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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary
  • Attn: Meghan Sandfoss, Associate Director Dear Ms. Sandfoss: This letter of interest is being sent in consideration of the City Administrator recruitment being conducted for the City of Dayton. With significant executive level public management experience, I will provide sustaining leadership of all organizational resources in support of the Mayor and City Council and their vision for this community. My greatest expectations in serving as Dayton’s City Manager include the following:
  • Providing an open-door communication approach to personnel, residents, businesses, interested parties, City staff, and elected officials expected and encouraged.
  • Effectively multi-tasking on various critical duties and responsibilities including: community & economic development, business retention, intergovernmental relations, grants writing, and budgeting.
  • Ensuring that the elected Council is provided equal and adequate information for strategic planning and decision-making. Both personally and professionally, I have an interest in serving a community with unique cultural, historical, geographical, and locational resources that Dayton possesses. With an understanding of the opportunities that lie ahead, I look forward to administering the daily activities and services for the City of Dayton, Kentucky. PROFILE Experienced local government executive with success in public operations management and service delivery. Foster extensive networks utilizing team-building relationships that achieve organizational goals. Geared with versatile skills in leadership, human resources, public relations, and strategic planning.
  • Developed leadership skills Responsive personnel management
  • Proficient in public & media relations Effective conflict resolution
  • Good written and verbal communications Efficient workflow and time management
  • Accurate problem-solving and critical thinking Organizational development and performance
  • Agency
  • Budget development
  • Budgeting
  • Budget
  • Conflict resolution
  • Council
  • Critical thinking
  • Customer service
  • Delivery
  • Finance
  • Funds
  • Grant writing
  • Grants
  • Hiring
  • Human resource
  • Human resources
  • Leadership skills
  • Media relations
  • Office
  • Works
  • Organizational development
  • Personnel
  • Personnel management
  • Problem-solving
  • Recruitment
  • Research
  • Safety
  • Sales
  • Scientific
  • Staff supervision
  • Strategic planning
  • Time management
  • Utilities
  • Workflow
  • Written
University of South Florida, University of Cincinnati Tampa, Cincinnati, FL, OH Expected in Master : - GPA :
, Expected in Bachelor of Science : Urban Administration - GPA :
Work History
Benchmark Senior Living - Village Administrator
Middletown, RI, 01/2018 - Current
  • Administer day-to-day operations and services for the Mayor and Village Council.
  • Responsibilities in staff supervision, public works, utilities, public safety, planning and zoning, grant writing, intergovernmental relations, public meeting agenda preparation, and customer service.
  • Key Achievements.
  • Implemented the North Main Street reconstruction enhancement project in excess of $1.5 million.
  • Acquired $150,000 in state capital grant assistance for critical infrastructure projects.
  • Coordinated the adoption and management of the Community Redevelopment Agency.
  • Directed regional bulk water sales interlocal agreements.
  • Managed grant funding in excess of $250,000 for parks, utilities, and public safety improvements.
Alamance County - County Manager
Alamance County, NC, 01/2016 - 01/2017
  • Managed operations, services, staff activities, and affairs for the Board of County Commissioners with responsibilities in budget development, human resources, grant writing, finance, intergovernmental relations, meeting agenda preparation, and public works/utilities functions.
  • Key Achievements.
  • Coordinated the planning of the $20 million new Public Services Building.
  • Directed the planning design for a $3.5 million reverse osmosis wastewater treatment plant with funding from the U.S.
  • EDA.
  • Provided FEMA coordination and assistance to property owners affected by Hurricane Matthew.
  • Developed a cost saving budget in excess of $25 million while continuing to provide effective service delivery to residents and utility service customers.
BARNSTABLE COUNTY - Interim County Administrator
City, STATE, 01/2013 - 01/2016
  • Directed operations, services, and affairs for the Board of County Commissioners with duties including budget & finance, human resource management, intergovernmental relations, meeting agenda preparation, staff supervision, facilities planning and oversight, and capital planning.
  • Jessica
  • Claire Key Achievements.
  • Managed operations for the Board of County Commissioners with service delivery to a population of 215,000.
  • Managed 14 departments, 330 personnel, and general appropriations of $80 million.
  • Coordinated intergovernmental relations, legislative affairs, regional IT service enhancements, emergency management planning, and annual budgeting.
  • Directed human resources including recruitment, hiring, termination, compensation, and collective bargaining while implementing a personnel Succession Plan.
  • Coordinated coop-education and scientific research efforts with the University of Massachusetts.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY - Economic & Strategic Development Director
City, STATE, 01/2004 - 01/2013
  • Directed business, job creation development, and legislative affairs in the County Administration Office.
  • Responsibilities in business incentive awards, legislative requests, grants management, intergovernmental relations, personnel management, resource management and strategic planning.
  • Key Achievements.
  • Updated countywide impact fees resulting in the accumulation of capital improvement funds.
  • Managed staff in the acquisition of $45 million in grants through legislative requests and federal/state assistance programs.
  • Acquired $9 million in FHWA monies to assist in the new Crosstown Parkway project.
  • Coordinated the award-winning Towns, Villages and the Countryside (TVC) - land settlement plan.
  • Assisted the University of Florida, Florida State, and Indian River Community College on regional baccalaureate program enhancements.
  • International City/County Management Association
  • Florida City/County Management Association
  • American Planning Association
  • Ohio Municipal League
  • Ohio DOT Certified Local Project Administrator

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  • Village Administrator
  • County Manager
  • Interim County Administrator
  • Economic & Strategic Development Director
  • Master
  • Bachelor of Science