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MS. TABU WINSLOW MORRIS, MBA

CREDENTIALS

Business Consultant/ Owner January 2013 to Present

Triumphant Athletic Agency - Towson, MD

● Human Resource, Marketing, and Public Relations certified as a Small Business Enterprise, Women Business Enterprise, Disadvantage Business Enterprise, Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise & Minority Business Enterprise with the Maryland Department of Transportation

● Project Management.

● Coordinate, Schedule, and Met on Google Meets, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom.

● Content creator, writing and editing of the website (s), blog (s), podcast, and all social media platforms.

● Content creator, writing, editing, and marketing Confronting Goliath Podcast.

● Contracted to conduct classified grant reviews for the Department of Education on federally funded

programs.

● Correspond with the project team via conference calls and e-mail throughout the contract duration.

● Attend debriefings on the details of the grant evaluation policies and procedures administered by federally funded grant projects.

● Critique grant proposals using the grading rubric as directed.

● Compiled grading results for the final executive grant review collaboration meeting with the other reviewers and project team.

● Record scores and organized data using Word and through the G5 database.

● Work to grow business and contract acquisitions.

● Community outreach and engagement for business development.

● Member of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management).

● Member of CHRA (Chesapeake Human Resources Association).

● Input accounts receivable and accounts payable into accounting software according to GAAP.

● Author of 15 books.

● Schedule, book, and coordinate signing events for clients and owners.

● Market client to NBA, NFL, and MLB teams.

● Promote clients based on their level of athleticism, and press releases, and introduce them into the marketplace.

● Assist with contract negotiations for athletes, corporations, and other organizations.

● Assist with endorsements.

● Management of clients' careers.

● Advice on financial decisions.

● Manage clients' finances.

● Select other advisors such as Certified Accountants, Attorneys, and Investment brokers or partners.

● Assist clients with other projects and financial matters.

● Oversee the everyday operations of the business.

Program Coordinator, Upward Bound August 2020 to Present

The Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC)- Catonsville, MD

● Develop and implement components of the department’s programs including cultural, social, and academic enrichment activities for 1 st generation, underrepresented, and low-income students.

● Oversee the collection of quantitative and qualitative educational data related to program goals and

objectives to assist in the preparation of federal, college, and other reports as required.

● Support the hiring, training, and supervision of instructional and support staff.

● Maintain accurate and complete student records, including U.S. Department of Education required

documentation, academic progress, class attendance, and counseling contacts.

● Monitors and implements individual and group academic workshops and educational programs to support the academic, personal, and social needs of program participants.

● Coordinate and assist in the development of curriculum, classes, tutorial services, and schedules to provide academic support for program participants.

● Orchestrate college exploratory tours (including overnight) and cultural enrichment opportunities to support academic and social growth.

● Assist in developing students’ goals and objectives through report cards and transcript reviews.

● Conduct meetings with parents, teachers, counselors, and students to discuss students' progress.

● Monitor academic and personal/social progress of program participants/alumni and maintain student

academic records, documentation, attendance, participation in program activities, and counseling contacts.

● Collect and enter data student data into required databases, such as the Banner student information system and Blumen database.

● Assist in the advisement and registration of students eligible to participate in CCBC/BCPS initiatives including the Early College Access Program (ECAP).

● Promote the consistent application of grant programs, institutional, and federal policies and procedures.

● Assist with coordinating staff schedules and monitoring office protocols.

● Coordinating, Scheduling, and Conducting virtual meetings on platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meets with internal partners, external partners, and students (9th - 12th graders).

● Manage all Social Media platforms' content creator, writing, and editing for Programs such as Twitter,

Instagram, Facebook, and so forth.

● Community outreach and engagement with stakeholders.

Merchandising/Compliance Manager March 2019 to April 2020

Sam’s Club- Catonsville, MD

● Works as part of the management team to ensure all opening and closing procedures are followed by

collaborating with opening and closing managers to ensure a smooth transition from day to night operations.

● Discuss merchandising opportunities, scheduling concerns, associate issues, any issues needing to be escalated, and additional resources needed; and review any special opening or closing instructions or

information.

● Provides supervision and development opportunities for hourly over 200 Associates in assigned areas by

hiring, training, mentoring, assigning duties, evaluating performance, ensuring diversity awareness, and

providing recognition; and ensuring compliance with applicable company policies and procedures regarding selection and recruiting, record retention, and training.

● Manage the financial performance of assigned areas by creating budgets for sales, expenses, and wages.

● Monitoring club indexing and ensuring budgeted numbers are achieved; ensuring that sales and profit goals are achieved; implementing plans to correct sales and profit deficiencies; ensuring department staffing levels are within company guidelines, and scheduling and training associates to meet the needs of members.

● Increase and promotes the quality of the Member experience and Member engagement by ensuring

appropriate service levels and effective merchandise presentation are fulfilled in assigned areas.

● Member needs, complaints, and issues are successfully resolved according to Company policies and

procedures.

● Ensures membership growth by building relationships with Members; making business visits, and training and scheduling associates.

● Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.

● Assisting with inventory teams at different Clubs.

● Operating camera equipment to compile video and write reports for members' and associates' incidents in a timely fashion.

● Complete the monthly operational report and weekly hazwaste inspection for the Club.

Associate Teacher Degreed September 2015 to October 2018

Houston Independent School District - Houston, TX

● Meets and instructs assigned classes, Pre-K thru 12, in the locations and at the times designated while

engaging in the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students which includes 1 st generation,

underrepresented, and low-income students.

● Assume the same responsibilities as a regular classroom teacher for students, equipment, materials, and

facilities.

● Handling a classroom of students and teaching them the subject that has been assigned.

● Take daily attendance and teach students proper behavior.

● Maintain discipline amongst students, and make sure that they dress properly.

●Assign homework and tasks that will help in their overall development to students.

● Find new and productive pedagogies that will help students learn faster and more efficiently.

● Communicate with the parents of each student, and inform them of their child’s development in school.

● Coordinate with other colleagues and the principal of the school.

● Finish the course on time and teach the students' the performance targets set by the school.

● Teach from the curriculum decided by the educational authorities, but also give suggestions for improving it.

● Perform any special duties the classroom teacher may have.

● Check, track, and assess students' work for comprehension and success.

● Maintain the regular routine of the class and follows as closely as practical the lesson plan of study.

● While on long a term assignment assume the role of Teacher of Record on Gradespeed ®.

Hourly Lecturer March 2018 to August 2018

Independent School District - Houston, TX

● Meets and instructs World History, Texas History, and Pre-AP 8th Grade ELA for approximately 90 students at the times designated while engaging in the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students which includes 1 st generation, underrepresented, and low-income students.

● Assume the same responsibilities as a regular classroom teacher for students, equipment, materials, and

facilities.

● Lecture planning, preparation, and research.

● Handling a classroom of students and teaching them the subject that has been assigned.

● Take daily attendance and teach students proper behavior.

● Maintain discipline amongst students, and make sure that they dress properly.

●Assign homework and tasks that will help in their overall development to students.

● Find new and productive pedagogies that will help students learn faster and more efficiently.

● Communicate with the parents of each student, and inform them of their child’s development in school.

● Coordinate with other colleagues and the principal of the school.

● Finish the course on time and teach the students the performance targets set by the school.

● Teach from the curriculum decided by the educational authorities, but also give suggestions for improving it.

● Perform any special duties the classroom teacher may have.

● Check, track, and assess students' work for comprehension and success.

● Perform any special duties the classroom teacher may have: Teacher Parent Conferences and Field Trips.

● Maintain the regular routine of the class, write, and facilitate lesson plans of study as well as enter grades.

● Teacher of Record on Gradespeed ®.

Long-Term Associate Teacher Degreed April 2017- May 2017

Waltrip High School Houston Independent School District- Houston, TX

● Meets and instructs assigned classes, 9th thru 12, in the Art 1 Classes in the Art Department Classroom and at the times designated while engaging in the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students which includes 1 st generation, underrepresented, and low-income students.

● Assume the same responsibilities as a regular classroom teacher for students, equipment, materials, and

facilities.

● Lecture planning, preparation, and research.

● Handling a classroom of students and teaching them the subject that has been assigned.

● Take daily attendance and teach students proper behavior.

● Maintain discipline amongst students, and make sure that they dress properly.

●Assign homework and tasks that will help in their overall development to students.

● Find new and productive pedagogies that will help students learn faster and more efficiently.

● Communicate with the parents of each student, and inform them of their child’s development in school.

● Coordinate with other colleagues and the principal of the school.

● Finish the course on time and teach the students the performance targets set by the school.

● Teach from the curriculum decided by the educational authorities, but also give suggestions for improving it.

● Perform any special duties the classroom teacher may have.

● Check, track, and assess students' work for comprehension and success.

● Maintain the regular routine of the class and write lesson plans, create tests, and grade assignments as

practical to the lesson plan of study.

● Teacher of Record on Gradespeed ®.

Critical Service Agent June 2016 to November 2016

Adroit Partners, LLC

Contractual Temporary assignment for the Houston Chronicle Media Group - Houston, TX

● Respond to social media (Facebook and Twitter) complaints, correspondence, and following up via social media to ensure great customer service.

● Respond to complaints and correspondence for the Executive Management Team e-mails.

● Helping to resolve complaints that come via vendors such as Barron’s, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, USA Today, and Investor’s Business Daily.

● Interface with their representatives to resolve the delivery problem with the Houston Chronicle

independent contractors who are responsible for the carriers.

● Responsible for daily reports in Excel and exported into an e-mail document that is sent to the Senior

Management and Executive Management Team leaders.

● Receive inbound calls from customers who have been given elevated status to assist with their delivery

problems.

● Enter data in the NCS database for late routes.

Finance Specialist I/ Administrator III December 2010 to January 2013

Maryland Department of Commerce - Baltimore, MD

● Interacts with customers, industry, other Departments personnel, jurisdictions, and other State agencies to facilitate the gathering of project information.

● Provide suggestions to customers on projects to enhance their project capacity.

● Analyzes project information for commercial underwriting, which includes financial statements, project cash flow statements, spreadsheets, credit reports, collateral evaluations, and other information relevant to the project.

● Prepares appropriate analysis, summary, and recommendation of proposed incentive transactions.

● Coordinate the documentation, closing, and funding of the approved incentive transaction.

● Assists with the repayment and restructuring of existing incentives (projects).

● Work with the Attorney General's office to prepare appropriate documentation for the approved incentive.

● Used Moody's Analytics Customized Excel Spreadsheet software for underwriting.

● Salesforce Relationship Management System

● Provide internal public relations with project customers and internal business partners.

Director of Finance & Operations September 2008 to April 2010

Maryland Crime Victims' Resource Center, Inc. - Upper Marlboro, MD

● Prepare all individual grant invoices as scheduled, prepare, maintain and oversee grant and special even

budgets.

● Contract negotiations, facilitating contract awards and negotiations, and selection of contractors/vendors.

● Monitor all grant revenues and other revenues (donations, etc.) and expenses.

● Attend debriefings on the details of the grant evaluation policies and procedures administered by federally funded projects.

● Critique grant proposals using the grading rubric for sub-grantees.

● Compiled grading results for the final executive grant review collaboration meeting with the other reviewers and project team for sub-grantees.

● Maintain grants accounts receivable system, while maintaining individual grant financial files and updating the grant management system when needed.

● Project design, implementation, and evaluation.

● Develop, implement and maintain all accounting systems and procedures in accordance with generally

accepted accounting principles (i.e. Created audit procedures and practices for the agency).

● Initiate and coordinate the budget development process with Executive Director and Project Directors.

● Process all merchant services transactions.

● Maintain agency accounts payables.

● Record all expenses in the accounting system.

● Supervising agency cash flow as coordinated with the Executive Director and /or Board Treasurer.

● Oversee the preparation of quarterly financial reports and prepare for annual audits.

● Assist auditing firm as needed to complete audit (i.e. create a spreadsheet and compile and input data in 990 forms).

● Supervise agency payroll and payroll liabilities; prepare and maintain sick, flex leave, and vacation accounts.

● Monitoring and maintaining employee time sheets.

● Compile and write employee policies and producers manual.

● Manage the health insurance administration, payments, and billing.

● Develop a new performance appraisal system, onboarding, and exiting process.

● Advise management on complaints and grievances.

● Straight-line supervision for Office Manager/ Volunteer Coordinator and Information Technology

Coordinator.

● Mentor 2 Program Coordinators, and 3 Directors, and give advice to Executive Director, Board President, and Treasurer as needed.

● Oversee the MIS system for the agency, including purchase, upkeep, and maintenance.

● Provide direction, support, and oversight to directors in their supervisory roles regarding the evaluation, promotion, and corrective action of paid agency personnel.

● Facilitate staff orientation for personnel.

● Policies development and implementation.

● Oversee Project Management of all Human Resources and Technology projects.

● Hiring and supervision practices.

● Termination practices and compliance with legal requirements related to human resources.

● Selecting and leading team-building exercises for team meetings.

● Responsible for all Human Resources functions with dotted line responsibilities to at least 21 employees.

