Dedicated professional and effective leader who excels at using proven methods and technology to successfully control costs, streamline operations and increase productivity. Demonstrated skills in cultivating partnerships, managing multiple and varied projects. Ability to engage individuals and groups with a call to action. Collaborative track record with staff, volunteers, board members and donors.
Budget Development and Management, Community Relations, Finance, Fundraising, Leadership, Marketing, Excel, Office, Power Point, Publisher, Windows, Word, Newsletters, Recruitment, Sales, Seminars, Strategic Planning, Supervision, Event Planning, Website Design and Content Management Systems (CMS).
Windows 10 Office products; Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher
Social Media and Blogs
Website Content Management System (CMS)
Troubleshooting and problem solving
Overall management of operations, implementing policies and supporting the organizations mission and strategic goals.
Reduced operating budget by over $50,000 by reducing expenses without reducing staff or affecting member services or programs.
Developed and implements best practices for business systems and procedures.
Board administration, support and facilitate strategic planning sessions at board meetings, assist with development of strategic plan and monitor progress.
Program development instrumental in redesign and administration of organization's website, resulting in 100% monthly increase in site traffic.
Coordinate Annual Meeting of Members and Educational Conference for 300-400 attendees.
Manage events including venue selection and negotiation, speaker selection and planning, travel and registration for speakers, staff and members.
Herb Society of AmericaFebruary 2007 to CurrentExecutive Director Kirtland, Ohio
The Herb Society of America an 83 year old educational non-profit, with 2,600 members worldwide, a budget of 300K and assets of 2M.
Fundraising Increased Annual Appeal donations by 25% each year over three year period by establishing relationships with members and donors.
Established The Samull Garden Grant program, fulfilling member bequest of $20K.
Recipient of $15K grant for restoration of endangered library books.
Obtained first ever sponsorship, totally over $20K for the Annual Meeting of Members and the Educational Conference from corporations, business and members.
Introduced the planned giving program and estate planning increasing the endowment fund by $100,000 over two years.
Increased business members by 12% in last two years by featuring member benefits and adding business recognition for members to display.
Implemented volunteer program, including recruitment, orientation, continued training, time monitoring and recognition.
Increased communication with membership adding three additional e-newsletters per year, using e-mail marketing resources.
The Society for RehabilitationOctober 2000 to June 2006Associate Executive Director Mentor, Ohio
Responsible for the daily operations of the organization,
including program development, staff resources and monitoring of $100K budget.
resources, events and programs to ensure client services were
Responsible for the Annual Program Evaluation and Outcomes report
which detailed statistical information regarding the results of programs
and reporting to stakeholders.
Administration and management of foundation, state and local annual grants including reporting.
included: Ohio Children's Trust Fund $25K Annual Community Development
Block Grants (Lake County and The City of Mentor) $20K Annual Ohio
Department of Health $20K Annual Cleveland Foundation $120K total, three
year funding $40K
Kent State UniversityMaster of Science: EducationKent, Ohio
Lake Erie CollegeBachelor of Science: EducationPainesville, OhioEducation
Center for Nonprofit ExcellenceAdvanced Board Training and Accountability Measures
Center for Nonprofit ExcellenceAdvanced Board Training and Accountability Measures Part II
Lakeland Community CollegeSupervision, Leadership and Management
Civic and Professional Involvement
Member of Willoughby Junior Women's Club, Chair of Scholarship Committee, Treasurer and Recording Secretary, Chair Community Grant Award Committee.
Western Reserve Junior Women's Club
Chairman for Lake County Children and Family Health Advisory Committee
Lake County Early Childhood Collaborative Committee
United Way of Lake County Solution Panel, Children and Family Committee
Master of Science : Education Bachelor of Science : Education Advanced Board Training and Accountability Measures Advanced Board Training and Accountability Measures Part II Supervision, Leadership and Management
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