President Resume Example

Love this resume?

By clicking Build Your Own Now, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile

Focused and hard-working, always accepting the challenge of maximizing resources for the greatest return, as defined by the mission. Creative and bold in thought, and strategic in actions. Able to articulate ideas and implement change as a leader and motivator. Capacity to make complex and impactful goals attainable. 30+ years of leadership in the for-profit and non-profit arenas. Analytical thought process tempered by a solid sense of humor.

Skill Highlights
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Core Accomplishments
  • Initiated turnaround of the New Enterprise Stone and Lime logistics division resulting in multi-million dollar bottom line improvement.
  • Introduced the concept of Collective Impact to the state of NH and effectively changed the conversations and actions among non-profits in the state.
  • Led traditional United Way through a strategic review, moving them from a fundraiser-allocator model to a Strategic Community Investor model.
  • Advocated for the merger of United Ways in the state of NH, eventually resulting in 6 UW's forming one, much stronger United Way.
  • Re-engineered the equipment division at Pike Industries resulting in an overall cost reduction of 30% while improving quality of service.
Professional Experience
2015 to President Park University | Mcas Cherry Point, NC,
  • Offering organizational analysis and executive coaching to help non-profits achieve their mission with vigor.
2013 to 11/2014 Sr. VP Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. | Stamford, CT,
  • Oversight of all community investment for Granite United Way, a top 100 United Way in the United States.
  • On the heels of six mergers, pulled together 5 regional volunteer boards to re-evaluate investment strategies.
  • Provided leadership in the strategic planning process for Granite United Way.
  • Moved the organization to a strategic community investment approach, while respecting local autonomy.
2003 to 11/2012 President/CEO United Way Of America | Chehalis, WA,
  • Nearly tripled revenue and community investment from 2003-2010 Tripled net assets in the same time period
  • Led the Board of Directors through a major organizational shift from fundraiser/allocator to strategic community investor
  • Successfully merged two other organizations into LRUW, giving purpose and presence to our entire operating area
  • As president of United Ways of NH, led the successful exploration of mergers and realignment
  • As president of United Ways of NH, led the successful implementation of 2-1-1 statewide
  • Produced Collective Impact Institute in conjunction with the Tamarack Institute.
06/1998 to 08/2002 Operations Manager Smithfield Foods, Inc. | Harris, MO,
  • Project management
  • Oversight of logistics and installation
  • Oversight of equipment operations
03/1995 to 05/1998 Logistics Manager General Dynamics | Scottsdale, AZ,
  • Responsible for the successful leadership of the logistics division of corporation doing over $200 million a year in construction materials and installation.
  • Turned a $2.5 million dollar deficit in logistics operations into a $2 million profit within a three year period.
  • Leveraged existing talent to achieve turnaround.
  • Key team leader in the negotiation of an unprecedented four-year labor contract with the Teamsters' Union.
  • Successfully arbitrated critical right to manage issue previously unresolved for 25 years.
04/1979 to 03/1994 Operations Manager Smithfield Foods, Inc. | Junction City, KS,
  • Moved up the ranks from summer position during college years to oversight of the logistics division of a corporation doing in excess of $150 million a year in construction materials and installation.
  • Led the effort to streamline the equipment division, resulting in a 30% reduction of costs while improving the quality of service
  • Led committees to improve productivity, including a re-engineering effort and landmark employee training program
Expected in 2006 M. S | Community Economic Development Southern NH University, Manchester, NH GPA:

The study of improving the human condition by way of bottom-up methodologies that promote the common good via sustainable economic practices.

Expected in Select One | Business Administration University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH GPA:

Accepted managerial position at Pike Industries prior to the completion of BA in Business Administration.


Devoted husband

Father of two grown children

Step Father of two grown children

Appreciation of

  • long walks and short hikes
  • outdoors on a sunny day
  • a good book or film on a rainy day
  • the gulf of mexico
  • music

Kitchen adventurer

Civil War buff

Loyal fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers

Avid Economist reader

Professional Affiliations

Board of Directors, New Hampshire Center for Non-Profits 2006-2010

Board of Directors, United Ways of NH (President-2007-2009)

Board of Directors, Whole Village in Plymouth NH 2009-2011

Board of Directors, Leadership Lakes Region 2004-present (emeritus)

Candidate, City Council, Laconia NH 2009, 2011

Chair, Agency Review Panel, United Way of Collier County, 2015

Director of Volunteers, Pan Florida Challenge, 2015

Member, Rotary 2003-2009

President, BSW Condominium Association, Laconia NH 2011-2014


Organizational Analysis

Strategic Planning

Revenue Generation

Relationship Building

By clicking Build Your Own Now, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.

How this resume score could be improved?

Many factors go into creating a strong resume. Here are a few tweaks that could improve the score of this resume:


Resume Strength

  • Length
  • Personalization
  • Strong Summary
  • Target Job
  • Typos

Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Southern NH University
  • University of New Hampshire
Job Titles Held:
  • President
  • Sr. VP
  • President/CEO
  • Operations Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • M. S
  • Select One

Similar Resume

View All