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Summary

Experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in the workforce management industry. Strong community, social services & professional skills working with Nonprofit Organizations, Career Development, Youth Development, Coaching, and Conflict Resolution.

Skills

Ability to work well with others and bring out the best in those around me.

Very goal oriented, and focused on completing a successful task.

Professional, diversified, adaptable and trustworthy.

Highly effective communicator with diverse audiences.

Skills

Public Speaking
Customer Relations
Time Management

Work experience

Oct 2009Present

Career Transition Specialist - Alutiiq, LLC & Odle Management

JOB CORPS
  • Since Oct. 2009 over 1100 students have gained employment, enrolled in college & enlisted in the Military while on my case load.
  • Consistently met with students to assess and identify needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Engaged with community employers for collaborations and fulfill employment needs.

 (Position is under Contract with U.S. Department of Labor)

Jun 2008Oct 2009

Older Youth Case Manager - Ross Innovative Employment

MICHIGAN WORKS! 
  • Recruited and enrolled participants for services.
  • Engaged with community employers for potential collaborations and employment needs.
  • Developed and perform follow-ups assessing the quantity/quality of services provided.
Feb 2003May 2007

Student Personnel Manager - MINACT, Inc.

GERALD R. FORD JOB CORPS CENTER 
  • Developed, managed and operated incentive programs to include Behavioral Management System, Behavior Review Panels & Student Legal Services.
  • Reviewed enrollment folders & met with prospective students to determine eligibility.
  • Trained, recommended and implemented personnel changes.

(Program is under Contract with U.S. Department of Labor)

Education

Bachelor of Science | Special Education

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

Education

Community Affiliations

  • Grand Valley State University Asst. Lacrosse Coach (2013-2019)
  • Kenowa Hills High School Asst. Basketball Coach (2013-2016)
  • Heat Lacrosse, Grand Rapids, MI  Director of Social Media & Youth Coach (2011-2014)
  • Walker Charter Academy Basketball Coach & Clinic Instructor (2007-2014)
  • Grand Rapids YMCA  Adult & Youth Sports (2006 -2015)

Professional Development

  • Advanced Facilitation Skills
  • Engaging The Business Community To Work With Hard-To-Serve Customers
  • The Pacific Institute - Investment In Excellence (Train the Trainer)
  • Work Keys: National Career Readiness

Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional Development