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Pawtucket, RI
October 19, 2022

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island Email: Phone Number: 401-***-**** Seasoned Minister of Religion with over 20 years of experience of leading positions with growing responsibility. Committed and dedicated to the advancement of leading people to a better life in Christ, involving the, engaging the community in missionary work and community outreach, and devising strategies to sustain long-term operational objectives.

Knowledge in spiritual mentoring, education and therapy. A track record of effectiveness in leadership roles and objectives.

Adept in managing volunteers and skilled in managing workers from varied religious, racial and social orientations. C O R E C O M P E T E N C I E S

Operations Management

Financial Management

Community Outreach

Program Development

Social Services

Spiritual Leadership


Motivational Speaker


Client Relations

Time Management

Religious Awareness

Pastor Minister of Religion 07/2001 - 07/2022

Encourage the church in understanding, embracing, and accomplishing mission to develop disciplines locally and globally, and engaging followers in worship, community, and ministry. Create vision, put into action and employ techniques to achieve short-range and long-range spiritual and organizational goals and objectives.

Lead pastoral and outreach initiatives such as biblical counseling, wedding, and funeral. Plan worship services and events, provide staff and lay leaders with the tools they need to organize services and events; manage personnel and make sure they have the resources they need to carry out their job. Work with Outreach Committee to implement ministries reaching out to t h e c o mmunity’s n e w c o mers, inactive church goers, and u n c h u r c h e d c i t i z e n s ; o v e r s e e t h e i n t e g r a t i o n o f n e w c o mers i n t o t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n . Prepare and deliver weekly sermons, administer Sunday school, and make long-term preaching roster, Work together to manage the church’s finances and develop stewardship growth plans with the Finance and Stewardship Ministry Group.

Provide guidance and counselling to people struggling with a range of challenges, such as marriage and family therapy, drug and alcohol abuse, addictions and mental health issues. Chairman: Board of Governor of Schools with over Nineteen (19) years’ experience

Assign overarching direction to the group of team members for proper management and control.

I was successful in establishing and upholding procedural and ethical standards at the schools I was responsible for, which helped to minimize any disturbance to the smooth operation of the schools.

Promoted the school’s ethos through involving alumni and providing a cultural experience,

Under my direction, the School development Plan was developed in record time, enabling us to secure the required budgeted funding.

Financial guidelines were followed when implementing policies and processes. This enables us to finish the auditing reports that were in our backlog and now uphold a current standard for our financial accountability.

Panel convener of new hire interviews, as well as panel adjudicator for performance reviews and Minister of Religion Chaplaincy Administrator Client Service Associate disciplinary actions. .

First Regional Cooperative Credit Union: Board of Directors (June 2017 – September 2022)

Shares knowledge and ideas about topics being discussed at Board meetings to provide value.

When appropriate, takes firm, constructive positions or make recommendation at the Board or Committee meetings.

Led the Human Resource Committee in a review of the Organizational Chart to establish clearer lines of accountability and duty.

Contributed to the development of retired employee pay; reviewed and recommended approval of a set of health and wellness benefits.

Fifty (50) scholarships were established and given out for students transferring from elementary to high school

The First Regional Co-operative Credit Union won the MEGA CREDIT UNION AWARD in four years running during the period.

Jamaica National Bank - Senior Teller (5 years’ Experience) 1992 – 1997

Provided first rated customer service when conducting transaction for clients.

Completed routine teller tasks for clients, such as managing client accounts, receiving mortgages, processing checks, balancing cash drawers, and resolving errors.

Senior Teller position allowed me to develop in-depth knowledge of banking practices and products.

Help trained three (3) new tellers, and made sure they had a thorough understanding of proper banking procedures and customer service.

Three times received TELLER OF THE YEAR honors.

Frequently filled in for a supervisor and continued regular banking floor operations. C O M M U N I T Y S E R V I C E

Board of Director, First Regional Co-operative Credit Union Ltd, Jamaica (2017 – October 2022) Marketing and Education Committee Chairman, First Regional Co-operative Credit Union Ltd, Jamaica Chairman of the Board of Governors, Keith Primary and Infant, Jamaica (2020 – September 2022) Human and Resource Committee Chairman, First Regional Co-operative Credit Union (2018 – 2020) Chairman of the Board of Governors, The Glen Preparatory Schools, St. Ann, Jamaica (2018 – September 2022)

Chairman of the Board of Governors, Waltham Abbey Primary and Infant, St. Ann, Jamaica (2008 – September 2022)

Justice of the Peace, Jamaica (2013 - Present)

E D U C A T I O N & C R E D E N T I A L S

University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

Bachelor of Theology

United Theological College of the West Indies,

Diploma in Ministerial Studies – Valedictorian


Rev. Merlyn Hyde Riley

General Secretary – Jamaica Baptist Union

2b Washington Boulevard, Kingston 20; Jamaica

Tel: 876-***-**** / 876-***-****

Mr. Ardford Billings

CEO, First Regional Co-operative Credit Union

Corporate Office

8 Main Street, Ocho Rios St. Ann Jamaica

Tel: 876-***-**** / 876-***-**** / 876-***-****

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