Community & Economic Development Manager @ The Oasis Project
Chief Catalyst @ Hajj Media
Business and Product Developer @ Virtual Lobbies
B.S. & MBA, Civil Engineering & Supply Chain Management @
As one who truly desires to be a modern representation of a Homo Universalis, the current goal is the successful creation of viable businesses to shape a better world. I desire to become a pillar of my community through financial, intellectual, spiritual and physical contribution. I am currently completing my dissertation to receive my PhD at Carnegie
As one who truly desires to be a modern representation of a Homo Universalis, the current goal is the successful creation of viable businesses to shape a better world. I desire to become a pillar of my community through financial, intellectual, spiritual and physical contribution. I am currently completing my dissertation to receive my PhD at Carnegie Mellon University.
I am very interested in connecting with others and finding how the communities that I am a part of can work together to make our part of the world a little better.
Specialties: Idea Generation, Process Improvement, Analysis, Research & Development, Flow Chart Development, Presentations and Speeches
Community & Economic Development Manager @ Oasis Transportation Services
•Launched Oasis Transportation Services in two (2) months with three (3) school year contracts
•18% and 21% return on investment in first two years with $150,000 in year one revenue
•Created an holistic manual of business operations
•Created an evidence based business strategy to launch initiatives to combat food insecurity
•Led five (5) food tastings to determine restaurant menu
•Drafted a aquaponics design and business viability matrix for different crops
The Maker’s Place
•Initiated an Entrepreneurship, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (ESTEAM) out-of-school time program featured in national and local news
•Developed a social entrepreneurship curriculum using evidenced based business strategies
•Positioned the organization to raise an additional $100,000 in funds From August 2013 to Present (2 years 3 months) Greater Pittsburgh AreaChief Catalyst @ Hajj Media, LLC is in the business of finding the synergies between consumers and the businesses that surround them. We want to provide solutions for disadvantaged communities and small to mid-size businesses. Hajj Media is a marketing and technology firm specializing in the transformational use of technology to close the gap between businesses and their clients. Our services improve the quality of life for customers and the value proposition of business through software applications that make a business’ current services more efficient and effective for customers. These products will include innovative products such as the Q, incentive marketing campaigns that increase foot traffic online and offline, and development of services that gives consumers a platform for better financial decisions and industries the ability to provide their products to a growing consumer base.. From July 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Greater Pittsburgh AreaBusiness and Product Developer @ Business plan & sales strategy development.
Non-Industry Specific B2B Service From April 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) Greater Pittsburgh AreaOne Young World Ambassador - United States @ One Young World is coherent in its mission to give the young leaders of tomorrow a global platform usually afforded only to those that lead countries and corporations. Dubbed the 'Junior Davos' by CNN, the summit sponsors are the most progressive companies, universities and NGOs sending their best talent and students. This ground-breaking non-profit forum; is fertile ground for innovation, giving today's incumbent 'Top Dogs' and emerging young leaders a collaborative space to tackle the world's most persistent social, economic, environmental and health challenges. Educationally rich in experience and vision pointing to where our world is heading, participants develop lasting solutions that inspire multi-generational action.
1500 delegates aged under 30 represent all nations; delegates meet and work with figures of integrity including Bill Clinton, Kofi Annan, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Bob Geldof and Muhammad Yunus to layout a new, alternative vision for the future and challenge the status-quo.
No youth dominated event bar the Olympic Games unites more countries than One Young World. Television broadcasts the resolution results, journalists interview delegates on their actions that address global challenges ranging from anti-corruption, sustainability, economic development and stability, education and healthcare, commodities, global businesses role, power of digital and social media, to leadership. From October 2012 to Present (3 years 1 month)
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