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Thomas P. Dwyer
Executive Director , International Senior Executive - Corporate, Operations & Program
Greater New York City Area, United States
Effective, dedicated, executive leader with over twenty years of progressive management in not-for-profit and private sector. Motivational leader and “hands-on” team participant who manages multiple responsibilities simultaneously in time sensitive environments. Effective communicator with diverse individuals and develops trusting relationships through integrity, professional character, and international and intercultural management techniques.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church, November 2012-May 2013
Business Continutiy and Crisis Management Consultant, New York, NY
• Review and update the General Board of Global Ministries Business Continuity Plan.
• Create a Crisis Management Plan for the General Board of Global Ministries.
• Review and update the UMCOR Crisis Management Plan.
• Create Crisis Management Plans for UMCOR international field offices.

United Methodist Committee on Relief-New York
Executive Director, October 2009 - Present
Director of Operations, June 2007-October 2009
• Provide overall strategic leadership of a $40 million international humanitarian relief and development organization.
• Supervise and support UMCOR’s HQ-based team of Program, Finance, Business Development, Human Resource and Support staff, as well as supervise 8 Head of Missions supporting 500 global personnel.
• Lead and supervise the development of global programs and operations.
• Serve as lead representative and key communicator to governments, donor agencies and various coordination bodies.

International Aids Vaccine Initiative-New York
Global Compliance Officer, November 2006-May 2007
• Management of compliance and administrative requirements of designated prime contracts and grant awards from all donor sources valued at over $80 million annually.

International Medical Corps-Pakistan & Washington DC
Program Development Consultant, July-August 2006
• Led the process on the development and submission of a $2 million USD Food For Education (FFE) proposal to USDA for IMC in Pakistan.

United Methodist Committee on Relief-New York
Director, International Operations, March-September 2005
• Provided overall leadership of a $35 million international humanitarian relief and development organization.
• Led and supervised UMCOR’s HQ based team of Regional Directors, HR, Program and Support staff, as well as management support to 13 Head of Missions and 500 global personnel.
• Served as lead representative and key communicator globally.

Church Avenue Merchants Block Association-New York
Program Manager, Refugee Services, August 2004-February 2005
• Provided over-all direct program management of the refugee program with six staff, including services for relevant clients.

United Methodist Committee on Relief-Kosovo
Head of Mission, December 2001-August 2003
• Over-all senior management leadership of multi-sector, multi-donor humanitarian and development-based programming for UMCOR in Kosovo.
• Provide leadership, decision-making and management in human resource management of 50 national and 10 expatriate employees.

Head of Mission, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia February 2001-December 2001
• Led, planned and managed multi-sector, multi-donor humanitarian and development programs in health, agriculture, micro-finance, monetization, community development, IDP assistance and infrastructure.
• Supervised and managed 5 expat
Masters Degree in International & Intercultural Management from School for International Training (1997 - 1998)

Bachelors in International Studies from School for International Training (1995 - 1997)
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Russian; Serbo-Croatian
    United States
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