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Consultant Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY

  • A proficient, farsighted, enthusiastic, bottom - line driven senior level executive, with over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience, strong oral and written communications skills, successful team-building experience, excellent strategic-planning, problem-solving, decision-making and negotiating skills, turned a start-up, one-person entity into a million dollar construction company and business services enterprise, employing hundreds of skilled and unskilled workers from the local communities.
  • Senior leadership, interpersonal and oversight skills in Program and Project Management poised me to created a 501 (c)(3) organization, which offered free eight-week summer camps to over 500 girls and boys, during a seven year period, which combined tennis instruction with a cultural and educational component.
  • After internships with Clark and Turner Constructions, created a DC non-profit, the Confidential, which successfully provided mini-grants to new business "Start Ups" in support of, but not limited to, in corporation, licensing and regulatory fees, contract arbitration services and provided networking opportunities with Primes/Owners and Developers to secure construction contracts.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Project Design and Management
  • Problem-Solving
  • E-Discovery Litigation Consensus Building
  • Strategic Planning
  • Decision Making

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consultant

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Host outreach events and assist those qualifying seniors with documentation for participation in Medicare's Qualified Benefits Program; Negotiated partnerships with other agencies representing the interest of small businesses to do outreach and host workshops to enroll small businesses into DC Healthlink; Acquired Certification as speaker for DC Healthlink; Identified and implemented culturally and linguistically appropriate communication strategies needed to effectively reach the underserved population(s); and Developed presentations, displays, and/or materials available to community-based, faith-based and other organizations for the purpose of outreach to culturally diverse and hard-to-reach populations in English and other languages.

President

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated the legal in corporation of DC-non-profit to represent business firms in Ward 7; Lead and managed a service coordination organization in response to the need of a small business turnaround and revitalization; and Interacted, communicated and presented to multiple levels of stakeholders in the public communities, elected or appointed officials, and representatives of advocacy groups or professional organizations.

Principal

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planner and start-up initiator of this new enterprise; providing operational and administrative direction to staff and technical experts including review and editing of staffing plans, training, readiness and life cycle project management; Served as facilitator on matters relating firm's contract disputes with government agencies and supported client's litigation matters; Identified and analyzed new business process optimizations; Oversaw federal contract executions; Composed all incorporating documents for the firm, in the District and federal government agencies, including securing certification.

Volunteer Coordinator

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Designed volunteer academic student support program; Recruited adult volunteers and academic professionals to tutor students; Sustained mentoring support program; and Acquired partnerships with government agencies and private professional citizens to promote extracurricular activities and academic support to students.

Senior Antitrust Paralegal

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Compiled documentation in response to Hart-Scott Rodino/Mergers and Acquisitions filings.
  • Executed 2nd Request document submissions and CID application processing and litigation; Compiled closing documents for corporate offerings.
  • Provided administrative management and support involving numerous complex legal issues; and Provided advice to attorneys and staff in the interpretation and application of client's wishes in opposition to governmental procedures.

Litigation Case Manager

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Team-building and leadership of large multi-district patent infringement litigation comprised of permanent staff of legal assistants and 25 temporary Para-professionals; Strategic liaison to clients and other parties i.e., adversaries, consultants and vendors; Under direction and guidance of practice group Partners, managed E-Discovery collection, organization, and collation of numerous documents for use by attorneys in preparation of briefs, memoranda and document productions; and Point of contact for attorneys regarding information technology, performance and production improvements, problem solving and decision-making of various types of documents responsive to request for information.

Executive Director/Program Manager

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Drafted, filed and incorporated firm's formation as a 501 (c)(3) youth tennis and education program; acquired copyright status for logo design and prepare financial statements; Oversee federal contract/grant execution; provided reports and recommendations of new product and new service introductions; Convened operational and planning meetings that discussed program or project milestones and activities; Develop program's eight-weeks tennis training manual, informational and promotional materials; and Slashed payroll/benefits administration cost 30% by negotiating pricing and Rfees, while ensuring the continuation and enhancements of services.

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