Credentials

MS. TABU WINSLOW MORRIS, MBA

CREDENTIALS

Athlete Agent/ Consultant

Triumphant Athletic Agency January 2013 to Present

Owings Mills, MD

*Super Bowl LI Business Connect Resource Guide

*Market client to NBA, NFL, and MLB teams

*Promote client's based on level of athleticism, press releases, and introduce them into the market place

*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 advisers 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

* Author of 15 books

* Electronic Publications through Google Plus and other social media platforms: Bible Study, Poems, Just a Little Talk with Jesus, and Golden Nugget on the Hiring Process

* Schedule, book, and coordinate signing events for clients and owner

*Creating Excel spreads for book keeping and tracking of agency finances

Merchandising Compliance Manager

Sam's Club June 2019 to April 2020

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, discussing merchandising opportunities, scheduling concerns, associate issues, any issues needing to be escalated, additional resources needed; and reviewing any special opening or closing instructions or information

* Provides supervision and development opportunities for hourly Associates in assigned area 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

* Manages the financial performance of assigned area 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 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 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

Manager In Training

Sam's Club March 2019 to June 2019

Catonsville, MD

*Shadow Club Manager and Assistant Managers to learn all aspects of the business before being placed into a permanent position

Hourly Lecturer

Houston Independent School District March 2018 to August 2018

Houston, TX

Mickey Leland College Preparatory for Young Men, 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, interest, and abilities of the students

*Assumes the same responsibilities as a regular classroom teacher for students, equipment, and materials

*Performs any special duties the classroom teacher may have: Teacher Parent Conferences and Field Trips

*Maintains the regular routine of the class, write, and facilitate lesson plan of study as well as entering grades

Associate Teacher Degreed

Houston Independent School District September 2015 to October 2018

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, interest, and abilities of the students

*Assumes the same responsibilities as a regular classroom teacher for students, equipment, materials and facilities

*Performs any special duties the classroom teacher may have

*Maintains the regular routine of the class and follows as closely as practical the lesson plan of study

* When on long-term assignment assume the role of "Teacher of Record" on Gradespeed ®

* Long Term Assignment Waltrip High School April 2017- May 2017

Temporary Employee

Adroit Partners, LLC June 2016 to November 2016

Houston, TX

Houston Chronicle Media Group - Critical Service Agent

*Answering Facebook/ Twitter and executive 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 are sent to Senior Management and Executive Management Team leaders

*Receive in bound calls from customers who has been given elevated status to assist with their delivery problems

*Enter data in the NCS database for late routes

Finance Specialist I/ Administrator IIII

Maryland Department of Commerce December 2010 to January 2013

Baltimore, MD

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

• Analyzes project information for commercial underwriting, which includes financial statements, project cash flow statements, spread sheets, 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 restructure of existing incentives (projects)

•Works 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

Director of Finance & Operations

Maryland Crime Victims' Resource Center, Inc. (Non-Profit) September 2008 to April 2010

Upper Marlboro, MD

*Prepare all individual grant invoices as scheduled, prepare, maintain and oversee grant and special event budgets

*Contract negotiations for RFP’s, facilitate contract awards and negotiations, and selection of contractors/vendors

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

*Maintain grants accounts receivable system, while maintaining individual grant financial files and update grant management system when needed.

*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 audit

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

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

* Monitoring and maintaining employee time sheets

* Compile and wrote employee policies and producers manual

* Develop a new performance appraisal system, on-boarding and exiting process

* Advise management on complaints and grievances'

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

* Mentor Directors' and give advice to Executive Director, Board President, and Treasurer as needed

* Oversee 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

* 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 manage was $5,000,000 a Federal grant and total grants managed at one time was up to 20

* Recruitment of interns, attorneys, social workers, case management workers, informational technology workers, directors, office manager, and contractors/ vendors

* Fiduciary of the retirement plan along with Executive Director

* Develop and review compensations plans

* Write occupation descriptions for all employees

Small Business Banker, Assistant Vice President

Wachovia Bank January 2006 to November 2007

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

Branch Manager II, Assistant Vice President

Susquehanna Bank May 2002 to January 2006

Perry Hall, MD

* Work with budgets and financial statements

* Commercial calling on Small and Mid-Size Commercial Businesses

* Coordinate all sales events for branch while interface 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

* Recruited, and interviewed 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

* Directed every day branch operations, including daily opening and closing bank

* Maintained losses at an acceptable level, resolution of oral and written complaints and inquires

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

Branch Manager II, Officer

Provident Bank February 2000 to May 2002

Perry Hall, MD

* Maintained losses at an acceptable level, wrote and maintained branch budget, while preparing monthly variance reports

* Recruited and interview employees

* Reduction of turnover and retention of branch employees

* Wrote performance appraisals and developed career-pathing for associates

* Talent management

* Mentor and trained employees for supervisory positions

* Managed every day branch operations, including daily opening and closing bank

* Resolution of oral and written complaints and inquiries

* Wrote action plans and tactical plans for the branch

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

Store Manager

Fashion Bug June 1995 to February 2000

Baltimore, MD

* Manage the everyday operations of the store

* Maintain losses at an acceptable level

* Recruited and interviewed 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, 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

* 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 market place in North and South Carolina for my Regional Manager

EDUCATION

MBA in Business Administration

University of Phoenix 2006 to 2008

Bachelor of Science in Business Management

University of Phoenix 2004 to 2006

Western Senior High School 1984 to 1987

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