Anchorage, AK *****
Over fifteen years of experience in mid to senior-level leadership positions within nonprofit and federal government organizations.
Over eight years of combined experience in program and operations management.
Master of Public Administration, University of Alaska Anchorage, December 2015
Master of Arts in Teaching, University of Alaska Anchorage, May 2013
Bachelor of Arts, The University of Alabama, May 1999.
University of Klagenfurt, Austria, 1997-1998
Grants Administrator: The Alaska Community Foundation.
June 2020 – Present
Oversee the ACF grant management process throughout the grant lifecycle ensuring compliance with IRS and ACF regulations and policies, and serving as grantee guide and liaison.
Develop and maintain ACF comprehensive grant management program and maintain the ACF grant management online system.
Coordinate annual competitive and non-competitive ACF grant cycles to include donor advised fund grant management.
Southcentral Operations Manager: Access Alaska, Inc. Anchorage, AK
June 2019 – March 2020
Responsible for the general administration, IT and facility management of locations in Anchorage, Wasilla and Soldotna.
Maintained the corporate document archives and managed the corporate policies and procedures regarding document control.
Responsible for corporate vendor relations and contract management in areas of facility management, information technologies and corporate administrative supplies.
Direct input and responsibility for operational grants management and pursuit of external funds.
Office Manager: Access Alaska, Inc. Anchorage, AK
October 2016 – June 2019
Researched, identified, and developed cost saving strategies in building maintenance and office supplies. Saved the agency over $10k in first year.
Developed agency’s Request for Proposal process and ultimately the vendor selection process for projects over specified cost thresholds.
Organized and conducted online and print media advertising program for the agency.
Graduate Research Associate: University of Alaska Anchorage, Justice Center
December 2014 – September 2015
Secondary Language Arts Teacher (student): Chugiak HS, Chugiak, AK
May 2012 – May 2013
Responsible for developing curriculum and teaching Honors 9th Grade Language Art and senior elective, Classical & World Mythology.
Developed metrics used in formative(pre) and summative(post) assessments that evaluated individual and group proficiency.
United States Army
October 2001 – March 2012
Nearly 12 years of service in the United States Army in Increasingly more responsible command and staff positions. Leader of troop units up to 100 personnel in the United States and Afghanistan. Recognized for combat leadership with Bronze Star; numerous other awards and honors for service received.
Director of Plans & Training, Ft Richardson, Alaska
June 2011 – February 2012
Lead planner responsible for developing and maintaining the operations training plan and master schedule for six subordinate organizations of over 3400 soldiers.
Commander, Ft Richardson, Alaska
June 2010 – June 2011
Responsible for all operations and welfare of an artillery battery of over 100 soldiers. Oversaw the long-term and day-to-day performance, planning, execution and staff workflow; all unit training development; and evaluation of all assigned personnel.
August 2009 – June 2010
Responsible for all operations and welfare of cavalry troop during a combat deployment Afghanistan Leader of day-to-day operations and coordination of counter-insurgency operations with Afghan & NATO forces. Responsible for the training and evaluation of all assigned personnel.
Assistant Director of Planning
September 2008 – August 2009
Responsible for administration of re-construction and relief funds of over $3M. Worked closely with Afghan political leaders resulting in the construction of two primary schools and six freshwater wells for drinking and sanitation.
US Army Education
Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Development Academy – Ft. Bragg, NC. 2003
Officers Candidate School – Ft. Benning, GA. 2004
Field Artillery Officer’s Basic Course – Ft. Sill, OK. 2005
Commanders Career Course – Ft. Sill, OK. 2008
Available on Request.