director of business development resume example with 15 years of experience

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Driven Program Director with over 15 years experience in the nonprofit sector working for organizations whose mission is to increase high school graduation, college enrollment, and college completion rates for underserved students. Demonstrated success developing and implementing strategies that support specific programs, partnerships and collaborations with mission-like organizations to achieve goals. Demonstrated successful administration and oversight of grants and partnerships to consistently achieve KPIs and operate within established budgets. Successful administration and oversight of grants and partnerships to consistently achieve KPIs and operate within established budgets. Skilled communicator, collaborator and committed professional with excellent program leadership and management experience.

  • Program Management
  • Coaching and Leadership
  • Partnership Development and Liaison
  • Organization and Project Management
  • Grant Writing and Budget Development
  • Grant Monitoring and Compliance
  • Leadership Team Member and Board Level Supporter
  • Skilled Communicator and Negotiator
  • Strategist and Thought Leader
  • Strong Collaborator and Consensus Builder
  • Skilled Interviewer and Recruiter
  • Professional and Motivated Staff Member
Education and Training
Virginia State University Petersburg, VA Expected in 05/1983 Bachelor of Arts : Political Science - GPA :
Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, GA Expected in : Political Science - GPA :
  • Additional Coursework completed in the Master's Program
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Supervision
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership
  • Certificate in Project Management
  • CASEL Certificate in Adult Social Emotional Learning
Fubotv - Director of Business Development
Denver, CO, 07/2022 - 12/2022
  • Collaborated with CEO, Chief Strategy/Programs Officer to expand program services to additional public and charter schools
  • Liaised with school district and charter school personnel on the Communities In Schools evidence-based model, cost of program services and the duties and responsibilities of site coordinator
  • Collaborated with district and charter school personnel to develop contracts needed for district and charter school leadership approval
State Of Oklahoma - Director of Programs
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  • Oversaw the largest division within organization which consisted of 7 program managers and 62 school-based site coordinators
  • Provided direct supervision to seven program managers to ensure CIS model was implemented with fidelity and met accreditation requirements
  • Coached staff on the program goals as outline in the Strategic Plan and monitored progression toward achievement of Key Performance Indicators
  • Responsible for administration of key grants to include: Atlanta Housing Authority, 21st Century CCLC, Multi-Agency Alliance for Children, Accenture, Deloitte, Roark, and CIS National pass-through grants to include AT&T Aspire, AT&T Graduation Coach, AT&T Reengagement Grant, Panda Cares, and Altria Grants
  • Connected and led development of key partnerships with select postsecondary institutions to development partnerships with local colleges universities to include: Atlanta Metropolitan State College, Clayton State University and Gordon State College
  • Collaborated with the United Way and The Community Foundation to apply for select grants and also responsible for ensuring that the organization remained in compliance for grants awarded and work was completed as outlines in the grant MOUs and Scope of Work
  • Advised and collaborated with internal Development, Finance and Evaluation Teams to apply and seek funding from foundations that align with
  • Leveraged grants and partnerships to establish programs and support beyond foundation funding to ensure program sustainability
  • Led, coordinated and completed an 18 month training program on Adult Social Emotional Learning to enhance staff motivation, performance and morale within the organization
Project GRAD Atlanta - Chief of Staff/Managing Director of Programs
City, STATE, 01/2005 - 12/2014
  • Responsible for providing leadership and oversight to the College Readiness and Scholar Support Divisions
  • Direct supervision of seven staff members to provide direction and support to administer the Framework for College Readiness to select Project GRAD Schools
  • Major staff participant and contributor to the development of the Project GRAD Atlanta College Readiness and Scholar Support Framework for Student Success (2007)
  • Coordinated and support partnerships with local colleges and universities to implement commuter and residential summer programs on nine college campuses to support college readiness for high school students
  • Provided oversight to the Project GRAD College Scholarship Program and funding of scholarship for GRAD students enrolled in college
  • Collaborated with the CEO to complete grant applications and reports as directed
  • Liaised with Project GRAD Board Members to support the implementation of work as outlined in the Strategic Plan
  • Spearheaded and supported Interim CEO and Project GRAD Board during the initial closing and phase-out of the organization
  • Successful leadership and primary liaison with the CIS National Office for six plus years generating programming and revenue in excess of seven figures
  • Successful oversight and administration of five-year Atlanta Housing Authority Grant resulting in grant extension with additional funding
  • Successful oversight, administration and completion of five-year federal 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant in excess of seven figures from the Georgia Department of Education
  • Successful leadership of partnership with the Multi-Agency Alliance for Children to enhance program services and increased revenue generated via partnership
  • Successful program marketing resulting in school expansion and increased revenue from school district and charter schools
  • Established successful collaboration and partnership with Greater Atlanta Community Foundation resulting in CIS Atlanta award of $100k in additional unrestricted funding
  • Established successful collaboration and partnership with The Deloitte Foundation directly resulting in CIS Atlanta award of two-year funding and additional college and career readiness programming opportunities for schools and students

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School Attended

  • Virginia State University
  • Clark Atlanta University

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  • Director of Business Development
  • Director of Programs
  • Chief of Staff/Managing Director of Programs


  • Bachelor of Arts

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