Resume

Logan R. R. Perkins

(303) 408-0069; loganperkins@gmail.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Over twenty years of experience in various fields, excelling in: customer service; regional project coordination; non-profit management; retail management; staffing and training; prioritization of goals and strategy; research and analysis; indexing and abstraction; information management; educational materials design; public speaking & entertainment; B2B sales; market analysis and expansion; sales forecasting; accounting; inventory management and distribution; promotional material design and marketing; newsletter and website design; mapping; estate management; tour design and leadership.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Executive Director - Part Time Years Employed (1986 - Present)

The Priorities Institute, Denver, Colorado

Establishment of non-profit research and advocacy organization focusing on sustainable land-use planning. Conducted numerous educational presentations, constructed models, created and distributed newsletters, coordinated volunteers, wrote grants, and established websites. Organized over 40,000 articles and abstracts into a "holistic" index since 1986. Additional research on constitutional design, childhood development, and the parallels of international and human relations.



Office Coordinator - Contract Temporary Years Employed (Oct. 2006 - Dec. 2006)

Brykerwood Skin and Vein Center, Austin, Texas

Helping my family's business with staffing, payroll, general management functions. Recruited aesthetician and front office workers. Insurance reconciliation/accounting using GBS software and POM program. Coordinated new phone system. Designed advertisements.



Regional Coordinator Years Employed (Aug. 2000 - Aug. 2005)

Camp Invention - The National Inventors Hall of Fame, Akron, Ohio - Denver, Colorado

Recruited, coordinated and drove enrollment for enrichment day camps for elementary schools in multiple states as an independent contractor. This position involved: defining sales goals; district, school and teacher recruitment through cold call and innovative sales; technical and motivational training for directors and teachers in multiple states; on-site and remote management; marketing design and distribution; standardized communication via phone, letters, email and websites; inventory control and distribution; and, customer service for students, parents & schools.

Generated over $430,000 of business in 2005.

First to establish camps in Colorado, Wyoming, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the Florida panhandle (with greatest territory expansion out of 50 regional coordinators).

Coordinated all aspects of 56 camps with 2,500 participants in six states in 2005.

Trained 54 directors and hundreds of teachers at 12 orientations in four states in 2005.

Motivated directors to run 130 profitable camps over five years in multiple states.

Third highest overall producer of 50 regional coordinators for last three years.

Coordinated and handled extensive material distribution and logistics in six states in 2005.

Managed operational and travel budgets, including expense reports for multiple states.

Arranged all air, ground, and hotel travel arrangements.

Established after-school programs in multiple states with Club Invention.

Promoted and participated in internal corporate committees to address and define organization operations and profitability goals.

Prepared and reported forecasting projections for the number of camps and their enrollment.

Attended bi-annual training conferences, presenting on the topic of market growth procedures in 2005.

Established web sites for solicitation of camps and campers, and for director training.

Marketed (cold-call phone, email, and regular mail) to states, school districts, school principals and individual teachers to recruit staff and secure program locations.

Created new methods of marketing to expand territory from Utah to Florida.

Created effective press releases, brochures, and attained significant media coverage, including over five minutes of prime time coverage from the major New Orleans TV news show, WWL-TV.

Edu-tained thousands of children in group assemblies in dozens of schools in eight states.

Presented as guest speaker for gifted and best practices groups in Colorado, Wyoming and Louisiana.

Worked with donors, scholarships, and sponsorship solicitation in multiple states.

Recommended sources for funding, and helped secure and implement $30,000 of scholarships from the Daniels Fund, Nord Foundation and Denver Foundation for Denver Public Schools in 2005.

Established database of prospective and current customers for ten states.

Managed camp operations on short notice in Oklahoma and Utah when company lost local coordinators.

Mentored dozens of rookie and senior regional coordinators.

Hired personal assistants in four states.

Rookie of the Year award in 2001 with eight camps.



HOA President - Part Time Years Employed (Jul 2000 - dec 2001)

Highlands at Vallejo Condominiums, Denver, Colorado

Handled accounting, building maintenance inside and out, and other functions.

