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Community College Director with 10 years of supervisory/management experience.  Expertise in General Administration; Enrollment Management; Student Support; and Educational Programs and Workforce Development.

Work experience

Nov 2013Present

Regional Director

Empire Education Group - Pottsville, PA.

Oversee operation of Empire Education Group's School of Cosmetology spanning 5 different campuses located in Virginia and Maryland. Lead Academics Affairs, Student Affairs, and Facility Departments. Manage campus attrition and retention activities and goals. Ensure all regional campuses are in compliance with state, federal and local regulatory agencies and accreditation standards( i.e. Department of Education, State Boards of Cosmetology, NACCAS, DOL, EEOC etc). Manage campus budget and achieve P&L goals. Establish, manage, and evaluate campus workforce development program. Implement student support initiatives and ensure that they adequately support the student population. 

Sep 20122014

School Administrator Evaluator

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS)

Traveled to cosmetology schools nationwide to ensure that all standards are documented, enforced, and followed in accordance with accreditation agency. 

Sep 2013Nov 2013

Manager - Training and Delivery, ED/ADs

Empire Education Group - Pottsville, PA.

Prepared, reviewed, and updated training curriculum  for Learning Management System. Facilitated various training modules for the Assistant, Executive, and Regional Directors.  

Oct 2005Sep 2013

Executive Director

Empire Education Group - Laurel Springs, NJ. / York, PA.

Provided leadership, development and guidance to staff members in all functional areas. Worked directly with students to provide the best possible student experience. Worked with Human Resources for the recruitment, hiring, staffing, coaching, evaluation and termination of employees. Operated school in a manner that achieved all goals in enrollment, Total Quality School key metrics, and student outcomes. Ensured compliance with all  policies and regulatory agencies. 

Feb 2005Oct 2005

Assistant Director

Empire Education Group - Harrisburg, PA.

Managed the campus facility, faculty, staff, and students. Maintained campus attrition and retention activities and goals. Evaluated student progress and appropriately advised/counseled students. Assisted students with financial aid activities to include verification, awards, and pre-/post- counseling. 

Sep 2001Mar 2005

Behavior Specialist

Youth Advocate, Inc. - York, PA.

Monitored the activity and progress of delinquent youth and their families. Empowered individuals and families in setting and obtaining goals. Served agencies and individuals in family reunification efforts. 



Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Phoenix

Harrisburg, PA. 


Bachelor of Science (BS), Criminal Justice

York College of Pennsylvania

York, PA.