To obtain a position with a progressive organization that will utilize my strong interpersonal communication skills, superb troubleshooting and analytical skills. Accomplished in project management, proactive and self-motivated, thrives working in both a team environment as well as independently.
01/2006 to Current
Deputy AdministratorDepartment of Economic and Community Development － Chattanooga, TN
Provides supervision to the nine division heads of the department to include: prioritizing and assigning work; identifying staff training opportunities; ensuring that employees comply with City policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
Assists in directing the activities of multiple divisions within the department, which includes planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, goals, objectives, systems, standards, strategic planning, needs assessment, and/or service offerings; ensures compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards.
Develops, recommends, updates, and implements operating policies and procedures.
Develops, manages, and provides financial and operational guidance, including department procurement review and approvals.
Manages vendor and service provider contracts, municipal liens, and physical assets.
Collaborates and confers with internal staff, external agencies, community organizations, citizens, and/or other interested parties in executing the department's goals, objectives, and strategies.
Participates in developing, managing, and administering the departmental budget; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; monitors and controls expenditures.
01/2015 to Current
Board MemberChattanooga Community Housing Development Organization － Chattanooga, TN
01/2006 to 01/2007
Board MemberChattanooga Community Development Financial Institution CCDFI － Chattanooga, TN
01/2004 to 01/2011
Financial Advisory Board MemberKoinonia Federal Credit Union － Chattanooga, TN
01/2001 to 01/2011
Board Member28th Community Development Corporation － Chattanooga, TN
02/1999 to 02/2006
Assistant Vice President and Branch ManagerAmSouth Bank － Chattanooga, TN
Responsible for the development of a strong branch sales staff.
Create, implement and enforce an operational process to minimize loan documentation deficiencies.
Plan, coordinate, and perform product knowledge training for sales staff.
Organize and conduct daily and weekly meetings with staff to increase communication of sales goal status, policy changes, customer needs and security alerts.
Identify and solicit prospective clients to increase the customer base of the branch.
Proactively asses the relationships of the existing customer base to identify additional product and service needs to increase retention.
Developed and implemented sales strategy for identifying and referring customers to other lines of business areas of the bank (i.e.
investment services, mortgage, trust/private banking and commercial banking)
B.S: Business AdministrationTennessee State University － Nashville, TNBusiness Administration
Certificate of CompletionTennessee Bankers Association － Nashville, TN