Gallup Strengths Finder
Relator, Maximizer, Connectedness, Self-Assured, Woo
Culture & Human Resources Guru
Assess current customs and culture to educate on best practices and foster a people-centered, sustainable organization. I teach organizations to flourish by addressing the most common areas of challenge:
EDI, On-boarding: Employee / Volunteer / Board, Team engagement from day one, Performance communication & evaluations, Supervisor training, Track team accountability, Acknowledge celebrations & wins, and Off-boarding & Exits.
August 2017 – Current
Director of Human Resources & Administration
Direct Human Resources through development of HR policy, best practices and trends, cross-functional leadership, recruiting, on-boarding, coaching, training and team engagement. Guide promotion of culture, team successes and connection to organizational mission and values. Managed volunteer resources, administration and IT as it related to internal programs and services.
July 2013 – August 2017
Co-Founder Sisters of the Community
Co-created a nonprofit organization, Sisters of the Community (SOC), and drove it to sustainability. Directed all aspects of the organization, including but not limited to: development (grant writing, fundraisers, and donor relations) budget, marketing (print, web, and social media), community engagement, program and volunteer coordination. WIN: We distributed 20,000 household items in our first 18 months to families in need.
December 2005 – April 2013
Youth Leadership Innovation
Created, fostered, and facilitated an innovative youth learning project for students of Riverdale High School in Portland, OR. Students took on leadership roles ranging from marketing and fundraising to social media and web development in order to experience real life outcomes.
WIN: Donations increased by 30% percent, increased public visibility, and the development of a video that led to additional youth interest in nonprofit work. September 2011 – June 2012
Founder, The Wild Woman Society
Created and launched the Wild Women Society, a quarterly social event to bring together women of diverse age, race, and background to encourage self-care. Drove promotion and start to finish management of event production: food, volunteers, space design, exhibitors, speaker and venue scouting, website design, maintenance, and event ticketing. WIN: The Wild Women Society thrives today under aquired leadership as a nonprofit organization.
October 2009 – January 2011