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Alyssa Kennedy

Experienced and influential leader who enjoys activating people and connecting them to their potential.

Work experience

Jul 2016Present

Director of Operations & Community Partnerships

Energy Krazed

Manage community outreach, programs, day-to-day policy and financial oversight 

Guide the financial direction of the organization and brand as established by the board of directors, management team, and supportive staff

Recruit coaches, board members, providers, and participants for our programs through speaking engagements, career fairs, community events, e-newsletters, and social media 

Analyze and provide insight to all relevant social media outlets. (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram)

Create and implement new program content with Director of Programming

Support fundraising, community partnerships, and donor relations 

Organize public events 

Solidify grant opportunities on state level and apply on national level

Develop and manage relationships with donors, community leaders, and other local organizations that support healthy living

Utilize active discussions to build consensus among people and differing points of view

Oversee data collection and analysis

Mar 2016Jul 2016

Associate Aquatics Director and Y Instructor

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis | Jordan YMCA

Established new program and expanded activities that aligned with customer needs and overall strategic objectives
Supervised and oversaw aquatic personnel including recruiting and training, staff evaluations, and records retention
Facilitated various training including on-boarding and in-service
Secured and scheduled all pool facility uses, including, but not limited to, all classes and events
Assisted in the development and monitoring program budget. Compiled program statistics and evaluated the effectiveness of and participation in program

Jun 2006Mar 2016

Aquatic Supervisor and Lifeguard Instructor

The City of Indianapolis - Department of Parks and Recreation

Increased facility revenue by 65% during the 2014 fiscal year
Developed and implemented customer service program
Collaborated with community partners to develop a successful after-school program
Promoted services and job opportunities through in-person presentation, handbills, social media, and radio
On boarded and supervised up to 50  employees at a time
Facilitated lifeguard training classes agency wide
Managed human resources assignments, payroll, scheduling duties and daily inspections
Maintained high levels of staff engagement and performance through continuing education, evaluation and coaching


Aug 2007May 2011

Bachelor of Science

Indiana Tech

Applied Exercise | Minor: Coaching