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Nancy Connell

Nancy Connell

Interim Director of Extension and Special Projects

Chi Omega Fraternity Executive Headquarters



Chi Omega Fraternity Executive Headquarters

Interim Director of Extension and Special Projects

Plan, implement, staff, and manage start-up of 5 franchises of national non-profit organization.

Recognize staff and volunteers for time and service through gratitude, affirmation, acknowledgement, and rewards.

Coordinate recognition banquets for 400 members, staff, officials, and volunteers.

Maintain ongoing written, verbal, and in-person communication with volunteers and staff.

Prioritize and delegate tasks and responsibilities in high-paced work environment.

Organize and implement recruitment sessions, events, and interviews with prospective members.

Collaborate with Board of Trustees, staff, volunteers, and officials to build network and ensure franchise success.

Recruit volunteers and staff members to serve on start-up teams and assist with events.

Develop promotional campaign through social media, flyers and videos.

Negotiate with venues and vendors when planning for and promoting events.

Work independently with internal departments and external service providers, exhibiting superior communication and time management skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines.

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Chi Omega Fraternity Executive Headquarters

National Consultant

Coordinated 56,000 miles of independent travel to 37 franchises in 13 states to provide training, represent national non-profit organization, and improve partnership with universities.

Anticipated franchise needs and conducted individual meetings with 300 leaders.

Designed and facilitated 100 workshops with audiences of 5-250 on peer motivation, programming, recruitment, strengths-based leadership, risk management, change management, delegation, and marketing.

Built relationships and collaborated with members and volunteers to implement changes and initiatives.

Assessed franchise functions in areas of leadership, recruitment, programming, and operations in the form of analytical written reports for the Board of Trustees.

Developed strategic plans with goals, tactics, and timelines for 37 franchises ranging in size from 36-250 members.

Designed and implemented a marketing campaign for consultant program at two national conferences.

Protected Chi Omega’s brand and visual identity through positive personal presentation and education on use of brand marks and brand representation.


The Peace Center for the Performing Arts

Marketing Intern

Fulfilled playbill ad sales by contacting previous and potential advertisers in the greater Greenville area.

Built a social media editorial calendar to promote the season’s shows with interactive content.

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Furman University

Resident Assistant

Promoted community among 32 residents through organizing and implementing events based on residents’ interests and needs.

Interpreted and maintained institutional policies and procedures.

Received the Housing and Residence Life Coordinator’s Choice Award in recognition of outstanding service to Furman University and its students.


Furman University

BA, Spanish