee account team Co-chair the SE Wisconsin CPS-3 initiative - target goal of 2,00 enrollees Member of the staff State Leadership team responsible for engaging state leadership members to help meet the goals and objections of the American Cancer Society.
Assess market and business climate to seek out and develop new account opportunities that can be leveraged for high level partnership wins.
Provide assessment services to corporate clients and engage fulfillment staff resources to meet client needs on ACS priority offerings, especially Quit Line, consulting, and payroll.
January 2008 to January 2010
American Cancer Society Premier Events Manager Wisconsin Premier Event staff Managed the Premier Event Staff in the State of Wisconsin Increased the MSABC event with a 5% growth Overall Premier Event portfolio increased by 3% Managed the Kohl's account and helped secure a 5.4 million dollar gift.
January 2006 to January 2008
American Cancer Society Premier Event Staff.
Started the Coaches vs Cancer event in Madison market, which is now the top fundraiser in the division.
Increased the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk by 50%.
Contractor Helmsbriscoe January 2004 to January 2007
Worked with corporations to negotiate meeting and conference space to meet their needs.
Outlined program needs and resources; and create a request for proposal exploring a variety of venues that meet individual needs.
Provide recommendation along with pricing from multiple venues/hotels.
Negotiate the best possible contracts for my customers.
Development /Special Events Coordinator January 1998 to January 2007St. Coletta of Wisconsin － Jefferson, WI
Worked closely with the Vice President of Development to conduct prospecting research to identify new individuals, foundations and government prospects for a 10 million dollar capital campaign.
Helped develop, coordinate, and maintain the annual fundraising campaign.
Responsible for maintaining relationships with top donors and family members.
Responsible for planning all events related to St.
Coletta's 100-year celebration.
Development Coordinator January 1996 to January 1998St. Coletta of Wisconsin － Jefferson, WI
Trained all staff to use Blackbaud software to its fullest capabilities (Grant writer, Volunteer Coordinator, Mission Effectiveness Director and President) Assisted with all Development Special Events.
Database management Analyzed database and other sources for targeted appeals and created mailing lists.
Coordinated mailings with mail house Responsible for creating a easier procedure between the Business office and Development using Blackbaud software Tracked and analyze appeals and special events Worked with auditors to insure proper accounting procedures.
Investigated and recommended sources for employee of the month awards.
1994Madison Area Technical College － Fort Atkinson, WI