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Professional Summary
A motivated and skilled Nursing Assistant with a highly effective communication style. Efficient worker who demonstrates excellent time management and prioritization skills. Strong belief in the importance of support in patient care. Seeking to obtain a responsible position where my skills and knowledge can be utilized as well as enhanced. 
Certifications and Licenses
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
CPR & First Aid Certified 
Skill Highlights
  • Strong knowledge of patient care procedures & medical terminology
  • Great organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Detail and goal oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to learn new concepts quickly
Professional Experience
Comprehensive Care Group Canton, GA Personal Assistant to Michelle Hays (Co-Owner) 08/2012 to Current
  • Efficiently manage telephone calls, emails, and collect / sort mail.
  • Organize meetings and file documents. 
  • Assist in childcare responsibilities. 
  • Schedule and coordinate creative and educational activities for the children. 
  •  Currently working PRN
Longview Farm Ball Ground, GA Farm Manager 04/2010 to Current
  • Maintain daily horse care such as feeding, cleaning and grooming.
  • Perform nutrition and feed evaluations.
  • Create exercise plans for the horses.
  • Communicate health concerns with owners. 
Calaveras Farm Canton, GA Veterinary Technician 01/2014 to 03/2016
  • Provided care to horses, such as wound care/bandages, eye care and administering medications. 
  • Communicated with veterinary about progress and/or concerns. 
  • Assisted with other procedures as needed. 
Education and Training
BSN (Currently Attending) Brenau University, Gainesville, GA, USA
Certified Nursing Academy 2017 North Georgia Nursing Academy, Flowery Branch, GA, USA
High School Diploma 2011 Creekview High School, Canton, GA, USA

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Job-winning Farm Manager resume

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Professional Summary
Motivated agricultural professional dedicated to maximizing farm income in conjunction with conservation of the land, wise use of inputs, and adoption of technology.
  • Consistently experience a 10-20%+ return on investment on client farm improvement projects
  • Stay within or under budget by pooling input purchases and negotiating discounts
  • Develop long term relationships and partnerships with  30+ tenants and 20+ clients as well as industry leaders in an environment where change in leadership had been common place prior to my tenure
  • Leverage local, state, and federal cost share dollars to complete client conservation projects ($10,000 - $100,000+) for 50% to 90% of gross total cost
  • Collaborate as a team member listing and selling 3,000+ acres real estate (private treaty and sealed bid methods) in seven counties in Southwest Minnesota
  • Consistently increase yields on crop share and custom farms
Work History
01/2001 to Current
Farm Manager Fairland Management Co. Windom, Minnesota
  • Manage 35,000+ acres achieving landowner goals, both economic and environmental
  • Analyze, negotiate, and implement rental terms and leases; Interview and select farm operators
  • Procure cost-effective inputs, conduct crop scouting, apply nutrients and crop protection products in a sustainable manner
  • Monitor operator tasks including tillage, fertilizing, planting, weed control, and harvest crops; evaluate crop development
  • Facilitate marketing crops and grain delivery to sales terminals
  • Implement capital improvement projects and conservation practices including terraces, grass waterways, and sediment control basins
  • Advise landowners and farm operators on soil conservation tillage systems, renewable energy projects (wind and solar) and conservation easements including the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) and Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM)
  • Enroll sensitive land in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
  • Engage and collaborate with local, state, and federal agencies, universities, private industry experts, and contractors in day-to-day management of client property and stewardship of natural resources
  • Maintain records and report to landowners crop conditions and farm recommendations including upkeep and improvement projects
  • Advertise, prospect, and market farm real estate
02/2000 to 01/2001
Resource Technician Prairie Land Management Glenwood, MN
  • Develop land management plans for economic, wildlife, and conservation benefits
  • Implement projects including native grass site preparation, establishment, maintenance, harvesting, grass seed cleaning as well as woody shelter belt plantings
  • Manage team of employees through all aspects of project phases
01/1999 to 09/1999
Consulting Agronomist Blue Earth Agronomics Lake Crystal, Minnesota
  • Utilize GPS technology in soil sampling and GIS software as a support tool in seed selection and nutrient placement
  • Develop effective and environmentally friendly manure plans 
  • Advise progressive cash grain, dairy, and swine producers on fertility, insect management, and other agronomics
Bachelor of Science: Agronomy
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
  • American Society of Farm and Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA)
  • University of Minnesota Southwest Research and Outreach Center (SWROC)
  • Fishers of Men Nepal - Team member on medical mission trip to Nepal in 2012 and 2015
  • Windom Evangelical Free Church - Ministry leader, church elder board member and elected chair since 2005

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I am an international agriculture development and food security professional environmental specialist with more than ten years of experience in agriculture advising and community health projects. I bring nuanced knowledge of participatory action research and development functions. I am detail-oriented with a strong ability to provide administrative and organizational support for systematic implementation of technological developments in community health, agriculture, and environmental risk analysis. I am proficient at managing agricultural personnel activities and providing technological support.

