Accomplished and Highly Skilled Management Analyst and Training Officer

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About Me

I was born in Chicago, Illinois 47 years ago. I am a proud parent of two and Nana of one. I am also a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving 10 honorable years, which made me into the leader I am today. I have retained that go-getter perspective when I am faced with difficult projects—I know how to motivate myself and my team to get the job done. I am seeking a leadership position involving planning and communicating strategic vision and objectives; assigning tasks and responsibilities; setting priorities; monitoring and evaluating performance; and coaching and developing employee capabilities that will allow professional growth. I desire to align my career path with my education and training while capitalizing on my experience. On a personal note, it is very important to me to leave a positive impact with every person I interact with, whether an entry-level employee, an executive, or a customer. I always take the time to utilize teachable moments, extend kindness, and use my time to better myself and others. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family, volunteering in various community activities/associations, motorcycle riding, physical fitness, traveling, and an occasional golf game.
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Leading Communication

 In both my professional and volunteer roles, I excel at leadership positions by winning community support, organizing teams, and communicating well. As part of my regular duties I tailor information for various audiences and develop the appropriate presentation aids to ensure effective communication of program information.

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Planning and Delegating

I am a highly organized professional who is determined to accomplish goals through strategic planning, delegation, and execution. I serve as a Project Specialist with FEMA, where I plan and organize small and large project work assessing damages over $700,000 and developing quantitative and qualitative analysis of information in support of disaster recovery.

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Optimizing Outcomes

Through all of my work, I am looking for ways to optimize, improve efficiency, and sharpen the people around me. I evaluate program effectiveness, identify and resolve program employee development issues while working with senior leadership and direct reports providing recommendations for improvement.

Education

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    Perspectives 2020 Seminar
    Unleash Your Greatness
    2020
    24 hours of charismatic keynotes, lively head-to-head debates, case studies, human resource course topics, leadership development, digital transformation, networking with peers and more across 4 continents (Sydney, Singapore, Delhi, London, and Boston).
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    Federal Acquisition Institute
    Contracting Officer Representative Level II
    2018
    The Federal Acquisition Certification program for Contracting Officer Representative in the Federal Government is generally appropriate for contract vehicles of moderate to high complexity, including both supply and service contracts. This certification prepared me for performing contract management activities and functions which plays a critical role in ensuring that contractors meet the commitment of their contracts.
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    University of Phoenix
    Doctorate of Educational Leadership
    2009
    GPA: 3.59 The EdD degree program prepared me to strategically manage and lead complex educational organizations in the areas of budgeting, teacher management and operations; competencies essential for shaping the future within complex educational environments.
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    Webster University
    Master of Business Administration
    2003
    GPA: 3.57 The MBA program prepared me to understand the role each business process plays in creating value and business competencies necessary for me to achieve organizational objectives. The curriculum complements these with personal effectiveness competencies necessary for me to accomplish personal and professional goals.
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    Park University
    Bachelor of Science Human Resources
    2000
    GPA: 3.32 The BS Human Resources degree program focused on the study of organizations and how to best utilize employees. Emphasizing a behavioral science approach to management that prepared me on how to understand people's interactions within groups. In addition, developed skills to become a human resources professional ready to effectively manage interpersonal and intergroup relations.

Experience

  • 2007 - CURRENT
    Management Analyst Training Officer
    Department of Homeland Security – Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • 2005 - 2007
    Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) Tutor and Substitute Teacher
    Department of Defense Education Activity
  • 2001 - 2005
    Manager of Faculty Records; Staff Assistant I
    Clark Atlanta University
  • 1990 - 2000
    Operations/Embarkation & Logistics Chief/Training Manager (Staff Sergeant)
    United States Marine Corps

Skills

Skill Years of Experience Personal Ranking
Leadership Skills and Techniques

Years of Experience:

25
Personal Ranking:

Expert

Team Building

Years of Experience:

25
Personal Ranking:

Expert

Instructor Training

Years of Experience:

15
Personal Ranking:

Advanced

Project and Program Management Concepts & Principles

Years of Experience:

15
Personal Ranking:

Advanced

Operations/Logistics

Years of Experience:

15
Personal Ranking:

Advanced

Writing Effective Policies and Procedures

Years of Experience:

10
Personal Ranking:

Advanced

Human Resources Training and Development

Years of Experience:

15
Personal Ranking:

Advanced

Microsoft Office

Years of Experience:

15
Personal Ranking:

Expert

Favorite Quotes

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    Do what you love, love what you do, and deliver more than you promise.

    Harvey Mackay and often said by Dr. Lois, Former Professor

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    A mediocre person tells. A good person explains. A superior person demonstrates. A great person inspires others to see for themselves.

    Harvey Mackay

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    The most important victory is to conquer self. Self-discipline is the ability to do what is right even when you don't feel like doing it.

    John Maxwell

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    God has called each of us to live for a cause greater than ourselves.

    Ola Hillman

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    We must have the courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.

    Maxwell Maltz

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Contact

Stafford , VA , 22556

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