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Management Strategy and Analytics

Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
October 16, 2016

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K. N. FLOYD, M.B.A., D.B.A. Chicago, IL ***** 312-***-****


Fulfills project and term based consulting and teaching engagements. Work and employment history spans a variety of marketing, finance, and management roles. Communicates diverse stakeholder interests, business and technical requirements. Manages production and organizational development projects. Cultivates operational compliance and mentors key staff. Researches and sources data based insights to inform strategy. Operates with the capacity of a senior executive in outside board advisory roles. Candidate is creative, strategic, and a flexible team leader with key communication, analysis, planning and problem solving skills.


Management/IT Strategy Consulting

Research, Analysis, and Reporting

Project Management

Product/Brand Lifecycle Management

Integrated Marketing Communications

Stakeholder Engagement

Business Planning

Enterprise Resource Planning

Accounting and Compliance Auditing

Proficient across the MS Office productivity suite as well as diverse statistical and database applications; general ledger accounting and project management titles; as well as the Adobe suite of creative and marketing analytics software.


Business Doctorate (D.B.A. - International Business 3.91/4.0 GPA) Argosy University, Chicago, IL International Accounting and Corporate Governance; Accounting in a Global Financial Community GAAP, IFRS, SOX; International Business Law and Practice Arbitrage, Maritime, and Contract Law M.B.A. Loyola University Graduate School of Business, Chicago, IL e-Commerce Strategy, Marketing Management, Business-to-Business Marketing, Firm Valuation (Options Modeling), Microenterprise Consulting, Microeconomics, Managerial Statistics, Accounting, and Finance B.A. DePaul University, Chicago, IL (External Degree) Communications, Media Studies, Macroeconomics, Post Secondary Math, Research Methods, Organizational Behavior Digital Media Production The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (A.C.E. Smith Scholar) Continuing Professional Development: (creative production/software development) IT PMP, SDLC Management, Coding for Designers, Responsive Design, HTML 5; (marketing strategy) Automation, Lead Generation, and Content Development.


Volunteer Consulting Engagements

Taproot plus, Chicago, IL (5 / 2015 – 11/2015) Volunteer Management Strategy and Business Development Consultant Fulfilling project based engagements for business modeling, strategic planning, coaching and training solutions. Client example(s): Not-for-profit Education Services; Scope: program service expansion; Deliverables: business strategy development and implementation coaching; proposal plan summary to aid grant writing and soliciting major gift(s) towards the program expansion’s initial request for funding amount; Impacts: program space planning for site development valued at $1 million; surpassed grass roots funding goal of $100,000.

Taproot Foundation, Chicago, IL (1 / 2007 – 1 / 2011) Volunteer Marketing Manager Staff service grant teams in the Marketing Manager function, fulfilling project based engagements for local non-profit organizations. Conduct discovery and analysis, defining requirements, key messages, branding/content strategy and design features, guiding the direction of collateral materials development programs and marketing communications deliverables. Contract Based Professional Business Service Engagements Proprietor, Chicago, IL (3/2002 – 12/2004) Business Analyst/Strategist and Marketing Communications Specialist Business modeling for small non-profits, business start-ups and microenterprise ventures. Client example(s): consult for social service not-for-profit groups and small start-up venture in medical billing; Scope: program service expansion; site scouting and review for zoning compliance; marketing collateral development; Deliverables: business strategy plans and development funding proposal; implementation coaching for soliciting major gift(s); Impacts: proposal to change housing model increased service capacity; marketing collateral aided execution of funding campaign; strategic planning and proposal literature aided client activities in securing three (3) key investors. Design Accounts: offering Marketing driven, Digital Media and Web Development Solutions Produce marketing collateral, presentations, and promotions in various media formats. Edit copy and layout of marketing communications and other collateral. Manage marketing activities.

