Workforce Solutions/Continuing Education professional with experience managing profitable, adult education programs/outreach activities from concept to implementation. Adept at forging and managing relationships, and providing business solutions for Fortune 1000 companies to achieve organizations development goals. Extensive Program/Outreach Management, Marketing, & Event Planning Skills Comfort Engaging Executive Level Decision Makers Skilled at Negotiating Quality of Program Integrity/Compliance and Profitablity Published Nationally Nominated Masters Thesis/ Excellent Communicator
Technical Skills PC and MAC Salesforce ClearSlide Adobe Creative Suite Filemaker Pro Blackboard
Published Nationally Nominated Masters Thesis/ Excellent Communicator
Assisted in coordination and marketing of first Texas based Certified Public Managers (CPM) program which was awarded $1M for scholarships from former Texas Governor, William P Hobby, 3 years after launching the program. The CPM program has since graduated several thousand over a 15 year span at multiple sites throughout Texas
Advisory Council / Scholarship Chair: Agora Ministries, San Antonio
Pi Alpha Alpha; National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration
Published Nationally Nominated Masters Thesis
01/2010 to 01/2014
Workforce Solutions AdvisorApollo Education Group － San Antonio, TX
Apollo Education Group(TM) (AEG) provides educational, support, consulting, and technical support services to institutions offering post-secondary education. apollo.edu I was hired as part of a select group of Advisors to consult with C-Suite executives to identify and create strategies to address organizational business goals. Accomplishments
Forged corporate educational partnerships in 8 industry verticals resulting in 15 corporate educational alliances and 2 large Community College Expo. Enrollments with restaurant franchisee MUY! account grew to over 100 within a 2 year span.
Established Goodwill Industries of San Antonio's first educational partnership that was the catalyst for their alliances with 5 other universities, and led to a subsequent partnership with Goodwill Industries International, resulting in gradual enrollments.
Expertly conducted business presentations to executives for 90% of my client portfolio by aligning product solutions to address organizational development goals, which resulted in reductions in tuition, ease of enrollment, and options to utilize AEG career portal, and partner with AEG's sister and global universities.
Mentored and provided peer coaching to Apollo's southwest region advisors by sharing best practices to uncover skills gaps to address a client's professional development needs and how to move the opportunity to the Learning & Development Team for a final proposal.
Achieved role model performance FY2010-2011.
Attended workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
01/2006 to 01/2009
Senior Program CoordinatorTexas State University － San Marcos, TX
Texas State University is a 4 year public college/university with 32,000 enrollments. txstate.edu After a national search, I was promoted to Director and supervised 4-6 employees, monitored a $1M department budget, and evaluated return on investment of all continuing education programs (business to university partnerships, certificates, professional development workshops, community outreach) to ensure educational value, competence and fiscal sustainability. I developed annual goals and objectives. Accomplishments
Crafted short/long-term strategic plans to successfully return department to fiscal solvency by utilizing untapped revenue, identifying obsolete funds and cultivating faculty/staff alliances, which gained support for new continuing education programming.
Accentuated under-utilized and unique features of department's event planning services to university faculty/executive staff through a marketing campaign and presentations, doubling outreach projects and garnering over $70,000 profit in one year.
Built highly productive work team by introducing more opportunity for staff input, resulting in streamlined program management, and clearer division of workload during peak periods. Equipped with 8 years hotel sales and marketing experience, I was hired to develop, market, and implement new adult learning programs/outreach, and to coordinate existing programs by aligning administrative, and logistical support to meet the continuing education and lifelong learning needs of the department's clients. Programs and outreach events ranged from very small to a thousand. Accomplishments
Created business linkages with San Marcos Texas Workforce Commission, Texas State University faculty and Austin Community College to implement the first workforce development training for CFAN, and ROHR, resulting in training of soft and hard skills of over 1000 employees combined, and an additional 3 year training contract.
Assisted in coordination and marketing of first Texas based Certified Public Managers (CPM) program which was awarded $1M for scholarships from former Texas Governor, William P Hobby, 3 years after launching the program. The CPM program has since graduated several thousand over a 15 year span at multiple sites throughout Texas.
Facilitated implementation of departments first online course in collaboration with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, designed to detect and prevent nursing home Medicaid fraud, making it the department's second most profitable program over a 7 year span.
Created marketing materials for 90% of programs and outreach events; built and maintained department's first website; managed Local Area Network System and troubleshot hardware and software problems for 3 offices and an educational park.
Master of Public Administration: Public AdministrationTexas State University － San Marcos, TX, USMaster of Public Administration, 2003 Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Master of Public Administration Advisory Council Member: Public AdministrationMaster of Public Administration Advisory Council Member
Membership Chair: New Braunfels Parks Foundation
Expertly conducted business presentations to executives for 90% of my client portfolio by aligning product solutions to address organizational development goals, which resulted in reductions in tuition, ease of enrollment, and options to utilize AEG career portal, and partner with AEG's sister and global universities
Marketing, Adult Learning, And Marketing, Clients, Cpm, Medicaid, Sales, Sales And, Training, Best Practices, Catalyst, Coaching, Org Development, Organizational Development, San, Solutions, Storage Area Network, Technical Support, Budget, Community Outreach, Event Planning, Marketing Campaign, Program Management, Project Management, Adult Education, Executive Level, Forging, Gps, Mac, Public Affairs, Self-directed