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Alexander Lazard
United States, Lafayette
Business Professional & Strong Organizer Alexander Lazard, Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
WORK EXPERIENCE Destiny of Faith Church | Lafayette, LA July 2018 – CURRENT Administrative Pastor (2019-CURRENT) Young Adult Pastor (2019-CURRENT) Lead Ministry Director (2018-2019) Organizational Strategy and Administration: Leads administration and ministry initiatives for a 1,500-member multi-generational church serving South Louisiana (primarily Lafayette Parish). Works with Senior Pastor, board members, and clergy to devise strategies and policies to meet the organization's vision and mission, and report on the performance of 35 departments. Manages an $850k annual operating budget and a seven person-senior leadership team to provide multi-generational curated Christian content, maintain a 40,000sqft state-of-the-art facility, engage key business and policy stakeholders in consistent opportunities for community-based development projects, and oversee all multi-media content creation and implementation. Serves as church spokesperson at local, regional, statewide, and national levels. Young Adult Coaching and Development: Facilitates ministry of young adults (18-29 years), both single and married, through weekly services and one-on-one connection meetings. Maintains strong ties to local University and Community College that will enable strong relationship and ongoing support to Young Adults in ministry footprint. Manages a twelve-person ministry leadership team with a $10,000 annual budget to launch young adults into serving opportunities within the church, mentoring relationships within in the community, and ongoing career development in civic and business sectors. Key wins: • Launched new organizational structure, resulting in a 214-person volunteer strategy that enables ongoing utilization of volunteer skill and talent to accomplish mission. • Created Destiny of Faith identity document (vision statement, mission statement, foundational scripture, and culture code), resulting in improved engagement and mission alignment throughout organization. • Executed “Go Digital” campaign that implemented: iOS and Android application for church members resulting in 92% adoption with volunteers and 71% adoption with members; Facebook page with Facebook Group for seniors, middle-aged, and young adult members resulting in 20% increase of Facebook likes to 3,057, Instagram Page with calendar that promotes engagement resulting in 50% increase of followers to 815; YouTube account with weekly videos and chat room management resulting in 35% increase of subscribers to 927. • Oversaw suite of events that resulted in increase of 1,000+ attendees from 2018 to 2019 and generated $50,000 in revenue. • Project managed outreach summer tutoring program in 2019 for 40 Fourth Graders resulting in 100% of all students increasing Math skills and 80% of all students increasing English-Language Arts skills. • Increased budget for benevolence outreach program (utility assistance, rent assistance, and food assistance) by 50% due to fund development and new donor recruitment. • Oversaw pandemic transition plan and effectively retained all donors and members through COVID-19 response. ONE ACADIANA formerly Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce| Lafayette, LA February 2017 – July 2018 Director of Events & Special Projects Responsible for events that supported One Acadiana’s strategic priorities resulting in increased YoY attendance by 19% across all event suites (monthly policy luncheons, quarterly regional partner events, quarterly women’s development luncheons, annual diversity, equity and inclusion programming, annual regional stakeholders and partner dinners). Provided leadership, guidance, and oversaw execution of leadership exchange (delegation of business, civic, and government leaders travel to learn key lessons, and gain special insight from the opportunities, and challenges, the region’s leaders are facing). Fostered relationships with local and regional partners across nine parishes resulting in increased engagement across multiple economic initiatives (economic development, policy, education, transportation & infrastructure, urban revitalization, and investor relations). Increased sponsorship revenue by 22%, more than $49k, through fund development and donor retention. Lazard Concepts DBA In & Out Smart Repair | The Woodlands, TX January 2016 – July 2018 Franchise Owner/Operator Launched computer and phone repair franchise in Houston market. Effectively sourced contractors and equipment, marketed location, and hired employees and management – resulting in 100% compliance with franchisor and suppliers. Managed financial assets in the amount of $25k MoM. Interacted with all accounts, helping to build lasting rapport with clientele. Implemented marketing and sales campaigns to effectively brand location, resulting in high customer acquisition (158 clients in first 30 days) and effective customer