Experienced educator who drives students and colleagues to realize their potential and
achieve positive outcomes. An individual that is fueled by a desire to see the end product
fulfilled. Able to demonstrate success by utilizing professional experiences, innovation,
current educational trends, and engaging collaboration with colleagues.
Analytical Adult Education
Strong team-builder Collaborative
Web-based evaluation instruments Curriculum design and implementation
Diverse education settings Technological instruction
BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE
Adult High School Diploma Program Director - Cleveland, Ohio – December 2013 – August 2017
Oversight of all operations including: Admissions, Retention, Student Services, IT, Educational instruction, curriculum, and graduation.
Decreased program budget and simplified program expenditures.
Negotiation of professional and key business contacts for program assistance, funding and support
Cultivated matriculation process with college admissions team to increase college-wide enrollment.
Counseled students on education matters, career readiness, and family dynamic issues.
Consistently exceeded metrics for enrollment, retention and graduation each semester.
Maintained communication and professional relationship with educational partnering firm.
Developed and implemented college-wide statistical reports to align reporting and descriptive analytics. These designed reports saw 100% system-wide utilization.
Authored a system-wide historical trend matrix to predict outcomes of potential students with 90% accuracy.
Slashed students’ program stay by 30% while maintaining an 80% plus graduation rate.
NORTH POCONO SCHOOL DISTRICT
District Substitute Teacher – Moscow, PA – August 2012 – November 2013
Provide instruction to students of all grades during the absence of the regular classroom teacher.
COMMONWEALTH FINANCIAL SYSTEMS
Assistant Vice President Investor Relations – Dickson City, PA – August 2002 – July 2011
Managed and maintained collection portfolios for domestic and international investing clients.
Consistently maintained a ROI average of 24 months on plan.
Identified, through a proprietary predictive matrix, delinquent accounts with high probability to payoff prior to the expected return on investment schedule.
Coached and directed collectors in our corporate offices and satellite office in Madison, WI.
Participated in an employee exchange program with Credit Corp Group, Sydney Australia. This led to a closer corporate relationship and resulted in a multi-million-dollar purchase of collection portfolios.
Traveled, as needed, for licensing exams, court hearings and relationship meetings.
Cleveland School of Cannabis
Together with the Cleveland School of Cannabis’ lead consultant, I provided setup and guidance of college policies and procedures. This led to the Cleveland School of Cannabis becoming the first state-certified Medical Marijuana Career College in the state of Ohio and east of Colorado.
Bachelors of Science –Education – LaPlume, PA – May 2012
Recipient of the “Award of Excellence” for undergraduate research
Educator Certification, Pennsylvania
Dr. James Ploskonka
Cuyahoga Community College
Associate Dean, Public Safety
Patricia A. Cobb, Esq.
Commonwealth Financial Systems, Inc.
Dickson City, PA
Sr. Compliance Officer
Jonathon D. Wasp, MS
Regional Vice President
Kevan Ford, MBA
Open Door Christian Schools
Director of Admissions and Communications
Louise Kurpis, MS
Scranton City School District
Research and Dissemination Program Coordinator