Chief Operations & Equity Officer Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Provide strategic and data driven leadership to a $15.5 million social service agency providing equity based services in the education K-12 ethos:
Lead driver of the development and execution of strategic plan and priorities.
Responsible for managing the organization’s core functions such as programs, talent, culture and organizational effectiveness; data and analytics; finance and operations; and performance planning & management.
Coach and manager of the agency’s senior leadership team: Chief Program Officer, Chief Innovation officer, Chief Human Resource Officer, Sr. Financial Officer, Sr. Director of Performance Measures(data analytics), Sr. Director of Operations and Sr. Director of Technology. Indirect supervisors total 190 fulltime employees.
Dynamic and inclusive driver of operating model that ensures that CIS has the best people, systems, processes, culture, and insights to deliver on the mission.
Leads major gift stewardship and serves as the point of contact for educational and mental health partnerships, totalling over $8M in revenue.
Ensures funding relationship with local government funders are robust and leads stewardship of $5M in contract services.
Leads annual budget process, strategic planning process, and responsible for preparing and executed annual operating plans.
Transforms agency culture by driving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy and leads the implementation of measures that advance the agencies commitment to equity and inclusion.
Mentors and advised various Board Members and serves as the lead to the Audit & Finance Committee, Equity Council, and Governance Committee.
Provide technical assistance to local education agencies and other community-based organizations in the areas of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, organizational development, evaluation, fundraising, and board development.
Lead National Diversity Equity and Inclusion efforts that impacted over 1.6M students
Program Manager - Health Equity, Community Engagement, and Youth Outcomes City of Austin
Senior government leader providing strategic leadership in reducing health disparities and access based on race, ethnicity, geography and economic status by addressing the social determinants of health.
Lead the efforts to increasing access to comprehensive wellness services and green open space.
Collaborated with community members to inclusively developed culturally grounded services.
Responsible for the creation, implementation and management of multidisciplinary task forces comprised of senior executives, clinical and administrative leaders to enterprise equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) project initiatives including Managing $8 million-dollar social services portfolio.
Managed 8 direct staff and over 250+ fulltime staff and over 150+ part-time staff.
Led over $80M capital improvement projects including the construction of three recreation centers.
Responsible for developing, leading and sustaining long-term operating model that ensured high quality youth programming for the City of Austin affecting 50K students.
Established strategic partnerships with various local and national organizations to advance health equity and high quality youth outcomes
Assisted local health and social service agencies in the development of programs targeting hard-to-reach populations, people of color and other communities affected by social inequalities.
Provided education grants and technical assistance to community based organizations. Presented lessons learned and innovative approaches in grant making at various conferences and seminars attended by municipal representatives.
Responsible for establishing and implementing inclusion program requirements and supports that created safe and supportive environments for all to participate in recreation programs, activities, experiences and natural spaces.
Vice President of Operations C5 Youth Foundation Youth opportunity access agency that supporting students secure promising futures and strong adult relationships by providing social service supports
Full management authority over $5 million agency operating budget.
Successfully directed over $10M in capital campaigns and $4M in endowment campaigns.
Responsible for leading 23-member Board of Directors.
Direct supervision of operations, administrative support staff, program team, and parks & grounds team.
Coalesce programs encompassing trainings, grants, publications, technical assistance, and information resources to scale model Nationally.
Responsible for financial stability and developing growth strategies for multiple revenue streams, including grant funding, corporate sponsorships, individual donors, large special events, facility lease program.
Prepared and executed annual operating plans for agency.
Program Officer The University of Texas at Dallas
Educational equity program that provided access to trained reading specialist, whom utilized a research-based curriculum, to 145 K-12 Houston ISD campuses.
Directly managed $4.3M school district contract and over$6M budget.
Served as Program Officer leading over 298 fulltime staff and 6 direct reports.
Developed strategy to establish long-term research agenda leading insights on K-12 student outcomes and the intersectionality between reading on grade level.
Brokered strategic, cross-sector partnerships between, city, county, and philanthropic organizations across Houston.
Developed system-wide operating standards for program design and delivery.
Prepared program reports and monitor metrics; coordinating the design, implementation and analysis of annual surveys, program evaluation and outcome measurement tools.
Successfully created and leveraged relationships with Superintendent and Executive Cabinet.
Worked closely with Education Board of Trustees.
Outreach Coordinator The University of Houston
General responsibilities of coordinating college and career preparation strategies and activities for students, parents and staff. Duties included:
Manage daily operations of an off-site location
Coordinate and organize district and area-wide college and career entry and matriculation workshops and events
Create service agreements with local colleges and universities that support appropriate pathways for target population an d monitors and evaluates program effectiveness, and implements improvement strategies
Early Intervention Specialist Julia C. Hester House
General responsibility for assisting local non for profit provide social services to people with disabilities or special needs and their families. Responsibilities:
Provide home and community based services to youth and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities
Determine program goals , objectives and resource needs
Coordinate and collaborate with multiple stakeholders in order to provide home and community based services to youth and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities
Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness, and implements improvement strategies