Finance Management

Accounting
* Create strict accounting rules ensuring greater transparency
* A/P and A/R (day-to-day accounting functions and data entry)
* Reconcile bank and other financial statements
* Prepare and file a range of financial documents including 990’s
* Preparing profit and loss financial report for Board and Staff Members
* Develop and manage organizational, event, and grant budgets
* Managed and tracked budgets using various software packages
* Create and distribute monthly budget performance reports

Professional Experience
* Accountant, American Federation of Teachers
* Office Administrator, Tulsa Fire Department
* Database Manager, Center for Public Integrity
* Database Manager, National Cathedral School
* Membership Associate, American Institute of Architects
* Membership Associate, Urban Land Institute
* Executive Director, DC Film Alliance (Budgeting)
* Chair, Adams Morgan Community Festival (Budgeting)
* Chair, The Cherry Fund (Budgeting)
* Chair, Youth Pride Alliance (Budgeting)
* Budget Counselor, Federation for the Homeless
* Budget Counselor, Sullivan County Cooperative Extension

Box Office / Registration
* Set ticket and table prices according to revenue goals
* Processed all ticket sales, orders, refunds, and fulfillment
* Responded to all patron’s complaints and inquiries in a timely manner
* Generated and maintained will call, advance sales, and comp lists
* Reconcile and report box office totals and generate final reports
* Trained, scheduled, and supervised box office & welcome center staff

Professional Experience
* Registration Area Supervisor, Mautner Gala, Mautner Project
* Registration Area Supervisor, National Dinner,  SLDN (Outserve)
* Registration Area Supervisor, National Gala, Metro DC PFLAG
* Attendee Check In Staff, Sandi Hoffman Events
* Welcome Center Supervisor, Cherry Fund
* Registration Volunteer, Chef’s Best, Food and Friends
* Registration Volunteer, National Gala, Human Rights Coalition
* Registration Volunteer, VinoFest Wine and Music Festival, Vino Lovers
* Registration Volunteer, Annual Conference, Young Non-Profits Professional Network
* Attendee Check In Staff, Lindy Productions

Table Captains
* Produce solicitation materials and recruitment events
* Solicit and secure table captains/hosts to ensure revenue goals are met
* Work with Table Captains and Hosts to ensure they reach their commitment
* Coordinate table assignments and venue seating
* Send follow-up thank you and acknowledgements

Professional Experience
Table Captain Recruitment (Focus)
* Chair, Annual Awards Reception, Wanda Alston House
* Chair, Allies Reception, Youth Pride Alliance
* Co-Chair, Fall Brunch, Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League
* Co-Chair, White Attire Affair, Al Sura
* Dinner Committee Member, National Dinner, Mautner Project
* Dinner Committee Member, National Dinner, Outserve
* Dinner Committee Member, National Dinner, Parents & Friends of Gays & Lesbians

Table Captain / Host (As a Committee Member Duty)

* Host Committee, Arts & Auction, Metro TeenAIDS
* Host Committee Member, Latino Pride, Latino GLBT History Project
* Host Committee Member, Mujeres en el Movimiento, Latino GLBT History Project
* Host Committee Member, DC Queer Theater Festival, Metro DC Center
* Host Committee Member, HIV Working Group Fundraiser, Metro DC Center
* Host Committee Member, Trans Community Celebration, Metro DC Center
* Host Committee Member, Youth Working Group Fundraiser, Metro DC Center

Auctions / Raffles
* Create and produce solicitation materials
* Solicit and secured auction/prizes/raffle items
* Coordinate shipping/delivery of items pre and post event
* Draft and send thank-you and acknowledgment letters
* Day-of-event on-site auction management including set up and breakdown
* Create bid sheets, displays, certificates, and comprehensive lists
* Communicate with donors about item descriptions, value, and restrictions
* Coordinate delivery of auction items as needed
* Responsible for fulfillment & auction close out at small and large-scale events
* Secure individuals for bachelor auction
* Apply and secure necessary raffle permits as needed
* Create and produce raffle tickets
* Utilizing raffle tickets as possible sponsorship real estate

* Create various prize packages for auctions and competitions

Professional Experience
* Chair, Dark CHERRY, The Cherry Fund (Bachelor Auction)
* Chair, Fall Reception, Metro DC Center (Silent Auction)
* Executive Director, DC Film Alliance (Film Competition)
* Chair, Annual Awards Reception, Wanda Alston House (Silent Auction)
* Volunteer Coordinator, National Dinner, SLDN (Silent Auction)
* Logistics Volunteer, Annual Brunch, SMYAL (Silent Auction)

Journal Development
* Draft and maintain timeline for journal production
* Communicate with donors about copy and/or design of ads as needed
* Proof all ads and editorial pieces
* Communicate with journal designer on final layout
* Communicate with printer; review proof
* Coordinate page lay-out
* Track editorial pieces (Letters, bios, photos, etc.)

Journal Ad Sales

* Track journal ad purchases and sponsor ads

Journal Distribution

* Coordinate shipping/delivery of journals
* Managed city-wide program guide distribution

Professional Experience (Ad Sales)
* Program Guide Ad Sales, Adams Morgan House Tour, Kalorama Citizens Association
* Program Guide Ad Sales, CHERRY Weekend, The Cherry Fund
* Program Guide Ad Sales, Stonewall Regatta, DC Strokes Rowing Team
* Program Guide Ad Sales, Youth Pride Day, Youth Pride Alliance
Professional Experience (Program Guide Layout)
* Program Guide, CHERRY Weekend, Cherry Fund
* Program Guide, Youth Pride Day, Youth Pride Alliance

Contracts / Permits
* Prepared various Request for Proposals and Bid Documentation
* Negotiate rates w/ outside vendors to ensure lowest costs/highest quality of service
* Prepared and executed various entertainment, hotel, venue, and vendor contracts
* Reviewed, edited, and signed off on vendor own submitted contracts
* Experience with federal (National Parks) and city permitting (Events)

Professional Experience
* Chair, Adams Morgan Community Festival (City Permits and Vendor Contracts)
* Bid Clerk, Arlington County Purchasing Department (Bids and Contracts)
* Chair, Cherry Fund (Entertainment, Venue, and Vendor Contract)
* Executive Director, DC Shorts (Venue Contracts, Hotel Contract, and Bar Permits)
* Chair, Youth Pride Day (Federal Park Permits, Vendor Contracts)