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Toni E. Fegers
Professional Summary
Extensive managerial experience in both the non profit and retail sectors. Proven ability to manage staff, and provide exceptional customer service in driven environments.  Entrepreneur/Owner of start up cake and candy business responsible for planning and loan fulfillment as well as managing day to day sales, inventories and operations.
Skills
  • Staff scheduling
  • Food service background
  • Strong work ethic
  • Inventory control and record keeping
  • Service-oriented
  • Strong work ethic
  • Passion for customer satisfaction
  • Results-oriented
Work History
Deli Manager, 10/2015 to Current
Hungry Moose Market and DeliBig Sky, Montana
Responsible for overall operations in Deli Department.Responsible for hiring, training and scheduling.Assisted customers with specialty orders in a timely manner.Responsible for overall cleanliness of kitchen.Coordinated delivery time with customers while providing outstanding customer service.Operated a cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions.Cleaned and organized the store, including the checkout area and displays on shelves and in refrigerated deli case.​
Reservations Agent - Call Center, 07/2017 to 10/2017
Alaska Airlines IncBoise, ID
  • Responsible for assisting customers with travel requests by answering incoming calls.
  • Responsible for trouble troubleshooting flight delays, cancellations and rebooking flights.
  • Assisting making new reservations on domestic and international flights.
Program Coordinator, 10/2012 to 11/2013
Hawaii Meals on WheelsHonolulu, Hawaii
Responsible for interviewing and signing up new seniors to Meals on Wheels Program.Assisted in fund raising events, planning and coordinating venue.Responsible for assisting volunteers on routes while delivering meals.Assisted Director with special events to promote and fund program.

Director of Meals on Wheels, 11/2009 to 10/2012
Lanakila Meals on WheelsHonolulu, Hawaii
Responsible for daily operations of the Meals on Wheels Program.Prepare and manage annual budget.Supervise 14 congregate group dining sites and activities for seniors.Assist kitchen staff information about special dietary needs for seniors.Public speaking to promote awareness about the program.Coordinate special holiday meals such as Thanksgiving and Christmas to over 800 seniors.Oversee volunteer appreciation lunches to over 300 volunteers.Administrative duties such as interviewing and hiring staff.​
Executive Director, 03/2007 to 11/2009
Meals on Wheels of Polk CountyWinter Haven, Florida
Responsible for overall operation of the Meals on Wheels Program.Held monthly board meetings.Renovated entire thrift store for additional funding where all profits generated supported the program.Administrative duties such as interviewing and hiring.Oversee kitchen with menu planning for special diets as needed for seniors.Created theme and entertainment for volunteer dinners annual event.Planned and executed yearly silent auction gala.Attended yearly conferences.​
Education
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts, 1985
Broward Community College - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Roberta Grout-Douglas
Executive Director of Store Design
Executive Designer of Store Design  whose multi-faceted specialty ranges from design of accessories and furniture to lighting design. Intuitive trend forecasting specialist who tracks undercurrents set by media movements in the retail market. Motivated Visual Merchandising Designer involved in all stages of design from product inception and development to production. Results-oriented Designer who delivers cutting edge and creative designs within strict time frames. Interior Decorator who actively maintains knowledge of local and international vendors in the lighting, occasional and furniture design arenas. Innovative Interior Designer specializing in high-end home decor projects. Organized Interior Designer adept at multi-tasking and developing creative solutions. Successfully coordinates with vendors and manages construction teams with ease. Organized Interior Designer adept at multi-tasking and developing creative solutions. Successfully coordinates with vendors and manages construction teams with ease. Interior Designer driven to bring customized design concepts to life in order to guarantee complete customer satisfaction.
Skills
  • Building codes knowledge
  • Sketching
  • Complex problem solving
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Commercial interior design
  • Working drawings and procedures
  • Space planning methodology
  • Rendering
  • Design process
  • Digital drafting
  • Building codes knowledge
  • Sketching
  • Complex problem solving
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Commercial interior design
  • Working drawings and procedures
  • Space planning methodology
  • Rendering
  • Design process
  • Digital drafting
Work History
Substitute Teacher, 11/2014 to Current
Caldwell County Schools Lenoir, NC
Direct and guide students with their current curriculum while their teacher is absent.
Substitute Teacher, Current
Caldwell County Schools Lenoir, NC

Direct and guide students with their current curriculum while their teacher is absent.

