(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Grants Coordinator with proven success in a variety of roles with increasing levels of responsibility. Decorated Army Veteran with over ten years of budget analysis, development and implementation; contract negotiation and execution; and management of diverse teams in rigorous, fast-paced environments. Highly motivated to leverage 12 years project management, coordination, and collaboration experience as a Grants Administrator in support of the Global Grants and Contracts Management team.


Contract Management (12 years negotiating, drafting, reviewing, processing, implementing and managing domestic and global contracts)

  • Successfully executed domestic and international contract negotiation, review, drafting and management of over $21 million in government and civilian contracts, earning merit awards
  • Developed streamlined contracts processes for USP President's office and CEO office at Pacific West Financial Group

Financial Management (9 years analyzing, forecasting, allocating and managing multi-million dollar operational budgets in support of domestic and global projects)

  • Successfully executed financial analysis, planning, allocation, and portfolio management of over $47.5 million budget supporting both national and global projects
  • Lauded for superior command, control and execution of $27 million operational budget, personnel and equipment during overseas tour of duty, earning merit award

Correspondence Review (13 years composing, editing, reviewing, ensuring quality control and legal compliance for contracts, grants, proposals and military orders)

  • Ensured quality assurance, and legal compliance for executive, government and congressional correspondence of over 400 proposals and inquiries per month with 98% accuracy rating
  • Awarded '2001 Best Personnel Office' award over 32 competing Ft. Lewis offices, for highest timeliness, accuracy and efficiency averages

Regulatory Compliance & Due Diligence (12 years adhering to local, government, military, financial, legal and non-profit rules and regulations and conducting investment, vendor and organizational due diligence)

  • Ensured regulatory compliance, investment and organizational due diligence for multiple teams, organizations and companies in civilian, military and congressional environments
  • Collaborated with Due Diligence and Compliance departments to streamline CRM database and improve OFAC checks and balances process, earning firm's Annual Innovation Award

Project Management (12 years planning project time lines, developing deliverables, managing project phases and executing completion of multi-million dollar domestic and global projects)

  • Recognized for superior project management of meetings with President and White House staff; Secretary of Defense; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and ranking members of Congress, earning merit award
  • Developed, analyzed and presented trends to USP President on proposals, inquiries and correspondence, improving efficiencies by 16%, through proactive collaboration with Foundation Communications, Executive Office, Advocacy, USP programmatic and Grants inquiry teams

Additional Areas of Expertise

Cross-functional team management, training and staff development (7 years); Change management and systems development (10 years); and Strategic and tactical-level analysis, planning and execution (7 years)

University of California Davis Davis, CA Expected in 1999 BS : Human Development - GPA :
Chapman University Fort Lewis, WA Expected in MA, in progress : Organizational Leadership - GPA :
Professional Experience
Basis.Ed - Grants Coordinator
San Antonio, TX, 09/2012 - Current

Supports US Program grant-making through review, development and coordination of grant agreements and amendments; grantee communications; and collaboration with internal business partners and program staff. Issue spot IP, Advocacy, Lobbying, Copyright and manage ER reports.

Availity - Project Coordinator/Senior Program Assistant
Jacksonville, FL, 2009 - 09/2012

Develop contracts, process invoices and manage grants and contracts pipeline for USP President's office. Coordinate and manage projects, correspondence, events and data-tracking systems to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in all processes.

Pacific West Financial Group - Executive Assistant
City, STATE, 05/2005 - 2009

Manage internal and external communications, public relations, contract management, investment due diligence and regulatory compliance. Liaise with external law firm, state government agencies and local media. Manage OFAC checks, sub-contract negotiation and expenditure reporting process.

US Army - Protocol Officer - Captain
City, STATE, 06/2003 - 05/2005

Supervise, train and lead career development of three soldiers with one direct report, and $8.7M team budget. Serve as public relations liaison with domestic and foreign military colleagues, and civilian agencies through detail-oriented contract development, negotiation and execution; budget analysis and planning; and soldier management and training.

US Army - Deputy Secretary of the General's Staff - Captain
City, STATE, 2002 - 06/2003

Supervise, train and lead career development for six soldiers with two direct reports, and $3.9M team budget. Coordinate operations with military, civilian, and presidential staff. Ensure quality control of proposals for Commanding General, from civilian, military and congressional agencies. Negotiate government contracts, liaise with Finance, Legal, Protocol, Communications and Public Relations teams.

US Army - Battalion Personnel Officer - First Lieutenant
City, STATE, 2001 - 2002

Supervise, train and lead career development of two direct reports and 12 soldiers, with $8.4M team budget. Provide client support to over 700 personnel; oversee strategy and management of Finance, Payroll, Benefits, and Performance Reviews for client groups through implementation of reports, systems development, and training. Liaise with Legal, Ethics and Operations departments.

US Army - Signal Officer Platoon Leader - Second Lieutenant
City, STATE, 2000 - 2001

Supervise, train and lead career development of one direct report, and 24-soldier platoon in Republic of Korea. Provide budget planning, asset management and resource allocation of $27 million. Conduct government contract negotiations, procurement and oversight of projects and vendors and execution of tactical exercises and missions.

  • Developed streamlined process for President's monthly expense reconciliation process, earning recognition from CFO office as Best Practice amongst President offices, and implemented foundation-wide.
  • Managed multiple data development teams, as Executive Assistant to CEO of financial firm, resulting in increased efficiencies in firm's operational capacity and readiness, earning Annual Innovation Award.
  • Awarded Army Commendation Medal, as Protocol Officer, for professional contract negotiations, fund procurement and project management of $2.8M budget, for significant political mission to the Philippines to convene with Presidential staff.
  • Earned "Top 1%" rating, amongst 7 colleagues, as Deputy Secretary of the General Staff, for superior management of $3.9M budget and implementation of inquiry submission process that increased efficiencies by 18% for client groups.
  • Earned national recognition for Fort Lewis, as Battalion Personnel Officer, for improving personnel system efficiencies and timeliness averages, and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.
  • Awarded the Army Achievement Medal, as Platoon Leader, for earning "Top 5% Performer" rating out of 21 platoon leaders, for superior asset and resource management of $27M budget.

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