Professional Experience

January 2010 – Present
Ontario Free Methodistwww.ontariofree.com
Lead Pastor
Charged with the oversight of empowering, training and inspiring individuals to utilize their God given gifts and talents to complete the mission of Christ’s church to share the Good News with those who need to hear it. Led the leadership of the church through a re-visioning and implementation process resulting in a significant increase in the outreach and community involvement of the church. Through interpersonal and relational gifts, have brought a solid sense of unity within the church after a very difficult transition and continued that unified status through various changes designed to better engage this culture with the relevant message of God’s love.

May 2012 – Present
Ohio Free Methodist Conference www.fmcohio.org
Conference Leadership Team Member
Actively work as a team to provide visionary leadership for the advancement of God’s Kingdom through the Free Methodist churches in the Ohio Conference. Contributed to the restructuring of Conference assessment tools and strategic initiatives for the advancement of ministries associated with the Ohio Conference.

November 2013 – Present
Mansfield Playhousewww.mansfieldplayhouse.com
Board Member, Actor, Set Builder, Lighting Operator, Graphic Designer
Performed in numerous productions (several in lead roles), assisted with set construction and design; assisted with graphic design projects and branding. As of July 2016, elected as member of the Mansfield Playhouse Guild and currently serve as the Board treasurer. For the 2017/18 season, chairing the 50th Anniversary planning team.

May 2009 – Dec 2009
Bethany Baptist Churchwww.bethanymoline.com
Pastoral Intern – Spiritual Formation & Leadership Development
Conducted and developed ministry leader training. Along with Senior Pastor, worked on a leadership development strategy and strategy for small group ministry; assisted in the implementation of small group ministry.  Co-taught “One Another” Bible study series for Adult Sunday School. Actively assisted with planning and implementation of services and various internal and external communications projects.

May 2005 – August 2008
Somerset Christian Collegewww.somerset.edu
Vice President of Enrollment Management and Communications
Successful oversight and strategic coordination of university-wide marketing and communication activities. Created donor oriented communications and was a member of the Development Council (held temporary leadership of Development Council during presidential transition).  Supervised Admissions and Recruitment, Registration and Records, Enrollment Information Services and Web Services. Implemented conversion of contact management and web software. Led efforts for a 25% and 90% net enrollment revenue increase in first two years. Additionally, served as part of the executive decision making team for the college.

1994 – 2015
Various Cross-Cultural Missions Experiences
Short term missions
Spent time in the Philippines; Toronto, Canada; Freeport, Bahamas and Mexico on short term missions experiences both as a participant and a leader.

1997 – 2009
Freelance Consultant
Marketing, Enrollment Management and Communications Consultant
Periodically contracted for evaluation and short term consulting services within Higher Education, Churches and small business to improve systems, processes and plans.

Fall 1997 – Spring 2005
Sandhills Community Churchwww.sandhillschurch.org
Member of Church Planting team
Part of the core team that initially planted church in Northeast Columbia, South Carolina. After initial launch of church served in various capacities as needed to further the vision for the church, including preaching, teaching, drama, multimedia and outreach involvement.

September 1995 – May 2005
Columbia International Universitywww.ciu.edu
Dean of Marketing and Enrollment Management
Oversight and strategic coordination of Marketing, Recruitment, Registration and Records, Enrollment Information Services and Web Services.
Interim Director for Institutional Advancement
Overseeing and coordinating efforts of Development, Marketing, Recruitment and Alumni Relations.
Marketing Director
Developed and implemented a successful strategic marketing plan, oversaw creation of award winning print publications, supervised a research-based web site redesign, developed a targeting print ad campaign, packaged communication materials for a 2.1 million dollar annual fund campaign and connected faculty with local and national media.
Performing Arts Teams Director
Successfully taught and equipped up to 8 student leaders per academic year; proposed, developed and taught first course in performing arts ministry on campus, supervised the scheduling of over 100 ministry outings per year (including week long extended tours), developed relationships with local ministers, trained students (60+ annually) in both ministry and performing arts skills, promoted student teams to Columbia, SC and surrounding communities, purchased technical equipment and wrote, directed, produced and performed several on-campus dramatic productions.
Office Assistant for Dean of Men
Organized computer files, coordinated communication for Youth Conference, handled maintenance requests and scheduled appointments.
Resident Assistant
Counseled students on personal, academic and spiritual matters, recommended improvements to procedures and facilities, regularly conducted “hall inspections” and continually had opportunities for successful “Opportunity Solving”.
Communications Lab Instructor
Assisted students in improvement of public communication skills, graded presentations and papers for up to 20 students a semester and modeled effective communication techniques.
Admissions Counselor
Represented institution to prospective students, updated prospective student information into their computer record and assisted in the completion process of application packets.

May 1996-August 1996
Crossover Communications Internationalwww.crossoverusa.org
Short Term Vision Trip Intern
Challenged and motivated teens in cross-cultural situation (Toronto, Canada), successfully trained and led large groups of teens in inner-city evangelism and organized dynamic evening programs with less than ideal facilities.

October 1993-May 1994
Best Buy Company
Department Supervisor
Hired and trained staff members, ordered customer merchandise and scheduled delivery; elevated department to top in the district after one month as supervisor and maintained that level of excellence.

May 1993-August 1993
Graphic Impressions
Marketing and Advertising Specialist
Managed and hired art department staff, set up inventory control procedures, initiated sales calls and packaged comprehensive creative projects.

June 1992-August 1992
Multi-Ad Serviceswww.multi-ad.com
Marketing Intern
Selected to receive the annual award from the College of Business Marketing Department, which included a summer internship. Conducted a comprehensive marketing research project to introduce a new product line into Canada (plan was accepted at the end of the summer), produced a business to business direct mail promotion highlighting a service offered, and made creative contributions to the new product line being offered.

January 1992-May 1993
Illinois State Universitywww.ilstu.edu
Resident Assistant
Developed, presented, advertised and coordinated social and educational programs that were said to have been the best ever produced (the program was later used as a model), enforced residence life policy, counseled students and fellow RA’s and had many instances for “Opportunity Solving”.

October 1989-August 1991
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Park Ranger
Established a first-ever newsletter for Visitor’s Center, wrote and presented original programs (future Ranger interns adapted and used that same program), created “Recyclable Rodney” (a character to educate school children on the value of recycling); assisted visitors with questions and gave tours.

August 1986-July 1997 (off and on between schooling)
Village Inn Pancake House
Various (from Bus Boy to Shift Supervisor)
Built a high level of customer connection, handled day end deposits, worked with food preparation and delivery, developed work schedules, managed shifts of 4-20 employees and trained service and management staff.

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