Connie li

Director of Strategic Program Development

About Me

Skilled and dynamic management professional leveraging MBA delivering full scale operations management improvements including budgeting and workforce management and projections, talent sourcing and development, compliance, and successes in profitability and market share growth, while maintaining stellar service levels and minimal overhead. Well versed in client relationship establishment and management, forecasts, performance management, and executive communication driving seamless operations and maximum profitability.

My Skills

  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Deliverables
  • Consulting
  • Master Scheduling
  • Risk Evaluation / Mitigation
  • Verbal / Written Communication
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My Education

The University of Tampa

Business Administration in Strategic Leadership

Master's

University of South Florida

Communication

Bachelor's

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Encouraging Leader

As a leader, I am passionate about instilling and teaching positive change and growth in people and in business. I treat my team members with respect and value their opinions. To ensure better results and inspire them to be all they can be, I am constantly motivating and spending time coaching my team. I focus my leadership towards solutions and results because I believe taking responsibility and being proactive in any situation is a valuable skill that pays off greatly.

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Dedicated & Focused

In the words of Yoda, Jedi Master, "Try not. Do or do not. There is no try". I am an over achiever. I am a very goal and results oriented individual who never backs down from a challenge. I enjoy the teachable moments in life that make me a better worker and person. I am passionate about the work I do and am always willing to put in the time to ensure that all projects are completed with quality and care.

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Experienced Communicator

One of the cornerstone aspects of communication is listening. I seek to understand others to create solutions that will make them and their businesses more focused, healthy, productive and effective. I am an enthusiastic communicator who values approachability and compassion. In addition, being adept at communication and having superb critical thinking skills, I utilize these aspects in a systems approach to develop, implement, and manage strategic programs.

Experience

  • 2017 - Current
    Advisory Board Member
    Encore Tampa Bay
  • 2015 - 2017
    Strategic Initiatives Coordinator
    Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
  • 2009 - 2016
    Vice President of Business Operation
    Med-Vision, LLC.
  • 1998 - 2009
    Wellness Coordinator
    Tampa General Hospital

My Success Stories

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As an Advisory Board Member at Encore Tampa Bay, I lead my teams in the development of processes for the launch of new programs, mobilizing adults 50+ to assist young people to thrive. I have served as project manager, capturing processes and tasks for the development and execution of program launches. During my time here I have successfully created reliable, clean, and a searchable database of outreach partners by sorting and categorizing data. Furthermore, I have established an efficient system of achieving tasks and early identification of gaps in process through the creation of effective project management tools.

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While with the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, as the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, I was responsible for spearheading two strategic initiatives including the Education Connection and Startup Scholars, enhancing connections between academia and the business community, as well as assisting new businesses navigating the startup landscape. I facilitated annual program evaluations and progress tracking through the collection of comprehensive data utilizing Excel in the creation of the evaluation method. In response, I boosted program participation by 60% and revenue by 29% through the establishment of multiple internal and external communication channels with monthly implementation scheduling. In addition, I increased startup business revenue by 333% by researching industries and providing targeted connections.

My Resume

Recommendations

"Connie is a multi-faceted woman with high standards for her work."

- Joanne Weiland; CEO/Founder, LinktoEXPERT