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Seeking a challenging position within education/non profit sectors supporting high achievement by youth.


Provensuperior interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills to motivate diverse students, parents and community members. Demonstrated record of designing impactful and innovative programs for minority students geared towards closing the education gap. Results-driven MBA-level professional with 15 years of strong project and account management experience in a consulting environment who thrives in a fast-paced, proactive environment. High energy, team-oriented multilingualcollaborator.

Work experience

Apr 2005Oct 2009

Business Operations Manager

The Kaleidoscope Group

  • Contributed to achievement of $4.2M company sales goal over two-year period.  Submitted company record number of proposals during Q209. Created process for associate selection, training and certification of company’s core education offerings, thus increasing client satisfaction and associate retention.  Management responsibility for all RFP, RFI & proposal submissions and for development of process/templates for proposal creation. Responsible for relationship management – recruitment, hiring and development – of approximately 35 associates throughout the nation. Supervisor of Inside Sales employees. Focus group facilitation and executive interview experience with Fortune 500 companies such as Time Warner Trade Publishing, McDonald’s Corporation and Caterpillar.
Jun 2004Mar 2005

Project Management Consultant

Jonamay Lambert & Associates

  • Co-managed company presence in local and national conferences leading to significant sales generation.  Conducted Diversity Climate Survey analysis for Fortune 1000 company and developed comprehensive report for leadership team.  Facilitated Employee Feedback Sessions ranging from 25 to 180 participants. Developed and implemented tracking of product/services promotions. 
Sep 2002Dec 2003

National Programs Director

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
  • Developed partnerships with University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M, Columbia, Cornell and Rutgers Universities and respective Hispanic student associations. Facilitated LeaderShape Institute’s session at University of Texas at Austin, Spring 2003. Recruited students and Hispanic professionals for Illinois structured monthly Mentoring Sessions, designing and delivering all workshops.Co-developed and facilitated HACE-Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Latino Student Leaders at multiple partner universities.  Addressed group of over 350 parents at UIC on college success for first generation students. Responsible for overall management and implementation of College and High School Outreach for HACE’s national expansion partially underwritten by Morgan Stanley and Caterpillar. Presented to corporate partners such as Exelon Nuclear, Morgan Stanley and Caterpillar.
Mar 2002Sep 2002

Regional Programs Director

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
  • Developed partnerships with key universities: DePaul, UIC and Loyola.Recruited student participants and designed offerings for Illinois Regional Student Outreach Programs to increase Hispanic student recruitment, retention and graduation at university level. Programs ranged from monthly Mentoring Sessions to one-on-one career counseling sessions with students and parents. Recruited and supervised 65 Student Ambassadors to assist in HACE’s 17th Annual Conference. Managed organization presence in Diversity Weekend at University of Chicago, Summer 2002.

Project Manager

DaVinci Software
  • Key player in successfully tracking, monitoring and communicating $2.3M project progress against plan to top management; project completed on time and under budget.

Project Analyst

  • Successfully coordinated the Windows ’95 rollout for Human Resources department of 210 employees.  Successfully collaborated in research, planning and coordination of Corporate Diversity Conferences for over 125 senior leaders and managers.



Associate Recruitment and Training
Volunteer Recruitment and Training
Project Management


Bennett Williams