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Manager Management

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
January 01, 2018

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202-***-**** (H) 202-***-**** (C)

* * ******, **, *** 1216 Washington, DC 20002


Visionary leader with legal background and over 15-year record of translating strategy and research into high-impact initiatives and financial results. Influential communicator, advocate and relationship builder talented in forging strategic partnerships and collaboration with government officials, corporate executives and community leaders. Skilled manager and mentor who builds effective organizations and highly engaged teams. CORE COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Financial Services and Investment 12 Years

Housing and Community Development Expertise 15 Years Diversity and Inclusion Program Development, Management and Evaluation 16 Years Law and Policy 12 Years

Philanthropy, Grantmaking, Fundraising and Resource Development 8 Years Social Investment and Corporate Responsibility 5 Years Program Development and Management 15+ Years

Training and Development 15+ Years

Relationship Management 15+ Years

Marketing and Communications 15+ Years

Organization Development 7 Years


Master of Arts in Applied Anthropology, University of Memphis Juris Doctor, concentration in Labor Law and Employment Discrimination, University of Washington School of Law Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Georgia PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Deputy Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 2013 – May 2017 Executed the strategic implementation of the Bank’s internal diversity programs, including staff and management engagement, EEO compliance and investigations, diversity training and education, cultural awareness and understanding, diversity recruitment and advancement and outreach and engagement to women and minority professional organizations. Developed policies and strategies to improve workforce, supplier, and board diversity. Engaged multi-cultural community partners to advance community and economic development. Manager, Housing Opportunity, National Association of Realtors, 2007 – 2013 Conceptualized and executed a clear and compelling vision for NAR’s National Housing Opportunity Programs to empower state and local Realtor® associations to engage in affordable housing and community development programs and initiatives. Provided grants, web and print tools, guidebooks, curriculum development, capacity building and technical assistance. Represented NAR at events, conferences and on industry boards and coalitions. Sr. Social Research Analyst & Manager, Calvert Investments, 2005 - 2007 Researched and analyzed Fortune 1000 companies to determine their fit as socially responsible investments. Served as firm’s lead analyst on corporate governance and ethics issues to ensure consistency and validity of corporate governance ratings and developed new analytical criteria to address emerging issues. Managed SIRC investment review process and annual Calvert Social Index reconstitution.

Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations, McAuley Institute, 2002 – 2004 Set strategic direction and guided organization’s fundraising activities including industry partnership development, funder relationship management, grant proposal and reporting process, and fundraising events and workshops. Provided training to sharpen the skills of board members to cultivate and solicit donors. Engaged additionally in program development and implementation, conducting and analyzing research on women’s homeownership, creating marketing and business development strategies for core programs, and designing and implementing public awareness and outreach initiatives. Business Developer, Community Based Lending, Fannie Mae, Oct 1999 – Jan 2002 Advanced affordable housing goals by working with lenders and community groups to generate affordable capital, increase affordable housing development, expand affordable mortgage products, and raise consumer and industry awareness of housing issues. Developed and implemented targeted housing initiatives to increase access to capital to underserved markets (minorities, women, low-income, etc.)

Program Manager, Office of Diversity, Fannie Mae, 1998 - 1999 Advised HR Department on diversity recruitment and retention. Developed and managed key diversity programs and relationships with minority and women’s organizations to ensure broader pool of talent and create greater internal advancement opportunities for staff. Represented company at key conferences and events targeting diverse employment populations. Managed corporate-wide graduate internship program. Sr. Case Supervisor and Trainer, DSZ & Associates – 1990 - 1996 Promoted to final position supervising an average 250 EEO investigations annually. Directed work environment assessments on diversity and employee relations issues using both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Oversaw proposed agency decision-writing function. Developed and conducted EEO, diversity management, and mediation/dispute resolution training. Authored EEO guidebooks and manuals. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland since 1988. COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Board of Directors 600 Atlantic Federal Credit Union (2013 – 2017) - a cooperative financial institution for FRBB, employees, their families, and tenants of the FRBB building, with assets totaling $24 million. Subject matter expert on HR and diversity and inclusion issues.

Board of Directors Family Aid Boston (2013 – 2017) – nonprofit agency that provides financial and supportive services to families that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Subject matter expert on HR and diversity and inclusion issues. Member Personnel and Programs committee. Advisory Board Suffolk University Management Program (2013 – 2017) – advisory group of business industry representative that to provide guidance and insight on real world application of MBA education. Subject matter expert on diversity and inclusion, business ethics, and corporate social responsibility. Board of Directors Lamont Productions (1996 – Present) – nonprofit producing educational films and videos to promote social awareness and positive change. Chief Researcher for housing film projects. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association Maryland State Bar Association American Anthropological Association KEY PUBLICATIONS

Editor: Workforce Housing Forum Guide: A Strategy for Outreach and Advocacy, May 2012. (National Association of Realtors - housing/workforce-housing-forum-guide.html)

Author: “Seven Out of Ten Renters Say Owning a Home is a Top Priority.” August 2011. (National Association of Realtors Research Blog - owning-a-home-is-a-top-priority/)

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