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Director

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Posted:
June 10, 2019

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KRIS HART

**** ********* ****, *********, ** ****1 215-***-**** ac9kt7@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To thrive in an engaging environment with an innovative company looking to progress to further levels of strength to exceed their stated goals of success and help them grow vigorously.

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Economics and Public Policy

AMERICA RE-THINK FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN (CURRENT)

Lead a nationwide team of thinkers to develop strategic initiatives to engage citizens in civil and productive conversations

Developed and authored the business, operations, strategy, and communications plan to address public policy issues in a non-partisan, fun, inclusive, engaging and interactive platform to increase awareness, knowledge and involvement

CARE PARTNERS PLUS DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS

Successfully directed all external relations and communications with the U.S. Congress and the Veterans Administration

Coordinated meetings with dozens of Senators and Congressmen and maintained relationships to ensure contracts were executed

UNITED STATES CONGRESS CANDIDATE (SPRING 2017-2018)

Ran for Congress in the 4th District of Pennsylvania; received 1,343 nominating signatures with 1000 total needed

Hosted and/or spoke at over 400 events; knocked on thousands of doors; led a team of over 60 volunteers

THE UNIVERSAL STRATEGIC NETWORK FOUNDER AND CEO (4 YEARS)

Created and led The US Network, an exclusive hands-on and online community that vets, connects and manages relationships between business owners and professionals to cultivate mutually beneficial strategic partnerships

Strategized the concept through years of running businesses and working with other professionals and business owners

Managed over 150 Network Members, business and professional partnerships. strategic growth and planning

FOGGY BOTTOM GROCERY OWNER AND CEO (9 YEARS)

Bought, renovated and managed the store for 9 years. Re-branded and launched it as a new concept. Built out a sandwich shop

Successfully executed the business plan, attracted investors, worked with the D.C. government and community to fully implement

Turned the company of $353,000 to over $1.7MM annually and employed hundreds of individuals with over 1200 customers/day

ROUND2FIGHT CO-FOUNDER AND CEO (5 YEARS)

Created and organized a charity to support and connect our less fortunate Friends with members of our community

Initiated over 100 events connecting people in a personal and engaged setting, providing them personal, emotional and material support and advised and assisted them in getting the resources they needed from the government and private sector

THE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STRAW POLL (CUSP) CO-FOUNDER AND CEO

Engineered the concept and implemented at GWU for college students across the Nation on issues and candidates

Recruited over 550 students to vote and participate; organized broadcasted professional panels to analyze the results

Worked with dozens of administrators, departments, faculty and student leaders to implement an effective program

WASHINGTON CIRCLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (WCBA) CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

Recruited and managed over 160 business Owners and professionals in the neighborhood; coordinated events

Hosted neighborhood leaders including Mayor Bowser, GW President Trachtenberg, Chamber of Commerce Chairman Wingo, etc.

RELAXED SPA & TANS AND THE GREEK STORE OWNER AND CEO (12 YEARS)

Managed over 13,000 Members and annual revenues of over $500,000; oversaw all financial analysis and reporting

Executed business plan, researched market, negotiated contracts, built out business in two separate locations

Navigated the concept with shifting trends; oversaw hundreds of employees, focused on marketing and digital strategy

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

Reading, playing with my rescue pups, current news, intense conversations and meeting new people, good food and drink at a fun local venue, Jeeps, nature hikes, racquetball, swimming, Seinfeld, Country Music, puzzles, cooking, good jokes, stories and laughter

RECOGNITIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Received the Endorsement for Congress from the Philadelphia Republican Party and the majority of Montgomery County

Recognized as D.C. Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011

Awarded Fortune Magazine/CNN Money Fastest Growing Inner-City Company in 2010

Named Top “40 Under 40” Businessperson by Washington Journal list, 2010

Featured in "Profiles in Success" from Bernhardt Wealth Management (2012)

Featured in the Washington Post "Value Added" business column by Tom Heath in 2010 (links available online or by email)

Board Member, Phi Sigma Kappa International Foundation

Founding Board Member, Phi Sigma Kappa Properties (National)

Awarded “Best Looking Spa” and set-up by Eurowalls Magazine and Eurowalls International

President of the GWU Student Association Government, 2002-2003

Launched GWVotes to get every GW student to vote; had an 88% success ratio

President of Phi Sigma Kappa Lambda Chapter, 2001-2002; student representative to National Grand Council

Youngest paid employee in United States Senate history for Senator Michael B. Enzi

U.S. House Page in the United States Congress; Page class president



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