Core Qualifications
  • SAS, basic R, and Microsoft office
  • Communication and presentation
  • Excellent collaborative skills   
  • Negotiation
  • CRM program management
  • Project management
  • Market penetration
Education and Training
Master of Science: Horticulture and Agronomy 2016 University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Master of Science: International Agriculture Development 2012 University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA.
Bachelor of Arts: Environmental Management, minor in Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation. 2007 Makerere University, Kampala, Central, Uganda.
Work Experience
House Agricultural Consultants/Coco Ranch Agriculture Advisor and Farm Manager (California, USA) 03/2015 to 10/2017
  • Utilized the organization's tools and techniques to provide clients with effective technological support functions, to attain remarkable increase in agricultural productivity
  • Designed the content of the organization's advisory leaflets, press releases, and advertisements; communicating useful advices, and managing critical information to market the organization's advisory services
  • Promoted effective production techniques to ensure environment sustainability, and have a moderate approach towards technological developments
  • Monitored crop production to discover best methods of planting, cultivation, harvesting, and effects of various climatic conditions on crops.
  • Assessed and adjusted cultural practices, fertility, and other systems plans. Utilize soil tests and other methods to measure soil health
  • Prepared, reviewed and implemented environmental health related plans (e.g. Integrated Pest Management Plan)
  • Developed and delivered relevant educational programs in sustainable cropping system best management practices for cotton producers
  • Evaluated and reported on crop production techniques to discover methods of planting, cultivation, harvesting, to improve yields and quality.
  • Evaluated and reported on ways to improve soil and water characteristics to improve yield and quality.
University Covenant Church (International Mission) Project Manager-Agriculture Specialist (Mbale and Tororo district, Uganda) 06/2014 to 07/2017
  • Assessing, evaluating, and monitoring programs or projects for compliance with organization laws, regulations, and guidance for local community
  • Identified geographical areas of interest to the organization according to humanitarian needs and vulnerable population context.
  • Developed and maintained strong working relationships across all parts of the organization to facilitate timely and effective communication
  • Analyzed and reported the humanitarian needs and provide clear and detailed recommendations for interventions.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, improvement and management of the program
  • Developed appropriate targeting criteria and mechanisms to ensure the needs of identified vulnerable groups are met
  • Ensured technical guidance of programme implementation in multiple operational bases through regular field visits (40 to 60% of the time) and according to donors requirements and organization internal procedures and programme standards
  • Periodically reviewed project performance, resolved issues, and approved annual work plans
  • Ensured monitoring of food security and livelihood projects (field visit, regular programme monitoring, budget forecast, staff evaluation and planning, donors reports, monthly reports, etc.)
