Strategic Public Health Executive with expertise in driving business, increasing bottom-line revenues, customer relations, and efficiency best practices eager to contribute to the success of a progressive company.
Strategic Financial Planning
Research & Grant Writing
• Profit & Loss Analysis
Efficiency Best Practices
Ø Strong analytical background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects with specialized experience in Public Health Administration and Management.
Ø Comprehensive understanding of the sales, marketing, and advertising arena due to advanced practical and academic training.
Ø Knowledgeable in all facets of brand building to include policy development and implementation, merchandising, advertising and training.
Ø Excel in defining and implementing policies, procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of the organization.
Ø Competent leader and mentor who is able to create a team environment, including building collaborative relationships, training peers to perform at maximum efficiency, and the capacity to form cross-functional coalitions in order to ensure knowledge is shared across departmental lines.
Ø Proven ability to adapt strong process knowledge and technical skills to diverse organization needs.
Ø Substantial managerial credentials leading staffs of up to 18 for the past 15 years.
Ø Provide educational programs and career training for up to 600 students, annually.
Ø Manage and implement annual budgets exceeding $1.6 million.
Ø Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Quick Books Pro, Fundraiser 50, Quark Express, Front Page, Publisher, Outlook and internet applications.
Ø Excel in defining and implementing policies, procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of operations.
Ø Demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills in successfully steering planning meetings and delivering comprehensive strategies.
Ø Capable of in-depth research and data analysis with the purpose of improving efficiency best practices and productivity.
Ø Embrace company initiatives and lead process integration efforts throughout various departments.
Ø Develop and implement numerous protocols and policies with the purpose of identifying and resolving relevant issues in a proactive manner.
Ø Increase revenue streams by establishing market wide policies and procedures related to data analysis.
Ø Work to standardize cross-departmental protocols between various departments in order to break down silo mentality and increase knowledge sharing.
Ø Provide testimony to Congress related to healthcare needs for the under-represented.
Ø Skilled at managing multiple projects and leading teams in cross-functional, concerted efforts to increase company-wide revenues.
Ø Stay abreast of most up-to-date healthcare research and data in order to offer most viable recommendations to client populations.
Ø Helped organization acquire 2007 Community Excellence Award.
Ø Developed College Prep Program that bolstered a 100% college entry rate, 2006-08.
Ø Raised over $2.25M in grants and donations for Youth Advancement Projects.
Ø Increased the organization s operating budget by 23% through fundraising efforts.
Ø Established a Development Department that improved fundraising capacity by over 50%.
Ø Negotiated contracts for appearances on prominently televised shows including Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, and the Macy s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Ø Secured over $3.75 million in funding for 11 Science Programs & 10 Health Professions Recruitment Conferences.
Ø Assisted in the acquisition of a $1 million grant from the New York State Department of Health to expand recruitment to medical and health professions.
Ø Aided in the planning and implementation of 2 regional Health Professions Conferences for over 1,000 participants, annually.
Ø Secured over 800 annual scholarships for students to prepare for the Medical School Entrance Exam (MCAT).
Executive Director, HighBridge Voices 2003-2008
Primary responsibilities include development and implementation of internal policies and procedures;
Provided exceptional vision and direction for this community based program for disadvantaged youth;
Facilitated strategic and financial planning;
Administered $760k annual operating and $850k capital campaign budget;
Recruited and offered growth and development initiatives for18 employees,
Effectively managed daily operations;
Implemented fund raising activities;
Regularly evaluated programs and fostered board and donor relations.
Assistant Director, Associated Medical Schools of New York 1998-2003
Implemented effective program administration and grants management for 11 science programs; managed annual financial resources in excess of $800,000; organized trainings for 16 administrators; recruited and trained over 600 students for health careers, annually; developed new proposals for state, federal, public & private funding; prepared all programmatic and financial reports.
Assistant Director, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health 1996-1998
Led a team of 12 individuals in all aspects of strategic planning and implementation of public health education and recruitment programs for 120 students, annually; managed budgets for 3 projects totaling over $250,000, annually and initiated all fundraising activities.
n Master of Public Health (Concentration in Health Administration), University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health
n Bachelor of Arts C Organizational Communications / Minor C Business Administration, Eastern Illinois University
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