To obtain a position that allows me to use my Organizational Development and Leadership background to aid organizations in advancing in the field of OD.
Business operations organization
Performance tracking and evaluation
Supervision and training
Performed competitive analysis to make recommendations for recruitment opportunities, application processes, tuition prices among competitors.
Ranked as a top performer, averaging above recruitment goals each month.
Awarded the Staff Member of the Year Award in 2012.
Increased alumni engagementin the local community by 20%.
01/2014 to Current
Program ManagerLeadership Pikes Peak － Colorado Springs, CO
Manage all aspects of the Signature Program from recruitment and selection of participants, daily logistics, manage and recruit volunteers. Responsible for all program communications, plan and facilitate all program sessions, evaluate program effectiveness, develop and implement leadership development curriculum and program objectives, and plan, organize and facilitate graduation. Manage the program budget; secure program sponsorship's, and maintain expenditures and revenue within established budget. Assist the Executive Director with Board support and participate on the Fund Development Committee. Manage the database transition process and develop best practices for managing contacts and alumni in the CRM. .
01/2014 to Current
Partner/Managing DirectorRockies Consulting Group － Colorado Springs, CO
Partner with organizations to improve effectiveness, efficiencies, organizational climate and staff and organizational performance. Consult with organizations in order to help them attain long-term profitability and growth through analysis, strategic planning, implementation, strategic leadership development, process improvement, climate improvement and results oriented program management. Conduct organizational diagnosis; present results and facilitate the implementation of strategies in order to achieve long-term objectives. Manage the organization's social media sites. Research and publish white papers relevant to needs in the local community.
01/2011 to 12/2013
PresidentACCEL － Colorado Springs, CO
Provided direction and support to 16 colleges and universities in the Colorado Springs area. Coordinated and facilitated monthly meetings. Facilitated the initiation and implementation of the organization's strategic plan. Supported business development and partnership development strategies. Planned, developed and maintained the annual budget. Coordinated marketing strategies, education fairs, community events and professional development seminars.
01/2010 to 01/2014
Campus Admissions Manager/ Associate Director of AdmissionsUniversity of the Rockies － Colorado Springs, CO
Provided administrative and strategic direction, support, and leadership to the Admissions team. Lead the departmental strategic planning process; assessed and analyzed the external and internal market in order to develop long-term strategies in order to meet the mission and vision of the organization. Served as Administrator for departmental CRM; developed and monitored statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies, forecasting, and operational efficiency within the strategic goals of the organization; recognized trends in order to make accurate forecasts. Planned and developed the annual budget for the Campus Admissions Team and Instructional Site Admissions Team; maintained expenditures within those budgets. Created Standard Operating Procedures, Key Performance Indicators and Best Practices to monitor and evaluate the performance of the Campus and Instructional Site Admissions teams. Coordinated and facilitated training for Campus Admissions Team, Instructional Site Team and Online Admissions Team. Planned, scheduled and facilitated New Student Orientation for all new students.
01/2013 to 08/2013
Doctoral PracticumSouthern CO Women's Chamber of Commerce － Colorado Springs, CO
Developed and administered a community survey to assess the needs and goals of the organization. Analyzed results to identify initiatives for the organization's first strategic plan. Created and implemented a Board of Directors Orientation Manual. Identified focus groups for future research opportunities, hosted focus groups and gathered strategic data to improve processes and strategic initiatives for the organization. Administered a SWOT analysis for the organization and analyzed the results. Provided recommendations to improve member value, programming and strategic planning initiatives.
Ph.D.: Organizational Development and LeadershipUniversity of the Rockies － Denver, CO
Master of Arts: Organizational ManagementAshford University － Clinton, IAOrganizational Management
Bachelor of Science: Sociology Iowa State University － Ames, IASociology
2015 - Present Member, Community Development Advisory Council