retention (below 1% in churn). Cox Communications | Lafayette, LA April 2014 – April 2016 Account Executive Developed business and serviced customers across an eight-parish region. Built and strengthened relationships with new and existing accounts to drive revenue growth. Contributed to Total Contract Value of $720K to $1M by selling services ranging from $1K to $100K in Total Contract Value. Maintained targeted clientele renewal/retention rate, with an average renewal length of 3 years. AT&T | Lafayette, LA April 2009 – April 2014 Assistant Store Manager (2011-2014) Retail Sales Consultant (2009-2011) Coached team on effective up-selling and cross-selling methods. Assisted Store Manager in the operation of store with yearly volume of $2M. Assessed job applications and made hiring recommendations to bring in top candidates for key vacancies. Responsible and accountable for driving business results through the effective management in the key areas of retail revenue growth, managing expenses, developing people and outstanding customer service. Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
Personal Development
Organization Design
Business Strategy
Customer Strategy
Leadership Development
Jessica Ferreira
United States, New Bedford
Operations Manager Office Manager Business Administrator Jessica Ferreira, Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
Jessica Ferreira Business Administrator • Operations Manager Areas of Expertise & Key Skills Office Administration • MS Office Suite • WPM: 90 • Human Resources • Client Relations • Systems Implementation • Process Improvements • Event/Inventory Mgmt. • Scheduling • Problem Solving • Leadership • Meticulous A0ttention to Detail • Excellent Organizational skills • Poised under pressure• Effective communicator• --------------------------------------------- Profile Dedicated Operations Manager and Business Administration professional experienced in executing all administrative, technical, and executive-support duties in demanding environments. Excellent public-facing point person for clients, customers, vendors and equipment and service providers. Tech savvy and efficiency focused. A significant contributor to cost reductions, profits/revenue growth through systematically enhancing office operations, service/quality improvements, employee morale, and optimizing productivity. Excels at systems and process improvements that increase efficiency and profits, and quality customer service. Best-known for cross-functional collaboration and managing multiple deadline-driven projects in demanding environments with professional poise Languages •Portuguese – Proficient •Spanish – Fluent •American Sign Language- Beginner -------------------------------------------- Education May 2014 Bachelor of Science in Operations Management University of Massachusetts Dartmouth May 2008 Associate’s in Business Administration Bristol Community College Experience Jan 2018—August 2019 Marketing Coordinator/Administrator Fairing Way Solely responsible for the Marketing department at this retirement community. Responsible for strategizing the overall marketing plan of Fairing Way. Including website creation, event marketing, direct marketing, or media management and Mailchimp. Maintained all website content, SEO optimization, blogging and news articles. Coordinate and executed events for prospects, leads, and other professionals in the business. Research/creative strategies to target our segment of the market. Creating marketing materials, newspaper placement ads, and advertisements while ordering all marketing promos; pens, logos, signs, totes with logo, etc. February 2015—January 2018 Office Administrator • Manager • Recruiter Coastal Career Academy • Served as "right hand" to director and "point of contact", managing day-to-day administrative, operational, financial, marketing functions for main office/ occupational training school. Proven to successfully supervise, coordinate and collaborate cross-functionally to schedule; 300+ students/14 instructors in 9 training programs along with all school major events; meetings, obtain good relationships with vendors, counselors, and clinical/externships sites. Apr 2010—Jan 20015 Marketing Coordinator/Administrator Fairing Way Manage day-to-day bar/ FOH/event hall operations, high-volume bartending, employee hiring/training, ordered supplies, vendor dealings. Well-known for constantly improving procedures and re-training staff ensuring quality/consistency of food/beverage products, exceptional delivery of service, and maintaining exceptional guest experience. Skillfully resolved customer complaints. Strategic customization of P.O.S. MICROS eliminated bottleneck; options by popularity, category, color, image, utilized main-screen as "fast-bar" screen. Results: Accurate/successful order-taking, cut losses <80% due to communication errors, cut avg. transaction 5-10 secs.
Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
Account Management
Business Strategy
Inventory Management
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