(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Highly versatile, self-starter with 13 years multi-dimensional experience in higher education. Able to draw on professional and life experiences in reaching out to establish rapport and build partnerships. Team player and insightful, personally responsible for gaining and maintaining accreditation for the University's education programs, working collaboratively with administrators, faculty, and students to produce self-study, focus groups, and productive team meetings. Thorough and effective remaining focused on the importance of assuring quality to best serve students. Totally committed to excellence in educational programming. Proactive produces high-quality work by applying determination and attention to detail. Performance-oriented and enterprising leader with organized nature and analytical problem-solving approach.

  • Critical thinking
  • Clear, concise and effective verbal and written communicator
  • Program assessment and improvement
  • International engagement and cooperation
  • Analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating data
  • Developing rapport and building partnerships
  • Culturally competent
Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI, Expected in 2016 Doctorate of Education : Community College Leadership - GPA :
Marine Corps University Quantico, VA, Expected in 1994 Master of Science : Military Science - GPA :
Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI Expected in 1976 Bachelor of Science : Environmental Health - GPA :
Work History
Great Wolf Lodge - Director of Assessment and Special Projects
Mooresville, NC, 01/2017 - 01/2021

Key accomplishments include:

  • Working with teacher education faculty, developed self-study and evidence demonstrating university's teacher education programs meet rigorous national and state standards resulting in the successful 6-year accreditation of programs.
  • Developing and administering college-wide climate survey obtaining data from over 50 percent (525 students) of college’s on campus students. Results used to identify initiatives for creating more welcoming environment that honors diversity
  • Collaborating with full-time faculty from three schools, developed outcomes for 14 programs and more than 200 courses. Oversaw input of assessment methods and results into assessment repository (Nuventive Improve) enabling tracking of follow-up actions for continuous improvement
Ferris State University - Director of International Development
City, STATE, 05/2011 - 07/2017

Key accomplishments include:

  • Expanding student exchange and transfer credit programs with university partners n Europe, Asia and South America.
  • Collaborating with higher education institutions in China, obtained Ministry of Education approval to deliver 12-week professional development program for four groups of Chinese faculty (72 total).
  • Headed four-university consortium, successfully negotiating agreement with Saudi Arabia Technical and Vocational Training Corporation to send 120 vocational school graduates to US to complete bachelor’s degree and instructor training.
  • Responded successfully to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) request for proposals for Colleges of Excellence programs resulting in one of few invitations to submit full bid proposal.
Ferris State University - Coordinator - Information Security & Intelligence
City, STATE, 05/2008 - 05/2011

Accomplishments include:

  • Coordinating a community college based, 2+2 degree program in Information Security and Intelligence, expanding program to 2 additional community college sites doubling enrollment.
  • Orchestrating smooth and efficient program development by collaborating cross-functionally across departments and with community college partners.
  • Conceiving and launching Distinguished Speaker program featuring Director, Naval Criminal Investigative Service as inaugural speaker.
U.S. Navy - Naval Intelligence Officer
City, STATE, 06/1983 - 04/2008

Key accomplishments include:

  • Organizing and guiding a working group consisting of senior representatives from 25 federal agencies tasked to identify and produce a plan to capture open source reporting capabilities in Africa, personally briefing team’s findings to the Director, CIA and intelligence community leaders.
  • Leading combined US/Korean intelligence 24/7 watch team in conducting all source analysis and providing over 600 daily classified intelligence summaries and briefings to senior leadership.
  • Working with naval intelligence leadership developing and securing approval to fund and field $77 million innovative worldwide collection capability.

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