Public Equity Group
Program Manager / Global Communications
Project Management / Corp Communications / Marketing / Govt Relations
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Program Manager / Global Communications
Project management, public relations and community affairs professional with experience in both the public and private sector. I cover a wide range of areas including media relations, community outreach, communications, marketing and government and legislative affairs.
I have worked with various customers including community organizations, state, local and federal officials, business owners, international corporations, various business networks and the media. Goal oriented proactive professional, a fast learner with ten-plus years of project management, team building, compliance and business development experience in a variety of sectors. History of managing complex and cross-functional projects to completion. Proven ability to gather and synthesize complex data and communicate meaningful insights. Highly motivated team player with strong written and verbal communication skills and a track record of earning the respect of others.
Areas of Expertise: Project Management • Strategic Business Planning & Execution • Team Building/Recruiting • Corporate Vision & Strategy • Mergers & Acquisitions • Compliance and Reporting • Due Diligence & Financial Analysis • Product Launch & Positioning • Strategic Partnerships • Channel Development • Training • International Communications • Contract Review • Government Relations • Public Relations • Agency Management • Media Buys • Media Interviews • Sales Training Programs
My Contact info: JD@jdsparks.com or 502.693.8022 c
Reviewed all aspects of program requests for MUW applicants in Oldham County, KY.
National Newsletter Committee, volunteer.
Recognized national editor, 3 consecutive years.
In my role as Magistrate, Oldham County 5th District and member of KACo (Kentucky Association of Counties) I have been appointed to the National Association of Counties (NACo) National Board committee - Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee.
Committee responsibilities: All matters pertaining to housing programs, community and economic development, and public works including the creation of affordable housing and housing options for different populations, residential, commercial, and industrial development, and building and housing codes.
Governor’s “Spirit of Kentucky” 2014 award for Kentucky Connected project • National Association of Counties (NACo) – Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee • Editor, awarded national “Best Newsletter” for Marine Corps League, 3 consecutive years • Metro United Way, Oldham County Program Review Team, Volunteer • Infragard FBI Homeland Security cooperative, member • Marine Corps League national newsletter committee, member • Leadership Oldham County, graduate • Leadership Louisville, Focus program, graduate • FBI Citizens Academy, graduate • Dean’s Service Key, Loyola University Chicago • Center for Nonprofit Excellence, member • The College Board, national Student Advisory Panel, Govt Relations committee, member • Toys For Tots Oldham County, liaison • Delta Sigma Pi, co-ed Business Fraternity, Alumni Contact, Japan • Oldham County Fiscal Court, member, 2010-2019.
Delta Sigma Pi, alumni chapters: Louisville, Chicago and Japan, American Red Cross, committee, KIDS Center, Louisville, KY, American Legion, Marine Corps League, Kentucky Motorcycle Association, American Legion Riders, Junior Achievement, Teacher, Young Republicans, Leadership Louisville, Focus Program Graduate, YPAL, Young Professionals Association of Louisville, Infragard, National Rifle Association, former Election Volunteer Coordinator for KY 3rd District, GLI (Greater Louisville Inc), TeN (the Technology Network of Louisville), The College Board - Advisory Council for Student Concerns, Venture Club of Louisville, Order of Kentucky Colonels
Editor for nationally recognized newsletter, 3 years running awarded best large scale newsletter.
Now sit on nationally committee.
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