Health Administration and Development Professional seeking a dynamic career in diverse industries. Through skills of project and team management, and emotional intelligence, I will continue my mission to make meaningful change in the lives of others.
Soft Skills: Adaptability, Aim, Collaboration, Communication, Decisiveness, Drive, Grit, Loyalty, Passion, Philanthropy, Wit, Zeal.
Technologies: Adobe, Donor Drive, Google Suite, Go Time, Greater Giving, MS Office Suite, Social Media Management, Web Design.
Honors & The University of Florida Hall of Fame, Class of 2016; Florida Blue
Affiliations: Key Leadership Honorary Society; Phi Beta Kappa Society; Miracle Network Dance Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award 2017; Dance Marathon at UF Jen Krug Award 2017.
2018: Post-Graduate Certificate
Columbia University, New York, NY
Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons
2017: Master of Health Administration
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2015: Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Minors: Non-profit Organizational Leadership, Public Leadership
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
04/2020- Stronger Than Stigma (STS), Jacksonville, FL
Present Chief Development Officer (part-time, remote)
Serve the 501(c)3 to eliminate the stigma around mental health & support mental health-focused initiatives through the creation of campaigns, communications, and content/brand development.
Oversee organizational development, donor, event, financial, & stewardship strategies in FY’20.
Support the organization's mission and positively impact its metrics, fundraising, networks, & regional presence.
04/2019- Arthritis Foundation – New York Chapter, New York, NY
02/2020 Development Manager
Organized the annual “Jingle Bell Run” 5k in Westchester, NY; managed revenues & expenses; and raised approx. $95K.
Improved sponsorship programs and expanded supporter, donor, & participant catchment areas in New York State.
Oversaw all in-kind solicitation requests & corporate donations for marquee events, procuring approx. $100K in FY’19.
Wrote grants and grant solicitation requests to benefit organizationally-sponsored initiatives.
Advised the Young Professionals Leadership Committee and managed all fundraising efforts & networking events.
Assisted with regional marquee events supporting joint disease research (ex: Awards Gala raised $350K in FY’19).
07/2018- Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Department of
Psychiatry, New York, NY
04/2019 Special Projects Coordinator
Assisted with managing human resources with newly hired MDs, PhDs, PsyDs, and LMSWs for adult & child psychiatry.
Managed the department’s human resources employment system and reviewed qualified applicant packages.
Tracked clinician credentialing and monitored web-based profiles using various programs.
Trained in COGNOS Analytics; assisted with maintaining financial reports; and analyzed department budget projections.
06/2017- Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons (P&S),
New York, NY
06/2018 Administrative Fellow – Office of the Vice Dean of Administration
Received a Post-Graduate Administrative Fellowship Certificate from Columbia University Vagelos College of P&S.
Rotated through the Office of the Vice Dean of Administration completing diverse projects to satisfy organizational demands; sharpened managerial, interpersonal, & analytical skills; and collaborated with healthcare administrators.
Registered P&S to the National Council on Administrative Fellowship Program. Successfully recruited approx. 10 Administrative Fellows for the 2018-2019 cycle; and served as the P&S liaison to 8 hospital-based departments.
Revitalized and digitized the human resources onboarding experience for approx. 40,000 P&S employees & future hires.
Active University of Florida Alumni Association (UFAA) - General Member
Active Dance Marathon Alumni at the University of Florida (DMA) - Executive Board Member
VOLUNTARY LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
05/2017- Dance Marathon Alumni at the University of Florida (DMA) –
Children’s Miracle Network (CMN), Southeast Region
Present President (1 term)
Serve the DMA to grow stewardship programs, alumni involvement, & fundraising for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.
Assist the DMA to fundraise approx. $82K virtually in 2020; $101K in 2019; and through year-over-year efforts for 2021.
Board Member (2 terms) & Secretary (1 term)
Organized and hosted alumni events in the Southeastern (FL) & Northeastern (NY) Regions to cultivate alumni.
Improved business relations with the UF Alumni Association & strengthen relations with diverse professional networks.
06/2017- The Stand – New York City Dance Marathon Program - Children’s
Miracle Network (CMN), Northeast Region
12/2019 Director of Hospital Relations (selected)
Served as a liaison to the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York to raise funds for CMN.
Demonstrated effective team management; program development; and donor, sponsor, & prospect relations.
Volunteered time and energy to better the lives of pediatric patients through mission-driven work.
Hospital Engagement Coordinator (1 term)
Collaborated with NYC’s young professional groups to fundraise for pediatric research, patient care, & Child Life programs.
Assisted to manage local, regional, & corporate sponsorship programs in competitive markets.
Raised approx. $35K in FY’19 for the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York.
Family & Hospital Relations Director (1 term)
Assisted in the public rebranding of The Stand to improve philanthropic outreach and recruitment efforts.
Benefitted patients by forming non-clinical relations with Miracle Families, who are registered as CMN Ambassadors.
Raised approx. $41K in FY’18 for the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York.
06/2018 - Freelance Children’s Book Publishing: It’s a Willa World
Present Assistant Editor
Deconstruct the stigma around mental health and promote mental health education to youth populations nationwide.
Edit the publication to bring awareness to mental health illness & promote healthcare resources for Veterans with PTSD.
Brainstorm topics for a book series highlighting various adversities fac...
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