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RssExperienced Nonprofit Manager

I am looking to use my wide variety of skills to advance the mission of an educational nonprofit which can include those focused on education, health, the environment, or the nonprofit industry itself.


Centreville, VA

About Me





Ideal Companies:

Nonprofits supporting education or the nonprofit industry itself.

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Centreville, VA

Work Experiences

2/2008 - 10/2008

Virginia Web Properties/

Individual Contributor

  • Managed entire sales cycle – from lead generation to closing and implementing online advertising programs. • Played a key role on development team for the creation of new online products. • Created a partnership to develop a multimedia career development video library in order to increase user education, satisfaction, and time on-site, which also generated additional advertising revenue. • Advised prospects and clients on most effective online marketing and lead generation programs.

1/2007 - 12/2007

LearnSomething, Inc.

Individual Contributor

  • Led the entire sales cycle—from lead generation, to account strategy, to contract negotiation and closing—large, often complex e-learning solution sales in the association market. • Became a trusted e-learning business advisor to key contacts in each account. • Led proposal development for accounts to ensure the best overall presentation of the company to the customer. • Executed aggressively on the plan to position LearnSomething as the solution of choice. • Provided tactical plans with specific, measurable time frames to penetrate an account.

11/2005 - 1/2007

ManyOne Networks

Individual Contributor

  • Formed partnerships for distribution of virtual internet services, custom email services, and social network/community portals services. • Developed marketing materials and wrote proposals and contracts for partnership activities. • Created strategy for network partner contacting and sales activities. • Participated in the vision for the creation of new Web 2.0 tools, a unique social networking platform, and the creation of an authoritative network of experts providing validated scientific information.

7/2003 - 7/2005

Environmental Literacy Council


  • Acting Executive Director Supervised fundraising activities and managed organizational budget. Managed extensive website. • Facilitated the launch of a new website,, which provides resources on the textbook adoption process, as well as providing a vehicle for individuals to review science textbooks. • Supervised four staff and four external consultants. Project Director Directed activities for a variety of projects that provided professional development for teachers in the environmental sciences, supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and other organizations. Recruited participants for projects; planned, and executed timelines and deadlines. Facilitated required financial and performance reporting for government grants. Administered budgets for projects that were in excess of $950,000. • Collaborated in the writing of grant proposals. • Met with various boards of scientists, economists, educators, and other subject matter experts to obtain input for the content of the projects. • Instituted online fundraising capability. Processed appropriate applications to allow for CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) fundraising. • Developed and implemented new systems to improve efficiency. • Sought out new partnerships and project opportunities.

4/2001 - 9/2002

American Chemical Society

Individual Contributor

  • National Account Manager – Launched the only career and recruitment website dedicated to the chemical sciences community as a member of a ten person team of marketing, technology, and career content experts. • Responsible for lead generation and sales in the biotechnology, food, cosmetics, environmental and scientific software sectors. • Worked with prospective clients to register over 90 companies and have them post over 350 jobs, in the three-month introductory period. This exceeded volume expectations by 40%. • From 2001 to 2002 average monthly sales increased by 75%. • Conducted competitive analysis and monitored the industry. • Developed government partnership involving the Centers for Disease Control, the Association of Public Health Labs, and to become the primary resource for recruiting environmental scientists and chemists for the state public health laboratories as they increased their efforts to combat potential chemical threats to the nation.

7/2000 - 11/2000

GEO-Centers, Inc.

Contractor / Freelance

  • Provided intellectual property and patent portfolio management and marketing assistance to clients. • Helped clients identify likely inventions and assisted client inventors in drafting invention disclosures and copyright applications. • Advised clients on technology commercialization using a variety of methods including Cooperative Research and Development Agreements and Patent License Agreements.

11/1997 - 2/2000

United States Peace Corps

Individual Contributor

  • Teacher Trainer – Consultant Facilitated the training of the new group of Peace Corps Trainees in the teaching methods appropriate for teaching in Samoa. Organized a model school, assessed the trainees' lessons, and lectured on teaching methods and theory. St. Mary's College – Teacher – Peace Corps Volunteer • Taught Year 12 Economics and Year 12 Accounting for two years. • Served as Head of Department for Business Studies in 1998 and as Dean of Studies in 1999. • Organized and consulted for a Junior Achievement Company Program for students interested in participating; this is a practical program where a company is established, stock is sold, a product is made and sold, and the company is liquidated. • Served as Judge for the National Science Fair in 1998. • Served on the Volunteer Advisory Committee for one six month term in 1998.



Master Degree

George Washington University

  • Management of Science, Technology, and Innovation


Bachelor Degree

University of Maryland

  • Biochemistry


High School/GED Degree

Winston Churchill High School

  • General Studies