|Desired Industry: Executive
|Desired Job Location: Ventura, California
||Date Posted: 3/30/2017
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: Immediately
|Desired Wage: 130000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Executive (President, VP, CEO)
||Willing to Travel:
|Highest Degree Attained: Masters
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Performance-driven, results-oriented, and seasoned professional, offering extensive experience in providing the highest quality of
services in program development and organizational leadership.
Armed with solid background in staff recruitment and training, risk management, budget administration, course preparation, and
strategic planning. Skilled at developing and implementing effective plans toward the attainment of organizational goals. Expert at
establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with diverse individuals including clients, senior management, political
partners, and colleagues. Technically proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Turning Point Foundation - Ventura, CA
Executive Director 2014–Present
Take charge of the overall agency operations involving community and governmental programs, personnel supervision, as well as
funding and fiscal management.
Observe strict compliance of the foundation with all contractual requirements and regulations.
Hold full accountability in creating and handling annual budget as well as procedures for staff training and development.
Broaden knowledge of current and effective practices to provide optimum services.
Provide informed and sound decisions to ensure agency integrity and safety.
Play an integral role in developing inclusive and relevant programs for individuals dealing with mental health issues regardless of
socioeconomic status, citizenship classification, culture, or lifestyle.
Bethany Services, Inc. - Bakersfield, CA
Director of Operations 2013–2014
Bakersfield Homeless Center; Alliance against Family Violence and Sexual Assault; and Freise Hope House
Set strategic direction to program development and budget management while coordinating annual audit process as well as media and
Served as second in command for the agency, in charge of overseeing overall operations on behalf of the chief executive officer.
Contributed in maintaining low staff turnover by applying effective motivational management approach.
Crestwood Behavioral Health - Bakersfield, CA
Program Director 1999–2003
Facilitated the development and implementation of the Mentally Incompetent to Stand Trial Program (MIST).
Maintained the alignment of the program with state licensing policies and procedures.
Facilitated staff recruitment and interview while conducting in0services trainings to 18 employees.
Displayed skills in strategic planning and risk management.
Functioned as liaison, in charge of maintaining communication among legal professionals, psychiatrists, doctors, and health care
New Advances for People with Disabilities - Bakersfield, CA
Coordinator of Special Projects and Resource Development
Led staff recruitment, interviews, and trainings.
Employed keen attention to detail in creating quarterly and annual reports for auditors.
Coordinated special events and fundraising activities.
Conducted group discussion sessions regarding life skills, budgeting, and basic education.
Administered the development of the program as well as the management of operational budget.
University of Phoenix - Bakersfield, CA
Demonstrate competency in guiding and teaching students regarding psychology and human services management.
Prepare and execute lesson plans, course syllabus, and policies.
Promote clarity of purpose through clear direction, course expectations, and guidelines implementation.
Apply student-centered and Socratic learning methods in coordinating student engagement activities which included group projects,
research and presentation, and field study.
Integrate theory and practice approach in providing instruction through academics and professional experience.
Health South Rehabilitation Hospital - Bakersfield, CA
Rehabilitation Technician 1998 - 1999
Conducted warm water therapy and pre- and post-operation physical therapy as well as passive and active range of motion, strength
and conditioning with supervision from licensed physical and occupational therapists.
Spearheaded aquatic exercises and overall fitness programs.
Doctor of Behavioral Health, In Progress (Expected Graduation Date: June 2019)
Arizona State University - Phoenix, AZ
Master of Public Administration (MPA), GPA 3.98
Bellevue University - Bellevue, NE
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Highest Honors: summa cum laude
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Administration, Graduated with Honors
Taft College - Taft, CA
Associate of Arts in Social Science, Graduated with Honors
Taft College - Taft, CA
Master Certificate in Human Resources
Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LAADC)
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals - Sacramento, CA
Master's Level Addictions Counselor (MCAS)
California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources - Sacramento, CA
Master's Level-Registered Addictions Specialist
Clinical Supervisor Credential
Medication-Assisted Treatment Counselor (MATC)
Co-occurring Disorder Specialist Certification
Forensic Addictions Counselor (FAC)
Certified Women’s’ Treatment Specialist (CWTS)
Breining Institute - Orangevale, CA
Leadership Bakersfield Graduate
Chamber of Commerce - Bakersfield, CA
Member, AB 109 Committee, Ventura County
Member, Veterans Diversion Program, Ventura County
Member, Continuum of Care, Ventura County
Board Chair, Discharge Planning Committee, Kern County
Board Chair, Light Keepers, Inc.
Co-chair, Homeless Census, Kern County
Co-chair, Home First, Kern County
Member, Chamber of Commerce, Bakersfield
Member, Homeless Collaborative, Kern County
Human Resources in Generalist and Specialist
California State University of Bakersfield Drug and Alcohol Studies Program Graduate
Batterers' Intervention Certification
Domestic Violence Certification
Anger Management Certification
Lean Six Sigma
Available upon request.
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