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Manager Management

Rocky Mount, NC
March 11, 2019

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Professional Profile

• SUMMARY Senior-level track record of successful organizational leadership, training and performance- based program management. Background includes experience providing strategic yet creative management in areas of operations, administration, finance, federal contracts, procurements, training, projects and programs, process improvements, and facilities maintenance. Expert communicator across diverse groups at all corporate levels. Thrive in high-pressure, deadline-sensitive environments that demand a rapid learning curve, resourceful problem solving, and uncompromised integrity. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of producing accurate, timely reports meeting stringent deadlines and following policies and procedures. Personal Character to include: treats others with mutual respect and dignity, holds self and others to high ethical standards, enthusiastically engaged and tenacious in seeing projects to completion, have a discerning in judgment and decisions with future focused goals, lead efforts in improving cost and quality initiatives by utilizing team building and problem-solving skills to make process improvements, effectively train and mentor other team members in the various aspects of continuous Improvement while monitoring the performance of these improvements. Proficient in multiple database applications as well as all MS Office applications. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Department of Health & Human Services, Raleigh, NC 2012 to Present

(Procurement and Contract Manager)

• Develop and monitor timelines for issues or changes for solicitations for highly complex, high risk, and strategic related procurements for goods and services consisting of Request for Proposals (RFP’s), Invitation for Bids (IFB’s), Request for Quotes (RFQ’s), Memorandum of Understandings (MOA’s), and Contract Amendments

• Develop, evaluate, and recommend contract award for DSOHF solicitations involving high-value, complex and sophisticated goods and services of all types.

• Communicate responses and recommendations to DSOHF management, DHHS Internal Audit, Office of State Auditor’s, and Department of Administration Division of Purchase & Contract Compliance organizations for contract compliance audits

• Conduct analyses regarding contract budgetary and management issues as requested by DSOHF Financial Operations and Executive Leadership Team

• Develop procurement approaches by reviewing previous history, market conditions, and procurement specifications.

• Utilize NCAS to research budgets and analyze cost.

• Work with DSOHF Financial Operation team to encumber contract funds, year-end contract closeout as it involves account closures to encumber funds

• Monitor contractor's compliance with contract, regulatory, and statutory provisions

• Perform cost and price analysis for goods and services utilized by facilities to identify cost improvement opportunities

• Work in coordination with contract administrators to determine carry forward budget, if applicable, and assists in the resolution of any payment discrepancies

• Monitor facility compliance pertaining for utilization of group purchasing opportunities throughout system and assist with product standardization that will further reduce overall cost

• Train DSOHF Centrals staff and facilities on NC DHHS Open Window System to ensure use of system and documentation requirements for Audit compliance in the development of contracts. Durham Housing Authority, Durham, NC 2010 to 2012

Budget/Management Analyst

• Analyzed, planned and directed the preparation and administration of annual operating budgets to forecast future budgets.

• Prepared estimates of revenue and expenses for program and property budgets, and monitored and modified projections to update financial forecasts as required

• Conducted cost-benefit analysis to best allocate the Public Housing Authority financial resources

• Assisted leadership in the preparation of divisional financial reporting, forecasting, and variance analysis

• Prepared and presented monthly reporting of analytical data to senior management to monitor business decisions; prepared and analyzed monthly operating results for each department

• Established and monitored internal controls and ensured that accounting activities are in accordance with legal, HUD, and Housing Authority policies

City of Durham, Durham, NC 2009 to 2010

Youth Employment Coordinator

• Coordinated staffing placement for 45 teenage and young adults in public and private sector employment

• Monitored performance of employees to ensure they maintained employment suitability

• Ensured compliance with local, state, and federal HR regulations

• Conducted regular site visits to troubleshot potential problems in an effort to recruit and retain employers

• Managed employee’s payroll submittals to ensure proper payments

• Served as a liaison between the City of Durham, employers, employees and service providers Agra Holding USA, Durham, NC 2005 to 2009

Investment Analyst

• Performed background research and wrote business plans to inform investment decisions on crude oil, rice, alternative energy,

• Analyzed small business financial statements and business plans to determine viability of investment proposals

• Communicated with high net worth individuals regarding current and potential private investments opportunities

• Focused on agricultural products and commodities, including rice, pork, crude oil, ethanol, and sugar Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago, IL 2002 to 2004

Market Reporter

• Facilitated trades between brokers and traders by reporting the commodity price of corn, wheat, rice, Treasury Bonds, federal fund, etc. through the electronic ticker

• Determined pit settlement prices to close out the trading day

• Edited the commodities handbook for new employees

• Assist brokers and trades set commodity prices at the closing EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL Hemp Farmer

Executive Certificate in Financial Planning, Duke University, Durham, NC Tax Preparation Certification, H & R Block

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