Aug 1991 - Present
Oct 1995 - Dec 2007
XAIA of Arizona
May 1993 - Dec 2007
Director of Operations
Greater Phoenix Leadership, Inc.
Apr 1982 - Oct 1994
Corporate Treasurer & Operations Administrator
Lewis and Sons Air Conditioning Inc.
Jun 2009 - Present
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
May 2009 - Jun 2009
Certified Social Media Consultant
Jan 2008 - May 2009
Bachelor of Business Administration
Degree Conferred: May 5, 2009
Aug 2004 - Jun 2005
Graduate of Class XXVI
1999 - 2005
1983 - 1986
High School Diploma
Mesa High School
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection
Microsoft Office Professional
Management position where I can effectively utilize my expertise in social media, public relations, program development, and nonprofit organizational management..
I'm an avid volunteer and love to support a good cause. I love to study history, read and write. I'm very creative and love computers. I'm a lifetime learner.
Currently, my focus is on support and promotion of the organizations I care about, building my consulting practice, recruiting people for the next Valley Leadership class, and working on my book about the history of Greater Phoenix Leadership, and its predecessor, Phoenix 40.
Active Member of: Herberger Theater Center Board of Directors, Arizona Small Business Association, Association of Fundraising Professionals (Phoenix Chapter), American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter (Community Leaders Breakfast Committee), Women's Help Network, Arizona-Mexico Commission (Education and Arts & Culture Committees), Americans for the Arts, Arizona Citizens for the Arts, Valley Leadership Alumni Association, National Association for Female Executives, American Business Women's Association, National Association of Professional Women, and American Society of Notaries. Founding Member of: XAIA of Arizona, National Campaign for Tolerance and National Trust for Historic Preservation. Past Director and Program Committee Chair of Executive Women International, and Past Chair of the Community Service Committee of the National Association of Administrative Professionals.
Areas of Expertise: Nonprofit Management, Management Consulting, Business Operations, Consulting, Start-ups, Social Media, Board Structure/Development, Strategic Planning, Finance, G/L, GAAP, Budget Planning, Tax, Audit/AUP, Program Development, Project Management, Public Relations, Event Planning and Coordination, Collaboration, Strategic Partnerships, Research, Analysis, Fundraising, Fund Development, Garnering Resources, Legal, Safety, Compliance, Human Resources, Compensation, Benefits, 401k, Deferred Income, 457b/f, Staff Management, Supervision, Training, Interviewing, Hiring, Evaluations, Conflict Resolution, Terminations, Contract and Lease Negotiations, Copy Writing, Proofreading, Graphic & Web Design, Editing, Publishing, Windows Server Systems Administration, Computer Software/Hardware, Networking, Programming, and Disaster & Recovery.
Highly regarded, visionary entrepreneur, social media consultant and business strategist with demonstrated track record of accomplishments for the common good, while employed in senior level executive leadership positions for organizations that facilitate vital services to under-served members of Arizona’s local communities. Consummate professional whose passion for excellence, talent for obtaining resourceful solutions, contagious ability to motivate and influence others, and capacity to flourish in both prosperous and challenging economic times, has had a constructive effect on furthering numerous social issues and improving the lives of countless individuals and families throughout the State of Arizona.
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