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Management Office

West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States
October 30, 2016

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Robert Haisha

Business, Organization & Governmental Affairs Consultant - RPHaisha & Associates

West Bloomfield Township, MI - 248-***-****

Organizational Leadership

• Served as interim Executive Director, overseeing HR management, office administration functions, IT integration, user training, program/product development/implementation, public policy representation, government relations, tax representation, and fund development. Restructured accounting, communications, and program track systems to facilitate program compliance.

• Department Executive, administered the 175-member Department of Environment; budgeting, procurement, grant and contract compliance, and personnel matters.

• Led a national, $1M targeted outreach initiative on behalf of the Census Bureau; served on several specialized project coordination teams within the US Commerce Department.

• Directed legislative affairs throughout the Detroit region and supervised personnel responsible for maintaining relations between the US Census Bureau and local, state and federal officials.

• Orchestrated the development of a grocers' association and represented its members in local and statewide alcohol, tobacco, and zoning matters.

Alliance Building/Public Relations

• Served as a liaison to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and Wayne County Executives office; functioned as principle contract representative and drafter of internal policies/procedures.

• Prepared grants for Ford Motor Company Foundation, DTE Energy, and SBC Ameritech; conducted a complete program review for the South Eastern Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA). Clients included Arab-American & Chaldean Council (ACC); The Alliance for a Safer Greater Detroit; Crime Stoppers Alliance/ Michigan; Detroit Safe Streets Network; Project SAFE Neighborhoods; and the US Air Force Auxiliary.

• Provided expertise and representation services to non-profit, political, trade association, governmental, and private business clientele.

• Represented officials and candidates in political office as well as individual clients and agencies regarding governmental, business, and community matters at the federal, state, county, and municipal levels across four states.

• Developed, implemented, and oversaw policy and administrative strategies designed to forge strong alliances between the US Census Bureau and local, state, and regional governments, businesses, media, and community groups spanning a three-state area and Washington D.C.. WORK EXPERIENCE

Business, Organization & Governmental Affairs Consultant RPHaisha & Associates - 2000 to Present

Department Executive

Wayne County Department of Environment - Detroit, MI - 2004 to 2005 Special Consultant

RPHaisha & Associates - 2000 to 2002

Team Leader/Legislative Liaison

US Department of Commerce - 1998 to 2000

Policy Advisor

San Diego County Board of Supervisors - San Diego, CA - 1995 to 1996 Legislative Staff Assistant

Offices of US Senator John Seymour - San Diego, CA - 1992 to 1993 EDUCATION

Fellowship in Public Affairs and Campaign Management The American University - Washington, DC

1994 to 1994

Master of Public Administration in Governmental Affairs and Public Administration The National University, School of Management & Business - San Diego, CA 1992 to 1994

Doctor of Jurisprudence in Law

The National University, School of Law - San Diego, CA 1988 to 1992


Areas of Expertise

Contract/Project Management/Negotiations Corporate Communications Government Affairs Public/Client/Member Relations Departmental Management Strategic Planning Team/Alliance Facilitation Labor Relations Public Administration

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