Summary

Youth serving executive with experience in recruiting youth and adult volunteers, fundraising, and a broad experience base in project management and team building. Accustomed to high stress situations and fast pace environments. Direct experience in managing large budgets and payroll. Advanced networking skills.

Interest

  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Local Corvette Club
  • Hiking
  • Dutch Oven Cooking

Objective

  • To build bridges between people
  • To create an environment that motivates an entire region of the United States to desire to give of their time and treasure to our youth
  • To provide youth with the developmental assets they'll need to become happy compassionate human beings

Work History

Work History
Jul 2005 - Present

Senior District Executive

Boy Scouts of America

Business professional. 

  • Raises $1.5 million every year with a seven person team

              Most contributors to endownment five years running

              Product sales consistent despite declining demographics

              Annual auction gifts had highest return per item in 2009

  • Executes 22% of total annual budget as Summer Camp Director

              Exemplary safety record; over 10,000 campers served in high

              adventure activities w/no serious injuries

              Revitalized moribund camping program now lauded by adult leaders

  • Consistently recruits volunteers who rise to executive board level in financial giving and responsibility
Oct 2008 - Present

Section W2N Staff Advisor

Western Region, BSA

National level responsibility.

  • Provide a one year Executive MBA type experience for a core group of older youth in four states

               Mentors youth in raising and executing a $20,000 budget annually; $4,000 surplus in 2009

                Advises youth in conducting "Gatherings" with from 150 to over 50,000 attendees nationwide

May 1979 - Jun 2005

Military Member

United States Air Force

Worldwide duty.

  • Military officer with five command opportunities in both peace time and war time

              Superior ratings in Inspector General evaluations

              2003 Dept. of Defense Special Award for Counterintelligence Support to

              Combat Operations

  • Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at the University of Utah

              # 4 recruiter nationwide 

  • Enlisted service in aircraft maintenance

              Promoted early

  • Detailed military resume available upon request

Education

Education
2007 - 2010

MBA

Western Governors University
  • Professional Credential, CMBA
2008 - 2008

Certificate

Professional Development Division, Boy Scouts of America
  • Invitation only course offered to perspective CEOs
1989 - 1991

BA

Brigham Young University
  • Extensive coursework completed in Asia; Japanese speaker