Experienced Parks & Recreation Director driven to manage costs and establish strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships with users, vendors and service providers.
Development of Parks & Recreation Department in Boiling Spring Lakes:
Accountable for leadership of the Parks & Recreation Department including overall customer satisfaction, long and short term planning and budgeting. Strong programming and facility management skills. Strong administrative, managerial and supervisory skills. Striving for continued excellence from staff. Ability to motivate and lead others. Park & facility planning and development experience. Developed long term partnerships with NC Department of Agriculture and Nature Conservancy for conservation measures within the BSL Nature Preserve.
Oversaw fundraising and advocacy efforts for March of Dimes Eastern Division Office. Recruited and managed staff & volunteers to coordinate eight large fundraising events per year with funding goal of over one million dollars. Worked closely with March of Dimes Board of Directors and New Hannover Regional's Women's and Children's Hospital to further the mission of the organization.
Recruited, coordinated & motivated hundreds of volunteers to participate in domestic and international marathon & fundraising programs. Coordinated with marathon planners around the U.S and throughout the world. Spearheaded travel planning for local participants. Named to Peer Education Committee 2001 - 2003. Received Two National Awards for TEAM D Dublin 2002.
Minor in Business Administration
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