executive director resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

A versatile Executive Director focused on promoting the organization's mission and the increasing effectiveness of key programs, also, passionate about managing and overseeing the implementation of the organization's projects and programs.

Also, skilled in financial management and the understanding of business principles. Being proficient at implementing strategic business plans supports the driving growth and success of the organization..

  • Team Leadership
  • Profit and Loss Statements
  • Business Planning
  • Project Oversight
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Computer Skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Financial Management
Work History
01/2022 to Current
Executive Director Dominion Senior Living Knoxville, TN,
  • Responsible to write organization's grants to secure
    funding for projects and programs.
  • Maintain strong relationships with grassroots organization and businesses that the organizations has developed.
  • Continue relationships with donors, government officials and other organizations; to secure funding as well as assist with the development of new relationships.
  • Represent organization by participating in community meetings and events.
  • Exercised appropriate cost control to meet budget restrictions and utilize funding efficiently.
  • Aligned Boards vision, goals, and objectives with organization's strategy to achieve consistently positive results.
  • Worked closely with board of directors to guide operational strategy.
  • Attend organization's meetings and report status of projects and programs being implemented.
  • Hire staff and volunteers that will be utilized for implementation of projects and programs.
  • Ensure project/programs are brought to fruition, present interim and final reports of projects/programs to Board Of Directors,
  • Prepare closing reports require for funders and year end Income Statement utilized for tax reporting.
  • Maintain organization's Website, Annual Board Report Narrative Site and Social Media accounts.
08/2010 to 12/2021
Chairperson University Of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE,
  • Established and maintained organization's management system, as well as the development of policies, procedures and practices required of a 501c3 organization.
  • Chaired organizations quarterly meetings to discuss the organizations ongoing and future projects and programs. Also call special board meetings when required.
  • Searched and prepared grants for projects and programs the organization brought to the community.
  • Recruited, developed and retained excellent staff and volunteers to meet organizational goals and executed projects and programs.
  • Composed and transcribe reports, email, technical and legal documents required for the organization to maintain is nonprofit status and good standing with grantor(s).
  • Maintain organization's Website, Annual Board Report Narrative Site and Social Media accounts.
  • Attended Community Meetings -i.e. Community Board 3, City Council and 81st Precinct and Block Association Meetings.
  • Developed partnerships with many grassroots organizations, i.e. What About The Children (provides youth college tours), Seeds In The Middle (combating food desert); Guns Down (proving young men with positive alternatives through the art of rap, music and workforce development); Digital Girl (specializing in the art of coding that stimulates the study of STEM); The Truth Center (providing a healthy behavior activity through the use of yoga); Dr. Michele Williams (focus on Science and how it will improve the learning environment for our at-risk learners that incorporates a STEM curriculum); The Tallom Foundation ( empowers girls and young women to become confident, self-sufficient and socially conscious by participating in essential life skills); No Child Left Behind (provide sports programs for youth in the Brownsville Community).
09/2002 to 07/2021
Budget Manager Harris County Hockley, TX,
  • Analyzed revenues, expenditures and cash management.
  • Reviewed operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs.
  • Prepared project budgets, forecasting and inventory and material pricing points.
  • Executed financial controls, procedures, systems and forecasting techniques to evaluate budget status.
12/1986 to 08/2002
Senior Budget Analyst Adapt Community Network Flushing, NY,
  • Monitored and reported budgetary discrepancies to corporate senior management to maximize reporting efficiency and finalized spending plans.
  • Reviewed monthly operations to assess compliance with budgets and determine necessary adjustments for future plans.
  • Checked key performance indicator reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Created and updated expenditure reports in Budget Data Entry System.
Expected in 05/1981 to to
BBA: Accounting And Business Management
Pace University - New York, NY,
Expected in 06/1977 to to
High School Diploma:
Prospect High School - Brooklyn, NY,
Expected in 06/1973 to to
Bethel Elementary School - Brooklyn, NY,

Community Board #3 Member – committees:

  • Economics Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Personnel Committee

Girl Scout Of America

Community Action For Equity Advisory Council

Founder and Member of The Essence Of Jayce, Inc.

  • The Girl Scout Appreciation of Service
  • Girl Scout Cadet Leader Award
  • Certificate Of Support, Rites Of Passage Debutante
  • Administrative Employee Of The Month, Transit Award
  • Community Partner Award, City Council Citation
  • New Entrepreneur Of The Year, The Tohma Y. Faulkner Award
  • Community Partner, Boro President Award
  • Certificate Of Appreciation, Warren Prep Academy
  • Community Service, 81st Precinct Clergy Award
  • Community Partner, District Attorney Citation
  • Outstanding Commitment to Collaborate with the Community, City
  • Council Award
  • Community Partner Of The Year, Bed-Stuy Best Award
Additional Information

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School Attended

  • Pace University
  • Prospect High School
  • Bethel Elementary School

Job Titles Held:

  • Executive Director
  • Chairperson
  • Budget Manager
  • Senior Budget Analyst


  • BBA
  • High School Diploma

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