San Rafael Project Manager @ Downtown Streets Team
Associate’s Degree, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies @
Westchester Community College
Radically competent, Logan is recognized in a number of communities with experience in providing sustenance to different populations and working with stakeholders and policy makers. Logan utilizes his background in sales and applies it to the nonprofit world. He is charismatic, creative, has intrinsic leadership skills, a track record of partnership-building and has had phenomenal success with
Radically competent, Logan is recognized in a number of communities with experience in providing sustenance to different populations and working with stakeholders and policy makers. Logan utilizes his background in sales and applies it to the nonprofit world. He is charismatic, creative, has intrinsic leadership skills, a track record of partnership-building and has had phenomenal success with housing the homeless. He is also known for helping young scholars matriculate into college in San Francisco, CA, mentoring at-risk youth in Tallahassee, FL and being a role model in his hometown just outside of NYC.
Just recently, Logan has taken his ability to problem solve and find resolution to conflict by opening up his own mediation practice. Check us out at www.balancedscalemediation.com
Mediator/Arbitrator @ Alternative conflict resolution professional focusing on:
•Non-profit and civil service mediation
•Arbitration. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) San Francisco Bay AreaMarin County Project Manager @ •Co-leading the San Rafael Business Advisory Council.
•Managing voucher budget of approximately $100,000.
•Supervising approximately 30 Team Members working on three different contracts.
•Maintaining a positive public image of the organization to the greater community. Its outcomes, its model, its mission - to all existing and potential partners including local government agencies, other social service providers, community based groups, private businesses, possible funders, and other stakeholders.
•Working closely with Case Managers and Employment Specialists to achieve the goals of Team Members and other clients.
•Maintaining regular communication with other staff regarding team goals, potential partnerships, projects, and new ideas.
•Facilitating a weekly team meeting, in which Team Members receive vouchers, new Team Members are added, news/procedure changes/job positions are discussed, team morale is fostered, and more.
•Maintaining existing work experience contracts and generate new sources of revenue to increase team size, scope of work, sustainability, and staff resources.
•Helping facilitate volunteer and public education opportunities.
•Maintaining a regular reporting system for impact figures, funding cycles, and regular finances.
•Effectively tracking and reporting project data and metrics to contractors, including the City of San Rafael, as well as the general public. From August 2015 to Present (5 months) Housing Relations Strategist @ This position was created as a result of the success he had with his housing numbers and retention. On top of still managing a caseload, he offers seminars and workshops to improve the practices of outreach to property managers and maintain those relationships.
•Connecting with landlords and property managers to explain the advantages of our program.
•Developing a detailed plan of action to meet needs, set goals, and find necessary resources to meet the goals.
•Securing affordable housing and advocating for clients.
•Housing clients and working with an employment specialist to help place them back into society.
•Marketing to external agencies.
*Personally managed over 30 clients and successfully retained housing by developing relationships with Property Managers resulting in 33 signed leases in one fiscal year.
*Continually managed housing retention by creating workshops for clients across multiple caseloads, making sure rents were paid and performing constant house visits to deter lease violations resulting in a retention rate 20% higher than the counties average. (94%)
*Self-started initiatives focused on getting the homeless registered to vote resulting in more community involvement and higher self-esteem.
*Facilitated workshops on how to recruit Property Managers resulting in an agency wide influx of housing numbers up 81% from the previous fiscal year (154 total people housed) and homelessness decreasing by 14% in Santa Clara County from 2013-2015. From May 2015 to August 2015 (4 months) Case Manager @ Extensive experience (9 months) doing outreach in the largest homeless encampment in the country, unofficially referred to as "The Jungle." In a successful pilot program that was launched to secure housing rapidly for the homeless through temporary subsidies and focusing on helping clients retain employment.
Read about "The Jungle" here: http://www.sanjoseinside.com/2015/03/30/city-to-use-jungle-cleanup-as-model-for-other-homeless-camps/
and here: http://www.mercurynews.info/wishbook/2014/wbarcadia.shtml
•Working closely with city officials to solve problems regarding homeless individuals.
•Developing strategies to grow partnerships and eliminate homelessness exponentially.
•Coordinating new initiatives related to the Downtown Streets Teams new housing project.
•Establishing relationships and acting as a liaison to medical offices, public defenders office and property management offices regarding client orientation.
•Meeting regularly with Project Manager concerning case management issues, activities and the status of projects.
•Assisting in program-level policy implementation.
•Acting as a liaison between clients and property management when necessary.
•Reaching out to clients to assess their most urgent needs, appraise the situation, and listen to the concerns.
*Created, promoted and hosted 1st annual "Housing for Humanity Awards", honoring property managers for housing individuals with barriers.
*Developed and facilitated workshops focused on budgeting, credit fixing, voting, property manager outreach, etc. resulting in a 20% increase of attendance by clients to weekly meetings. (About 6 more people per meeting on average.) From March 2014 to May 2015 (1 year 3 months) Manager Trainee @ •Excelled at learning and implementing all company policies and procedures.
•Met and exceeded all sales quotas.
•Assisted the branch manager with billing issues and processing payments.
•Helped customers find car that suited their specific needs.
*Increased revenue by 47% from 2012 to 2013 by providing excellent customer service.
*Increased rental sales by 30% from 2012 to 2013 by offering upgrades at affordable rates.
*Generated over $75,000 in annual sales revenue by explaining the advantages of optional accessories.
*Expanded marketing efforts to multiple referral sources (hotels, body shops, car dealerships, etc.)
*Prevented an attempted credit card fraud and car theft. (Twice) From July 2012 to March 2014 (1 year 9 months) Co-owner and Representative (VP) @ •Developed a business with several friends that promoted parties, organizations on campus, clubs, and college housing.
•Drew crowds of people to our events through extensive social media and personal contacts.
•Product development and obtained equipment.
•Negotiated contracts, managed inventory, planned and ran events and financial operations.
•Granted internships to School of Business students for work experience and did fundraising for numerous organizations.
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/FireandIceTally From April 2010 to April 2012 (2 years 1 month)
Bachelor's degree (B.A.), Criminal Justice and Corrections @ Florida A&M University From 2010 to 2012 Associate of Arts (A.A.), Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies @ SUNY Westchester From 2006 to 2008 Logan McDonnell is skilled in: Leadership, Community Outreach, Public Speaking, Event Planning, Fundraising, Public Relations, Training, Nonprofits, Social Media, Leadership Development, Customer Service, Microsoft Word, Social Media Marketing, Sales, Marketing