Santa Fe, NM

Position Desired

Administrative & Clerical, Human Resources, Management, Nonprofit
Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; New York City, NY; Seattle, WA



Innovative Idea Generator | Organized | Detail-Oriented | Personable | Reliable | Mentor & Trainer

An innovative and professional leader with 15+ years of combined management contributions in social services, Federal and State government service, and nonprofit organization sectors. Thrive in motivating and managing cross-functional teams and fast-paced environments. Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, written, verbal, listening, presentation, customer service, and communication skills with diverse groups, including all levels of staff, stakeholders, and senior management.

Proven ability to prioritize, strategically plan, delegate, and manage concurrent assignments/programs/projects and meet tight deadlines. Quick learner; solid ability to pivot quickly and resolve potential problems proactively. Extensive experience collaborating internally/externally on innovative development and management of conflict resolutions.
Core Competencies include:

Project & Program Development & Management | Relationship-Building | Conflict Resolution | Grants Management

Cross-functional Collaborations & Leadership | Staff Management | Marketing | Research & Analysis | Budgeting


LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY- Los Alamos, NM | 05/2023 - Present
Professional Staff Assistant: Supports Management team working with space and defense programs to process PU-238, as part of National Security efforts. Assists managers with comleteing requests for Division office business deliverables.
 Completes daily HR related tasks, including: hiring, staffing, interviewing, salary adjustments and tuition assistance
 Reviews and ensures accuracy of monthly business stewardship reports and reviews monthly Financial reports for group leader, in addition to meeting with the Budget Analyst to correct discrepancies.
 Provides oversight, guidance, direction and mentoring to division office administration, which includes performance goal development and end of year feedback.

Program Specialist: Engage communities in Justice, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) communications and facilitate monthly Energy Efficient interviews with rural businesses across New Mexico. Aid energy efficiency projects as part of the Rural Efficient Business Program. Connect businesses with energy, solar and financial resources to pursue projects. Participate in the creation and follow-up of the statewide economic recovery plan. Conduct public program updates to stakeholders across the State.

 Contributor to the strategic development, establishment, and facilitation of the Sustainable Economy Task Force/Advisory Council (part of Senate Bill 112), to diversify the economy’s dependence on oil and gas. Contacted 300+ companies for energy retrofits while managing federal grants and obtaining funding through USDA.

 Build, manage, and leverage positive and collaborative partnerships with other State agencies, government officials, and rural business owners.

 Created a statewide certification program to be utilized as a marketing and branding effort to acknowledge businesses working towards energy-efficient practices.

 Distributed $1.5M in funding for 162 businesses over 4 months while managing the Wildfire Grant Assistance grant.

NEW MEXICO TOURISM DEPARTMENT - Santa Fe, NM | 01/2020-03/2021
Tourism Development Coordinator: Inventoried business plans utilizing a 501c3 model for commerce programs. Contributor to designing and creating the Destination and Development Roadmap. Researched various Infrastructure Capital Outlay projects across New Mexico, then reviewed the projects closely with New Mexico COGs, identifying shovel-ready and tourism-driven projects.

 Gained 300+ small business registrations while managing staff and metrics in promoting an NMTD Small Business Resiliency virtual workshop. Facilitated a workshop breakout session, “Human Resource Management.”

 Enabled efficient enrollment in emergency aid programs in response to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic by providing the necessary tools, resources, and equitable support to New Mexico Businesses

 Built and optimized multi-agency partnerships with the Employment Development Department, Small Business Development Center, Outdoor Recreation, and New Mexico Council of Governments. Results were achieved through leveraging and expanding tourism support, best practices, and long-term resiliency planning.

GLAAD NYC - Manhattan, NY | 06/2019 – 09/2019
Development Associate: Served as an Integral member of the Business Development and Integrated Marketing teams. Managed GLAAD’s Business Development pipeline, partnership deliverables, deadlines, and activations across digital, social media, and year-round events.

Researched, identified, and solicited new corporate and media partners to support GLAAD’s programmatic work. Managed data in Raiser’s Edge and internal stewardship tracking systems. Assisted in planning, managing, and executing GLAAD experience/special events. Cultivated client prospects and fundraising opportunities.

 Directed post-sale partnership integrations and was a liaison between GLAAD and corporate media partners.


LAS CUMBRES COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. - Taos, NM | 10/2015 – 06/2019
Family Navigation Program Manager (03/2017-06/2019): Managed daily operations for 3 intensive case management programs in Taos, Rio Arriba, and Santa Fe Counties. Oversaw program budgets, provided training, and conducted programmatic and administrative supervision. Carried a caseload of 50+ families providing intensive in-person case management weekly, care coordination, and parent/child relationship support.

 Ensured HIPPA and internal auditing compliance by implementing the Electronic Medical Record system, enabling and monitoring 12 staff members across 3 counties to track clients via the electronic emailing system.

 Gained program quality assurance through internal compliance audits, program evaluations (including quantitative and qualitative reviews), and financial audits.

Family Navigation Assistant Manager (10/2015-03/2017): Supported daily operations for the Executive Director, including completing all interviews for potential employees, assisting with internal and external audits, and maintaining a 1...

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