White Hat Management
White Hat Management
January 2005 — March 2014
Governance and Compliance Manager
May 2012 - March 2013
As a Governance and Compliance Manager I oversaw board relations for twelve charter school boards throughout the state of Ohio. I assisted in creating board policies aligned with federal and state education laws, ensured passage by the board of directors for each school, and complied a complete manual of all approved board policies for inspection for each school I worked with. I also worked closely with the Board Presidents, the Boards sponsor representatives and legal counsel to ensure each school was in compliance with federal, state and local laws as well as in compliance with their contacts and their management agreement with the company. I was responsible for working with the Chief Academic Officer to create education plans and write applications for new business and schools as well as renewal of existing charter contracts and management agreements. I was responsible for creating board books for each school to include agendas, resolutions, minutes, financials and other standard reporting pieces for each meeting. I worked closely with the Vice President of Business Development to research and pursue new business opportunities and potential expansions for the company within the limits set forth by the CEO.
Project Manager - Distance and Electronic Learning Academies
December 2011 - May 2012
As the Project Manager for DELA I oversaw the board relations of two online school boards in Ohio and Pennsylvania, managed operational projects, acted as the executive assistance to the Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, completed Human Resources tasks such as new hires, benefits and exit interviews, as well as conference/meeting set up, travel arrangements, invoicing, and all other administrative tasks as required. I was responsible for creating timelines in which current and new projects would be complete in order to be launched for the new school year.
Enrollment Manager - Distance and Electronic Learning Academies
January 2005 - December 2011
As the Enrollment Manager I was responsible for the enrollment of students into online charter schools in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Colorado. I managed a staff of twelve highly trained enrollment counselors and provided continual professional development on changes in charter school laws, enrollment procedures and sales techniques. I was responsible for ensuring appropriate phone coverage, approval and managing vacation schedules, weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting to all stakeholders and staff discipline. I assisted in the implementation of a new online application, development and testing of new software, and contract negotiations.