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Willard Rogers

President/CEO at W Blaine Consulting, LLC

Baltimore, MD

I have spent 30 years as an airman, business owner and trainer; an Air Force veteran, a Project Manager and an Executive Director.

About Me

A personal and professional development agency organized to provide training and support to individuals, communities, non-profit organizations, church groups and small minority businesses. Our services are in training, workshops, seminars and one-on-one coaching for growth in employment, education and business excellence.

With over 20 years’ experience in management, ownership and training our owner Will Rogers has developed and compiled tried and true methods of success and marketing to bring you dynamic skills development, training and coaching.

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  • President/CEO at W Blaine Consulting, LLC

    September 2012 — Present

    A personal and professional development agency organized to provide training and support to individuals, communities, non-profit organizations, church groups and small minority businesses. Our services are in training, workshops, seminars and one-on-one coaching for growth in employment, education and minority business excellence. With over 20 years’ experience in management, ownership, training and marketing, "We Plant Seeds to Success." Serving: Non-profits, Community Organizations, Churches and Minority Owned Businesses.

  • Center Director at Active Day - Medical Adult Day Care

    August 2011 — August 2012

    Leader of a Medical Day Care Center and responsible for profitability and quality of services delivered to clients with severe to minimal medical needs. Managing and leading the internal sales process, facilitating new business, maintaining current business, leading and managing a staff of professionals and ensuring that the center meets monthly, quarterly and yearly goals.

  • Marketing/Resident Services at CommuniCare

    October 2009 — August 2011

    Admissions Director: Promoted and marketed the facility for viable and financially approved admissions in effort to increase facility census and revenue. Increased community relations and market appeal of the facility as a positive contributor to the health community and the district tax revenue. Collected and maintained a monthly referral log and managed admissions contracts. Reported directly to the Executive Directer census activity and concerns, challenges and plans of action to improve our ability to grow census and to improve internal processes that impacted our ability to serve at an optimum level of care. Concierge / Resident Liaison: Ultimately responsible for personally enriching the lives of persons residing in the nursing home by responding to customer service requests and resolving problems. The responsibilities ranged widely on the needs of each client. Responsibilities often included managing multiple tasks on a daily basis' health care marketing, hospitality, patient comfort and compassion for various ailments, alzheimers, autism, joint replacement, terminal illnesses, etc.

  • President/CEO at FreshStart, LLC

    July 2009 — December 2009

    Residential/Commercial interior cleaning services; using environmentally friendly cleaning products and available to accommodate any schedule. Our company is bonded and insured for safe, reliable and efficient service and meticulous care for your properties. When you think clean - think FreshStart.

  • Program Assistant at Town of Chapel Hill

    September 2008 — October 2009

    Coordinated client events Managed facility security Provided problem resolution of client/guests complaints Accepted and recorded member dues Supervised after-hours and weekend events Reported activity summarys to upper management

  • Owner at KB Career Services, Inc.

    July 2000 — January 2008

    Manage business operations and programs that serve the nonprofit mission and objectives of a public service organization that has annual grants and revenue of $120,000+. Develop curriculum for training and career mapping objectives for clients and collaborative groups serving at risk youth and persons with disabilities. To date we have served 150 students with a 63% success rate for employment and retention. Research funding opportunities and establish contract opportunities in support of program mission and goals for persons in need of career skills support and training. Develop grant proposals with clearly defined objectives and budget needs. Coordinate Career Days and vendor support services, make all pertinent decisions concerning program objectives, performance standards and curriculum.

  • Project Manager at Bell & Howell MMT

    September 1996 — July 2000

    Manage new install error reporting and installation procedures concerning machines with average cost of $1 million dollars per contract. Managed technical change instructions for new installs and website security for field technicians and provided online technical manuals concerning new and existing field processes, procedures and schematics. Communicated program changes and installation issues to upper management and service personnel through quarterly report that monitored errors, escalated service calls, installation concerns as were voiced by the field technicians and cost analysis data concerning new machine preparation, packaging and delivery.

  • Graphic Arts / Professional Development Instructor at United States Air Force

    July 1980 — July 1995

    Produced artwork for newspapers, technical manuals and military briefings as was necessary. Developed and delivered lectures and classroom instruction on the Effective use of Visual Aids in the Classroom. Directed an Audiovisual Center and supervised 3 technicians in providing daily audiovisual needs to the Senior NCO Academy in Montgomery, Alabama. Managed our program budget and determined yearly equipment and purchasing needs to properly maintain a high level of support services to the Academy.

  • Almeda University

    Degree: MBA

    Field of Study: Business Administration Management

    Start Date: September 2002

    End Date: May 2004

  • Almeda University

    Degree: BA

    Field of Study: Career Counseling

    Start Date: September 2000

    End Date: May 2002

  • Academic Instructor School

    Degree: IT

    Field of Study: Instructional Technology

    Start Date: September 1986

    End Date: May 1995

  • Troy University in Montgomery

    Degree: AA

    Field of Study: Adult Education

    Start Date: September 1987

    End Date: May 1989

  • Mergenthaler Voc Tech High School

    Degree: General

    Field of Study: Commercial Art

    Start Date: September 1977

    End Date: May 1980

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521 S Fremont Ave
Baltimore, MD. 21230
Phone: 4438103597

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