Kevin Montgomery

Kevin Montgomery

Summary

Looking for opportunities in document analysis, synthesis of research findings, translation of technical details for non-technical audiences, assessment, gap analysis, part/whole analysis.

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

Parish Administrator / Capital Campaign Coordinator

St. Thomas' Episcopal Church

- Design and publish weekly bulletins and announcements (Microsft Word)

- Assist in recording and filing financial documents

- Manage parish membership and financial databases (ICON church membership software, Access, Excel)

- Handle email and print communications to and from the office 

- Coordinate capital campaign operations

- Manage acquisition of supplies

Sep 2010 - Present

Parish Administrator

St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church

- Manage communications

- Provide for dissemination of informational materials

- Create and publish bulletins for weekly services

- Manage calendar

Dec 2009 - Feb 2010

Community Outreach Researcher/Liaison/Consultant

Kinsella Media, LLC

- Coordinated and implemented informational community outreach - Facilitated legal notification process for Cobell v. Salazar class action settlement dealing with federal mismanagement of land trusts - Researched community contacts among Native American and Alaska Native populations - Assembled and maintained Google Docs and Excel spreadsheets for tracking potential and successful contacts - Developed partnerships with governmental, not-for-profit, and business groups for the distribution of informational materials

Sep 2007 - Aug 2009

Operations Manager, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center

The Catholic University of America

- Worked for Office of Conferences & Pryzbyla Management - Managed daily building operations for university center (opening and closing procedures, room preparation, filing maintenance requests, submitting shift reports to supervisor) - Supervised and trained new center managers and logistics crews - Managed event coordination and conference preparations - Set-up and operated audio-visual equipment - Oversaw room logistics for Pope Benedict XVI's address to Catholic educators during official visit to Washington, DC - Received consistently superior evaluations

Jan 2007 - Jul 2007

Data Management Specialist, Everyday Warehoursers

Kelly Services

- Worked for Everyday Warehousers, online retail company - Managed inventory storage, organization - Oversaw shipping and receiving of products and materials - Wrote product listings and descriptions for eBay and Amazon.com sales/auctions - Generated pricing structures for retail items

Jul 2003 - Apr 2005

Assistant to the Dean of Students

Church Divinity School of the Pacific

- Managed office operations for Dean of Students at facility for higher education in theological and ministerial formation - Assisted in event planning and coordination (orientations, class weekends, commencements, etc.) - Supervised room reservations and event purchase orders - Maintained communications with student body through e-mail and printed announcements - Served through interim period and ran primary operations during that time - Received 25% raise during interim period in recognition of superior work

Education

Education
2007 - 2009

Doctoral studies

The Catholic University of America

- Received full-tuition scholarship for outstanding prior academic work- Performed ecumenical research in areas of Christian worship, church history and theology, cultural influences on ritual performance - Conducted close analysis of primary texts / documents in original languages- Engaged in intensive language study (Latin, Biblical Greek, French, German)- Presented research findings for class discussion and critique- Attended academic conferences in the field of study

2001 - 2006

Master of Arts

Graduate Theological Union

- Completed graduate study in ecumenical and interfaith academic setting – Roman Catholic, Episcopalian/Anglican, Lutheran, Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, et al.- Engaged in higher-level study of academic research methods, writing standards and style- Researched and analyzed complex issues and presented findings, written and oral, for discussion and critique- Searched for sometimes obscure, hard-to-find materials through library and online research facilities- Achieved 3.78 cumulative GPA- Thesis received honors and was later published online at site devoted to Anglican theology and history, ttp://anglicanhistory.org/academic/

2001 - 2004

Master of Divinity

Church Divinity School of the Pacific

- Studied church history/theology, Christian worship and spirituality, world mission, ecumenical and interfaith relations- Engaged in community building exercises- Conducted field education at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, San Francisco, including liturgical leadership and a term as head of Liturgy Committee under interim rector

- Class representative to Worship Committee (3 terms)

- Graduating class commencement chair (2004)- Assistant to Dean of Students

1996 - 2000

Bachelor of Arts

Emory University

- Achieved 3.4 cumulative GPA- Performed archival work for Senator Sam Nunn Collection at Robert W. Woodruff Library

- Young Democrats

- Canterbury (Episcopal campus ministry) (President)- Episcopal representative to Inter-Religious Council- Emory Pride (Co-president)- Sigma Tau Delta, English honor society- Study-abroad at the University of St. Andrews (spring 1999)

Skills

Skills

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Creative Suite: Acrobat/Photoshop/Dreamweaver

Microsoft Office: Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint/Oulook