Led $3 million stormwater drainage project over two years, managing consultants, coordinating with six government agencies, leading public meetings, and coordinating public outreach efforts, limiting agency fiscal impact to under $200,000.
Directed a master plan project for a municipal service taxing unit on a 20-year time horizon, including a capital improvement program.
Supervised the Citizen’s Advisory Board for the Haldeman Creek Municipal Service Taxing Unit, reducing project costs by over 50%, conducting all public meetings.
Managed budgets, vendor contracts and change orders using SAP.
ANALYTICAL, PLANNING, AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Designed new population forecasting methodology approved by the Collier County Board of Commissioners using ArcGIS and Microsoft Excel.
Supervised staff of 25+ employees in package handling center.
JAPANESE LANGUAGE SKILLS
Interpreted Japanese for the maintenance department of an Isuzu-GM joint venture.
Served a Japanese travel client base of approximately 300 customers.
SAP, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office, SPSS.
Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Georgian.
2007-Present Project Manager at Collier County Redevelopment Agency. Naples, Florida.
2006-2007 Planner for Collier County Board of Commissioners. Naples, Florida.
2003-2006 Research Assistant at Florida State University. Tallahassee, Florida.
2002 Japanese Interpreter at DMAX, LLC. Moraine, Ohio.
2001-2002 Supervisor at United Parcel Service. Portsmouth, Ohio.
2000-2001 International Specialist at Asian Business Development. Beijing, CHINA.
1997-2001 Japanese Sales Representative at Nissin Travel Service. Dayton, Ohio.
1995-1997 English Teacher for Machida Board of Education. Tokyo, JAPAN.
Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning, Peace Corps Master’s International Program (Country of Georgia), Florida State University. Tallahassee, Florida: 2006 (Magna *** Laude).
Bachelor of Science in Political Science, Ohio Dominican University. Columbus, Ohio: 1995 (Magna *** Laude).