Co-Founder & Director of Growth Strategy at COVENTURE.io
Innovation Growth Strategy and Business Analyst with broad experience managing technical integrations across marketing, sales, and operations for start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. Broadly skilled across project management philosophies, stakeholder communications, process improvement, customer service, product development, and solving complex problems on the go. Well regarded for versatility, relationship development, and a natural business intuition to increase the bottom line. Solving complex and unique problems in high-growth settings is what I love to do, and I thrive in both creating the strategy AND rolling up sleeves to execute the plan. A breadth of experiences enables me to be flexible and tackle any business needs to add value quickly. By deeply understanding business operations, I create strategic integration plans, implement actionable process improvements, and ensure an optimized, consistent customer experience whether a company is selling a product, or a service. I am an innovator and an implementer who loves to solve problems, so if you've read this far, reach out, let's chat.
Sep 2018 - Present
Co-Founder & Director of Growth Strategy
- Co-found non-profit coworking and business incubation, acceleration, and venture capital resource center. - Help raise over $15m in venture capital for 11 businesses resulting in 50+ local jobs. - Wearer of all hats to grow organization over 500+ members and $15k in monthly revenue from scratch. - Educate 24 acceleration program businesses in pitch, investor relations, financial review, and growth strategy. - Manage 41 events with 1500 attendees for networking, technology, and business education development. - Manage 41 strategic partnership relationships across sponsors, partners, and investor network. - Mentor 50+ entrepreneurs for growth, investment, operations, sales, go-to-market, and technology strategy. - Manage and lead business incubation, acceleration, pitch competitions, and venture capital growth programs. - COVENTURE COVID-19 response provided 52 entrepreneurs and small businesses with $1 Million + in PPP funds. - Mentor and consult businesses in operations pivot and financial planning through COVID-19 crisis.
Feb 2018 - Present
- Manage Salesforce data, reports, user experience and support Lightning upgrade project.
Oct 2016 - Present
Sopris Health and Wellness - Establish online CBD product marketplace, implement sales strategies, and develop investor materials. - Provide sales strategy and growth strategy advisement. Bridging Bionics Foundation - Non-profit donation materials development and digital operations implementation. - Manage CNN 2018 Hero’s marketing campaign Helpp, Inc. - Startup Operations Development - Build online platform to connect consumers and service providers. - Agile UI/UX technology platform design and build-out managing India based developers. - Develop business plan, investment deck, growth strategy and unique market differentiation.
Jan 2017 - Dec 2018
New Media Investment Group
Business Analysis and Acquisition Investment Review Contractor
- Analyze acquired business organizations and recommend integration strategies for sales improvement. - Analyze potential business acquisitions and present reports for strategic portfolio fit. - Contract projects on ad hoc bases.
Apr 2016 - Oct 2017
Senior Business Analyst Contractor
- Manage global implementation and technology integrations of Salesforce Marketing Cloud platform. - Analyze business and implement technology solutions to quantify marketing and improve sales process. - Communicate across global teams to manage contract renewal and negotiation, data privacy regulations, plan projects, deliver intelligent sales data, product subscription center buildout, resolve tech issues and more. - Contract term limits expired after 18 months.