Experienced program manager with excellent client and project management skills; Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences.
Proficient in MS Office
Excellent investigative and reporting skills
Strong work ethic
Legal jargon knowledge
Strong legal background
Criminal law knowledge
Legal correspondence preparation
Executive Director, 01/2006 to 03/2013 Methodist Church – Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Worked directly with Human Resources to streamline hiring and onboarding process.
Implemented marketing strategies which resulted in 27% growth of donator base.
Ensured smooth operations by supporting executive team.
Responsible for training all new employees to ensure continued quality of customer service.
Created PowerPoint presentations that were successfully used for business development.
Managed a caseload of more than 120 clients at any given time.
Led four skill development workshops each month to prepare clients for employment.
Recipient of the Camden County Award for excellence in social services.
Program Manager, 01/2003 to 01/2006 Urban Ministry Center – Mississippi
Managed office personnel to include conflict resolution.
Worked directly with parent organization to achieve community development and funding for projects.
Partnered successfully with Habitat for Humanity, Urban League and Community home to promote community revitalization.
Served as community liaison in public service.
Substitute Teacher, 01/2003 to 01/2005 Kelly Staffing – Mississippi
Prepared and delivered instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences with clear objectives Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities including relevant technology to support instruction Identified and selected different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment Observed and evaluated student's performance and development Assigned and graded class work, homework, tests and assignments.
Provided appropriate feedback on work Encouraged and monitored the progress of individual students Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
Updated all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law, district policies and school regulations.
Program Manager, 01/2001 to 01/2003 People Helping People Incorporated – Danville, Kentucky
Developed employee manual and job descriptions.
Partnered successfully with community partners to produce revitalization and leadership development.
Trained, coached and mentored staff.
Wrote federally funded grants for community service and employment assistance.
Youth Ministry Director, 01/1997 to 01/2001 African Methodist Episcopal Church – Manassas, Virginia
Directed youth extra-curricular activities and spiritual growth classes.
Partnered successfully with organization and community leaders to educate and engage on civic participation.
Hired and trained 11 staff members.
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, 1996 Greenwood University - Manchester, MO
Coursework in Law, Political Science and U.S. History
Coursework in Administrative Law and Contract Law
Emphasis in Torts and Procedures
Master of Arts: Christian Education Christian Leadership, 2003 Grace University - MS
Master of Arts: Professional Counseling, Liberty University - Lynchburg, Virginia
Paralegal Studies , Current Howard University School of Law - Washington, DC
VOLUNTEER WORK VOLUNTEER WORK Micah Leadership Council, People for the American Way Council of Churches Executive Board Member, National Women's Agenda Adult Leader, Girl Scouts of America