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LAWS 633 Northeast 73rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97213 **Relocating to Kissimmee, Florida early 2011** (503) 250-3986 (503) 253-1878 tim_laws@comcast.net

PROFESSIONAL MANAGER A Manager position with an organization where exceptional strategic management s kills, strong negotiation skills, and the expertise of project management are required.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Highly creative, detail-oriented, and results-driven management professional wit h extensive knowledge of product development and sourcing processes. Especially skilled at building effective, productive working relationships with domestic a nd international clients and staff. Excellent communicator with strong problem resolution and decision making skills. Adept at working efficiently within fast -paced, high-volume environments, requiring a calm demeanor and grace under pres sure. Excels in leading and supervising multi-functional teams and projects sim ultaneously to achieve solid business results. Proficient in Windows-based Micr osoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, and PHStat), as well as Sage ACT. Prominent public figure in the local community, having serve d in a variety of volunteer capacities consistently since 1997.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS Detail-Oriented As Project Manager, guaranteed strict compliance with project plans to e nsure timely completion while staying within budgetary limits. Managed regular inspection and testing required for investigations. As Sales Manager, responsib le for managing entire account acquisition process, from cradle-to-grave. Well Organized Assimilated contracts, engineering specifications, drafting, selection o f suppliers, sourcing and purchasing of materials, manufacturing, quality, inspe ction, and installation for all projects with which directly involved. Excellent Communicator Commendably managed projects, communicating extensively with internal co rporate departments, representatives in the construction industry, and multiple state transportation departments. High Capacity and Results-Driven Dynamically directed all facets of approximately 25 - 34 different proje cts at any specified time. As Fundraising Committee Chair, procured over $25,00 0 in one-time and ongoing financial support through an annual auction banquet fo r First Choice Homeschool Ministries with only three months notice. Co-wrote a fun draising manual specific to the organizations needs, and consulted on the 2008 fund raising event. Budget-Minded Produced and sustained budgets, forecasts, financial reports, pr

ofit and loss statements, procurement for various goods and services, as well as contract negotiations. Process Improvement-Focused Instrumental as a divisional leader in establishing and implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for Sapa, Incorporated. Provided rese arch data on user-related and project-related variables, organized test groups, gathered data from beta test subjects, and forecasted organizational impact. Innovative Spearheaded project development, resulting in significantly increasing t he companys gross profit margin. Established a system of higher quality standards, reducing overall returned product percentage. Entrepreneurial Chartered and directed the nonprofit homeschool cooperation prog ram, First Choice Central Portland, caring for roughly 200 parents and children on a weekly basis throughout the year. Skilled Trainer Developed a director internship program for First Choice Central Portland, assisting in the charter of two additional homeschool cooperative pro grams servicing the at-large homeschool community. Organized and taught process improvement and team building workshops to over 800 Sapa, Inc. employees.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE FIRST CHOICE CENTRAL PORTLAND ~ PORTLAND, OREGON Program Director (2008-Present) FIRST CLASS HOMESCHOOL MINISTRIES ~ VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON Volunteer Fundraiser Committee Chair (2007) WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF TEACHING CHRISTIAN HOMES ~ SEATTLE, WASHINGTON Volunteer Member Coordinator (2006-2008) ~ Volunteer Seattle Conference Committe e Chair (2007) NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS ~ NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE Field Sales Representative (2006) SAPA, INCORPORATED ~ PORTLAND, OREGON Project Manager (2005-2006) Sales Manager ~ Instructor/Facilitator (2003-2005) Outside Sales Representative ~ Insides Sales/Customer Service ~ Quality Control (1988-2003) OREGON ARMY NATIONAL GUARD ~ EUGENE AND FOREST GROVE, OREGON Staff Sergeant (1985-1995)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING Bachelor of Science, Business Administration ~ Expected Completion: May 2011 Prospective magna cum laude ~ GPA: 3.76 Warner Pacific College ~ Portland, Oregon Certified Ministry Leader Training Biblical Leaders ~ Central Bible Church ~ 2008-2009 Certified Facilitator in Process Improvement and Teamwork Building

Quest Worldwide Facilitator Training ~ SAPA, Inc. ~ 2003-2004 E Series Soccer Coach Clinic and License Recipient Oregon Youth Soccer Association, Beaverton, Oregon ~ 1998 Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership Training, Phases 1 and 2 US Army National Guard, Astoria, Oregon ~ 1989 Primary Leadership Development Course Region 5 NCO Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah ~ 1987

HONORS AND AWARDS Active Member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society of the Two Year Co llege since 2008 US Army National Guard Awards 3 Commendation Medals: Field Performance; Leadership; and Motivation & Dedicatio n ~ Top Gun Achievement Medal Training Ribbon for Team Spirit ~ 2 Service Ribbons for Firefighting during Oper ation White Horse.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AMERICORPS ~ Active Volunteer Member, 2010-Present CENTRAL BIBLE CHURCH ~ Director of Guest Services, 2010-Present ~ Small Group Le ader, 2010 CHRISTIAN YOUTH THEATER ~ Show Chair Production Team Leader, 2009-2010 RIVER ROCK CHURCH | Director of Guest Services, 2005 / Small Group Ministry Dire ctor, 2003-2005 GRESHAM YOUTH SOCCER CLUB ~ Soccer Coach, 1994-2001 / Board Member, 1998-2000 / Equipment Manager, 1999-2000 EAST HILL CHURCH ~ Marriage Ministry Small Group Leader, 1997-2001 GRESHAM/BARLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ~ District Boundaries Committee Member, 19 97-2000