  • Ensured the preparation and writing of food security and livelihood proposals and donor reports (log frame, narrative, budget) together with the FSL team and in link with the support team
  • Evaluated project performance, status reports, financial monitoring and reporting regularly
  • Supported the organization and facilitation of training sessions for technical teams and assisted communities
  • Conducting needs assessment for the community, writing the community action plan based on determined needs for further development projects, including increased crop production, improved water quality, and increased food security
  • Maintained a network of contacts with International donors, NGO's, Government agencies, and others
  • Closely coordinated and collaborated with other technical departments (nutrition, water and sanitation) and support departments (log-admin, Human resources).

University of California Davis Graduate Student Researcher (Department of Plant Science) 03/2014 to 06/2016
Cocoyam Germplasm in Eastern Uganda: Community participation in varietal identification andcharacterization of Xanthosoma sagittifolium. L and Colocasia esculenta
  • Analyzed  data collected from the field using Principal Component Analysis
  • Upon completion, the thesis will be broken into article-length pieces for publication
  • Organized meetings with local communities to understand how cocoyams are used
  •  Administered questionnaires to community participants
  • Coded, organized and analyzed data using statistical analysis system
  • Report written  and submitted to Blum Center Grant for Developing Economies 2013-2014 Davis,
University of California Davis Davis, CA Innstructor for Japans Agriculture Training Program 07/2013 to 08/2013
  • Preparing lecture materials such as Powerpoints and literature
  •  Holding weekly office hours for 25 students
  • Grading weekly homework, mid-terms and final exams
  • Inviting prominent fruit and nut tree producers as guest speakers
  • Organizing field trips to visit orchards and packaging facilities
University of California Davis Teaching Assistant Introductory Biology BIS02A (Davis, Uganda) 09/2012 to 06/2016
  • Leading weekly introductory biology lab discussions with supplemental visual aids and PowerPoint presentations and giving feedback
  • Holding weekly office hours for 75 students
  • Proctoring and grading mid-terms and final exams, uploading grades on university website
  • Attending weekly TA-ship meeting with lead professor to discuss goals of the week, students concerns, and goals
  • Providing mentoring, advice and support to students on a personal level
Katende Harambe Rural-Urban Training Centre(KHRUTC) Program Manager/Coordinator (Kampala, Uganda) 05/2006 to 10/2008
  • Managing budgets and monitoring and evaluation processes, and ensuring adherence to center's policies and procedures during program planning and implementation
  • Coordinated with the Finance, Procurement Officers and other sectors of KHRUTC to ensure proper management of project fund
  • Concurrently managed multiple projects including define, coordinate and maintain project schedules, resources and delivery commitments for various field trials and financial applications Oversee the successful delivery of complex projects through all of the defined phases of the project lifecycle Monitor the quality and completion of deliverables and reports the status of defined projects
  • Served as the main contact for Livelihood activities in KHRUTC operations, and work closely with District and Sub-county production and livelihood departments in ensuring high quality standards in KHRUTC livelihood sector 
  • Ensured update-to-date records (disaggregated by gender/age/diversity) are maintained for all beneficiaries of KHRUTC.
