Experienced Executive Administrator with Development Expertise
Over?twenty?years?of?increasingly?responsible?experience?managing?operations,?raising?funds?and?improving?the? performance? of? nonprofit? organizations? centered? on? youth? and/or? arts? development.? Superior? administrative? skills? applied? in? service? of? balancing? limited? funding? resources? and? organization? goals.? Trustworthy,? ethical? and? discrete?in?dealing?with?board?members,?government?entities?and?financial?supporters.?
Key Skills and Abilities
? Community?Arts?&?Festivals? ? Youth?Programs? ? Executive?Leadership? ? Administrative?&?Operational??Management? ? Program?Management?
? Business?Development?&?Fundraising? ? Donor?Relations? ? Human?Resources?Management? ? Public?Outreach?&?Public??
? Presentations,?Briefings?and?Meetings? ? Financial?Oversight?&?Control
Served?as?the?executive?director?for?multiple?community?arts?and?education?organizations.?Oversaw?all?activities? directly? related? to? operations? and? development? while? reporting? directly? to? Board? of? Directors.? Directed? marketing,? management? and? finance? activities? with? an? emphasis? on? minimizing? operating? costs? and? expanding? program? reach? on? a? limited? budget.? Ensured? all? staff? and? volunteers? were? properly? qualified,? screened? and? trained.?Coordinated?all?volunteer?activities?in?both?administrative?and?operational?capacities.?Reviewed?financial? statements,?activity?reports?and?other?performance?data?to?measure?productivity,?recommend?improvements?and? ensure?financial?fidelity?and?alignment?with?program?objectives.?
First?Steps?Primeros?Pasos,?Georgetown,?DE? ? Executive?Director? ? ? ????????????2005???2008?
? Opened?Sussex?County?’s?first?bilingual?early?learning?center;?designed?classrooms?and?secured?building? ? Secured?funding?to?hire?and?train?qualified?teachers?and?administrators?to?implement?curriculum? ? Implemented?a?formal?fundraising?and?planned?giving?arm?to?cover?ongoing?administrative?expenses? ? Conceived?of?and?implemented?comprehensive?public?relations?strategy?to?raise?profile?and?awareness? ? Recruited?and?enrolled?families?in?the?education?program?
? Supervised?staff;?oversaw?finances?and?developed?personnel?and?budgetary?guidelines?for?the?organization? ? Created?and?administered?the?organization?’s?first?formal?volunteer?program?
Possum?Point?Players,?Georgetown,?DE? ? Executive?Director? ? ? ????????????1995???2002?
? Oversaw?the?production?of?more?than?80?community?arts?performances?and?events? ? Raised?over?$700K?to?build?new?theater;?developed?and?cultivated?donors?to?cover?annual?operation?expenses? ? Supervised?the?performance?and?duties?of?staff?and?volunteers? ? Developed?and?implemented?summer?youth?program;?introduced?elementary?children?to?professional?theater? ? Developed?an?innovative?theater?program?for?seniors? ? Worked?closely?with?Treasurer?to?oversee?all?financial?matters?
From? 2002? through? 2005? and? 2008? through? 2012,? was? retained? by? various? non?profit? groups? to? professionalize? organizational? management,? provide? administrative? expertise? and? raise? funds/awareness.? Provided? strong? leadership? for? day? to? day? operations.? Built? relationships? through? extensive? contact? network? and? interpersonal? skills.? Implemented? modern? administrative? techniques? to? maximize? results? with? limited? resources.? Developed? and?implemented?operational?plans?to?meet?organizational?goals.?
? Created?and?documented?the?non?profit?status?for?UNITE?SUSSEX,?including?forming?a?Board?of?Directors? ? Raised?over?$850K?in?seed?money?to?develop?the?Rehoboth?Beach?Museum? ? Prospected?for,?solicited?and?cultivated?donations?to?cover?Rehoboth?Beach?Main?Street?operational?expenses? ? Coordinated?and?staffed?multiple?community?festivals?and?art?events?for?Rehoboth?Beach?Main?Street? ? Coordinated?charity?race?and?developed/implemented?a?summer?outreach?program?for?Rehoboth?Art?League? ? Researched?and?edited?a?critical?evaluation?document?for?American?Battle?Monuments?Commission?
City?of?Dewey?Beach,?DE,?Alderman? National?Capital?Children?’s?Museum,?Washington,?DC.,?Director?of?Development? ARTS/DC,?Washington,?DC.,?Executive?Director?