Dr. John Patrick O’Connor
New York, NY 10029
Experience 2010 – 2017 Mutual of America Life Insurance Company New York, NY
Vice President for Training & Leadership Development – As part of the Human Resource Division; I led staff in the training of 1100 employees Trained all sales staff and service staff to update them on new products & provided Leadership Development for all attendees Made live Presentations & trained all newly appointed Officers of the company in Leadership Skills as well as the history and culture of the organization. Met every new employee in Orientation t review roles, responsibilities and benefits. Worked with external clients at Company events.
2017 The Rory Staunton Medical Foundation New York, NY
Director for Programs & Fundraising- Responsible for raising finds & awareness to provide Sepsis Medical Education in schools and Hospital Emergency Rooms. Responsible for Sepsis Education & Awareness. Coordinated all pharmaceutical educational & funding partnerships.
2010 – 2018 The Esteves School of Education at Russell Sage College Albany, NY
Mentor – Assists aspiring doctorial students in obtaining their doctorates in Education and certification as school principals. Guides students in their research for completing their doctoral dissertations.
2007 – 2010 Concern Worldwide New York & Dublin
Board Member – Traveled to major projects in Haiti before and the after the earthquake for evaluation and support of Traveled to India to evaluate and assist in the direction of a $50 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Traveled to Africa to evaluate and assist in the direction of funding in different countries.
Publications Doctorial Dissertation “The Financial Impact of the Leadership Development Initiative on the Nonprofit Institutions of New York City” – 1998 “How to train staff for self-sustainability in non-profit institutions for their future survival.”
Opportunities Coordinator – Seminar for Training Administrators at the First Annual International Leadership Institute at Gesu Magista – Curia Generalis International, Rome, Italy - Summer 2000.
Co-presented Advocating for Expanding the Pool of Minority Teachers through a Secondary School Teacher Apprenticeship Program at The College Board on February 15, 2001, at their annual regional assembly in Philadelphia, PA. The presentation highlighted the results of a year-long study that targeted the national problem of a shortage of teachers in our nation's schools, with a particular
need to provide minority teachers.
Coordinator – Training, Mission, Identity & Future Non-Profit Service Organization at the Second Annual International Leadership Institute at Maynooth College, Dublin, Ireland - August 2001.
Presented – Funding Specific Programs for Not for Profits at the Third Annual International Leadership Institute in, Florence, Italy – July 2002.
Coordinator – Training, Mission, Identity & Future at the Fourth Annual International Leadership Institute at Sacrecore Monmont College, Paris, France – July 7 - 12, 2003.
Presenter – The President’s Role in Development & Fundraising at Growing and Developing: The Roll of the Presidency at, The University of San Francisco – July 14 – 18, 2003.
Led & Conducted – Annual Africa Visitation: Evaluated All Training, Medical & Hunger Relief Initiatives, Water Projects, and AIDS Education Programs at, Concern Headquarters in Dar es Salaam (and surrounding areas) and in the southern Matwara Region. April 2005.
Consultant - Supervisions for Select Tenured and Non-Tenured Teachers & Evaluated and Interpreted all Statistics for State Testing 2005 - 2007. Bergenfield School District, - Bergenfield, NJ.
Led & Conducted – Annual Hispaniola/Haitian Visitation: Evaluated All Training, Medical & Hunger Relief Initiatives, Water Projects and AIDS Education Programs, Concern Headquarters in Port au Prince, Haiti (and surrounding areas) and in the island regions. March 2008.
Member of the United States Delegation to China – Traveled with US Leaders. Special Invitation by HANBAN (the Chinese Government Education Ministry) Beijing, China (and outlying areas). June 23 – July 1, 2008
Education FINRA Securities License Series 6 (Active)
Doctorate in Administration
Fordham University - New York, NY 5/19/1998
Professional Diploma in Administration & Supervision
Fordham University - New York, NY 9/1/1987
Master of Science in Program Development, Program Development, Planning & Evaluation State University of New York - Albany, NY 5/19/1985
Bachelor of Arts in History
Iona College - New Rochelle, NY 6/19/1979