Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and versatile professional with 20+ years of progressive leadership experience spanning health, disability, and family advocacy. Extremely knowledgeable health and disability policy/program analyst adept at creating and promoting strategic information campaigns and developing real programs that support real people. Sought-after public speaker and grass roots leader with a natural ability to engage, invigorate and persuade. Innovative and resourceful problem solver dedicated to building support, obtaining consensus and achieving organizational mission/vision.
Support, coordination and leadership for consecutive natural disasters where minimal to zero services existed for individuals with disabilities in the region. Conducted information campaign to gain attention and support including funds, celebrity endorsement, and in-kind donation of clothing, medical equipment, water, food, medical care, housing, transport, personnel, warehouses, and construction equipment. Organized, coordinated, and managed large organizations and individual volunteers on the ground and virtually. Orchestrated receiving and distribution of millions of pounds of supplies, including redistribution strategy for multiple warehouses full of donated goods abandoned stateside. Leveraged years of experience and personal/professional network.