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Executive Summary

Accomplished governmental and external relations professional with eighteen years experience in:

  • Messaging, issues, and policy development
  • Local, state, and federal lobbying in the legislative and regulatory arenas
  • Grassroots network management and implementation
  • Legislative and regulatory analysis
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders and cross-functional teams
  • Extensive expertise in organizational needs analysis
  • Skilled presenter, negotiator and business person able to forge solid relationships with strategic partners and build consensus across multiple organizational levels.
Core Qualifications
  • MBA
  • Experienced lobbyist
  • Association management
  • Grassroots management
  • Political action committee management
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Legislative policy research & development
  • Legislative monitoring & reporting
  • Persuasive communicator
  • Public speaking & event planning
  • Media spokesperson
  • Community outreach
  • Strategic planning
  • Budget development & allocation
Professional Experience
True North Strategies Atlanta, GA Principal 10/2008 to Current

Contract lobbying firm.

Provide the following services:

  • Local, state, and federal legislative and regulatory lobbying
  • Grassroots consulting and planning
  • Coalition and stakeholder engagement
  • Media and position development
  • Workforce development consulting
  • Lobbying the Tennessee legislature and regulatory bodies from 2013-2015
  • Trade Association Management
Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Atlanta, GA Manager, State and Federal Legislative & Regulatory Affairs 08/2006 to 10/2008
  • Utilized the grassroots network of over 4 million members of the 42 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations to achieve legislative and regulatory goals. 
  • Educated lawmakers and regulators about Georgia's EMCs.
  • Monitored and reported on legislation affecting EMCs verbally and in writing.
  • Coordinated efforts to influence state and federal legislation and regulation.
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Atlanta, GA Assistant Commissioner 07/2003 to 08/2006
  • Worked with all 159 counties and over 550 cities in Georgia.
  • Represented the legislative interests of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) at the Georgia General Assembly.
  • Worked with General Assembly to create state incentives to improve the economic development climate in Georgia.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with external partners to ensure collaboration between the public and private sectors.
  • Managed the Office of Community Services and the AmeriCorps state program.
  • Served as the Executive Director of the Governor's Georgia Rural Development Council.
  • Directed the coordination of the Appalachian Regional Commission's activities with other rural development programs in Georgia.
  • Managed state leadership conferences and events with over 500 attendees.
  • Hosted legislative meetings to educate them on DCA resources for them and their communities.
Keller Williams Realty First Atlanta Atlanta, GA Realtor 02/2002 to 07/2003
  • Consulted residential buyers and sellers.
  • Advised commercial clients in leasing projects.
Service Resources, Inc. Marietta, GA Regulatory Affairs Manager 05/2001 to 10/2001
  • Monitored, analyzed and reported on federal and state regulatory requirements and industry issues for electric and gas operations.
  • Managed various internal task force groups in order to develop and implement the company's strategic action plans.
  • Managed the development of communication plans to inform customers of changes in services and rates.
Southern Company Atlanta, GA Senior Analyst/Political Action Committee Manager 01/1999 to 05/2001
  • Recruited new Southern Company PAC members through education that assisted the company in achieving their overall public policy goals.
  • Trained PAC coordinators in their division efforts.
  • Managed the marketing and coordinated training of Southern Company's Governmental Resource System to all Southern Company subsidiaries (Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi).
  • Managed Southern Company's Political Action Committee and monitored federal guidelines to ensure the company was in compliance.
  • Assisted Southern Company System employees on planning projects to ensure long-term electric reliability throughout the Southeast.
  • Coordinated the Integrated Resource Plan witness training for Georgia Power Resource Policy and Planning.
Georgia Power Atlanta, GA Policy Analyst 05/1997 to 01/1999
  • Planned and directed legislative events including tours of power plants and operations facilities.
  • Tracked and analyzed state and federal legislation and regulation that had financial impact on  the company and reported it to management.
  • Managed Georgia Power's grassroots network made up of employees, retirees, and local opinion leaders to advance the company's legislative agenda.
MBA: Business Brenau University, Gainesville, GA, United States
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States
  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Government Affairs Council
  • Cobb County Chamber of Commerce
  • Smyrna Business Association
  • Georgia Professional Lobbyists Association - Board Member
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia - Board Member

