Work History

Work History
2010 - Present

Catechetical Leader for RCIA, Confirmation Program, and 8th grade

St Ambrose Catholic Church
  • Develop and instill faith in adults and children from churched/unchurched families.
  • Implement dynamic ways of practical evangelization rooted in the Deposit of Faith including less accepted teachings of the Church. 
  • Provide opportunities for youth to engage in community and parish service projects.
  • Strengthen spiritual dimension of family life, using Scripture, historical figures, storytelling and the spiritual resources of the faith community.
  • Lighting director of youth shadow performance of Stations of the Cross. 

2012 - 2014

Director

Social Action Committee, St Ambrose Catholic Church
  • Pastor-appointed overseer of in/outreach programs for funeral lunches, Pro-Life, and charitable campaigns.
  • Created and assisted Church staff with all required bulletin inserted.
  • Recruited new volunteers for Christmas giving program and created additional donation pool.
  • Member of Pastoral Council.
2007 - 2011

Chairperson-Treasurer

Parish Social Life Committee, St Joan of Arc Parish
  • Pastor-appointed overseer of 18 new and existing events for children and adults.
  • Grew committee from 3 to 35 members in 5 months through development of feeder committees, networking, advertising, and catechesis on the value of Precepts of the Catholic Church.  
  • Reduced overall expenses by 80% through stewardship based participation.  
  • Launched pastor-requested event for couples that included a free movie night for the parents and onsite babysitting for more than 110 children.
2008 - 2011

Vacation Bible School Director, Set Designer

St Joan of Arc Parish
  • Instructional catechesis for all age levels and formation interest.  Developed planning committee, teaching staff, and record keeping of major summer event: 500 adults, teens, and children.
  • Assisted pastor with all necessary needs for program success, including publicity through Catholic Exponent,  community volunteer outreach  and missionary programs.
  • Pastoral reports for finance, event synopsis, and above-and-beyond volunteer contribution.
  • Set designer for entire VBS site with 3 major areas, including 2 interactive stations.  
  • Revamped budget with sustained reduction of 50%. Increased volunteer base by 60%.
  • Oversaw all hazards and personal issues related to attendants and facility.
  • Managed 100 teenagers through teaching, music, art, direction, and public recognition.
2004 - 2005

Senior Account Manager/sales Producer

Allstate Insurance Company, Peninsula, Ohio
  • Supported complete agency rollout by agency owner: Developed business processes, reporting, technical/operational escalation procedures, communications, and daily turnover meetings.
  • Exceeded sales goals using development of cost-effective lead-collection processes and efficient daily operations.
1999 - 2004

Production Database Administrator

Allstate Insurance Company, Hudson, Ohio
  • Resolved Mainframe performance issues for 35 DB2 subsystems; 130,000 batch jobs.
  • Saved $100,000 through performance enhancements while resolving 13,500 problem tickets; execution of 9 resumptions.
  • Peer-nominated training documentation coordinator.
1997 - 1999

Risk Management Associate

Allstate Insurance Company, Hudson, Ohio
  • Analyzed property and casualty risks and exposure to deliver profitable recommendations.
  • 3rd level resolution for client/company conflicts.
  • Rebuilt and deployed hardcopy inspection handling process for 20,000 inspections per year for the states of Ohio and Kentucky.

Education

Education
2016

M.A.C.E.

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Online Masters of Arts in Catechetics and Evangelization.

1996

B.A.

Kent State University

Magna Cum Laude. Outstanding Senior Award. 

Skills

Skills

Catechetical Leader

Consultant for various levels of religious education in the framework of theology centered on evangelization.

Education

Knowledgeable in contemporary catechetical methods and program models, including intergenerational catechesis.

Leader

All projects are basis for evangelization and through use of props, recognition, oral or written speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations