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Darren D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 16, 2014

Darren D.

MBA, Expert Management and Operations Consultant
   United States
  |   Poquoson, VA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

I began my career as a Branch Manger and Banking Officer in Hampton Roads, Virginia’s private sector. After earning an MBA, I served the United States Government by providing humanitarian assistance in both war torn Nepal and tsunami devastated Sri Lanka as Peace Corps Volunteer. After completing my volunteer service, I was hired by the United States Government as a USDH employee. My initial posting was at the USPC Headquarters Office in Washington, DC, where I worked as a Financial Management Specialist. After three years, I was appointed...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Academic Writing
Grant Writing
Letter Writing
Newsletter Writing
Proposal Writing
Report Writing
Resume Writing
Reviews
Sales Letters
Sales Writing

Service Description

I have built a career out of accepting challenging assignments, often under difficult conditions, and have demonstrated the ability to complete mission objectives on time and within budget. As a service provider, I want to continue to solve operational problems for government agencies, non-profilt organizations, and private sector firms on both domestic and international scales.

As a management and operations professional, my primary focus is on small business start-ups, or current businesses that are currently struggling and need assistance. I have worked on three continents and in approximately eight different countries including the USA, Asia and Africa. In my experience, no matter how big or small your business is, or where in the world it is located, your success is dependent on being aesthetically pleasing, ergonomically sound, and must produce high quality goods and services, at a fair price, be able to deliver them on-time, and with impeccable customer service.

My pledge is that I will help you focus your business on becoming aesthetically pleasing and ergonomically sound, so that you may achieve high quality outputs at a fair price for your goods and services. I will also work with you to improve your ability to deliver your goods and services on-time, and teach you how to provide your customers with world class good customer service and support, which is often the difference between success and failure, especially in developing countries competing for western...

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Employment

United States Government, Peace Corps
Expert Consultant, Management and Operations
2011 - 2013
Appointed Expert Consultant and served as: Interim Country Director in Cape Verde, Interim Director of Management and Operations in Sierra Leone, and Technical Advisor to the senior management of...
United States Government, Peace Corps
Director of Management and Operations
2008 - 2010
Appointed Director of Management and Operations, and successfully re-established the United States Peace Corps mission in Liberia, West Africa after eighteen years of civil conflict, and was...

Education

Old Dominion University
Master of Business Administration
- 2002
The University of Alabama
Bachelor of Science
- 1994
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Keywords

Financial management
organizational development
change management
strategic planning
capacity building
client service activities
sales training
capacity building
staff development
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