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Community/Social Work, Financial Services, Non-profit/Association

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1-4

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Experience:
12/1/2007 Present Birmingham, Alabama & Atlanta, Georgia
Business Development Consultant Freelance/Independent
Responsibilities: Acquire and service clients, Political Fundraising, Governmental Relations,
Business Development, Non-Profit Development, Community Relations, Issue Advocacy

11/01/2006 5/15/2008 Atlanta, Georgia
Fundraising Development Consultant A.C.O.R.N. (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now)
Responsibilities: Manage fundraising events and programs in the Southern States ACORN Offices.
Strengthen relationships with current contributors and acquire new contributors
Provide fundraising research and training for A.C.O.R.N. Organizers and Board Members
Manage interns and volunteers for fundraisers and special events

1/2/2006 5/15/2006 Trenton, New Jersey
Fundraising Director John Harmon for Mayor
Responsibilities: Manage, remotely and on-site, the Campaign Finance Office and Staff Including
an Event Coordinator, a Finance Deputy, Surrogate Fundraisers and volunteers
Research and Identify statewide fundraising opportunities
Educate and make appeals for contributions from potential contributors
Assist the Finance Committee and the candidate in contributor solicitations
Accompany the candidate at fundraising events and meetings

9/16/2005 2/17/2006 Birmingham, Alabama
District Staff Representative Alabama State Employees Association (ASEA)
Responsibilities: Promote & protect the interests of Alabamas State Employees
Represent State Employees at disciplinary and termination hearings
Recruit state employees for ASEA membership in Jefferson, Shelby, St.Clair and Bibb Counties
Address workplace and policy concerns on behalf of state employees

6/1/2005 9/12/2005 Montgomery, Alabama
Interim Executive Director Community Care Network Eliminating Healthcare Disparities in
Alabamas Underprivileged & Underserved Populations
Responsibilities: Oversee daily operations
Serve as chief administrator and staff manager
Funding Development
Government Relations
Community Relations

4/2/2004 5/31/2005 Montgomery, Alabama
Fundraising Director Alabama Democratic Party
Responsibilities: Organize and manage all fundraising activity for the Alabama Democratic Party
Strengthen relationships with current contributors and acquire new contributors
Provide fundraising research and training for statewide and federal candidates and their campaign
staffers
Manage interns and volunteers for fundraisers and special events
Create fundraising and training opportunities for the College Democrats Organization and Young
Democrats Organization in Alabama
Assist the accountant with federal and state financial reports, deposits and check processing
Develop and implement a small-donor marketing plan

11/1/2003 3/16/2004 Chicago, Illinois
Fundraising Director Joyce Washington for U.S. Senate Campaign
Responsibilities: Organize and manage all facets of the Campaign Finance Office and Staff
Including an Event Coordinator, a Finance Deputy, Surrogate Fundraisers and volunteers
Research and Identify national fundraising opportunities
Educate and make appeals for contributions from potential contributors
Assist the Finance Committee and the candidate in contributor solicitations
Accompany the candidate at fundraising events and meetings

6/14/2003 10/30/03 Birmingham, Alabama
Fundraising Director -Bob Jones for Mayor Campaign
Responsibilities: Responsible for reaching the campaign fundraising goals
Organize campaign fundraising events
Identify, educate and make appeals for financial gifts from potential contributors
Organize and co-chair the Campaign Finance Committee
Assist the candidate in contributor solicitations
Advance/Accompany the candidate at fundraising events and meetings

1/2/2003 5/15/03 Montgomery, Alabama
Fundraising Development Consultant- Alabama Watch Consumer Research, Education & Protection
Responsibilities: Develop and implement a fundraising plan for Alabama Watch
Identify, educate and make appeals for financial gifts from potential contributors
Establish relationships and donation schedules with current contributors
Organize fundraising events throughout Alabama

3/25/2002 11/30/02 Montgomery, Alabama
Deputy Campaign Fundraising Director-Siegelman for Governor Campaign
Responsibilities: Organize campaign fundraising events
Identify and educate potential campaign contributors
Assist the Governor /Candidate in contributor solicitations
Advance the Governor/Candidate at fundraising events

12/10/20013/19/2002 Chicago, Illinois
Political Organizer-Gubernatorial PrimaryCongressman Rod Blagojevich/Strategic Consulting Group
Responsibilities: Organize a volunteer base in a specific territory
Coordinate coalition support efforts within a territory
Organize events to recruit volunteers and promote the candidate
Advance the candidate at public functions
Organize and manage a volunteer phone bank
Organize door-to-door canvass efforts
Identify and mobilize voters supporting Congressman Blagojevich

6/2001 12/2001 Birmingham, Alabama
Group Sales Coordinator -Visionland Theme Park
Responsibilities: Market, sell, and coordinate outings to Visionland for corporate, civic, and social
organizations.
Provide public relations and service to customers and prospects

4/2000 4/2001 Birmingham, Alabama
Account Executive - Birmingham Family Times Magazine/United Parenting Press
Responsibilities: Advise clients and media buyers concerning print media advertising
Acquire and service advertisers for company core and ancillary publications

2/1997 11/1999 Birmingham, Alabama
Account Executive/Special Events Team - Radio Disney
Responsibilities: Develop radio ads for existing clients
Acquire and service new advertisers
Organize promotions and special events to promote Radio Disney
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Education: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Major: Public Relations 1995
Strategic Consulting Group, Chicago, IL. Campaign Management School 2001
Democratic National Committee, Birmingham, Al. Campaign Institute 2002
State of Alabama Insurance License Life, Health, Disability -2003 to 2005
Non-Profit Resource Center, Birmingham Al. Fund Development Symposium 7/2004

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Charles James
Name: Charles James
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Location: Georgia,United States

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