(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Accomplished Executive with over 17 years of demonstrated ability delivering mission-critical results and offering outstanding communication and cross-cultural team management skills with entrepreneurial attitude. Ambitious team builder creating strategic alliances with organizational leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Excellent leadership and sales skills coupled with a drive to build exceptionally talented teams. Seeking a position to lead the Community Engagement sector of a well respected company that strives to make positive change for employees and the community.

  • Team leadership, training and development
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Respected community leader
  • Public Speaking, messaging and media connection
Education and Training
SUNY Cortland Cortland NY, Expected in 05/2003 Bachelor of Arts : Communications - GPA :
  • SUNY Cortland Excellence in Leadership Recipient 2003
  • 3.98 GPA
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • Resident Hall Assistant 2 semesters
Ymca Twin Cities - Executive Director
Coon Rapids, MN, 01/2015 - Current
  • Cultivated and maintained relationships and partnerships to maximize services and organizational abilities.
  • Coach, lead and mentor staff. People always first. Provide expectations, direct feedback and ongoing training opportunities to optimize their personal performance.
  • Develop leaders within the team.
  • Planned and implemented strategies to increase funding through various approaches.
  • Cultivated positive corporate image by developing partnerships with media, business and community groups.
  • Boosted Donor participation 146% by driving engagement, increasing outreach and improving service offerings.
  • Established clear and effective policies for standardization across different areas of operations.
  • Developed and maintained Board of Directors. Ongoing cultivation and motivation of new members.
  • Orchestrated successful team and client events to drive engagement, satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Implemented successful strategies for employee satisfaction, revenue growth, expense control and quality of services.
  • Recruited, hired and trained 4 employees on operations and performance expectations.
  • Shared mission of organization with public through successful community outreach and marketing strategies.
  • Promoted company public profile by delivering speeches, media interviews, writing articles and presenting at conferences as public face of organization.
  • Strengthened company services by leading implementation of new services and procedures.
  • Exceeded annual revenue targets by over $50,000, effectively overseeing daily operations and strategic initiative implementation while managing financials.
  • Recruited both clients and donors and built lasting, meaningful relationships through variety of methods including community event attendance and promotional materials.
Ymca Twin Cities - Executive Director
Elk River, MN, 09/2005 - 12/2014
  • Engaged staff and local community to increase overall profits.
  • Orchestrated successful fundraising events to drive engagement, satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Implemented successful strategies for employee management and satisfaction.
  • Recruited, hired and trained 20 employees annually across Central, Western and Southern NY.
  • Shared mission of organization with public through successful community outreach and marketing strategies.
  • Fostered collaboration and development of new practices by business leaders.
  • Promoted local success by sharing knowledge with other MDA offices across the country. Presented at company conferences and led by example. Locally, the public face of MDA.
  • Exceeded annual revenue targets, effectively overseeing daily operations and strategic initiative implementation.
  • Managed over $1M budget and made annual plans to hit target goals. Coach and mentor team to hold them accountable to individual goals.
Ascc - Fundraising Coordinator
Payson, AZ, 09/2004 - 09/2005
  • Hired, trained and managed team of 10 temporary employees.
  • Managed in-house mailings and other fundraising initiatives by creating and routing materials, generating mailing lists, executing mail merges and overseeing collation and sends.
  • Attended weekly status meetings to participate and offer insights into quarterly and annual strategic planning sessions.
  • Performed prospect research to identify and engage potential donors and partner organizations.
  • Extensive cold-calling and prospecting weekly.
  • Raised funds by coordinating events.
  • Worked closely with senior leadership to establish funding objectives and devise workable development plans.
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  • Promoted to Executive Director of David's Refuge due to confidence and drive that built trust and confidence from Board and Founders.
  • Has exceeded fundraising goals every year. During COVID, David's Refuge exceeded annual budget by $150,000 allowing us to invest into our endowment and start to build a long and sustainable future.
  • Streamlined processes to allow for scalability of services. Created clear and concise messaging to allow ease in recruitment of clients, and donors in addition to agency partnerships.
  • Led team to achieve annual goals, earning recognition from Board, business partners and other local agencies.
Activities and Honors

- 40 Under 40 Recipient, 2020

- Company named as Best Places to Work in CNY 2019, 2020 and 2021

- President of Fayetteville Elementary Home School Association 2018-2019

- Member of Women United 2019-current

-Manlius Lions Club Member 2018-2019

-Developed widespread initiate to bring awareness to National Caregiver Awareness Month.

-Lead the Marcellus Executive Director Graduates group with monthly meetings, aligning guest speakers and continuing relationships to provide leadership coaching support and more.

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  • SUNY Cortland

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