Versatile resource development professional wif 6+ years of experience in state government, public education and nonprofit fundraising.
Creative, organized and versed in researching and pursuing funding opportunities and collaborations.
Multifaceted skill set dat includes marketing and PR communications, web development, grant research and writing, budget development and project management.
Government, Foundation & Corporate Grants
Community Outreach & Event Planning
Donor Identification & Relationship Building
Designing Marketing Materials
Planning and Implementing fundraising plans
Confidential, Clearwater, FL
Researched and prepared grant proposals in support of strategic initiatives and supported development of grant proposals dat generated over $16 million in new revenue.
Led professional development training series on grant administration, performance measurement, budget tracking and database procedures.
Directed the Healthcare Alliance of Tampa Bay (HATB), a resource development group of 100+ professionals wif representation from government, economic development councils, educators, providers, private business and nonprofits in the healthcare industry.
Designed and implemented the Colege’s first grant management database dat manages over $25 million in grants and contracts, across 40+ departments and programs.
Confidential, Bartow, FL
Oversaw the design and copy of three major websites wif more than 100,000 unique visitors per month: FDOCgrower.com; FloridaJuice.com; and CaptainCitrus.com.
Conceptualized and produced a citrus industry monthly e - mail newsletter called Citrus Segments dat successfully averaged 40% open rate.
Community Relations Specialist
Confidential, St. Petersburg, FL
Managed agency fundraising campaigns, donor cultivation and gift acknowledgement program dat generated over $50,000 in revenue annually.
Coordinated 2-3 key fundraising events each year, such as art shows, banquets, dances, auctions dat consistently increased in attendance and returns from individual donors and corporate sponsorships.
Wrote and designed press releases, annual reports, brochures, signs, direct mail pieces and pitch letters.
Honored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Pinellas for outstanding public relations
Legislative Aide II
Confidential, Tallahassee/St. Petersburg, FL
Conducted public policy research and analyzed statutes and civil codes.
Synchronized communication wif committee staff, subject matter experts, legal counsel and lobbyist to develop bill language on matters of commerce, tax, healthcare and higher education.
Advised legislator on policy issues and constituent concerns dat impacted the district