(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Focused and diligent professional with 10+years of experience and proven knowledge of education, program management, and grant management/administration. Aiming to leverage my qualifications to support substance use and mental health programming within the federal government as a Public Health Program Specialist.

  • Patient Health Education
  • Training & Development
  • Reporting/materials Creation
  • Data collection and Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical
  • Oral Communication
  • Collaborating
  • Project Management
  • Group Facilitation
Education and Training
University of Missouri - Kansas City Kansas City, MO Expected in 05/2013 Masters of Education : Higher Education Administration - GPA :
William Penn University Oskaloosa, IA Expected in 12/2009 Bachelor of Arts : Sports Medicine/Sports Administration - GPA :
Affinity Living Group - Youth Behavioral Health Counselor
Rockwell, NC, 11/2015 - 01/2021
  • Assisted over 100 foster care youth, youth recently released from incarceration, youth who currently or have experienced homelessness, and youth with co-occurring disorders (addiction and mental health) with daily living and learning life skills
  • Maintained and completed required documentation and reports to comply with public health/healthcare programming
  • Collected, recorded and summarized data (data collection) on client behavior and assisted healthcare team with applying treatment and behavior reduction protocols
  • Collaborated with cross-functional treatment team to develop and facilitate skill acquisition and behavior reduction healthcare assessments to establish care plan
  • Interviewed over 30 clients/month to obtain information concerning social history, treatment and other pertinent information
  • Engaged, supported, and provided guidance on public health programming to management and external agencies to develop and recommend interventions, prevention, and control strategies pertaining to suicide prevention, obesity, physical fitness, and substance use
  • Collaborated with senior management on carrying out policy, communications, planning and evaluation of public health activities
  • Advanced program objectives by forging strategic partnerships with key internal and external partners, governmental agencies, and stakeholders on topics pertaining to public health, homelessness, recidivism, and mental health promotion
  • Hours worked: ~40+ hours/week
Children's Defense Fund Freedom School Of Kansas City-Community Action, Agency Of Greater Kansas City - Program Coordinator and Instructor
City, STATE, 01/2014 - 08/2018
  • Provided technical assistance to 7 public schools and one university on career development, readiness, and leadership development under a grant program
  • Worked with sponsoring grant program to solve problems, provide guidance, technical assistance and performance monitoring on post- award activities and other grant management topics daily
  • Monitored project expenditures, including monthly assessments of fund activity preventing overruns; made recommendations of actions as necessary; prepared and maintained financial reports on an ongoing basis
  • Managed and monitored activities associated with 3-year programmatic budget of more than $150,000
  • Collected, analyzed, and interpreted data to support decision making and improve grant outputs
  • Prepared budgets for approval, including those for funding or implementation of grant program
  • Prepared presentations and materials monthly to demonstrate program effectiveness
  • Prepared and maintained records in a database, prepared files for sponsoring foundation and prepared reports to maintain track of all grant activities
  • Served as a liaison between organizations, stakeholders, and outside organizations
  • Communicated project status, requirements and deadlines to stakeholders
  • Partnered with program management on recommendations, process improvements and corrective action plans
  • Hours worked: 40+ hours/week
Children's Defense Fund Freedom School Of Kansas City, Community Action, Agency Of Greater Kansas City - Assistant Executive Director
City, STATE, 03/2017 - 03/2018
  • Responsible for grant administration and directing human resources activities, including the approval of human resource plans or activities, the selection of program staff, in partnership with the sponsor organization's executive director
  • Recruited, hired, managed, and trained ~30 employees on operations and organizational performance expectations
  • Managed approximately $135,000 annual budget and analyzed spending to implement reductions, resulting in 2% savings during months served
  • Communicated (written and oral) objectives across all divisions through regular correspondence and scheduled status updates
  • Organized local community advisory committees and other organized community bodies in support of the CDF Freedom Schools program Conferred with board members, organization officials, or staff members to discuss issues, coordinate activities, and resolve problems
  • Shared mission of organization with public through successful community outreach and marketing strategies
  • Improved training materials and presentations to reduce knowledge gaps and eliminate performance roadblocks
  • Hours worked: 40 hours/week from (March 2017-August 2017; March 2018-August 2018)
United States Army Reserves - Supply and Logistics Officer
City, STATE, 11/2010 - 04/2013
  • Managed and reviewed, daily maintenance reporting; providing financial expertise and guidance to subordinate units; briefing Support Operations Officer in Charge on cost analysis daily
  • Developed and implemented procedures for processing incoming equipment and personnel
  • Researched, tracked, and expedited supply parts for maintenance operations
  • Planned, coordinated, executed deployment strategies and contingency plans according to Corps unit mission; resourced equipment for unit training.
  • Hours worked: 20 hours/month

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  • William Penn University

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