Fearns Cover Letter

Dear HR Professional,
I am an experienced manager with the ability to oversee existing operational tasks while advancing the mission and values of an organization. The opportunity to work with your company is a position for which I am well prepared.
Working in non-profit management, commercial/retail real estate and property management, I have consistently found innovative ways to drive quality and performance improvements while keeping a tight lid on expenses.
Having contributed to nearly every area of operations, from customer service to finance and planning,human resources and business development, my skills encompass a broad range of disciplines. I’m adept at change management, information technology, developing growth strategies and managing multiple sites, just to name a few.
I have specific experience in business development,customer service, prospecting lists, and cultivating those prospects to positive outcomes. I have been responsible to work with a team, influential community members and staff to sponsor a myriad of events and programs, as well as an ongoing scholarship fund. I am also familiar with several CRM software programs.
A few of my recent contributions:
Participated as grant writer and received $20 million in grant funding for development of cyber security job certification for all Maryland community colleges. Carroll Community College received $875,000 of this grant funding for the college’s program. This work was accomplished during my part time grant writing job at Carroll Community College in 2014.
Nominated for Best News and Gift Operator Award through ARN 2015
Implemented a new CSA program for a local farmer, growing the program to 200 customers in one year.
Leading by example, I hold myself and all those around me to high standards of quality and integrity. A compassionate leader and strong problem solver, I make things happen. I hold a MBA in Marketing & Management from Mount St. Mary’s University and a BA with honors from McDaniel College.
I would welcome the opportunity to discuss how I am able to contribute to this high quality organization. I have included my resume for your review. Please feel free to contact me at 443-278-6167. I look forward to speaking with you soon.


Carol Fearns

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