As DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, promoted ethical, cost-effective, and community-sensitive fundraising practices. Cultivated an environment in which the Board, Fundraising Committee, staff and volunteers were encouraged to fundraise for the Association and its mission. Provided fundraising opportunities for the Association by developing, maintaining, participating in and overseeing a comprehensive fundraising plan, including events, campaigns, and other fundraising devices, representing 50% of the annual operating budget.
As CONTROLLER, optimized all financial performance through analysis and efficient management of human resources. Managed accounting, budgeting, forecasting and cash management for all aspects of the Association, including production of America's longest-running outdoor symphonic drama, The Lost Colony. Directed all accounting and finance functions for compliance with fund accounting and timely management reporting. With the Executive Director, ensured the success of box office goals and development efforts, including annual membership and marketing drives, fundraising events and capital campaigns. Prepared budgets for the sake of winning and complying with private, state, and federal grants.