● Largest grant that was managed was $5,000,000 a Federal grant and the total grants managed at one time were up to 20.

● Oversee Federal, State, and private grant compliance.

● Develop, write, and submit grant proposals.

● Recruitment of interns, attorneys, social workers, case management workers, informational technology workers, directors, office managers, and contractors/ vendors.

● Fiduciary of the retirement plan along with the Executive Director.

● Develop and review compensation plans.

● Create press releases and media correspondence.

● Write occupation descriptions for all employees.

Small Business Banker, Assistant Vice President January 2006 to November 2007

Wachovia Bank – Baltimore, MD

● Commercial calling on Small and Mid-Size Commercial Businesses with annual revenue of $250,000 to $3 million.

● Interface with outside organizations and community leaders to increase banks' assets, while building strong relationships with small business companies.

● Mentor employees.

● Interfaced with outside organizations, community leaders, and business owners to give presentations on financial literacy and bank sales presentations.

● Community outreach and engagement for business development.

● Attend committee meetings, debriefings, and critique grant proposals for Wachovia Volunteer Council

Community Grant Program on the details of the grant requests for $5,000 or less.

Branch Manager II, Assistant Vice President May 2002 to January 2006

Susquehanna Bank - Perry Hall, MD

● Prepare financial statements for the branch.

● Manage employees and lead day-to-day responsibilities.

● Commercial calling on Small and Mid-Size Commercial Businesses.

● Coordinate all sales events for the branch while interfacing with outside organizations and community leaders to increase bank assets, closing over $4 million in commercial loans and $3 million in retail home equity loans.

● Recruit and interview new employees.

● Wrote performance appraisals and developed career-pathing for employees.

● Reduction of turnover and retention of branch employees as while as talent management.

● Interfaced with outside organizations, community leaders, and business owners to give presentations on financial literacy and bank sales presentations.

● Mentor and train employees for supervisory positions.

● Assist with customer service to ensure overall customer satisfaction.

● Oversee reports for budgets and financial reports.

● Create plans and forecasts that are built to fit future needs.

● Work to grow business and customer acquisitions.

● Community outreach and engagement for business development.

● Maintained losses at an acceptable level, resolution of oral and written complaints and inquiries.

● Effectively coached and developed all branch employees to achieve branch goals for sales in addition,

to service.

Branch Manager II, Officer February 2000 to May 2002

Provident Bank - Perry Hall, MD

● Maintained losses at an acceptable level, and wrote and maintained branch budget, while preparing monthly

variance reports.

● Prepare financial statements for the branch.

● Manage employees and lead day-to-day responsibilities.

● Commercial calling on Small and Mid-Size Commercial Businesses.

● Recruit and interview new employees.

● Wrote performance appraisals and developed career-pathing for employees.

● Reduction of turnover and retention of branch employees as while as talent management.

● Interfaced with outside organizations, community leaders, and business owners to give presentations on financial literacy and bank sales presentations.

● Mentor and train employees for supervisory positions.

● Assist with customer service to ensure overall customer satisfaction.

● Oversee reports for budgets and financial reports.

● Create plans and forecasts that are built to fit future needs.

● Work to grow business and customer acquisitions with community outreach and engagement.

● Maintained losses at an acceptable level, resolution of oral and written complaints and inquiries.

● Effectively coached and developed all branch employees to achieve branch goals for sales in addition,

to service.

Store Manager June 1995 to February 2000

Fashion Bug - Baltimore, MD

● Manage employees and lead day-to-day responsibilities.

● Maintain losses at an acceptable level.

Recruited and interviewed new employees.

● Reduction of turnover and retention of store employees.

● Talent management and wrote performance appraisals.

● Mentor and train employees for supervisory positions.

● Effectively coached and developed all store employees to achieve store goals for sales in addition, to service.

● Trained Managers in Training for their store locations and coordinated floor moves.

● Supervised or completed the creation of the zone mapping process for the store inventory.

● Work to grow business and customer acquisitions with community outreach and engagement.

● Assisted with helping train new District Managers and Store Managers, set up and learn the operations of a store when Fashion Bug entered the new marketplace in North and South Carolina for my Regional Manager.

LICENSE

Transportation Network Operators License April 2022- Present

Maryland Public Service Commission

EDUCATION

MBA in Business Administration

University of Phoenix 2006 to 2008

Bachelor of Science in Business Management

University of Phoenix 2004 to 2006

High School Diploma

Western High School 1984 to 1987


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