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Highlights of my time as Assistant Director / COO at Ohio Cultural Facilities Commission

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  1. 1. DAVID P. WARTEL Assistant Director / Chief Operating Officer Ohio Cultural Facilities Commission Columbus, Ohio 2006-2013
  2. 2. Organizational Overview • The Ohio Cultural Facilities Commission was a state agency that oversaw capital improvement funds appropriated by the General Assembly and Governor for planning, construction, renovation and expansion projects at Ohio’s non-profit theatres, museums, historical sites and publicly owned professional sports venues. • http://www.culture.ohio.gov
  3. 3. Responsibilities Summary • LED ALL ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS OF THE AGENCY • human resources • information technology • communications • fiscal operations • procurement and office management • MANAGED ASSESSMENT AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION OF A PORTFOLIO OF STATE GRANTS • appropriations of over $530 Million • more than 300 community capital projects in 72 counties
  4. 4. Selected Accomplishments • DEVELOPED AND MANAGED ORGANIZATIONAL RESTRUCTURING • effectively addressed a 20% budget reduction, which coincided with 70% increase in project appropriations assigned by the state legislature. • REVAMPED AGENCY COMMUNICATIONS PLAN • resulted in better-informed project sponsors, legislators, media, and the public • developed two new publications, redesigned and revised two others, and re-launched the agency website • developed a proactive schedule of correspondence and media releases
  5. 5. Selected Accomplishments (continued) • IMPLEMENTED MORE RIGOROUS ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENTS OF TAX-EXEMPT BOND-FUNDED GRANT APPLICANTS • provided more comprehensive information to Commission members • ensured compliance with bond regulations and state law • INITIATED AND OVERSAW INFORMATION SYSTEM REPLACEMENTS • re-developed custom .NET/SQL project management system to effectively handle expansion of data tracking and reporting needs • implemented Microsoft SharePoint • converted to PeopleSoft ERP system.
  6. 6. Selected Accomplishments (continued) • INSTITUTED HUMAN RESOURCE PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO RECRUIT, RETAIN, AND REWARD HIGH-PERFORMING EMPLOYEES • performance management • competency-based hiring • organizational climate measurement • LED DEVELOPMENT OF REQUIRED MATERIALS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE DIRECTIVES OF VARIOUS STATE OFFICES • biennial budget development • information technology procurement and security plans • gubernatorial transition manual • emergency preparedness plans • policy and procedure manuals • efforts resulted in successful state audits, including no findings or management comments in the agency’s FY 2010-2011 audit report

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