Capitol Hill Consulting Group, Washington, DC
Government Affairs Intern, 2014
Attended industry, policy, and government relations events and briefings. Produced daily news alerts for lobbyists. Provided clear, understandable coverage of complicated topics such as natural gas infrastructure, fracking technology, pharmaceutical specialty drugs and pricing, health reform trends, and employer requirements regarding R&D tax credits, the EPA Clean Power Plan, and the Affordable Care Act. Prepared report memos on developments and issues as well as on expectations and trends pertaining to the mid-term Congressional elections.
National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, Bethesda, MD
District Director/Senior District Executive/Senior Exploring Executive 2004 to 2014
Served in multiple concurrent roles to oversee membership, finance, program, and unit service functions. Recruited, trained, and motivated volunteer board members, community/business leaders, members, and volunteers; used volunteers to extend program reach to religious, civic, fraternal, educational, and other community-based groups. Drove efforts to meet fund-raising goals, secure financial support for programs, and achieve net income and participation objectives.
Field Director, DC Maryland South and Field Director, Virginia West 2001 to 2003
Managed operations, finances, and program development for as many as five Scouting districts in Washington, DC; Maryland; and Virginia. Supervised and mentored the director and several senior district executives and district executives. Promoted Scouting mission/values to a volunteer board of directors and community leaders; inspired them to extend programs to other community-based organizations. Oversaw fundraising as well as member and volunteer recruitment/training.
Senior District Executive, Goose Creek 2000
Oversaw membership, finances, programs, and unit services for the Scouting program in Loudoun County, Virginia. Ensured adequate financial resources for camps and other program activities. Forged productive relationships with a volunteer board of directors and community/business leaders. Coordinated exciting programming for youth.
Shawnee Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, Owensboro, KY
District Executive, Whitepath 1996 to 1999
Administered the Scouting program in four western Kentucky counties. Oversaw membership, finance, program, and unit service operations. Recruited, trained, and inspired a volunteer board of directors and other community/business leaders to apply their talents and expertise to the benefit of youth programs. Increased fund raising via product sales.
WTNR AM/FM Radio Station, Waynesboro, TN
Co-Owner/Sales Manager/Public Affairs Director Prior to 1996
Established a new FM station, expanding service to all of Wayne County, Tennessee. Directed sales, operations, finances, and staffing. Ensured compliance with federal licensing regulations. Produced news and talk shows as well as commercial campaigns/advertising; covered human interest stories, events, attractions, and politics. Promoted local and national talent.