Over 34 years of experience in my professional career and own business and personal ventures. This includes University business administration, startup company operations, consulting and evaluation services, grant writing, public leadership, delivery of financial accounting and reporting, and other specialty services.
Provided accounting and reporting services for two clients under the State of Illinois Business Enterprise Program for the Blind (BEPB). Established system and performed accounting services for a R&D company. Developed a multi-department sales tracking tool for large retail store.
Business organization and operations setup for a high-tech startup company. This included financial management, human resources, facilities, and all other aspects of operations.
University department reorganization and new School organization. Including all aspects of operations including, finance, grants management, procurement, human resources, facilities, etc. This includes overseeing repair and renovations for several buildings, and involvement as a user with feasibility, conceptualization, and construction for a total building renovation.
National Science Foundation Industry-University Cooperative Research Center Program evaluation for research centers located at both Ohio University and Ohio State University.
Development, submission, and administration of two separate Illinois Dept of Natural Resources (IDNR) Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) Program grant proposals for the Tolono Park District. Each has been awarded for $400K. Also, 20+ years with administering Federal, State, and Private grants and contracts.
Policies & Procedures
Operational policies and procedures for startup semiconductor company. ADA/EOE policies development for park district. User manual development for University business systems use.
Certifications & Training
Certified Master Project Manager (MPM), with additional training in Lean and Six Sigma for Process Improvement. Society of Research Administration certificates in Research Law and Departmental Administration.
Served as President (Mayor) and on the Board of Trustees for the Village of Pesotum, Illinois. During that time managed several infrastructure projects (road and sidewalk repairs, drainage) and negotiated the sale of public water system.