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Jul 2012Present

Town Manager

Town of East Hampton
- CEO & CAO for council-manager form of government - Town of aproximately 13000 residents - Established 1767 - Report to Town Council of 7 - 13 Direct reports - 63.5 FTE - 37.5 million dollar annual budget - Full service community including: Public Works, Social Services, Police Department, Town Clerk, Library, Senior Services,Volunteer Fire Department, Parks and Rec. WPCA and Building &Planning Accomplishments: - S&P Bond Rating increase to AA+. - Over 1 million dollars in grants. - Passage of Blight ordinance, C-PACE ordinance, CRRA Contract, Agricultural Commission, Business Tax Incentive Ordinance. - Implementation of EV Charging station in Village Center. - Development & Implementation of performance evaluation system. -Development and Implementation of carrier development program. - Development and Implementation of merit based compensation system. -Led redevelopment of online and hard copy branding. -Negotiated and developed tax abatement allowing for 71 acre mixed use development. -In collaboration with local developers worked to redevelop blighted village center.
Aug 2011Jun 2012

Executive Director

Lincoln & Logan County Development Partnership
-Program development and implementation -Business development -Business retention -Business expansion -Quality of life enhancement -Staff Management -Fundraise: 30,000 plus annually -Manage federal grants -Budgeting -Manage Organizations Communications
Oct 2009Aug 2011

Program Manager

The Autism Program of Illinois
-Write/ Negotiate contracts with Network Partners for the delivery of Autism Services -Educate State Government about Autism -Monitor statewide network through quantitative & qualitative fidelity checks -Manage building system capacity through statewide training program -Budget and manage $4.4 million in Illinois Department of Human Services funds annually -Report on budgets and network progress to the state of IL, executive staff and executive committees -Manage & lead 5 governing committees -Coordinate 30 plus network partners -Develop policy for system development -Supervise staff in statewide initiatives -Develop and implement strategic plan -Wrote successful public and private grants totaling $130,000 -Co-manage $900,000 Federal HRSA grant, $300,000 Coleman Foundation grant -Represent organization at the Children’s Health Care Partnership
Jan 2008Oct 2009

National Leadership Grant Project Coordinator

Illinois State Museum Society
-Led development of innovative Database and website for the White House -Created Digital Preservation Plan/ System for HD video -Manage/ Supervise team of 2 staff and 9 volunteer staff -Manage million dollar budget -Prepare Quantitative/ Qualitative reports for Federal Government -Coordinate 5 partner organizations -Represent Museum at national conferences -Manage processing of Oral History interviews -Planned / Led outcome based evaluation workshop -Recipient of the 2010 Elizabeth B. Mason international Major Project Award




The University of South Dakota

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

University of South Dakota


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