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May 2007Present

Director of Conference Services and University Scheduling

Rowan University

• Manage a self-supporting office responsible for the design, coordination, marketing, and execution of more than 200 events per year.

• Led a cross-department project team responsible for the development of the Office of University Scheduling and the implementation of 25Live for university scheduling.

• Increased annual net revenue to the university general fund from $13,000 to an average of $148,000 (1100 %) over the last five years.

• Direct staff in the the coordination of services and the creation of all contracts for conferences and events. 

• Forged University-wide partnerships to streamline processes and create an atmosphere of cooperation and understanding.

• Oversee $950,000 in annual operating budgets for Conference & Event Services and University Scheduling offices. 

• Collaborate with campus partners on the production of university special events.

Other Positions at This Organization:Assistant Director of Conference & Event Services (2008-2010)University Scheduling Coordinator (2007-2008)

Mar 2011Present

Regional Director


Regional Directors are elected volunteer leaders charged with coordinating activities, meetings and communication among the members in their respective regions.Region 11 is the largest of ACCED-I's regions, consisting of approximately 20% of the overall association membership. The region's geographical area includes the states of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the Canadian Provinces of Ontario and Quebec.ACCED-I is an association that supports over 1,500 campus professionals who design, market, coordinate, and plan conferences and special events on the campuses of colleges and universities around the world.

Mar 2013Present

Board of Directors


ACCED-I promotes and advances the collegiate conference and events profession and sets the industry standards of excellence.

Mar 2009Mar 2012

Technology & Education Chair


ACCED-I promotes and advances the collegiate conference and events profession and sets the industry standards of excellence.The Technology and Education Project Team is charged with reviewing and recommending new technological and educational resources and programs that enhance the membership experience.

Mar 2004May 2007

Senior District Executive

Southern New Jersey Council, BSA

• Managed membership, training, advancement and fundraising for over 100 scouting units. • Led and motivated over 1,000 volunteers to accomplish the missions of the scouting movement in southern New Jersey. • Provided customer service and guidance to scouting units, volunteer leaders, and partnering organizations to continuously improve the scouting program. • Developed new partnerships with organizations to build the scouting program and raise over $270,000 annually to support local programs.

Other Positions at This Organization:District Executive (2004-2006)

Aug 2003Mar 2004

Coordinator of Conference Services

The University of Scranton

• Developed a centralized conference operation from the ground up. • Worked with university departments to provide essential services to conference and meeting guests. • Partnered with the university public relations department to develop marketing materials and a “brand” for the office. • Coordinated day meetings and overnight conferences and camps. • Aggressively marketed the university as a destination for conferences and camps.

Oct 2000Jul 2002

Assistant Director of Conference & Special Events

Eastern University

• Managed a summer conference operation that served over 40 groups and 6,000 guests per summer. • Administered annual budgets of over $750,000 for the conference and special event offices. Over $300,000 in profit was returned to the university each year. • Led a focused marketing campaign, resulting in new business and increased revenue. • Supervised a staff of ten front-line customer service representatives to coordinate housing, food service, and meeting facilities. • Participated in the implementation of R25, with a specific focus on using the software to streamline conference operations.

Sep 1997Oct 2000

Business Analyst

The Vanguard Group

• Analyzed staffing and budget figures for the primary processing unit for all individual retirement accounts. • Participated in an initiative to improve staffing analysis techniques through the development of a "performance dashboard". • Led and participated in quality analysis projects. Prepared quality and productivity reports for senior management.Other Positions at This Organization:Service Associate (1998-1999)Processing Associate (1997-1998)



Collegiate Conference & Events Professional

Association of Collegiate Conference & Events Directors - International

Summary of Qualifications

• Leadership and management experience, including more than twelve years supervision and development of professional staff, students, and volunteers.

• Success in team building and relationship management, with comprehensive knowledge of operations in non-profit and higher education settings. 

• Driven to deliver outstanding client-focused service through a “roll up the sleeves and get the job done” approach.

• Experience producing and marketing collegiate conferences and events at three institutions with a specific focus on branding and creating organizational identity.

• Proven skill in project management, resource allocation and leadership of multiple initiatives.

• Budget management and financial analysis experience in corporate and non-profit settings.

• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

• Comprehensive knowledge of higher education and business related software tools and their application in building efficiency, increasing profitability, and improving the customer experience.