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David Mabry
Project/Program Manager , International Development
Washington, D.C., United States
International development management and consultant for small U.S.-based international NGOs in Nepal, Rwanda, and Botswana, and former private sector senior financial analyst seeking placement in project/program management. A decade of experience in project, budget, and grant management and compliance and field work experience in developing nations. MPA with nonprofit management emphasis.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
A combination of administration, management, and consulting in the private and nonprofit sector and field work in economic development and humanitarian relief.

Acts4Rwanda: Developed financial administration and consulting on U.S. exemption determination as well as business strategy. Volunteer role while completing MPA.

Aythos: Co-founder, Finance Director, and Field Manager. Economic development to build marketable agricultural production in Nepal. Both part-time and full-time volunteer roles concurrent with career and MPA program.

•Managed entity creation, governance development, and financial reporting, and co-managed marketing and social media.
•Created and carried out economic development programs for rural agricultural production.
•Managed grant writing resulting in apple and kiwifruit production, beekeeping, and earthquake relief funding in Nepal.
•Organized collaboration among NGOs in Nepal to deliver food, shelter, and medical care for 2015 earthquake relief.
•Negotiated sourcing and planting of 5,000 apple trees and kiwi plants and training for 200 Nepali farmers.

Dream Out Loud Productions: Project development and grant writing to create relief for water scarcity and wildlife welfare project in Botswana. Concurrent with MPA program.

Philips Color Kinetics: Senior Financial Analyst.
•Managed federal grants program including compliance processes and corporate training, and development of automated time-tracking and cost allocation systems.
•Profitability analyst for R&D programs and advised executive team on program continuation plans.
•Budget manager for R&D, marketing, and various special projects, including the first LED replacement for the 60W light bulb, and green-programs finance manager.
•Project manager to improve data coordination across multiple product development departments in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Master of Public Administration (MPA) from University of Arkansas at Little Rock, with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management in 2016.
2015 Student of the Year.
Pi Alpha Alpha inductee.

B.S. in Human Resource Development from University of Minnesota in 2002.

Master's Research:
Income Inequality: Researching policy outcomes leading to increased income inequality with implications for increasing access to sector-based collective bargaining, vocational training, and higher education, as well as building progressive income taxation and consumer protection regulation.

Climate Change: Climate change policy in the U.S. comparing potential federally-based initiatives versus state and local policy initiated by localized politics. Findings determining local initiatives are more feasible to implement with federal funding, however, make little impact on national CO2 emissions.

Projects included:
-Lucie's Place: Project manager for a strategic planning capstone to build capacity for homeless LGBTQ individuals in the Central Arkansas Area.

-Acts4Rwanda: Project manager for a fundraising development project to support vulnerable children in Rwanda. Continued contributing to finance and consulting from Aug. 2016 to present.

Arkansas Rice Depot: Determining the factors leading to a necessary merger with the largest food bank in the state; concluding the value of adhering to mission and preventing mission creep by outside self-interested stakeholders.

Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs: Led the data and finance team to determine the appropriate response to managing the future influx of veterans in nursing homes.
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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    United States
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