Monday, March 10, 2008

David Jones Letter of Interest

Letter of interest.
I would like to formally submit my letter of consideration for the Democratic vacancy on the Board of Commissioners. I would consider it an honor and privilege to serve the citizens and families of Lehigh County by providing them effective government and core services.

I bring a solid professional background and global experience from 10 yrs in the Corporate sector. That experience includes leadership and organization development, change management as well as Professional Certifications in Six Sigma, Organizational Systems, Lean Processing Systems, This experience can lend its self to helping to shape our County Government to become even more effective as we navigate the constant state of change that Lehigh County finds itself in at this time.

Additionally I presently serve as the Executive Administrator for one of the largest Faith institutions in the County. Our multi cultural membership spans the entire Lehigh County region and beyond.
Resume (first page only).

David S. Jones Sr.

Profile Skilled administrator with 15yrs experience leading and directing various functions within organizations.

Professional leadership

A Track record of proven administrative, and interpersonal leadership abilities in business and community helping organizations improve effectiveness.
Able to effectively as a team

Demonstrated ability to work across functional, cultural and political boundaries to build coalitions of leaders.

Strategic thinker and decision maker, Successful 10 yr corporate career working my way up from an entry level position to Global HR Leadership role. Assisted city of Allentown to end a community riot and reduce tensions resulting from the accidental death of a young child.

Lifechurch Executiue Administrator

Operational leadership of the 2300 member church's ministry profile and infrastructure including managing $2.5 mil budget, supervising 40 administrative staff.

Implemented first comprehensive budgetary process resulting in net income increasing by 150%

Revamped the organizations programming profile to be more reflective of relevant needs of membership

Transitioned staff from a culturally entrenched entitlement system to performance based.

Global Operations Talent Development Manager

Direct training and development function for Averydennison's global operations consisting of divisions(6bil annual sales) and over 200 sales, manufacturing and distribution facilities. Managed the allocation of $6 mill budget working with vendors and consultants across global platform. Implemented first universal performance evaluation system for global operations (17,000 ees) Created first corporate wide talent council consisting of Operations and HR leaders from US, Asian and European divisions.

• Certified Six Sigma Greenbelt
• Quality Control Management Systems
• Kaizen Continuous Improvement
• Lean Manufacturing Processes
• Organizational Development, Executive Recruiting & Coaching
• Cross Functional Networking, Instructional Design Employment, Executive Administrator History, Global Operations Talent Development Manager,
Divisional Training Manager, Regional Training Manager, Business Results Leader

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