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Work History
Human Resources Administrator & Receptionist 04/2017 to Current
Stackpole International Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Promoted from Administrative Assistant and Receptionist in January 2018
  • Worked in Human Resources Department in all areas including recruitment and selection of candidates, on-boarding, training, employee engagement and payroll
  • Create reports and maintain databases for training, benefit allowances and recruitment
  • Member of the Global Social Media Team
  • Screened telephone calls, answered general inquires and directed callers
  • Processed invoices and submitted them to accounts payable
  • Organized events, meetings, catering and co-ordinated travel arrangements
  • Updated calendars, scheduled meetings and reserved meeting rooms
  • Greeted guests, had them sign in and notified staff of their arrival
  • Oversaw inventory and office supply purchases
  • Wrote and disseminated workplace communications   
  • Contributed to 2 successful safety audits by creating a contractor database, collecting liability insurance and WSIB certificates 
Seasonal Horticulturalist Specialist & Event Support 05/2008 to 10/2014
City of Mississauga Mississauga, ON
  • Worked in a fast paced team environment with various stakeholders
  • Supervised students and volunteers
  • Responded to inquiries from the general public in a prompt and professional manner
  • Performed project management, customer service, public safety and administrative tasks
UNHRC Researcher & Policy Analyst 10/2010 to 09/2012
International Educational Development Inc. Geneva, Switzerland
  • Credentialed to the United Nations Human Rights Council
  • Monitored emerging human rights issues and provided briefings to head delegate
  • Worked with head delegate to develop policy and political position 
  • Conducted research, prepared presentations and wrote reports that were published on the United Nations website
  • Attended meetings, took minutes and provided administrative support to head delegate
  • Organized and attended events on behalf of the organization
  • Made travel arrangements and expense reports
  • Worked with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds (governmental, internal and external) and overcame language barriers 
Research Intern 09/2011 to 12/2011
Habitat for Humanity London, ON
  • Interviewed Habitat for Humanity home recipients in the London area
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and organizational and problem solving skills
  • Maintained database of research data
  • Developed and wrote research reports measuring effectiveness of the program
Skills & Valuable Attributes
  • Expert written & oral communication skills
  • Volunteer management & fundraising
  • Effective time management, prioritization & organization skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Windows & Apple platforms
  • Creative problem solver with sound judgment
  • Flexible and able to accommodate change in the workplace
  • Strong Research & Analytical Skills
  • Accustom to multicultural & diverse work environments 
  • Works well under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
Diploma: Human Resources Management 2018 Sheridan College - Oakville, ON
Master of Arts: International Law, Security & Terrorism 2016 University Of Nottingham - UK
Bachelor of Arts: Global Studies: Honours Specialization in Development 2012 University of Western Ontario - Huron College

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Professional Summary
Microsoft Office Suite SPSS & Etabs
Quasi-experimental Design 2006 Carleton University Ottawa, ON Essential Skills Series 2005 Canadian Evaluation Society Ottawa, ON SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS & PUBLICATIONS Rudin-Brown, C., Jenkins, R., Whitehead, T., Burns, P. Could ESC (Electronic Stability Control) change the way we drive? Traffic Injury Preventions (2009) Received the Regional Award for Innovation in new projects for the development of the Streetwise Project (November 2001)
Work History
Research Director, 01/2007 to Current
TNS Canadian Facts Ottawa, ON
  • Design and implementation of program evaluations and/or components of evaluations Design tool/research instrument to capture key outcomes and impacts.
  • Qualitative and quantitative research on a large variety of topics Prepare research reports and deliver presentations Project management including internal coordination and external coordination with clients Develop and maintain strong client relationships Proposal writing and costing.
Program Effectiveness Data Analysis Coordinator, 01/2003 to 01/2007
Parent Resource Centre Ottawa, ON
  • Design and implement program evaluation frameworks Compile and analyze various datasets Provide group training and one-to-one support on program evaluation, data collection, data management and evidence-based program planning Build evaluation capacity within the early years community Design and analyze various satisfaction, outcomes and needs assessment surveys Develop data collection tools to support program monitoring and evaluation Develop and maintain library of current research on Early Child Development & Evaluation Develop an inventory of services for children 0-6 and their parents/caregivers Report writing for a variety of audiences Presentations on various research pieces and datasets.
Policy Analyst, 01/2002 to 01/2003
Native Women's Association of Canada Ottawa, ON
  • Write options papers and briefing notes Consultation with regional affiliates on the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative and the Aboriginal Human Resources Development Agreement Develop and implement internal policy for Aboriginal Human Resources Development Agreement (AHRDA) programs Analyze current AHRDA policy and make recommendations for renewal negotiations with HRDC Participate on various National Steering Committees Program evaluation and development.
Outreach and Detached Worker, 01/2000 to 01/2001
Liverpool YMCA
  • Streetwise Project) Liverpool, UK Design and implement an outreach program for men and women involved in sex work or at risk of becoming involved in sex work Develop and run a workshop for professionals on recognizing signs of sexual abuse in children and young people Deliver personal development courses for young offenders (16-21) Provide sexual health promotion, HIV prevention and harm reduction strategies to sex workers, substance users and homeless people Develop and maintain community links and partnerships to provide a holistic service to target population Attend community and professional groups that address community concerns around the issues of the sex industry Develop and run a drop-in centre for young people who were homeless or runaways Write proposals, reports and policy and procedures manuals Train and manage volunteer staff.
Human Resources Associate, 01/1999 to 01/2000
Dave Pluck Racing Liverpool, UK
Write training manuals,
  • Provide training seminars to employees.
Research Associate, 07/1999
Canadian Co-operative Association, CCA Ottawa, ON
Semi-structured interviewing,
  • Compilation of data for reports Designed and completed a study to investigate the need for government relations training among CCA's members Analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.
Research Associate, 07/1998
Sexual Assault Care Centre (SACC) Sault Ste. Marie, ON
  • Wrote, published and distributed brochures outlining the legal process for survivors of sexual assault/abuse Designed a study to investigate conviction rates and variables that affect conviction rates of sexual assault cases in the City of Sault Ste.
  • Marie Analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.
Research Assistant, 10/1997 to 01/1998
CNODS Sault Ste. Marie, ON
  • Centre for Northern Ontario Development Studies) Developed, administered and analyzed a survey of the unemployed Developed and administered a survey of service providers for the unemployed Collection of economic and unemployment data Created an inventory of services available to the unemployed in the District of Algoma Assisted in the organization of community focus groups Analysis of qualitative data.
Teacher's Assistant, 01/1997
Algoma University College Sault Ste. Marie, ON
  • Taught students APA citation format and computerized statistics Created tests and data files for the Internet Created a student manual on APA format Proctored tests and examinations.
M.Sc: Forensic Behavioural Science, 2001
University of Liverpool - Liverpool
Hons. B.A: Psychology, 1998
Laurentian University - Marie, ON