Empower leaders and staff members to cultivate their potential for achieving real and sustained impacts. Pragmatic oOrganizational effectiveness and leadership consultant who guides clients to foster possibility thinking and resiliency in order to achieve organizational growth, maximize new opportunities, and strengthen programs. Coaches employees and teams to leverage unique strengths while recognizing addressing growth areasweaknesses. Possesses hands-on experience in leading and managing geographically dispersed teams across multiple organizational types with positive results to propel results. Successfully aids companies with understanding how to align business processes with the organization's overall vision. Proficient with DiSC, StrengthsFinders, 360 Degree Feedback, WebexWebEx, GotoMeetingGoToMeeting, and Decision Lens. Strengths include: Leadership & Team Development: Coaches individuals at all organizational levels on foundational leadership principles and unique dynamics that can propel or impede desired results. Develops frameworks to help organizations understand and capitalize on cultural dynamics. Organizational Effectiveness: Guides groups towards improved organizational effectiveness by investigating challenges and conducting organizational SWOT analyses. Designs collaborative approaches towards operational planning to address changes. RESULTS METHODS. MAKE SOMEONE ASK. ORGANIZATIONAL FORENSICS. SHORTEN POSITIONING TO ½ PAGE. Strategy Development: Supports executive teams in articulating clear vision and case for change. Guides executives to foster effective leadership principles, management approaches, and communications techniques to establish trust and credibility. Organizational Effectiveness: Guides groups towards improved organizational effectiveness by investigating challenges and conducting organizational SWOT analyses using interviews, focus groups, and observation. Designs collaborative approaches towards operational planning to address changes. CORE CAPABILITIES Specialties: Leadership | Team Development | Strategy Development | Organizational Forensics Organizational Assessment | Process Improvements | Program Management Stakeholder Engagement | Team Management | Team Building Domains: Clinical Research | Government | Energy | Transportation | Public Safety Financial Management | Information Technology | Health and Health Research Environmental Matters
Director and Principal ConsultantJan 2004 to Current SRA INTERNATIONAL / TOUCHSTONE CONSULTING GROUP
I recommend tailoring your job descriptions to elaborate on the projects that will be most relevant to the potential client you are targeting.) Consults to national clients on developing programs, establishing strategies to improve capacity, and enhancing leadership and teams performance for maximum results, including National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and U.S.
Department of Energy (DOE).
Led multiple client portfolios, including a Civilian Government practice area and a State & Local Public Safety practice area, with accountability for business growth, profit & los, and talent management.
Developed partnerships and market entry plan for providing services to agencies with a health mission, resulting in new business opportunities.
Championed Provides consultative services for multiple national clients, including National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID), Center for Disease Control and Presentation Prevention (CDC), and U.S.
Department of Energy (DOE).
Act Serves as Project Director for various client portfolios, including Touchstone's portfolio of work at NSF.
Provides program management support for Grants Management Line of Business (GMLoB), which serves through NSF as the initiative's managing partner, to support the federal grants community in identifying ways to streamlininge grants operations and improve improving its capacity.
Offer communications support for divisions within the NSF and business and management support for Research.gov.
Manages leadership development and organizational change strategies for several divisionsirectorates within NSF.
Co-led Civilian Government Practice Area (2011), providing oversight for portfolio of civilian agency projects.
Director and Principal ConsultantJan 2007 to Jan 2009 SRA INTERNATIONAL / TOUCHSTONE CONSULTING GROUP Co
Directed team of ## staff to support state and local public safety agencies.
Remained accountable for business growth, profit & loss (P&L), and talent management.
Developed cross-organizational partnerships and market entry plan for providing services to Health Market.
Conducted environmental scan and assessment.
Met with a variety of potential clients across HHS and other stakeholder groups (local health agencies, community health centers, and individual practitioners) to understand the challenges and dynamics across health IT and community wellness programs.
Fostered internal and external partnerships with SRA (Acronym for?) in support of possible business development opportunities.
PrincipalJan 1994 to Jan 2004 CGI-AMS American Management Systems [AMS － Fairfax, VA
Worked closely with various federal agencies, including Administrative Office of the U.S.
Courts and U.S.
Federal Courts (AOUSC), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and Department of State (DoS).
Served as Account Manager for AOUSC (Acronym for?).
Between CY2001 and CY2002, increased revenue 35% and profitability 20% per year.
Developed business strategy and 12+ proposals annually to generate business backlog for future years.
Emphasized strong customer service and quality, resulting in larger business backlog.
Performed stakeholder analyses to target communications and relationship building.
Directed operational management activities for a team of ~100 individuals across Northern northern VA; Charleston, SC; and Bangkok, Thailand.
Team supported process and software changes for the financial and procurement operations of the DoS's 200+ overseas posts and domestic operations.
Led a team of 40+ geographically dispersed professionals tasked with: Standardizing financial operations and implementing accounting software at 106 locations nationwide.
Designing and developing Criminal Justice Act system.
Maintaining central accounting system and various decision support solutions.
ConsultantJan 1993 to Jan 1994 SELF-EMPLOYED － Philadelphia, PA
Provided services for Drug Enforcement Task Force, Philadelphia Police Authority, Local 77 Musicians' Union of Philadelphia, and Know It All (start-up company).
Conducted product launch for software suite, including competitor analysis, initial marketing plan and materials, and package design.
Wrote press releases and performed telephone and in-person sales calls.
Designed and developed product content, product functionality, and user documentation.
Bachelor of Science, BusinessUNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA － Philadelphia, PABusiness
Pursuing Certificate in Health Coaching - INSTITUTE FOR INTEGRATIVE NUTRITION, Location October 2014 Anticipated completion in Oct 2014 Pursuing Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certification - CENTER FOR APPLICATIONS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TYPE, OCTOBER 2014THROUGH WHICH ORGANIZATION?, Location Anticipated completion in Oct 2014 Formerly certified as Project Management Professional (PMP) 2005PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI)
SRA INTERNATIONAL / TOUCHSTONE CONSULTING GROUP Co
CGI-AMS American Management Systems [AMS
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI)
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Director and Principal Consultant
Bachelor of Science , Business Pursuing Certificate in Health Coaching - INSTITUTE FOR INTEGRATIVE NUTRITION, Location October 2014 Anticipated completion in Oct 2014 Pursuing Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certification - CENTER FOR APPLICATIONS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TYPE, OCTOBER 2014THROUGH WHICH ORGANIZATION?, Location Anticipated completion in Oct 2014 Formerly certified as Project Management Professional (PMP) 2005
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