Andrew Galen

Contributing Assistant Professor

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Contact Information

Address
900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301
U.S.A.
 

Education

WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY, Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Salem, OR
Master of Business Administration, May 2017

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene, OR
Bachelor of Arts, International Studies, 2011

Qualification Summary

  • Willamette MBA graduate and member of the first Grant Administration cohort
  • Six years of nonprofit experience in different roles including strategy, marketing, and direct service
  • History of teaching, tutoring, and mentoring students
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail

Experience

UNITED WAY OF THE MID-WILLAMETTE VALLEY, Salem, OR
Director of Strategic Initiatives, 2017 – Present
Responsible for identifying and executing projects that boost revenue or serve vulnerable populations in the community

  • Created United Way’s Donor Advised Fund Program, currently marketing and growing participation
  • Research and design innovative affordable housing pilot projects
  • Launched the Taylor’s House homeless youth shelter to provide overnight housing for up to 10 youth per night

KAISER PERMANENTE, Skyline Medical Office, Salem, OR
Specialty Care Administration Graduate Intern, 2017
Responsible for evaluating operations, identifying opportunities for improvement, and recommending creative solutions

  • Analyzed perioperative workflow related to surgical readmissions, resulting in a business case to decrease readmits from 9.55 per 1,000 cases to the national average via patient education touchpoints
  • Created videos for each specialty care department to reduce referral wait times and improve member satisfaction

WILLAMETTE MBA COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM, Salem, OR
Grant Administrator, 2016-2017
Inaugural year of Grant Administration, a consequential-learning course that stewards a $150,000 grant program

  • Crafted and marketed a request for proposal to engage with high-impact nonprofit organizations
  • Developed evaluation metrics to review $682,000 in total application funding requests
  • Presented final application decisions to an advisory board, leading to $150,000 in approved projects

FAMILY BUILDING BLOCKS, Salem, OR
Strategic Management Intern, 2016
Responsible for projects in data management and marketing in the development department

  • Audited the Raiser’s Edge donor database resulting in clean data after the recent transition to the program
  • Prepared a portfolio of marketing content to be used throughout the year to celebrate FBB’s 20th anniversary

SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Georgetown, TX
Assistant Director of Admission, 2013 – 2015
Responsible for leading a new team of counselors, reporting, and territory management

  • Trained five new counselors in recruitment and admission practices ultimately enrolling 380+ new students
  • Recruited and presented to high school students resulting in 500+ application submissions annually
  • Utilized an online data management system for reporting, mass communications, and reviewing applications
  • Established and managed an innovative new recruitment campaign facilitating 350+ student interactions

COLLEGE FORWARD, Austin, TX
AmeriCorps Volunteer / College Coach, 2011 – 2013
AmeriCorps is a national service organization; volunteers complete 1,700 hours of service annually

  • Taught afterschool classes on college preparation to low-income, first generation students at Lehman High School
  • Maintained up-to-date student records on SalesForce and oversaw a committee completing an online data transfer project for 2,700+ student profiles providing vital infrastructure support
  • Developed curriculum and class materials, led community service projects, and mentored students one-on-one, providing opportunities for students to succeed in high school and prepare for college

 

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Willamette University

Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Salem Campus

Address
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-370-6167

Portland Center

Address
200 SW Market Street, Suite 101
Portland Oregon 97201 U.S.A.
Phone
971-717-7260

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