(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
A highly organized, dedicated and people-oriented professional with experience in nonprofit management. Effective at leading projects to accomplish set objectives and able to provide continuous administrative support. Equipped with excellent communication skills in cultivating positive relationships with board members, donors, sponsors, volunteers, staff and colleagues.
  • Project Management
  • Event Planning, Implementation and Execution
  • Meeting and Scheduling Coordination
  • Non-profit Management
  • Budget Planning and Management
  • Expense Reporting
  • Board liaison
  • Communication/Publicity Skills

Education and Training
Lamar University Beaumont, TX Expected in Bachelor of Science : Speech Communications - GPA : Speech Communications
Houston, TX Expected in Dale Carnegie School - Public Speaking and Sales : - GPA :
Providence Health & Services - Special Events Manager
Mission Hills, CA, 07/2017 - Current
  • Event planning, implementation and execution of organization's annual events (Luncheon, Youth Awards Banquet, 5k Run and Community).
  • Project management with various board committees.
  • Budget planning and forecasting of special events.
  • Stewardship and engagement of community partners and donors.
Habitat For Humanity - Development Director (Contract)
Madison, WI, 02/2017 - 04/2017
  • Assisted in event logistics.
  • Solicited individual, corporate partners and foundations for support of the Inaugural Beyond The Page Luncheon.
  • Assisted with capital campaign.
New York Botanical Garden - Development Director
Bronx, NY, 08/2013 - 12/2016
  • Developed, proposed and implemented strategies for the solicitation of major gifts, including determining ongoing relationships with prospect /donors.
  • Oversaw the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgment and stewardship of donors at all levels.
  • Managed and implemented cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship events.
Providence Health & Services - Associate Director of Special Events
Torrance, CA, 03/2010 - 08/2013
  • Oversaw the details of each event which included the creation of guest lists, guest background information, program development, responses, menu planning, decorations, physical arrangements, purchasing and event tracking database.
  • Designed, developed and managed systems and practices that continuously improved the quality of special events.
  • Developed opportunities and relationships to promote and publicize events which included serving on division and university-wide committees.
  • Supervised and trained office support personnel in event production and planning.
Mccain Foods - Special Events Manager
Appleton, WI, 06/2007 - 12/2009
  • Increased event revenue by 95%.
  • Planned, coordinated and built relationships with volunteer support groups, committees and event chairs.
  • Developed and implemented marketing strategies to increase awareness.
  • Responsible for all pre event and post event communication.
  • Supervised administrative team and assigned projects.
American Heart Association - Corporate Market Director Youth Market Director
City, STATE, 05/2004 - 06/2007
  • Responsible for a $450,000 net goal.
  • Managed volunteer committees, organized and attended volunteer committee meetings and fundraising events; coordinated logistical aspects of a gala and supervise the process of a live auction procurement, silent auction procurement, and execution of payment.
  • Managed volunteer committees for heart walk as well as coordinated logistical aspects of the Heart Walk.
  • Prepared board meeting agendas, proposals, informational packets; designed flyers and invitations; maintained several large databases in Excel and Auction Maestro.
  • Scheduled meetings/appointments, ordered event supplies, organized files, composed letters and memos for a wide range of topics; from various donor financial requests to thank- you letters.
  • Promoted health education in public and private schools to elementary through high school aged-students in over 140 schools in the surrounding areas of Houston.
  • Responsible for raising funds of $425,000 net.
  • Generated a 31% increase of new income dollars over the 2005-2006 year.
  • Worked with district and school administration to help promote childhood obesity district-wide.
  • Awarded Top Kintera School in 2004-2005 for on-line fundraising.
  • Awarded Top School in Texas with a 50% increase over prior year in 2004-2005.
Scholastic Book Fairs, Inc - Field Representative
City, STATE, 05/2002 - 06/2004
  • Generated revenue of $500,000 in territory.
  • Promoted literacy through fundraising events in over 150 schools in the Houston and surrounding areas.
  • Increased revenue by over 25% in 2002-2003.
  • Increased revenue by over 42% in 2003-2004.
 Volunteer for the Morgan Frazier Cancer Foundation (2010-present)Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Houston Chapter  (2007 - 2014)

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  • Dale Carnegie School - Public Speaking and Sales

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