Please Join Us in Congratulating DeOndra Parker on her New Position at Neighborhood AlliesLeave a Comment
DeOndra Parker, who has been our Executive Assistant and Office Manager at Neighborhood Allies, has been promoted to the position of Operations and Program Support Manager.
As Operations and Program Support Manager, DeOndra is responsible for liaising with the Chief Operating Officer to ensure that programs are working in harmony toward production goals, while also meeting quality standards. She supports the operational, financial, and grant-related activities of the organization. DeOndra also analyzes and improves organizational processes, and works to improve quality, productivity, and efficiency.
As an organization, