CEO / Executive Management Lifelong participant and chairman of non-profit organizations, leading fund raising galas, events and direct appeals to major donors. (United Way/Arthritis Foundation/Chicago Inner-city Initiatives) Accomplished in business operations, fiscal management, reporting. Business and personal relationship-building skills that gain support from board members, donors, sponsors and partners. Board development and volunteer bases. (Say Yes Chicago) Provides vision and works well with stakeholders in complex organizations creating strategies which result in meeting project goals and deadlines. Gives leadership for sustainable success from project inception to completion. Effective at fundraising, competent leader of growth, managing support to build the organization and conserve funds. Overall responsibility for budgets, reporting and major public event success involving volunteer and administrative supervision. Experience as CEO and board member in allocation of funding for public projects and private endowments. Experienced in sustaining grant application for major performing arts company. (Mellon/Chicago Opera Theater) Outstanding communication, presentation, and marketing skills. Senior level marketing experience as media spokesperson and on-air personality. (NBC/CBS) Core Competencies Vision and Leadership Partnership Development In-depth Organizational Experience Marketing and Media Relationships Organizational Knowledge Value Added Negotiator Focused on Outcomes Volunteer Organizer
AAA Chicago ConsultingSt. Charles, IllinoisOwner
Personal advisor to wealthy individuals on liquidation and capital formation issues.
Identified real estate opportunities and added value developing and managing 400,000 square feet of hotel, office and retail projects in the Chicago area.
Designed and implemented marketing strategy directly and through broker networks while supervising project development, property management, and staffing on multiple project sites.
Secured control of delinquent loan assets and managed bank workouts to complete sale and disposal of properties.
Identified and resolved conflicts between investors and bank management.
Liquidated foreclosed real estate property for regional banks and savings & loan institutions.
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignBS: CommunicationsCommunications
Moody Bible InstituteChicago, Illinois.LaSalle Extension, Chicago (Business Accounting)
Computer skills/ Excel and Intuit.
000 attendees. Member, Board of Directors, Chicago Sunday Evening Club (Mayor's Annual Leadership Breakfast of Chicago and 30 Good Minutes, WTTW, Channel 11) Chairman, Chicago Bible Society Gutenberg Bible Awards - Annual Dinner Fundraiser Member, Illinois Governor's Prayer Breakfast Committee. Vice-Chairman, Golden Corridor Steering Committee, and Member, Target Industry Task Force/ Hospitality, Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs. (I-90 Corridor/Ohare to Schaumburg.) Member, Finance Committee on Integrated Capital Budget, City of Elgin, Illinois. Advisor/Metro Baptist Association (Southern Baptist) for
Chairman of Executive Committee and President, Say Yes Chicago! Secured over $2-million in direct support from foundations and private individuals.
Managed participation of 1200 Chicago area non-profits in a 5-year regional large-scale event program while engaging 12000 volunteers and 150 the construction of new buildings in the Englewood, Pullman, and Near Westside neighborhoods of Chicago.
Completed construction as advisor for church and educational facilities in Downers Grove, Monee, and South Chicago locations.
Sourced equity and debt from public, private donors and foundations.
Chairman Champaign County United Way - Fund-o-Rama/Chairman Local Arthritis Foundation.
Special Gifts Chair, St.
Charles Community Chest, St.
News Director, WCHU-WICD NBC Television Stations, Champaign/Danville, Illinois.
Spot coverage for NBC News, The Today Show (NBC), UPI, AP, WMAQ, Chicago.
News Director, WDWS AM-FM CBS Radio Stations, Champaign, Illinois.
Mark A. Anderson 1 2/20/2015
Peacemaker Award, Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers, Chicago Chapter #26. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE News Director, WCHU-WICD NBC Television Stations, Champaign/Danville, Illinois. Spot coverage for NBC News, The Today Show (NBC), UPI, AP, WMAQ, Chicago. News Director, WDWS AM-FM CBS Radio Stations, Champaign, Illinois. Mark A. Anderson 1 2/20/2015