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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional & Personal Summary

JessicaClaire is an accomplished large and small scale Event Producer & Program Coordinator for the Gathering of Nations Limited, a 501 c-3 Non-profit Organization. Dedicated professional offering 25 years of experience and background in cultural programming and events; and award-winning music producer. Effective at independently planning and managing diverse business relationships. Proficient in time management with disciplined execution strategy. Demonstrated strong organizational skills and communication abilities. Experienced in program management for a non-profit organization and other community-based structures. Jessicais 47 years old and an enrolled Tribal member of Santa Clara Pueblo in Northern New Mexico and also African American. Jessicahas been a resident of Albuquerque for over 40 years and an active member of her community. Jessicais an ambitious Executive successful at setting policies, improving performance and updating processes. Looking to apply knowledge and expertise to contribute to business sustainability and growth. Pursuing challenging new position at a growing organization.

  • Excellent organization and planning
  • Critical thinking & Problem solving
  • Business and legal writing
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-directed
  • Dedicated team worker
  • Community relations
  • Consulting
  • Contracts
  • Event planning
  • Government Relations
  • Non-Profit Organization Management
  • Staff supervision
  • Program leadership
  • Administrative support
Event Producer, 02/2011 to Current
Ember, LlcBoston, MA,
  • Cultivated relationships with potential partners, sponsors, other non-profit organizations, and government and community relations.
  • Interviewed and negotiated contracts.
  • Directly supervise 50 event program staff members.
  • Work closely with community entities: participation in educational, professional, and other areas of cultural consulting.
  • Designed contracts, collected fees and booked venues for events.
  • Hosted 80,000 attendees during annual events.
  • Attended and participated in industry events.
  • Organized venues, budgets, guest lists, catering and event timelines.
  • Maintained close communication with clients to mitigate service issues.
  • Initiated negotiations with vendors and subcontractors to maintain event budget.
  • Assessed events planning services and related costs.
  • Coordinated vendors, timelines and budgets for events.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new and innovative opportunities.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
Executive Director, 12/2016 to Current
Ymca Of Metropolitan ChicagoDowners Grove, IL,
  • Worked closely with other stakeholders to immediately address issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Verified operational viability by overseeing marketing and sales, budget controls and expense management.
  • Cultivated and maintained industry relationships and customer partnerships to capitalize on opportunities and maximize business success.
  • Orchestrated successful team and customer events to drive engagement, satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Cultivated positive image across the United States & Canada by developing partnerships with media, business and community groups.
  • Shared mission of organization with public through successful community outreach and marketing strategies.
  • Developed and directed activities of team, implementing culture of excellence by modeling expected behavior of Community Leaders and Professional leadership.
  • Organized and oversaw capital improvement projects to maintain business viability.
  • Established clear and effective policies for standardization across different areas of operations.
Program Coordinator, 01/1994 to 04/2017
Day & ZimmermannSan Francisco, CA,
  • Coordinated and monitored performance and quality of all programs and services.
  • Identified areas for improvement aimed at helping business achieve goals.
  • Controlled financial activities, including budget development and administration, payroll, billing and accounts payable and receivable.
  • Managed operations in accordance with budget requirements.
  • Coordinated planning and program development between news teams and other programming staff.
  • Planned, directed and coordinated all programs and services.
  • Kept programming on tight schedules, maintaining optimal quality standards to keep audiences informed or entertained.
  • Created and actualized program activities.
  • Evaluated program performance against expectations.
Education and Training
Juris Masters: American Legal Studies, Expected in 12/2019 to Liberty University School of Law - Lynchburg, VA
  • Graduated with Distinction
Bachelor of University Studies: American Studies & Sociology, Expected in 1994 to University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1990 to St. Pius X High School - Albuquerque, NM,
Activities and Honors

Grammy Award Winner - Producer for Best Native American Music Album - "A Spirit's Dance 2010) - National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Los Angeles, CA (2011)

Native American 40 Under 40 Award Recipient - National Center for America Indian Enterprise Development, Phoenix, AZ (2010)

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School Attended

  • Liberty University School of Law
  • University of New Mexico
  • St. Pius X High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Event Producer
  • Executive Director
  • Program Coordinator


  • Juris Masters
  • Bachelor of University Studies
  • High School Diploma

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