Executive level Social Service professional with 31 years of experience and proven success in program operations, direct supervision, building formidable relationships and community partnerships, staff development, and oversight for a team of multi-disciplinary managers and line staff dedicated to eliminating ageism and ensuring the dignity of life for NYC/NYS diverse older adults and provide support, advocacy, and educational workshops and resources for kinship caregivers. Monitoring Federal, State and City funded direct service programs which collectively provide services from 5000 to 53,000 older New Yorkers and their families annually. Manage the coordination and successfully implementation of new initiatives as they pertain to the Agency scope of work with internal/external partners. Providing champion service and deliverables to constituents and funders that yield favorable outcomes. Review and approve fiscal year budgets and caregiver RFP's for DFTA grant funding and contractual agreements, Recommending awardees and monitoring statutory compliance. ________________________________ SKILLS __________________________________ Team Building Professional Staff Development Facilitator Community Event Organizing Strategic Planning Media and Community Outreach Coaching Microsoft Office Establishing Community Partnerships & Projects