NMMI Alumni Association, Inc. (Not-for-Profit):
Interim chief executive (Executive Secretary/Treasurer) of 501(c)(3) organization serving 22,000+ alumni with a 13 member board of directors and multiple joint development projects. The alumni association publishes a quarterly magazine and monthly electronic newsletters, maintains a Facebook presence and hosts several events during the year, both on campus and off. Member of the fundraising team for the annual fund. Managed all staff; developed annual budget for operations, and endowed scholarship awards.
During first six months of assignment, caught up financial audits (two years) and IRS 990 filings (two years); converted/upgraded website; and established electronic newsletter, blog and Facebook page to communicate more frequently and interactively with the alumni and patrons, adding a Communications Coordinator to the staff.
LifeFormulae, LLC (Biotechnology/bioinformatics Start Up):
In role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), built company structure around bioinformatics software product. Determined product pipeline; managed development teams, marketing campaigns, branding, outside contractors, owner/investor relationships.
Developed and executed business plan, marketing plan and product development initiatives including budgets and resource definition.
Developed and negotiated strategic and tactical partnerships with other providers in the biotechnology space. Managed all company operations and administrative functions.
Converted genomic data mining products to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to improve version management and customer support; reduced staff requirement for product support by 85%.
Developed comprehensive website which also served as the authentication portal into the LifeFormulae ASN.1 Reader Tool Set (LARTS) product suite (SaaS) by using a robust Content Management System (CMS).
Led branding, product roll out, trade show selection/participation, advertising, SEO management, blog development and customer training and feedback projects.
Early Stage Management
Lee Jones, PMP, AVS
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