Event Management – Wendi brings a variety of logistics and organization to any task and event management is no exception. She has experience planning workshops, conferences, weddings, and more. In dropping a few names, Wendi has been involved with Art.A.Fair Carthage, Carthage Art Walk, Food Truck Friday, Battle of Carthage Sesquicentennial Ceremony, Battle of Carthage Sesquicentennial Re-enactment, and Community Organizations Active in Disaster. She can coordinate efforts with venues, municipalities, caterers, and groups.
Wendi can take the burden of planning meetings, staff celebration events, and large conferences by working with personal contacts and bidding out projects. She will focus on the needs of staff to find speakers, publish & promote registration materials, and coordinate venue, catering, and other needs. Additionally, she can work with event venues to coordinate technology or other speaker and logistical needs.
For holidays, fundraisers, and special events, Wendi has great relationships with Historic Phelps House, Old Time Reunion Event Complex, caterers, vendors, and entertainment services for Casino Nights of Joplin.
Project Management – To Do By Wendi can organize efforts and communicate plans of action throughout departments, and unite multiple agencies and partners toward a stronger goal. Her previous projects include successful political campaigns, fundraising efforts, and legislative initiatives. No project is too small and big projects are a great opportunity for working to unite multiple partners.
Organizational Management – Wendi has worked as an executive director for multiple organizations and has been involved in leadership on a variety of boards. She excels in bringing partners together to develop strategic goals and clear plans of communication. Organizational management is designed as ongoing projects for organizations solely run by volunteers, but needing one person to pull together paperwork, answer phones, create schedules, and planning to ensure accountability and operations.
Transitional Management – Much like organizational management, but can be broken down to departments or committees of well developed businesses, and much like project management, transitional management is designed to be temporary. This service is provided when a business or organization is going through a transition such as a staff change or temporary leave. Wendi will work to develop a transitional document to create a checklist of concerns and items to be addressed during the transition. After the document is presented to management, Wendi can provide temporary staffing to fill a need or work with management to ensure needs are fulfilled in the transition period.
Grant Writing – With a degree in English focused on technical writing and a minor in paralegal studies, Wendi is skilled at assessing the needs required for a grant request and working with agencies to document their skills and services that meet those needs. Her most recent grant experience includes the Missouri Division of Tourism Promote Missouri Fund grants, and the Missouri Arts Council Festival grants. In addition to writing grants, Wendi has experience administrating grants and reviewing applications.
Virtual Assistant – No job is too big or small for finding a bit of relief in overwhelming to do lists. Wendi offers: Blogging, Booking Travel Arrangements, Calendar Management, Content Development, Editing Correspondence & Documents, E-newsletters, Email Management, File Management, Personalized Answering Service, Personal Shopping, Photo Management, Social Media Management, Transcribe Meeting Minutes, Website Reports, Writing, and more.
Pricing: Management, Writing and Virtual Assistant services will be priced by project or an estimated hourly rate of $40 per hour or a percentage of the project budget.