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Calvin Miller

President- Cal Miller & Associates


I am seeking a position that can utilize my knowledge in corporate management,  public relations and marketing to their full potential. I have a vast background in fundraising, non-profits, social media, public speaking and corporate networking with proven exceptional results. 

I am also experienced in special event planning, seminar coordination, training and board development. 

Work experience

Jun 2011Apr 2015


Cal Miller & Associates

I am currently the President of a full service Marketing, Development, and Public Relations Firm.

Develop and produce newsletters, brochures, promotional material, mailings, annual reports, and client correspondence.

Manage and develop all areas of Social Media including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Organically build pages and group to increase visibily for the company. Manage friends, likes and joining other groups to maximize social media reach.

Submit press releases and manage all  local, national and international media coverage including print, radio and television. 

Handle and execute all details of special events including organizing events, timeline, logistics, invitations, corporate and individual sponsorship, committee recruitment and donor appreciation.

Manage databases for constant contact and design e-blasts and invitations for distribution. 

Develop and implement fundraising and development plans based on clients needs and goals. 

Jan 2004Jun 2011

Vice President of Marketing and Development

Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, Inc. and Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches

Responsible for marketing and development for two large non-profit corporations in a five county area.

Develop and produce employee newsletters, brochures, press releases, promotional material, mailings, annual reports, and company correspondence.

Streamlined company contracts saving the organizations $250,000 per year. 

Implement sucessful cellphone and web donation special fundraising projects.

Create and update websites.

Communications counsel to the president and CEO, serving as the primary spokesperson for the organization, working cross-functionally with development and other department to maximize and synergize communications outreach with organizational objectives.

Handle and execute all details of company fundraising activities including organizing events, invitations, corporate and individual sponsorship, committee recruitment, donor appreciation.

Implement donor wall sponsorship, mail appeals and planned giving. 

Attend community functions along with public speaking and mission presentations to corporations and community organizations.

Work closely with grant writers to identify and secure funds for the organization totaling $300,000 in 2010.

Raise $100,000 per year through mail appeals.

Responsible for submitting and receiving National Recognition for the organization through, and one of our participants receiving Goodwill International Achiever of the Year Award in 2009.

Manage all outside media relationships for press, radio and television for story promotion, mission awareness and advertising campaigns, most recently CBS Evening News with Katie Couric and The New York Times.

Secure and identify major donors for the organization.

Guide staff in their professional development through mentoring.

Responsible for all Social Media including Facebook,  LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Employee Training Instructor including customer service, networking and cold calling.

Sep 2003Jan 2004

Worldwide Sales Director

Protech Services, Inc.

Responsible for increasing worldwide sales for a retail/wholesale based company 140% by focusing on customer satifaction through streamlining the buying and shipping process within the company.

Responsible for training new sales staff and implementing refined sales techniques.

Responsible for the acquiring the single largest account for the organization totaling over $1,000,000 in sales.

Travel extensively around the country generating new revenue for business.

Established job goals included establishing name recognition, developing new accounts, mailings, lead follow-up, cold calling on top-level executives, responding to bids and internet selling.

Aug 1999Sep 2003

Director of Business Development

Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, Inc.

Solely created and successfully operate the entire Commercial Account Division of Gulfstream Goodwill Industries.

Increased bottom line sales by $750,000. per year.

Manage and train staff in the following areas: Sales, Customer Service, Distribution, and Transportation.

Increased donation receivables by over 52% from each previous year.

Develop rapport with local, state, and national businesses. Request and solicit quality merchandise to be sold in the stores.


Sep 1979Jan 1981

Southern Connecticut State College


Junior Board Member of Oasis Compassion Agency (2014- Present)

Board Member- The Phil and Orianne Collins Little Dreams Foundation (2014-Present)

Social Media Seminar Presenter for Non-Profits First (2014)

Guest Speaker- Public Relations Development Meeting (2014)

Social Media Training- FMHCA Annual Conference (2014)

Keynote Speaker- FMHCA Annual Conference (2014)

Emcee and Keynote, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries

Keynote Speaker, Protech Services Inc. Annual Conference

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Board of Directors (2004-2014)

Rotarian, West Palm Beach, FL (2006-Present)

Florida Goodwill Association, Marketing President (2006-2008)

Save the Music, Board of Directors (2007-2012)

COPA, Advisory Board (2008- 2011)

Presenter, Goodwill International Summer Learning Event (2009)

Association of Fundraising Professionals Co-Chair National Philanthropy Day (2010) 

Planned Giving Council of Palm Beach, (2009-Present)  Board of Directors (2011)

Non-Profits First- Fundraising Advisory Board (2011-2012)