  • Instructed, tutored, and mentored individual students.
Owner/Operator, 06/2010 to 08/2014
Southern Comforts Catering and Event Planning Lenoir, NC

Partner/ Sales Manager, 08/2005 to 08/2009
Global Shippers Association Lenoir, NC
Implemented and developed a client base of furniture manufacturers to logistically bring their products from overseas companies to state side distribution centers across the country.
Executive Director of Store Design, 02/1987 to 04/2004
Kincaid Furniture/La-Z-Boy Hudson, NC
  • Interfaced with design team members, including contractors, consultants, fabricators, architects and regulatory agencies.
  • Carefully reviewed contractor submittals of finish materials.
  • Specified proper products and materials for each project.
  • Facilitated requests regarding product information, installation methods and product upgrade options.
  • Originated and developed creative design concepts.
  • Prepared construction documents and details to implement design concepts.

Gallery Designer, 01/1985 to 02/1987
Broyhill Furniture Company Lenoir, NC
  • Consulted with clients to determine architectural preference to meet overall design goals.
  • Assisted clients with budget considerations regarding products and materials.
  • Successfully resolved complex technical design issues.
  • Interfaced with design team members, including contractors, consultants, fabricators, architects and regulatory agencies.
  • Specified proper products and materials for each project.
  • Facilitated requests regarding product information, installation methods and product upgrade options.
  • Originated and developed creative design concepts.
  • Prepared construction documents and details to implement design concepts.

Education
Bachelor of Science: Double Major- Design and Marketing and Management, 1985
Appalachian State University - Boone, NC
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Margaret Bain Onken
Executive Profile
Innovative executive and fund-raising professional, valued for strategic thinking, collaborative relationships and results-oriented leadership.

