Cara Grassie

Delmar, New York

Senior Advancement Officer, Foundation Relations

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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    Cross Collaborations
    Customer Service
    Grant Writing & Administration
    Meeting & Event Management
    Process Reorganization
    Project Management
    Public Relations Campaigns
    Research & Project Development
    Strategic Planning
    Writing & Editing

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    Where I've Worked
    C

    2011 – Present

    President, Founder and CEO

    Cara A. Grassie Communications, Inc
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    2015 – Present

    Senior Advancement Officer, Foundation Relations

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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    S

    2009 – 2016

    Adjunct Professor - Department of Hotel, Culinary Arts & Tourism

    Schenectady County Community College
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    S

    Jan 2011 – May 2011

    Graduate Intern, The Offices of Arthur

    Schenectady County Community College
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    T

    2008 – 2011

    Assistant Grant Writer, Office of Institutional Advancement

    the College of Saint Rose
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    Nov 2008

    Customer Service Representative

    MVP Health Care
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    A

    2000 – 2008

    Director, Education and Training & Association Executive

    Association Development Group, Inc
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    A

    1999 – 2000

    Employment Program Coordinator

    Albany County Department For Aging
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    C

    1997 – 1999

    Confidential Assistant

    Cohoes Police Department
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    C

    Jan 1997

    Executive Assistant to the Mayor

    City of Cohoes
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    B

    1995 – 1997

    Assistant Communications & Legislative Director

    Bogdan and Faist, P.c
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    Where I've Studied

    2011

    Masters, Education

    The College of St. Rose

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    1993

    Bachelors, History

    The College of St. Rose

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    Organizational aficionado

    Dynamic and deadline driven management professional and educator, with extensive experience in account management; communications; event management; fundraising campaigns; project management; supervising staff and volunteers; & member services.

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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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