Carol Meyer, MBA

STRATEGY NINJA, WHOLE BRAIN THINKER, ADAPTIVE LEADER

Email:

carol@carolameyer.com 

 

Professional Strengths: 
  • Inspirational leader 

  • Creative problem solver 

  • Business process innovator

  • Talent developer 

  • Strategic communicator  

  • Compelling storyteller

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Hello! I'm Carol

 

I'm a former Peace Corps volunteer turned mission-driven executive with an MBA. I care—about people, about the world we all share, and about making a measurable impact on the quality of all peoples' lives.

I am a dynamic, visionary, and inspirational team leader. I use my right and left brain interchangeably, solving problems like an engineer. Applying global understanding and influential communication skills, I lead teams in producing compelling brand stories and marketing strategies that increase awareness and motivate audiences to act. I lead with integrity, fire on all cylinders, and maximize my MBA to develop teams that deliver impact and engage clients, customers, and internal stakeholders.

I am seeking an executive role that utilizes strengths in developing teams, defining organizational policy, and building best-in-class brands, programs, and relationships. 

EDUCATION
EXPERIENCE
 
 
2015-Present

Executive Director

EMORY UNIVERSITY

Set and drive strategic direction for team of advancement and digital marketers to optimize contributions to Emory’s fundraising value chain with editorial, graphic design, social media, email, and web communications.

Advance business development across nine schools, 20 advancement teams, and executive leadership through proactive relationship building and creative problem solving.

Developed and repositioned team, enhancing fundraising knowledge and skills to produce communications that engage potential and current donors in financially supporting Emory’s mission with more than $625 million in fiscal year 2018.

2010-2015

Deputy Director

CARE

Led team of proposal and stewardship writers who supported private, individual donor grants totaling more than $35 million.

Built consensus among cross-channel teams including web, print, technical units, and fundraising to produce effective collateral and business processes.

Art directed and strategized with creative service teams, fundraisers, and program colleagues to develop targeted, compelling, and programmatically accurate communications.

Engaged staff in 86+ country offices in fundraising strategy, dialogue, and success.

2009-2010

Writer/Researcher

CARE

Conceptualized, researched and developed proposals and reports that compelled private donors to support CARE with grants greater than $25,000.

Strategized with 27 corporate and private donor fundraisers and 86+ country offices to provide technical support and guidance on stewardship and solicitation of donor grants, resulting in grant portfolio of over $35 million.

Early Professional Summary

Specialist - Annual Giving 2004–2006

CARE USA, Atlanta, GA

 

Public Relations Coordinator 2002–2004

American Red Cross, West Palm Beach, FL

 

Creative Specialist - Direct Marketing 2001–2002

CARE USA, Atlanta, GA

 

Production Coordinator 1999–2001

Jack Morton Worldwide, Atlanta, GA

 

Small Business Development Volunteer, 1995–1999

United States Peace Corps, Guatemala

2014-2016

MBA

ROBINSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Georgia State University

Executive Masters in Business Administration

1991-1995

Bachelor's Degree

TERRY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

University of Georgia

Major in International Business

Minor in Spanish

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SKILLS
 

Adaptive leadership

Strategic planning

Technology rollout

Developing teams

Persuasive communications

Change management

 
Let's connect!

Carol A. Meyer

Strategy ninja, whole brain thinker, adaptive leader

Email:

carol@carolameyer.com 

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