Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Core Qualifications
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
11/2011 to 11/2015 Director of Programs Res-Care, Inc. | San Antonio, TX,
  • Implemented regional prevention and community-based programs to improve the health of residents in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color.
  • Managed several large foundation, federal and state contracts aimed at place-based policy, systems and environmental change.
  • Facilitated and coordinated a regional health collaborative with more than 130 organizations and partners using their collective influence to address health inequity.
  • Built resident leadership capacity to influence change through community engagement and advocacy efforts.
  • Authored and/or co-authored grant proposals to expand agency work on healthy eating and active living, safe neighborhoods, and minority youth violence prevention.
  • Developed and coached 15 staff members and directed consultants, subcontractors and mini-grant recipients.
  • Served as key member of agency's senior management team.
10/2009 to 10/2011 Consultant Keybank National Association | Overland Park, KS,
  • Guided and assisted clients representing healthcare, nonprofit, governmental and philanthropic organizations on the development and implementation of health equity initiatives.
  • Provided guidance and technical assistance on strategy, partnership development, coalition development, grant- writing, resource development, social marketing and program evaluation.
  • Provided ongoing technical assistance to the leadership team and partners of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded Collaborative working to eliminate childhood obesity.
04/2008 to 06/2009 Director Hcl Technologies Ltd. | Glenn, MI,
  • Led the work of the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division.
  • Generated more than $5 million in external resources to support programs and served as a DCHD community liaison and spokesperson.
  • Assessed community health needs, analyzed, and reported data to agency and community stakeholders.
  • Served on various community boards, committees and task forces, collaborating with residents, community leaders, and partner agencies to promote and improve community health.
05/2004 to 04/2008 Director, Healthy Jacksonville Archcare | Bronx, NY,
  • Oversaw community health improvement efforts through the Duval County Healthy People 2010 initiative.
  • Implemented community health assessments, strategic planning, and implemented and evaluated specific community interventions aimed at reducing local health disparities.
  • Led community-based health coalitions in developing measurable goals and objectives for improving Jacksonville's health status.
  • Advocated for policy and environmental change on various public health issues with city officials, legislators, media partners, and key stakeholders.
  • Expanded partnerships and secured funding and resources for local health priorities.
  • Supervised six staff and managed project subcontractors.
07/2002 to 08/2003 Senior Health Planner/Director North Central Florida Health Planning Council | City, STATE,
  • Managed two regional maternal and child health coalitions providing services to pregnant women and children.
  • Led Coalition boards on community needs assessment, service delivery planning, and provider funding allocation.
  • Managed and administered more than 30 direct service contracts.
  • Monitored and evaluated provider performance and oversaw quality assurance activities.
  • Advocated for Coalition interests and regional maternal and child health needs at the state level.
08/1998 to 09/2001 Vice President NashvilleREAD, Inc | City, STATE,
  • for Programs/Director, Leading to READ Oversaw the development and execution of annual program operations plans and budgets.
  • Responsible for financial oversight and tracking of $1 million division budget.
  • Monitored and assessed program quality and effectiveness and worked to ensure grant compliance and integrity.
  • Oversaw a citywide initiative aimed at improving literacy skills in K-3 students in Title 1 schools.
  • Managed a diverse, high-performing team of 30 full-time AmeriCorps tutors and three professional staff members serving 21 schools and 700 students.
Expected in | Public Health Leadership Institute, Tampa, Florida GPA:
Expected in August 2007 | University of South Florida, , GPA:
Expected in May 1992 Master of Public Administration | Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia GPA:
Expected in May 1990 B.A | Economics University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia GPA:
Professional Affiliations
Passionate and committed leader dedicated to addressing equity and social justice issues. Extensive program management experience with a successful track record achieving goals and objectives. Expertise in coalition-building and working across diverse constituencies, including city, state and local government officials, coalition partners, policymakers, corporate partners, grassroots leaders and residents. Skilled grant writer and fund developer with a successful track record of partnering with local, state and national foundations, government and corporate funders to address community needs. Experience producing reports and issue briefs to build awareness of critical issues and inform decision-making.
Work History
to Health Department | ,
to Duval County Health Department | ,
agency, budgets, budget, color, community health, contracts, clients, delivery, Disease Prevention, equity, senior management, financial, grant proposals, grant- writing, Health Promotion, in K, leadership, Director, marketing, needs assessment, program evaluation, public health, quality, quality assurance, READ, strategy, strategic planning, technical assistance
Additional Information
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School Attended

  • Public Health Leadership Institute
  • University of South Florida
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • University of Virginia

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  • Master of Public Administration
  • B.A

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