Motivated economic development professional skilled at building strong working relationships with fellow staff, supervisors and community members. With 18 years in city government development and planning.
Creative problem solver
Local government background
Current serving member of the Arkansas Army National Guard, holding the current rank of Major. I am the Brigade Operations and Training Officer for 142 FAB. I received the BSM for my work with the Department of State in Kirkuk, Iraq. I am PCED, Professional Community and Economic Development certified.
Economic Development ManagerJul 2012 to Current City of Bentonville － Bentonville, ARResponsible for facilitating community and economic
development planning and initiatives while
identifying and fostering community economic development
Develop partnerships within the community to promote the
community in order to expand economic development opportunities.
Act as a liaison between local organizations, businesses and
individuals and representatives of government, business and industry concerning
Community Development DirectorJun 2010 to Jun 2011 City of Bentonville － Bentonville, ARResponsible for the day to day operations of current planning, planning services, code enforcement and building inspection. Plan, prepare and execute the department budget.
Current Planning ManagerJan 2006 to Jun 2010 City of Bentonville － Bentonville, ARResponsible for the daily management of all services and
activities of the City's current planning Building Inspection and Code
Supervises the development and preparation for the Planning
Commission and Board of Adjustment agendas and meetings.
Supervises the reviews of plans and specifications for
subdivision and other developments.
PlannerJan 2001 to Jan 2006 City of Bentonville － Bentonville, AR
Reviews plans and specifications for subdivision and other
developments; reviews petitions for annexations, street and alley closings, and
Inspects properties, structures, and facilities of the
community for zoning and subdivision code compliance.
Consults with property owners, residents and other staff
members concerning zoning and subdivision code violations and their resolution.
Bachelor of Science, Business Adminisrtation 1996Unviersity of Wisconsin Stout － Menomonie, WI, USA