To secure a public sector or private position capitalizing on my vast education and leadership experience in public administration, non-profit executive management, education, fundraising, budgeting and accounting.
Troy University - 1998 Troy, Alabama, USA Public Adminstration, Master of Public Admistration Focus in Public Policy and Fiscal Accountiblity - 3.9 GPA
U. S. Naval Officer Candidate School - 1980 Newport , Rhode Island, USA Basic Naval Officer Course, Commissioned as Navy Ensign General military officer and surface warfare training
Eastern Kentucky University - 1978 Richmond, Kentucky, USA Communications and Speech, B.A. with Speech Minor Entered with Football Scholarship played one season.
Owensboro High School - 1973 Owensboro, Kentucky, USA College Prep, Diploma All State Football Player
Executive Director - ( October, 2009 - Present) H. L. Neblett Community Center, Inc., Owensboro, Kentucky (USA) Serve as director of 70 year-old community orientated non-profit organization serving Owensboro and Daviess County in Kentucky. Agency employs some 41 full and part-time administrative, childcare and youth workers and has an annual operating budget of over $800,000. Personally wrote over 20 grants and recieved 19 grants totally over $200,000. Also turned agency from a failing non-profit program to one of the county's best and most sucessful in three years.
Adjunct Teacher - ( September, 2009 - June, 2012) Daymar College, Owensboro, Kentucky (USA) Taught college level classes in Public Adminstration, English and Speech Communications
Chairman, Diversity Military EXPO - ( October, 2007 - October 2008) Diversity Military World, LLC., Washington , District of Columbia (USA) Served as head of a working committee that planned and executed a two day military expo involving nearly 1,500 high school students and hundreds of military personnel. EXPO was held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the intergration of the U. S. Military.
Call Center Supervisor: - ( October 2006 - April 2007) Washington DC Government, Washington , District of Columbia (USA) Responsible for supervising staff and overseeing daily operations of the Districts 211 Answers Please Call Center. Also responsible for the development of training programs and training plans for the call center staff.
Navy Junior ROTC Senior Instructor/High School Teacher: - ( July, 2003 - June, 2004) Friendly High School, Fort Washington, Maryland (USA) Taught college preparatory naval science, history and leadership courses.
Vice President of Operations - ( July, 2004 - January, 2005) Jenkins Security Consultants, Inc., Washington , District of Columbia (USA) Managed multiple commercial and government contracts and supervised security personnel. Also responsible for training and certifying some 53 security guards.
Senior U. S. Navy Officer - ( November, 1979 - December, 2000) United States Department of the Navy, Washington , Disctrict of Columbia (USA) Responsible for oversight/evaluation of military projects from inception to completion. Gained certifications as Naval Administrator, Deep Sea Diving Officer, Surface Warfare Officer, and Naval Ordnance Manager. In 1979, became the third African American Navy officer to sucessful complete the highly challenging U. S. Navy Diving Officer Traning Progam.
Public Speaking , Excellent public speaking and speech writing skills. Have given numerous speaking presentations on a wide variety of subjects., 30 years years
Teaching and Instruction, Excellence teaching skills, having taught high school and college, 4.5 years years
Publishing and design, Skilled in publishing, printing, layout, computer graphics, web design and numerous computer programs., 8 years years
Project Management, Extensive experience in project oversight, budgeting, communications strategic planning and training of personnel., 30 years years
Skilled in use of several computer data processing programs including, Windows, Apple, Word, Appleworks, Word Perfect, Quark, Mac, Photoshop, ATM, Scan Jet/Manager, Excel and PowerPoint, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash., Expert level, 20 years years
* Outstanding Young Men in American in 1989. * Washington DC Veteran Small Business Advocate of the Year (SBA) 2003. * Awarded 16 medals of personal achievement and national service throughout a highly successful and rewarding 21-year career as Naval Officer. *Received community service awards for work with youth in New Orleans, Louisiana, McAllister, Oklahoma, Washington, D.C., Evansville, Indiana and Owensboro, Kentucky.
From 2009 to present I was appointed and serve on numerous boards and organizations in Owensboro, Kentucky, including the Owensboro Planning and Zoning Commission, Independence Bank Community Board, Owensboro Housing Authority Board, Audubon Area Community Services, Pioneering Healthy Communities, and Owensboro Drug Alliance Steering Committee. Also completed Owensboro's Emege Leadership Program in 2012. Finally, also ran for Owensboro City Commissioner in the 2012 Election, losing by a very narrow margin.