Experienced in strengthening community-based programs and small businesses through the development and implementation of creative concepts and marketing solutions. Dedicated to collaborative problem solving with a demonstrated ability to develop key coalitions and build relationships with a shared sense of purpose. Strong ability to develop and oversee new programs and projects and improve existing programs through effective project management skills. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills – a team player, focused on results.
Experience in working individually and in teams to research, write, and successfully receive grants to further projects and programs.
Example: Applied individually and was successfully awarded funds for design and development of online database and mobile application of local food and farm destinations
Example: Collaborated with project team to write grant which was awarded $250,000 in funding for programming to increase institutional procurement of local food while reducing nutrients and sediments in local food production on a regional scale