In addition to the positions held, as described below, I am currently serving as an appointed Civil Service Commissioner for the city of Colorado Springs and am a certified state examiner for the Colorado Performance Excellence Program.
Oct 2007 - Present
Provide training, facilitation and consulting services to local, state and federal government agencies and non-profit organizations in the areas of strategic planning, leadership, performance measurement, process management and employee development.
Jan 2008 - Present
Army Career and Alumni Program
The principle counselor duty is to assist soldiers, who are leaving active military service, in finding employment. This includes: job search, resume writing, interview techniques and other assistance requested by the service member.
2007 - 2008
Deputy County Administrator
During the transition of leadership to a new County Administrator, was appointed as Deputy County Administrator for Management Services by the Board of Supervisors. Responsibilities included leadership and direction of the following departments: License Inspection, Real Estate Assessments, Security/Environment, Registrar, Purchasing, General Services, Internal Audit, Accounting and Risk Management. Responsibilities also included liaison and budgetary/administrative oversight to the five elected Constitutional Officers: Treasurer, Commissioner of the Revenue, Circuit Court Clerk, Commonwealth Attorney and the Sheriff; as well as the judges of the Circuit, General District and Juvenile and Domestic Courts. Additionally, served on the County Leadership Team and several Quality Councils and Boards.
Oct 1994 - Jul 2007
Director of General Services
Provided leadership and management for the General Services Department, which consisted of nine multi-functional divisions including: Administration, Airport, Buildings & Grounds, Capital Project Management, Communications & Electronics, Energy Management, Fleet Management, Print Center and Waste and Resource Recovery. These nine diverse divisions were made up of 250 employees, with 68 different job classifications and a budget in excess of $52 million. In addition, served in the following capacities: Dean of the School of Leadership and Personal Effectiveness for Chesterfield University, charter member of the Council on Learning, member of the Quality Indicators Group, and team leader for a number of process and project action teams. Facilitated and led numerous Strategic Planning sessions and coached and mentored subordinates, who were subsequently promoted to higher positions.
Served as a State Senate Productivity Quality Award (SPQA) examiner. Extensive experience in strategic planning, performance measurement and leadership. Coordinated and wrote the County’s first Malcolm Baldrige application for government agencies.
Jun 1993 - Sep 1994
Defense Supply Center, Richmond
Responsible for the work environment, safety, security, logistics and administrative support of 3,400 employees. Directed and supervised the Director of Public Safety, Director of Installation Services and the eight diverse personal staff sections, with an annual budget of $78 million. Was a senior member of the Strategic Planning and Total Quality Management Teams.