K. N. FLOYD, M.B.A., D.B.A. Chicago, IL 60643 312-***-**** p. 2

EXPERIENCE (continued)

Product/Brand Management

Ongoing [intermittent] portfolio development, Chicago, IL (2013 and 11 / 2015 – current) Product Strategy

•Web based educational, mobile and gaming media content development; integrated digital campaign management. Dearborn Financial Services, a Kaplan professional company, Chicago, IL (11 / 2003 – 11 / 2005) Editorial Product Development

•Coordinated and trained temporary personnel to staff data entry projects and produce media assets.

•Documented processes, built product database, and tested enterprise software solutions.

•Support product development functions to produce and publish print and digital media titles.

•Conducted title audit, reported ledger balances, reconciled and summarized activity on shared account. Research, Analysis, and Business Reporting

WESTAT National Assessment for Educational Progress, Chicago, IL (1 / 2009 – 3 / 2009 and 5 / 2010) Assessment Administrator

•Administered assessments for ‘Our Nation’s Report Card’ the ‘NAEP’ study.

•Trained to serve as Field Assessor for the piloted ‘PARA’ study. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL (10 / 2007 – 11 / 2007) Clinical Quality Management Analyst

•Analyzed clinical process data to generate quality standards compliance reports. Russell Investment Group, Chicago, IL (9 / 2006 – 11 / 2006) Associate

•Produced quarterly investment review books, financial reports, and presentations for C-level executives. School Administration and Classroom Management

CEC Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Chicago, IL (1 / 2014 – 6 / 2015) Adjunct Professor Faculty and Professional Development (24 hours) seminar topics include: Team Management, Goal Setting, Adaptive Learning, Adult Learning Theories, Critical Thinking Processes, and Gen Y Learner Profiles

• Administer General Education Instruction in College Algebra and Communication Methods.

• Teach Applied Financial Concepts in Food / Beverage Cost Control and Purchasing EDMC The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago and Schaumburg, IL (1 / 2010 – 12 / 2012 and 4 / 2007 – 6 / 2007) Adjunct Professor Learning Centered Instruction (20 hours) Faculty Development Seminar Study in Teaching Methodologies

• Administer General Education Instruction in developmental and applied Algebra and Financial Math.

• Teach Economic Trend Theories and Forecasting Methods in Fashion Marketing and Management Program.

• Instruct publication layout and software aided modeling to produce forecasts, trend books, and presentations. Spertus College Center for Non-Profit Management, Chicago, IL (5 / 2008 – 6 / 2008) Recruitment and Alumni Affairs Coordinator

•Temporarily assumed Assistant Director’s role coordinating orientation, open house, and graduation events. CPS and CSTN, Chicago and Lake Bluff, IL (1 / 2001 – 6 / 2001 and 3 / 2016 – current) Full Time Provisional Guest Teacher Illinois State Teacher Certification Board - FTP Certification (K-12 all areas/Type 39) Faculty and Professional Development (2016) CPDU (1 hour) Managing Classroom Environments for Inclusion University of Illinois-Chicago (School of Communications and Social Work) Seminar Study Interactive Math (2001)

•Worked closely with the Math Department Chair and school administrators for Algebra/Algebra Trigonometry curriculum.

•Developed and administered lesson plans, grades, and exams for 5 to 6 classes of approximately 30+ students each.


Institute of Management Consultants U.S.A. (IMCUSA) (Professional Affiliate Member – 2016) Argosy University, Chicago Appeals Committee (Student Member Appointment Jan. – Aug. 2010) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) (Student Affiliate Member – 2009) American Marketing Association - Chicago AMA (Planning Committee Volunteer 2005 – 2008)


MSI Marketing Strategy Meets Wall Street Atlanta January 23-24, 2009 Brand Strategy & Firm Value Int‘l Business & Economics Research Conference Los Angeles June 11-14, 2008 News Media Performance GRI Academic Conference Amsterdam May 7-9, 2008 Stakeholder Engagement & Reporting Relevance

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