Skill Highlights
  • Trusted adviser and spokesperson for C-level leadership
  • Development strategist who has raised over $50M for non-profits and political campaigns in her career
  • Relationship builder with CEOs and Community leaders across the country
  • Partner to hundreds of community groups, forwarding combined visions
  • Senior team member at state government, non-profit and political campaign organizations
  • Manager of multi-million dollar organizational budgets and the boards, volunteers and supporters who drive those missions
Professional Experience
Let America Vote Senior Advisor 08/2017
  • Oversee national fund-raising base of over 100 $5,000+ donors, personally developing and managing relationships with new and previous donors.
  • Grew donations by $500,000 in last 4 months.
  • Collaborate with Digital Director to grow social media presence of 200,000 followers over next 18 months.
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Hawthorn Foundation Executive Director 02/2015 to 07/2017
  • Gubernatorial appointment, serving at the pleasure of the Governor. 
  • Served on Senior Management Team at Missouri's Department of Economic Development.
  • Oversaw $5M annual budget of public and private funds. 
  • Managed board of 50 statewide leaders/CEOS, including representatives from AT&T, Express Scripts, St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce, Monsanto, Bank of America, Southwest Airlines, Worldwide Technology, Union Pacific, Ameren, and others.
  • Developed and implemented 3-year strategic plan to grow membership, program, and relevance of Foundation.
  • Doubled private investment in 18 months through membership development and special events.
  • Working with university presidents, expanded $2M workforce development project at Missouri State University, Northwest State, Truman, and Central Missouri.        
  • Organized industry-academia symposium to build concrete pipeline of communication between businesses and academia on workforce development needs. Wells Fargo Advisors and WGU-Missouri began a collaboration from that introduction.
  • Developed Infrastructure Working Group to identify gaps in state programs to support over 50 local and regional economic development councils.
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  • Supported Governor Nixon on 9 international trade missions, meeting with ambassadors, secretaries, and dignitaries that resulted in over $1B in trade agreements for Missouri.     
  • Supported Missouri businesses on state-led trade missions, resulting in $2.5M+ in increased sales for those companies.
  • Invited speaker and panelist at Governor's Conference on Economic Development, St. Louis Regional Chamber Leadership Forum, Assn of Community College Trustees Annual Meeting, and others.  
  • Produced international conference of 300 Japanese and American CEOs and dignitaries, with 3 days of panels and events, raising $500,000 in sponsorships.
  • Planned quarterly meetings for 100 members. 
Onken and Associates Principal 02/2013 to 02/2015
  • Researched, developed, and formally established public-private foundation for Great Rivers Greenway, a $28M regional park district.
  • Conducted feasibility study for University of Missouri Law School to assess fund-raising capacity.
  • Established Koster for Missouri campaign structure and raised $2M in 2 years.
Nixon for Governor Finance Director and Senior Advisor 12/2004 to 02/2013
  • Raised an unprecedented $33M towards Governor Nixon's 2 gubernatorial campaigns, leading to 19-point and 12-point margins of victory in 2008 and 2012 respectively.
  • Developed, grew and managed constituency relations that increased a database from 4,000 to 12,000 supporters in all 114 Missouri counties.
  • Oversaw Gubernatorial Inauguration Planning Committee which produced 7 events over 24 hours including a gala dinner, parade, swearing in, lunch for 3,000, and state Ball.
  • Managed a team of 12 staff, both seasoned professionals and recent graduates, in St. Louis, Jefferson City and Washington DC.
  • Administered and complied with 3 different campaign finance laws, for both state and federal election commissions.

Onken and Associates Principal 05/1993 to 12/2004
Development and Organizational Consultant to non-profits and political campaigns.  Client highlights include:
  • The Olive Branch, shelter for homeless, pregnant teens.  Worked with initial board of church leaders to take idea from inception to realization.  Worked with National Benevolent Association leadership to ensure mission and organizational structure fell within their guidelines for funding and support. Raised initial seed money of $100,000.
  • Animal House Fund, public-private partnership to replace outdated and inhumane St. Louis City animal control facility.  Developed comprehensive organizational plan, leading to $250,000 kick-off gala. Negotiated with Mayor's office and Board of Aldermen to develop proposed site and operational partnership. Still operating as no-kill cat shelter for St. Louis.
  • Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, grant-writer.  Developed multi-million dollar grant narratives and budgets for local, national, and governmental granting organizations.  Development staff now numbers 6.
Datamax Office Systems Sales Associate 09/1992 to 03/1993
  • Managed portfolio of clients to market office equipment.
  • Became top sales rep for my team by winning major client contract as part of major client team.
 
 
ACLU of Eastern Missouri Director of Development 09/1990 to 09/1992
  • Oversaw membership campaign in conjunction with national office.  Utilized direct mail and tele-marketing strategies.  Worked with national vendors.
  • Developed calendar of events to celebrate 200th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights, culminating in gala auctioning artists' interpretation of the Bill of Rights, a unique concept for the organization.
Saint Louis Ballet Assistant Director 09/1989 to 09/1990
  • Assisted the Executive Director to manage semi-professional company with a 3 show season.  
  • Worked with Director to raise $200,000 annual budget.
Education
Bachelor of Arts Smith College, Northampton, MA
Affiliations
Webster University, Board of Trustees (Advancement, Investment, and Diversity Committees)
Doorways, Board of Directors (Finance Committee)
Faculty-in-Residence, Sue Shear Institute for Women, UMSL
Smith College, Alumnae Association Coordinator

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