  • Represented the project during coordination meetings with stakeholders such as local communities, local government officials, and donors
  • Organized and managed workshops, training's and meetings that were hosted as part of the project with relevant partners—beneficiary households, line ministries, CBOs, and NGO
  • Took lead in the preparation of relevant manuals/tool kits and training curriculums that can be used in training beneficiaries
  • Proactively managed cross-functional teams to assure efficient technical transfer of new products/processes to our clients
  • Supported the FSL Team to ensure that KHRUTC is implementing high quality Livelihood programming in accordance with national standards and best practice all across Uganda
  • Supported the strategic planning and implementation of project activities related to Food Security and Livelihood components of all projects
  • Provided management and consulting services to center's leadership on change management and internal business process improvement to increase the effectiveness of centers resilience efforts
  • Managing and resolving conflicts, grievances, confrontations, or disagreements among staff members in a constructive manner to minimize negative personal impact
  • Training: instructed rural farmers, university students, agriculture extension workers, NGO professionals in organic cultivation methods and theory, such as vegetable and animal husbandry, crop rotation, inter-cropping, soil fertility enhancement (composting), aquaculture, apiary, energy saving technology, and water harvesting 
  •  Analyzed project needs including project plans and delivery schedules, established project management strategies, and recommended the appropriate level of planning, scheduling, and control
  • Carried out effective analysis to understand soil type and locational environment, to offer the best advisory services to solve such geographical issues; designing and developing useful remedial measures to overcome such matter
  • Supervised workers: work assignments, attendance monitoring, worker training, room and board management, and staff meetings
  • Led all communication planning and execution activities including the development of all organization-wide communications and delivery schedule
  • Managed stakeholder relationships: worked with clients and customers to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; provided knowledge about available products and services and provided quality products and service
  • Presented all project updates and plans to senior executive management
  • Promoted a participatory approach (engagement of affected population) and sustainable approach to Food Security and Livelihood in the KHRUTC programmes
  • Established and maintained effective collaboration with relevant stakeholders, private sector, Non Governmental and local governments
  • Managed daily e-mail inquiries and client requests: ensure the requests are promptly replied to, coordinated, and delivered with professionalism and accuracy
  • Represented KHRUTC in external meetings related to FSL, attend and engage in strategic discussions during the FSL national cluster meetings
Restless Development Sustainable Agriculture Advisor and community Health (Bulambuli and Sironko district, Uganda) 01/2004 to 05/2005
  •  Maintained relationships with regional and country program coordinators and managers to offer support as needed in agriculture program design, implementation, and learning
  • Provided technical leadership, coordination, and inputs to cross-theme initiatives, as well as work with relevant technical units to improve the quality of agriculture programs and support integration of agriculture into other sub-themes
  • Conducted monitoring and evaluation of organizational past and current projects (water sanitation, food security and school construction) and their impacts on the community
  • Collaborated with different stakeholders, including government, district, county and religious leaders, to ensure successful implementation of projects
  • Promoted organic farming in rural mountain communities, as an approach to biodiversity conservation, and environmental education in primary and secondary schools focusing on the role of biodiversity in the community
  • Introduction of marketing strategies for small-scale farmers
  • Networking with stakeholders in agriculture sector including the National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS), NGOs, and Local councils
  • Composed proposals and budgets for community projects (funded), organized field trip to successful farm projects for local farmers
  • Training trainers (TOT) to continue implementing organic farming methods
  • Organized final training certificate and community recognition ceremony
Jinja District Wildlife Division Program Coordinator (Jinja, Uganda) 03/1998 to 01/2004
  • Collaborated with beach management committee to enforce the use of recommended fishing gear.
  • Worked with local councils to rise awareness on the need to conserve threatened species both plant and animals.
  • Collection and conservation of threatened plant species, such as indigenous wild orchids and fruits
  • Gathering of oral histories regarding crop and plant consumption and propagation. Construction of medicinal plants arboretum, disseminating plant information through written reports and training to customers
  • Coordination of tree donations to community environmentalists, community agro-forestry trainings
  • Promotion of indigenous trees as keystone species in ecological management in the tropics
  • Promoted Lake Victoria and River Nile green cover, ecosystem restoration, solid waste management, good environmental management systems exhibition during the National and World Environment Day celebration, reduction and control of River Nile and Lake Victoria siltation by planting trees along river banks and on the flat topped and laterite capped hills that surround Lake Victoria
  • Makerere University Environmental Management Speaker, Distinguished Speaker Award (2006-07)
  • Sustainable Integrated Agriculture - Katende Harambe Training Centre (2007) 
  • Training in Participatory Rural Appraisal VI Masaka Agroforestry Center (2006)
  • Certificate in Integrated Sustainable Organic Agriculture – Katende Harambe Training Centre (2006)
  • Training in Monitoring and Evaluation – Restless Development (2005)
  • Certificate in Integrated Sustainable Organic Agriculture– Kulika Charitable Trust (2004)
  • Certificate in Appropriate Technology – Restless Development (2004)
  • Certificate in Environmental Education – Restless Development (2004)