Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

High-performing executive with twenty years of senior leadership experience. In-depth knowledge of business operations at all levels. Demonstrated proficiency in staffing, training development, budgeting, and program management.

  • Executive leadership experience
  • Nonprofit marketing
  • Executive calendars
  • Business consultant
  • Executive coaching services
  • Executive leadership
  • Executive presentations
  • Service consultant assistance
  • Executive-level presentations
  • Executive travel
  • Executive team leadership
  • C-suite executive relations
  • Leadership
  • Customer Service
  • Development Planner
Work History
Executive Nonprofit Consultant, 10/2020 to Current
Sarah's Hope Charitable And Educational Foundation, IncCity, STATE,
  • Used technical writing skills to write relevant policies and procedures.
  • Efficiently resetting strategic direction of Sarah's Hope to accomplish short-term goals.
  • Directed production of annual report improving public reporting
  • Writing and implementing capital development plan to renovate recently acquired property.
  • Writing grant proposals, lobbying City Council, private Foundations, and grassroots donors to secure 100,000 dollars for Historic Headquarters.
  • Mitigating business risks by working closely with founder and realigning vision and mission of organization improving communication and collaboration.
  • Devising "living" marketing plan that will enhance community participation by 60%.
  • Proposing grassroots marketing campaign increasing volunteer and financial support 100%.
Executive Nonprofit Organization Consultant, 09/1996 to Current
Successful Alternative ConsultantsCity, STATE,
  • Successfully launched local nonprofit ministries serving in excess of 2000 clients.
  • Program Manager giving leadership to design, organization, and implementation of development plan for Sarah's Hope Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • Successfully redesigned well-established organizations' administrative infrastructure to increase its effectiveness by 65%.
  • Guide all clients using best public policy principles.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, HR, marketing public relations resulting in more efficient operation in MUCH nonprofit.
  • Aligned branding initiatives and fundraising strategies with client goals raising over 6000 thousand dollars.
  • Exceeded outcome goals by 40% through effective case management.
  • Annual administrative audits resulting in clean financial audits.
  • Designed financial development plans using result-driven strategy.
  • Regular training in principles and practices of public administration and management.
Executive Nonprofit Consultant, 03/1996 to 11/2015
Mount Hebron Missionary Baptist ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Managed 4.6 million dollar building project increasing overall net worth of church to 6 million dollars.
  • Program administrator for 88 programs managing 3.6 million dollars annual operating and capital budget.
  • Redesigned and relaunched administrative infrastructure stimulating growth from 250 to 3600 members.
  • Led planning of operating long-range goals and objectives.
  • Led administration team using relevant Public Administration guidelines.
  • Conducted risk management assessments and worked with relevant agencies to increase knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to church operations.
  • Negotiated with vendors to improve operational effectiveness and spending.
  • Reset strategic direction impacting programming and financial planning.
  • Researched and investigated financial processes to develop and implement budget resulting in systemic growth from 200,000 annually to 3.5 million annually.
  • Conducted research and investigations to improve policies and procedures.
  • Developed administrative infrastructure that created solutions to existing problems by making recommendations to establish plans, assign, and delegate responsibilities.
  • Developed evaluation of administrative processes and procedures garnering budget ownership from all leaders, resulting in smoother budget planning process.
  • Collaborated with local private counselors to handle all long-term counseling releasing church of liabilities and securing confidential and professional counseling at pre-negotiated rate.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with all church and community leadership, vendors, contractors, city, county, state, and federal leaders to grow effectively.
  • Led Purpose Driven Church-wide program that added 600 members.
  • Led team research, investigate, report write 600-page binder of policies and procedures entire church of 4500 members with 88 unique ministries lead by volunteers, full-time, part-time, and contract staff.
  • Lead teaching program that added 600 members to congregation in 6 months.
  • Prepared and presented annual budget for approval annually, securing approval 100% due to clear transparent reporting and presentation.
  • Liaison between support staff and Trustee Board.
  • Loyal, punctual, efficient Executive Assistant Pastor to Senior Pastor and leaders.
Executive Nonprofit Consultant (Director), 12/2001 to 09/2015
MUCH Community Development CorporationCity, STATE,
  • Secured and Managed $600,000.00+ Grants.
  • Built solid partnerships with City of Garland Social Services.
  • Administered HUD Contract for Homeless Prevention for City of Garland, TX.
  • Administered CBDG Contract for Homeless Prevention for City of Garland, TX.
  • As Program Administrator designed, managed, and implemented all prevention and intervention programs for Mount Hebron Urban Community Housing (MUCH).
  • Lobbied before City of Garland City Council winning 210,000 dollars.
  • Designed, implemented, and managed budget.
  • Worked with Board of Directors to remain in compliance with public policy.
  • Built great relationship with Board of Directors (Stakeholders).
  • Devised new promotional approaches to boost client numbers and market penetration while enhancing engagement and driving growth.
  • Coordinated positive media coverage and stakeholder relations as public face of MUCH.
  • Created and provided insightful information to social media, websites, and print media to educate public.
  • Developed reliable partnership with city, county, state, and federal entities.
  • Enhanced brand through monthly and quarterly correspondence.
  • Attracted major donors, generating $50,000 in annual revenue under new project.
  • Negotiated contracts and collaborated with City of Garland Neighborhood Services on stated needs of clients.
  • Increased new capacity and technology bases to bring more services.
  • Supported nonprofit growth through strategic planning and process development.
Doctorate of Ministry: , Expected in 05/2015
Dallas Theological Seminary - Dallas, TX,

Marriage & Family / Leadership Administration Marriage And Family / Leadership Training, GPA: 3.6

Master of Theology: Pastoral Studies And Administration, Expected in 05/1989
Dallas Theological Seminary - Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Science: Social Science / Bible & Theology, Expected in 06/1983
American Baptist College - Nashville, TN

Psychology, Counseling, Social Science, Administration and Leadership Development.

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