Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations

Susan Fort

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Reston, VA

Chapter: Cape Cod SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Susan Fort is in charge of training and continuing education at a national nonprofit association that leverages the talents of skilled volunteers around the country.

Some of Susan's key nonprofit experience includes:

  • Volunteer management: assessment, recruitment, onboarding, retention, recognition, and succession planning
  • Adult learning – training, tookits, and educational program development
  • Board start up and development
  • Nonprofit governance
  • Nonprofit best practices and standards of excellence
  • Strategic planning

Susan’s experience includes nonprofit staff and board leadership roles. As a volunteer, she founded and started a nonprofit. Her career commitment to mission-driven organizations began with a year of national service with AmeriCorps VISTA. She has significant adult learning expertise and creates toolkits and training materials, delivers educational programs, and designs multi-day learning experiences.

Susan has expertise in critical areas of nonprofit management: board development and governance, change management, coaching, executive transition management and succession planning, nonprofit standards of excellence, organizational development, best practices in recruitment and training, R&D and launch of new initiatives, strategic planning, team building, and volunteer management.

In fact, Susan is a volunteer management authority who has:

  • coordinated traditional and national service volunteer programs,
  • written and delivered volunteer management curriculum, and
  • trained skilled volunteers to provide critical services to nonprofits and the small business community.

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Industry Experience

Education

<p> Susan has her MEd from Cambridge College and a BA from Guilford College in French and International Studies.</p>

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Robert G Cleaveland

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University Place, WA

Languages:English

How I can help you

43 years in financial services industry: 10-years self-employed John Hancock Agent; 18-years W-2 employee in family-owned Property-Casualty Agency; 15-years owner regional financial planning business for business owners, individuals/couples  (w/ spouse, 1PT employee to 7).  Licenses: life, health, P&C, series 7 & 66, RIAA. USAF/Vietnam Vet (1968-1972).  Co-founder WA state Make-A-Wish® (1986-1996); National Board Member Make-A-Wish® of America (1988-1994). Charter Member Tacoma North Rotary (1986-present). Franciscan Hospice volunteer (2013-present). 

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Education

BA, English, Ohio Wesleyan University. Professional designations CLU, ChFC.

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Carol McQuay

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Boise, ID

Languages:English

How I can help you

JCCI / C3 / CJTSCC 2/2011 – Present Iraq/ Qatar Received the Joint Civilian Service Commendation Award: June 2012 while at DASA(P). Cash Award: Dec 2011 USACE GRD HQ/IRAQ-12/2008 – 2/2011 APO AE 09342 Iraq- One of the recipients of the 2010 Army Acquisition Excellent Award: “Transforming the Way We Do Business” for work performed in Iraq with the USACE Service Contracting Cell. Dept of Army USPFO for Idaho-2/2008 – April 2014 Boise, IDAHO Internal Review Auditor -Perform internal reviews of Dept of Army installations at the National Guard level throughout Idaho for Army and Air Force installations to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. Defense Contract Audit Agency-1/1989 - 2/2008 Senior Auditor, 511 Performed the following audits: Proposal Evaluations Terminations Accounting System Reviews Disclosure Statement Reviews Cost Accounting Standard Reviews Forward Pricing Rate Reviews Incurred Costs Voucher Audits Contract Closing Request for Equitable Adjustment Progress Payment Reviews Mandatory Annual Auditing Requirements Reviews Received $2,000 Cash Award (Superior Accomplishment award; one of six Superior Accomplishment awards received) just prior to deployment to Iraq based on the past three years work performed at USEC. The above audits were the first audits performed at USEC who was formed as a result of US Senate Privatization Act in 1995.

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Education

<p> EDUCATION: Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY) -124 Semester Hours -Bronx, New York US -Major: Accounting -Bachelor&#39;s Degree - 6/1982 Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications: Certified Public Accountant DCAA Eastern Region Federal Women&rsquo;s Programs Manager JOB RELATED TRAINING: Security Refresher Training General Employee Training (Uranium Facility) Ethics ACCESS 2000: Intro/Intermediate/Advanced GAGAS Independence Training Basic Flowcharting CAS 401, 402 and 405 Cost Accounting Standards CAS Cost Impact Proposals Incurred Cost Risk Assessment Fundamentals of Auditing Info Systems Marketing Essentials MBA Microeconomics MBA Mandatory Annual Auditing Requirements Contract Audit Cycle Forward Pricing Rates Financial Capability Consideration of Internal Controls Related Audits Quantative Methods Refresher Floor checks Labor System Internal Controls Calculus MBA</p>

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James McConnell

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Decatur, IN

Languages:English, French

How I can help you

President & Chairman of Family Distribution Business, President All Temp Transport, General Mgr. FMS Enterprises DBA Southern Yankee BBQ

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Education

<p> B.S. Finance Indiana University</p>

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JIm Schlusemann

Jim Schlusemann

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Batavia, IL

Chapter: Fox Valley SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Jim Schlusemann is a transformational business leader who improves profitability and impacts business process and performance across multiple industries. Jim brings immediate value and impact by leveraging his experience to help companies navigate growth and change. As Founder and President of Prosperia International, a business consulting firm, he is focusing on business and process improvement.

   Jim began his career as a machinist, setting up, operating and programming conventional and CNC machines that made parts for construction equipment, engines and trucks at Navistar, a global manufacturing company. He held positions of process, industrial, and systems engineer. After introducing computers to factory floor operations, Jim achieved the executive position of Chief Information Officer for Navistar’s engine business. In that role, he directed initiatives that expanded business operations to Brazil, Mexico, India and China. He later helped Navistar re-launch manufacturing foundries in Indiana and Wisconsin.

  His career spans the gamut of life on the production floor, leading major company initiatives, improving business practices as well as bringing insight to the strategic issues facing organizations in today's world.

Experience

Prosperia International LLC - 2013 - Present

Independent business advisor specializing in business development, transformation and optimization.

Navistar, Inc., Lisle Illinois - 1973 - 2013

Global Business Development Executive --  2009-2012

Built entire business teams and led initiatives that expanded business operations in the US, Brazil, Mexico, India and China.

Information Technology Executive --  1987-2009

20+ years’ experience in IT, including 16-years as Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Navistar’s Engine Group.

Manufacturing operations and Management --  1973-1987

10+ year’s experience in manufacturing operations, industrial and manufacturing engineering.

 

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Education

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<u><strong>North Central College, Naperville, Illinois</strong></u></p>

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&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;- MS MIS&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;- BA Business Management (<em>minor</em> Computer Science)</p>

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College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois</p>

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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - AAS Manufacturing Technology</p>

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