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ROBERT M. GERRITY
P. O. Box 2814
Acton, MA 01720-3613
rmg@yankeeancestry.com

OBJECTIVE
4th, 5th or 6th Career, but steady above all!

SUMMARY
Hands-on, task-oriented achiever with success implementing revenue programs, able to bring exceptional verbal, analytic and writing skills to connect, in a forward-thinking mode, with people at all organizational levels.

MANAGEMENT
* Managed 105 volunteer-led SNE Host Sites for food distribution in Eastern Massachusetts
* Analyzed MONITREND Executive Summary monthly for 50 plus hospital CEOs and CFOs
* Conducted twelve hospital-wide MONITREND analyses
* Conducted over thirty hospital department-level productivity seminars
* Created Cash Flow Budget and fifteen-year Capital Budget as condominium treasurer
* Managed the selection of two management firms
* Oversaw $250,00 annual operating budget as Board of Trustees Chairperson
* Directed volunteer delivery of educational and disaster relief services to community
* Cultivated and trained new board members and recruited volunteers for three agencies
* Developed and managed budget and supervised employees

MARKETING
* Developed 25 new SNE Host Sites through prospecting, presentations, and training
* Conducted market research for SNE using membership surveys and focus groups
* Increased FY gross sales of entertainment business by over 86%
* Created private hospitalˇ¦s "affiliation" strategy, signing up 90 plus referral sources
* Established Central MA markets for two private psychiatric hospitals
* Sold MONITREND consulting service to 15 New England hospitals
* Implemented first marketing campaign for private hospital, achieving a 6.1% increase in census
* Created referral database and conducted service line reviews for local VNA
* Developed first marketing plans for two non-profit agencies
* Conducted direct sales efforts and contract negotiations on behalf of ARC training program
* Achieved sales increases of 40% and 50% over two years for ARC training programs

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PUBLIC RELATIONS
* co-developed new SNE corporate logo
* co-edited SNE newspaper with a 54,000 person readership
* reworked SNE newspaper format to save $8000 on materials and postage
* wrote lead stories and volunteer profiles for SNE newspaper
* cultivated media relations for three agencies
* created and managed mailing lists and media lists for three agencies
* wrote press releases and public service announcements for three agencies

FUNDRAISING
* Assisted revamping SNE foundation relationships via telemarketing program
* Achieved an 83% increase in local VNA annual appeal campaign
* Presented fundraising and telemarketing workshops for ARC staff and volunteers
* Increased regional ARC fundraising 88% with direct mail efforts, special events and telemarketing
* Increased local ARC fundraising 400% in two years

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
* Licensed Guide, Town of Concord, MA, 2001 - Present
* Proprietor, Yankee Ancestry, Acton, MA, 1990 - Present
* Regional Manager, Serve New England, Canton, MA, 1996-1998
* Manager, Comically Speaking, Maynard, MA, 1992-1994
* Professional Services Representative, UHS of NE, Boston, MA, 1990-1992
* Consultant, American Hospital Association, Chicago, IL, 1987-1990
* Marketing Director, Bournewood Hospital, Brookline, MA, 1986-1987
* Planning Director, Visiting Nurse Inc., Arlington, MA, 1985-1986
* Marketing Specialist, American Red Cross of Mass Bay, Boston, MA 1984-1985
*Executive Director, American Red Cross, Winchester (MA) Chapter, 1979-1983

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
* Instructor, Emergency Skills, Concord-Carlisle Adult Education, 1981-1986
* Volunteer, Alumni-Student Prospect Admission Program, Beloit College, 1986-1996
* Secretary, Treasurer, President, Woodvale Condominium Trust, Acton, MA, 1980-1992

EDUCATION
* Master of Public Administration - University of Maine, Orono
* Master of Arts in History - University of Maine, Orono
* Bachelor of Arts in History - Beloit College

 
 
 
   
     


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