Travel Agent - Part Time Years Employed (Jul 2000 - Feb 2001)

Alpine Access - Kingdom Vacations, Denver, Colorado

Wholesale to travel agents using Apollo, Sabre, CORE, Microsoft Exchange Folders, home computer with DSL, and lucent phone system.

Crew Leader - Trainer Years Employed (Apr 2000 - Aug 2000)

U.S. Dept. of Commerce - Census Bureau, Denver, Colorado

Recruited, trained and supervised a group of over 40 enumerators for door-to-door census work. Of an initial 5000 enumerators in the Denver area, my final group of 20 was one of only two groups invited to participate in the two final, and very difficult, follow-up assignments.

Entertainer & Educator - Part-Time Years Employed (Mar 2000 - Dec 2000)

Mad Science Denver, Colorado

Educate and entertain elementary school children in before and after school programs, and on weekends doing birthday party presentations at children's homes.

Estate Manager Years Employed (1998-1999)

Buffalo Creek Lodge Buffalo Creek, Colorado

Maintain and improve lodge in Pike National Forest. Oversee installation of deep water well, propane and solar generator converter, electrical installation, and create website to successfully sell property.

Research Analyst Years Employed (1996-1997)

National Finance Corporation Clifton Park, New York

Market Research. Involved research work with various county tax assessors and recorders.

Flood Research Analyst Years Employed (1994-1996)

GE Capital Flood Services, Lakewood, Colorado

Map locations of properties with respect to federally designated flood zones for commercial and residential properties in multiple states. Mentor and train new mappers. Customer service emergency resolution specialist.

Tour Leader - Seasonal Years Employed (1994)

Roads Less Traveled, Longmont, Colorado

Lead groups of adults on mountain bike and hiking trips in CO & UT.

Retail Manager Years Employed (1992-1994)

Kay-Bee Toys, Aurora, Colorado

Responsibilities included: recruitment and training; supervision and discipline; bookkeeping and banking; merchandising and visual presentation; profit and loss; scheduling and customer service; store repairs and product returns. Consistently exceeded corporate goals.

Retail Manager Years Employed (1990-1992)

7-11, Idaho Springs, Colorado

Two years of complete retail management.

Tour Leader - Seasonal Years Employed (1990)

American Adventures, Connecticut

Drive groups of Europeans on three week cross country adventures.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS have included: Edu-tainer for Mad Science; tour leader for Europeans visiting America; mountain biking/hiking tour leader in Colorado and Utah; international travel agent in Washington D.C.; and, economic research analyst internship at the U. of Maryland.

Education

Bachelor of General Studies Graduation: 1988

University of Maryland College Park, Maryland

Urban Studies, Human Relations, and International Affairs focus for self-designed major. An additional 12 credits were gained while in the U. of Maryland Urban Studies Majors program. 3.6 G.P.A.

Travel Agent Certificate: 1988

International Travel Training Courses - Bethesda, Maryland

A 220 hour certified course in using Sabre, Apollo, & Eastern's System One, plus complete training in groups, retail, leisure, cruises, etc.

Retail Management Certificates: 1990 - 1992

Southland Management Training (7-11) - Longmont, Colorado

Various certificates in recruitment, training, accounting, profit and loss, inventory control, merchandise marketing, communications, sales forecasting.

Management and Accounting Training 2006

Brykerwood Skin and Vein Center - Austin, Texas

Training in insurance posting and reconciliation and medical practice management. Learned GBS software with POM program.



Skills & Hobbies

Management - on-site and remote.

Sales and Marketing.

Staffing & Training.

Large and Small Group Public Speaking; Edu-tainment Presentations for Children.

Newsletter Creation & Bulk Mail Experience.

Regional Land Use Planning & Sustainable City Design Work.

Computer Proficiency; HTML; website design; FTP.

Photography; Videographic Skills.

Traveled in 21 European countries, 6 Asian, and various places in the Americas.

Estate management, cooking, gardening.