2008 - Present
WLP Management Consulting
2002 - 2007
Senior Vice President
Ohio Bankers League, 501(c) 6 business trade association
1993 - 2002
Ohio League of Financial Institutions
I graduated from OWU with a 3.2 accumulative grade point average based on a 4.0 system. I earned Dean's List recognition for multiple quarters. I was a Pi Sigma Alpha honors graduate in my political science major and also wrote for our school newspaper, the Transcript. I participated in varsity cross country and track and received a varsity letter in the former in my freshman year. I was also a member of the Theta chapter of the Beta Theta Pi national fraternity.
University of Georgia
This was an intense continuing education program on association management co-sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that included extensive background reading with classroom lectures and discussions. Attendance included association and chamber of commerce executives from across the country.
Ohio Savings & Loan Academy
The Academy was a three-year residence school in savings & loan operations and management where the faculty consisted of members from the business school of New York University as well as The Ohio State University. It was held near the campus of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. I attended with other financial institution officers learning first-hand the various facets of the day-to-day operations and management of a financial institution as well as a broad perspective of the industry's positioning as a player in the nation's financial institutions' marketplace including business strategies, residential/commercial lending, marketing and regulatory compliance.
Education Director/Event Planning and Management
Senior Management Executive/Project Manager
Writing and editing, professional development, reading novels, biographies, business books, magazines, business publications and national newspapers, mentoring, coaching, walking, biking, weightlifting, all sports, yard work and beautification, and tending to a very large family of pets including three parrots (African grey, blue and gold macaw, green-winged macaw), four dogs, three cats and a small backyard pond with koi fish.
I am seeking a challenging executive/senior management team position with the right organization, be this public or private, profit or non-profit entity, where I can make a difference. As an experienced leader and manager recognized by peers and business associates as the consummate professional, I possess a diversity of relevant professional skill sets that I am confident could transfer to any business environment enabling me to "land on my feet running" for the right position, make an immediate contribution and quickly become a valuable asset to any organization.
Executive management professional with executive presence, visionary leadership/management C-level experience and increasing responsibilities, profit/loss administration, served as acting CEO and headed multiple departments with turnaround success. Demonstrated performance record and extensive knowledge in all functional operations areas within a large business/professionals membership organization representing the banking industry--designed and administered cutting-edge educational programming, designed and produced large conventions and other major meeting events in-state and out-of-state at many exclusive five-star resort properties. Extensively trained/banking background--authored business articles, technical bulletins and speeches as executive communications specialist, writer/managing editor of business magazine, counseled industry executives as regulatory compliance specialist, advised industry associates on operations issues and lobbied on industry's behalf before legislators, regulators and governmental officials. Creative and brings passion to every project or job assignment no matter how small. Interested in senior management team position/management succession situation with profit or not-for-profit business organization where I could transfer proven skill sets and business acumen to lead/manage/mentor/coach. Open to relocation.