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Bradenton, FL
March 15, 2018

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James Hughes Reho, M.Div., Ph.D.

**** **** ****** ****, *********, Florida 34208

Phone: 917-***-**** • Email:

Professional Profile A dynamic and dedicated leader with nearly ten years of organizational leadership, management and community engagement experience. Proven mastery leading fundraising efforts and implementing strategic planning processes. Successful in organizational administration and staff management. Strong community leadership in various settings, including the largest Lutheran-Episcopal federated congregation in the USA. Enthusiastic self-starter who has co- founded both a for-profit tech company and a non-profit social-environmental activist group. Mastery in bridge- building with other organizations to broaden the scope and reach of non-profit and academic institutions. Creative development of programs and events. Experienced teacher and workshop facilitator as well as versed in multiple academic disciplines. Published scholar in the natural sciences and East-West spirituality. A strong creative and strategic thinker who achieves demonstrated results for non-profit organizations. Qualifications Summary

• Creative Vision • Motivational team-builder • Works well with diverse people

• Proven Fundraiser • Experience with Boards • Budget expertise and financial planning

• Strategic Planning expert • Excellent communicator • Proficiency in Spanish Professional Experience Rector (CEO), Lamb of God Lutheran-Episcopal Church, Fort Myers, FL 2013 to 2018

• Developed and drove organizational vision, working together with Board of Trustees.

• Transitioned multi-person staff from discord to a healthy, efficient and friendly work environment.

• Introduced strategic planning to define and achieve multi-year goals and measure the results.

• Expanded and reinvigorated fundraising program; grew and sustained member giving by 30%.

• Delivered oral and written presentations to congregation: fundraising, travelogues, workshops.

• Established endowment and managed contract for cell tower construction and air rights for church.

• Forged numerous collaborations with other organizations.

• Increased footprint of organization through initiating a multifaceted marketing campaign.

• Co-founded Pachamama Alliance of Southwest Florida.

• Joined outside organizations as Board member.

• Taught as Adjunct Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University. Director of Pastoral Care, Deployment, and Formation; Director of Field Education; Adjunct Faculty Member The General Theological Seminary, New York, NY 2011 – 2013

• Served on General Seminary Leadership Team (core decision-making group, selected by President.)

• Served on General Seminary Visioning Team (envisioning GTS future, selected by Board.)

• Served on General Seminary “Tiger Team” (efficiency and budget study group, selected by President.)

• Collaborated with the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute and other organizations.

• Designed and facilitated student retreats and special liturgies like the interfaith Yom haShoah service.

• Created Episcopal Wellness Program, a vanguard body-mind-spirit program.

• Developed collaborative and national-level programming at the Desmond Tutu Center.

• Taught as Adjunct Professor at St. Thomas University M.Div. program, Miami.

• Joined Board of Advisors for HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York City. 2

• Joined Board of Trustees and Program Committee, Interweave Center for Holistic Living, Summit, NJ.

• Addressed local churches and other organizations as an invited guest speaker.

Associate Dean, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Miami, FL 2008 – 2011

• Designed and implemented the Welcome and Hospitality Plan for Trinity Cathedral.

• Introduced several new marketing strategies with measurable success.

• Directed and expanded all cathedral outreach/mission programming.

• Cultivated multiple new ventures and interest groups.

• Planned and implemented several of the cathedral’s large spiritual, music, and arts events.

• Served as Secretary, Faith in the City (Interfaith clergy group for downtown Miami).

• Served as a member of the Interfaith Committee of Florida Atlantic University.

• Served as a member of the Diocesan Haiti Task Force.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 2001-2005

• Won state-wide award for most innovative new research venture for work related to environmentally sustainable soft-shell crabbing industry and engaged angel investors for start-up company.

• Developed new courses, including Great Books of Science and Teaching College Chemistry.

• Directed a multi-person research group, inclusive of budget generation and resource allocation.

• Served on multiple committees.

Post-doctoral Technical Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 2000-2001

• Worked as member of a research team on classified laser spectroscopy projects. Education Master of Divinity Degree, The General Theological Seminary, New York, NY 2005-2008 GPA: 4.00/4.00 (multiple honors and awards)

Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 1996-2000

(multiple honors and awards)

Masters of Arts Degree in Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 1994-1996 Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemistry, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY 1992-1994 Summa cum Laude (Minor: Mathematics)

Bachelors of Arts Degree in Asian Studies, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY 1987-1990 Summa cum Laude (Minor: Philosophy)

Special Skills

• Dynamic, engaging, and socially relevant speaker and writer.

• Proficient in Spanish; study of Mandarin Chinese; can read Greek, Latin, German, and French.

• Musical talents include playing tabla, piano, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin.

• Certified yoga instructor (Yoga Alliance RYT-200 level).

• Well-published author in both scientific and theological circles.

• Many presentations and contributed papers at national-level conferences.

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