622 East 50th Place
Chicago, IL 60615
To contribute to the mission and goals of a small to mid size organization.
Skills and Interests
Ability to work independently or in a team environment,, Strong written and oral communication,, Sales, Proficient in writing government, corporate and foundation grants and proposals,, Attention to detail,, Ability to navigate the Illinois Giving Community., Ability to write clear, structured, articulate and proposals,, Strong editing skills,, Designing print, internet and voice advertising copy,, Marketing,, Lead Generation, Ad Copy Design and Layout, Research, organization, Leadership, Fiscal Management, Program Planning, Management and Service Delivery, Time Management, Personnel Management, Strong Listening skills, Strong Editing skills, communication skills, , Researching donor information,, Organization,
Certificate of Completion-The Art and Science of Grant Writing
The Art and Science of Grant Writing
Real Estate Broker License
Mentor September 2011 - October 2011
Chicago Area Project-Bright Star Church of God, Chicago, Illinois
Modeled leadership, communication and professionalism to youth at risk of gang violence.
Real Estate Salesperson April 2009 - June 2010
Omega Realtors, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois
Directs and coordinates all lead generation activities and strategies. Ensures fiduciary service of the Real Estate transaction from initial contact through contract to close by establishing standards and implementing feedback systems. Creating an overall marketing plan, designing and producing promotional materials, oversees the development and implementation of systems for buyers sellers, lead generation, contact database management and back office support, creating an advertising plan, creating a public relations plan, creating a direct mail plan, developing and maintaining a database, developing and maintaining a website, analyzing and storing sales statistics, managing cash flow, managing the accounting process with daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports, budgeting and forecasting, negotiating, drafting and executing contracts, managing and storing records, planning and managing growth.
Real Estate Consultant June 2005 - June 2007
Keller Williams Realty, Chicago, Illinois
Educator September 1998 - September 2003
Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois
Planned and executed learning activities for kindergarden through Eighth grade students. Submitted lesson plans for approval according to guidelines established by Chicago Board of Education. Supervised classroom of thirty. Maintained attendance, progress notes, report cards and other important records. Planned field trips and Parent/Teacher conferences.
Family Educator May 1997 - May 1998
Maryville Academy, Chicago, 60619
Prepared homeless adolescent male youth in group home for independent living.
Community Service Worker July 1988 - November 1993
Chicago Area Project, Chicago, IL
Planned annual programs and activities of community based organization, Managed fiscal resources, Managed personnel and volunteers, designed marketing materials, oversaw marketing and communication, marketed programs and services to community leaders, faith based and community organizations, schools, law enforcement and other organizations. Over saw board development and program participation. Researched foundation, corporate and government unrestricted and restricted grant and proposal opportunities
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois January 1984 - May 1988
Degree: Bachelor of Science; Major Recreation and Park Administration
Workshops and Training
The Art and Science of Grant Writing
ABCs of Proposal Writing
References available upon request