Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Passionate, purpose-driven, Executive Director with extensive government relations experience, with proven ability to work across partisan lines, bridging ideological divides to influence and produce favorable legislative results. Act with integrity representing the organization to build trusting relationships. Strategic thinker, formulating plans to interact with government entities and officials for coordinations and organizational support.

Core Qualifications
  • Government relations knowledge
  • Government rules and regulations
  • Budget Planning
  • Policy Implementation & Development
  • Profit and loss accountability
  • Negotiations and Consensus building
  • Board relations and leadership
  • Team building and relationships
  • Public relations understanding
  • Building trust and rapport
  • Microsoft proficiency
  • Introduced and lobbied for Income tax credit for employment of individuals with developmental disabilities or mental illness that passed that increased the tax credit to 25% from 5%. 
  • Lobbied for the expansion Clinical Assistance, Respite, and Evaluation Services (CARES) through out the state that passed fully funded. 
  • Partnered with a diverse coalition in the passing supported decision making it option for less restrictive than guardianship or conservatorship. 

Executive Director, 10/2016 - Current
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Hollywood, FL,
  • Facilitated improvements to the management system
  • Drove profit increases by leveraging market knowledge and natural leadership talents
  • Collaborated with state department leaders, organizations, and public agencies to promote the organization's mission
  • Monitor and analyze all relevant pieces of legislation that impacts the mission of the organization
  • Lead team of 20 employees in all operations, including sales, service, parts, and office functions
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability
  • Overseeing and coordinating all aspects of budgeting and financial management
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands
  • Generated reports detailing project information and predictions
  • Evaluated financial statements to monitor fiscal performance to devise improvement and cost reduction solutions.
Outreach Coordinator, 09/2013 - 10/2016
Avangrid Inc. Binghamton, NY,
  • Contribute to the growth of the organization by coordinating outreach, disseminating information, and lobbying government agencies and officials to secure state funding and advocate for clients
  • Actively serve as agency ambassador at state legislative and agency offices to develop positive relationships and demonstrate the organization's value and reputation.
  • Monitor and analyze all relevant pieces of legislation and grant initiatives that impact the ability of the agency to operate and lead strategic planning initiatives
  • Support communication targeted to culturally diverse populations.
  • Model collaboration with parents and stakeholders as an advocate for individuals in need of services
  • Refer program over 100 participants to community organizations for services to meet individuals
  • Delivered workshops, coordinated training, and organize 2 statewide conferences for parents and professionals.
  • Record client information and data, maintain documentation, and manage time-sensitive services.
  • Established and implemented sustainable and diverse funding strategies to support financial and operational objectives of the organization
Senate Human Services Clerk, 01/2013 - 03/2013
North Dakota Legislative Management City, STATE,
  • Maintained bills referred to committee, prepared and arranged for committee meetings
  • Tracked bills out of committee to determine progress in chamber
  • Recorded events during committee hearings for preparation of minutes
  • Prepared and distributed committee reports
  • Worked with committee chairperson to maintain calendar for committee hearings and notified state agencies about scheduled hearings
Intake Coordinator/Secretary, 09/2009 - 01/2013
INTEGRIS Mental Health Client Assistance Program City, STATE,
  • Participated in developing policies and procedures leading to Diabetes/Depression Program
  • Developed and maintained database for Employee Assistance Program
  • Advised clients on community resources
  • Served as liaison between management, clinical staff, and community
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguard all patient-related information
  • Maintained problem-solving, solution-oriented attitude in all aspects of work
  • Assessed patients for risk of suicide attempts
  • Organized and processed over 500 patient satisfaction surveys per quarter
  • Developed relationships with community referral sources
  • Implemented new work process flow which increased department productivity
Bachelor of Science: Human Services Management, Expected in 05/2010
University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ

Grant and Proposal Writing, Volunteer and Community Organization, Non Profit Management, Social and Human Services, Case Management, Social Issues and Policies.

Associate of Arts: Health Administration, Expected in 10/2007
University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ

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