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Wanki David Cho

Freelance Researcher & Article Writer

Location:Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
Phone: 2026043923
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6823 Red Top Road #3, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: (202) 604-3923 E-mail:
Executive Business Manager & Consultant
Exceptional Communication Skills
Gifted Analytical Ability
Multi Lingual/Multi Cultural
Outstanding Project Manager & Team Player

Accomplished manager, technical consultant & strategic planner, generating creative actionable business solutions across a variety of industries in public and private sector organizations, including Education Administration, Local/International Corporate Management & Faith Based Institutions, by utilizing cutting edge integrated marketing strategies and Best Evidence Practice Models. Multi-cultural, multi-lingual, with superior combination of technical acumen, excellent written and verbal communication, project management/ training/leadership/Customer Service expertise; Multi-tasking abilities and international business savvy; Proficient in research and analysis methodologies, collecting and interpreting demographic, financial & scientific data, generating surveys etc; Excellent with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook Express, Power Point, Internet Research Tools, etc); Highly sensitive to Global Economic and Financial Market Trends
Non-Profit & Corporate Consulting & Management; Teaching; Higher Education Management & Administration; Educational & Vocational Training Specialist in Family Planning; Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa; Statistical Data Analysis; Design Survey Research; Project Design & Implementation; Cultural Diversity Training; Public Policy & Marketing Analysis; Grant Proposal Writing, Excellent Editor and Proof Reader, Excellent Communication Skills. Familiar with Data Base Management Tools; Excellent Financial Analysis & Management Abilities; Focus Group Research; Program Evaluation; Strategic Planning and Management ; NGO Lobbyist to increase Donor Funding for Faith Based and Secular Organizations; Cost Effective Business Plans; Customized Innovative Marketing Strategies & Materials; Procedural Charts & Logic Models. Familiar with USAID procedures
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Over 10 years experience with progressive and consistent track record of outstanding service-driven results in public and private sector organizations
Executive Assistant to CEO
SOBRA INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, Herndon VA (04/2010 - 09/2010)
• Contracted to provided executive level administrative support to CEO (front-line customer service to clients and backstop financial deals)
• Carried out research to develop, implement and close contracts with a range of partners.
• Prepared reports, updated accounts for payroll, including w-2s, accounts receivable, expenditures, etc
Marketing and Business Development Officer (Volunteer)
FREESTATE AMBULANCE LLC, Linthicum Heights, MD - 02/2010 - 04/2010:
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Contracted to produce invaluable marketing materials and strategies for recently created company; received commendations from upper management.
• Developed and implemented management/organizational procedures and charts.
Business Development, Marketing and Communications Expert
CHRISTIAN PARTNERS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, Cameroon (Non-profit, NGO; outgrowth of CPDA, Kenya) 09/2000 - 01/2010: Duties and Responsibilities
• Adapted family planning methods recommended by WHO’s Reproductive Health and USAID teams to the needs of local populations and coordinated the HIV/AIDS prevention drive
• Implemented Nationally accredited improvement strategies for NGOs, including lobbying for increasing donor funding for community, group and individual projects
• Developed and implemented new goal-oriented marketing strategies leading to improved consumer response (up 45%)
• Drew up cost-effective business plans adapted to local needs of community groups and individuals (women & youth) for donor agencies, leading to more than 20 more funded projects
• Conceived and designed marketing materials including management, organizational and procedural charts to differentiate tasks and achieve stated corporate goals more rapidly.
• Significantly increased company’s demographic and operational environment
Executive Assistant to CEO in Charge of Administration, Finance & Budgets)
(Non-profit organizations of the Dept. of Sports controlled by influential government officials)
Duties and Responsibilities
• Developed all programs for the new body and coordinated their implementation throughout the country. Served as major administrative support to the CEO
• Efficiently backstopped all administrative tasks (appointments, correspondence, event planning, travel and lodging, publicity, securing match officials and locations, needs of visitors, players, and other clients)
• Successfully organized, coordinated and controlled ticket sales in all 16 National Stadiums, implementing innovative checks and balances to curb fraud, decreasing losses from about 50% to near 0 %
• Despite scarce resources, effectively organized international matches for the Confederation of African Football between Cameroonian teams and other countries
• Directed efforts in budget planning; developed and built fruitful relationships to raise more than $600.000 to support operational costs for this high profile publicly managed organization
TEACHING lnstitut Africain d’lnformatique (lAl Cameroon) 2000 - 2008: Duties and Responsibilities
• Taught marketing and management courses in English to French speaking university students in School of Management with 95% success rate.
• Provided tutoring in English; Academic Advising and Course Selection; Curriculum Design
University of Yaoundé 1994 - 2000: Duties and Responsibilities
•Taught Courses in Research Methodology, African & American Literature while working with Ministry of Education (1995-2010)

University of Calabar, Nigeria
PhD, Social Sciences: Concentration-Literary Studies (Research on Human Nature)
University of Yaoundé (considered the Ivy League of Cameroon’s Educational System)
Master’s in Education (Concentration –Languages: English & French)
Executive Graduate Certificate in Management: June 2011 MBA in Management & Marketing (expected date of completion,2011) CEUs: Administrative Assistant Certificate online
Editing and Proofreading Certificate Online
Microsoft Office Suite Certificate
Associates Degree: French, Economics, History (University of London General Certificate of Education)
Languages: French, English, Creole, Ngemba

Superintendent and Examiner Cameroon General Certificate of Education (GCE) Board
Distinguished member of Anglophone Cameroon Writers’ Association (ACWA)
V.P. Akum Welfare (Development) Association (Yaoundé Branch)

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