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Your actions that night in managing the incident demonstrated your ability to think quickly, act instantaneously, and serve as a role model for the entire Mohican Therapeutic Community Family..Yours actions are to be commended." Martha Spohn, Superintendent, Ohio Department of Youth Services I believe your effort to reach out and continue to conduct drills to test your system lets me know you take your job very seriously...The community is lucky to have a strong Red Cross team." Parashar Joshi, Central Region Manager, Ashland Performance Materials You were awesomely prepared for your event."-Barb Slator, Emergency Services, American Red Cross As a quality professional for 10 years, I never written a letter like this.I am rarely delighted enough by a sales person willing to go the extra mile to warrant it.
However, I appreciate the extra effort Mark gave and feel he deserves to be commended for it.It is so hard to delight a customer, but Mark Wells greatly exceeded my expectations."-Micheal Bell, VP Operations, Quality Resources International Your willingness to help "man the force" shows you have internalized Army values.You helped other young Americans to see the opportunity offered to them by volunteering to follow in your footsteps."-Eric Shinseki, General, U.S.
SMITHS PLEASANT VALLEY CAMPGROUND － Loudonville, Ohio
INTERNSHIP: GEOGRAPHY STUDY AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.
Provided a comprehensive risk assessment and hazard analysis of the Mohican River Basin.
Initiated public relations activities and fact finding interviews with the National Weather Service, local government agencies, local business owners, and local residents to establish research.
Created an evacuation plan for a high water event and submitted additional recommendations to company president and local EMA officials.
Facilitated free swift water rescue for local responders.
01/2011 to 01/2013
DISASTER RESPONSE SPECIALIST
Case Work Manager | Public Relations Officer | Exercise Planner | Branding Agent | Purchasing SpecialistAMERICAN RED CROSS Northeast Ohio
Prepared monthly financial statements, service delivery outcomes, and volunteer recruitment activity reports.
Negotiated hotel and vendor contracts.
Attended meetings for local EMA, Fire Department, Public Health, and community partnership agencies.
Established bi-weekly leadership development committee meetings to identify and maximize organizational opportunities.
Entered and analyzed multi-faceted data daily to strategically identify trends.
Supported emergency communications for active duty military personnel and their families.
Prepared and presented Red Cross programs for deploying military units.
Orchestrated PR campaigns geared towards rebranding the American Red Cross: transitioning from an autonomous to a regional footprint.
Mastered table top, full-scale, and functional exercises.
Initiated a full-scale recruitment campaign to develop a diverse workforce of 55+ volunteers.
Implemented a new educational program for public schools that exceeded current programs by 48%.
Secured over $120,000 of critical funding through grassroots campaigning.
Created a fully integrated logistical team to support regional disaster response in northeast Ohio.
Credited for 100 % rating on all casework auditing and compliance.
MILITARY SERVICEMARK WELLS UNITED STATES ARMY
Second Dragoons * Fort Polk, Louisiana 3 Years 9 Months.
auditing, bi, contracts, delivery, financial statements, functional, Human Resource, HR, leadership development, local government, meetings, weapons, organizational, personnel, PR, Public Health, public relations, recruitment, research, risk assessment, swift
AWARDS American Red Cross: Formal Recognition for Disaster Operation Support & Team Work Award U.S. Security Associates: Formal Recognition for Outstanding Customer Service Ohio Department of Youth Services: Letter of Commendation U.S. Army: Honorable Discharge, Army Commendation Medal, JRTC General's Coin of Excellence, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Achievement Medal, & National Defense Service Medal