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Management Training

Austin, Texas, United States
February 03, 2018

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Alan Clark

**** ********* ***** 512-***-****

Austin, Texas 78752 E-MAIL:


Goal-oriented professional with diversified experience in business support, grant management, cash flow analysis, performance reporting, and customer relations. Experienced in workflow improvement, cost reduction, project work plan development, as well as budget creation and management. Possesses strong PC skills in a multitude of applications and a knack for quick mastery of new applications. An effective communicator and problem solver who enjoys supporting the efforts of multiple departments.

Career History

Texas Education Agency 2007-2017

State and Federal Grants Coordinator

Reviewed and negotiated grant applications from various educational providers and provide consultation to ensure compliance with grant program guidelines and statutory requirements.

Provided technical assistance to grantees in the use of the agency’s “eGrants” system. This web-based system allows grantees to authorize and submit grant applications electronically. This assistance provided the grantees the ability to complete their applications and receive funding that they would have otherwise declined due to frustration using the new technology.

Conducted grant writing training to school districts at technical assistance workshops to provide potential grantees with grant writing strategies and best practices for grant management and financial responsibility.

Provided training to agency employees regarding grant application review and negotiation techniques. By using these techniques, the agency is able to assist the grantees in correcting the applications to an awardable format, while maintaining programmatic and regulatory compliance.

Texas Water Development Board 2006-2007

Grants and Contract Specialist

Reviewed, interpreted, analyzed and monitored contractual requirements and financial documents for clarity and accuracy.

Ensured compliance and consistency in the administration of the agency’s federal and state financial assistance grants, loans and contracts.

Provided consultation and guidance to grantees and loan recipients to ensure the timely, accurate and compliant reporting of financial expenditures.

Coordinated with interagency divisions to compile and organize financial data, completing all reports as required by the Boards intergovernmental contracts and agreements.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality 2001-2005

Federal Grants Coordinator

High success rate for federal grant proposals and applications. Consulting grant programs with a total income of more than $45,000,000 annually.

Consolidated multiple processes in a governmental agency to decrease redundancy. Combined data elements from multiple sources into a manageable reporting format.

Developed a deployment plan for an interagency electronic grants management system. TCEQ was the first state agency in the nation to fully deploy the electronic grants system used by EPA.

Developed curriculum and training presentations for bi-annual grants training workshops. These training workshops were delivered to all TCEQ grant managers, often with more than 100 participants.


M.B.A. Marketing and Management, Texas State University May 2000

B.S. Communications, University of Texas December 1994

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