Phoenix Startup Week 2022

RESUME

 

April 2014-present

FOUNDER/ CEO, THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX LLC

  • Formed 501 (c)3 nonprofit corporations and formulated the Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation.

  • Formulated the Business and Strategic Plan, Marketing Plan, Fundraising Plan, and assisted with Volunteer Management and Board Development to lay a strong a foundation for nonprofit start-ups.

  • Developed the Case for Support, Letter of Inquiry (LOI), Proposal and Fundraising Plan, conducted grant research and wrote accompanying grant proposals that brought in $235,000.

  • Formulated ideas for earned revenue strategies for nonprofits that resulted in organizations bringing in additional income such as renting out commercial kitchen space in off hours or creating an online store.

  • Produced nonprofit social enterprises that resulted in organizations receiving $350,000 in grant money, such as a food truck social enterprise.

  • Created the mission, vision, values, 'why' and core principles of organizations and incorporated Conscious Capitalism principles to help organizations become purpose- =driven.

  • Consulted with organizations to determine the best strategy for creating a social enterprise in terms of ideas, different types, business models, and legal structures such as a Benefit Corporation.

  • Incorporated social impact strategies with organizations such as becoming a Certified B Corporation and facilitated with the process and worked to create a B Local Arizona group.

  • Advised organizations regarding the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and meeting Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) regulations, and put policies and practices in place that are in alignment with these goals to create Net-Zero.

  • Created Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies and procedures related to governance, workers, community, and the environment for organizations.