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Investigations and Background Screening
o Education verifier and background screener for candidates for employment for Commonwealth of Virginia government agency.
o Investigator on adoption suitability, extended family searches, criminal and civil court cases for UMFS.
Human Resources Trainer
o Designer and trainer of three pre-approved Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) courses on Fraud Risk, Whistleblower Management, and Administrative Investigations for Continuing Education Credit for GPHR, SPHRi, PHR certifications.
Federal Contract Compliance and Federal Program Review Consultant
o Advised for contract compliance to CEO and COOs of minority owned businesses sub-contracted to work with primes to build the $13.0 billion CAT (the largest infrastructure project in the world) for the Massachusetts Community Development Finance Corporation.
o Evaluated and scored 33 grant applications totaling $72 million in response to federal requests for proposals for the U.S. Department of Education.
Accreditation Peer Reviewer
o Evaluated applications for national recognition. Analyzed, evaluated applications for accreditation in 2008- 2014.
International Research and Database Consultant
o Designed surveys for the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service. Analyzed the Latin American foreign market conditions with quantitative analysis and personal investigative interviews with foreign contacts. Devised international strategies identified foreign points of contact and presented recommendations with formal reports. Interviewed government and business leaders. Developed matrices based on legal, economic, financial, regulatory, taxation, and competitive issues. Held competencies in Portuguese.
o Advised on European targets for reverse foreign investments to the US based upon a collection of financial data, research of international business literature, annual reports and electronic databases. Summarized historical foreign investments of targets. Designed phone surveys, conducted telemarketing studies in the German and prepared reports on industry interest, economic outlook, and propensity to invest in the US. Work appeared in the 1998 International Edition of Black Enterprise.
Education and Funding Consultant
o Accomplishment: Led the introduction and expansion of a statewide project from Boston, Massachusetts to Washington, DC and Aruba, Dutch Caribbean. Secured national co-sponsors, the National Crime Prevention Council and the National Coalition of Girl's Schools. Facilitated relationships with stakeholders.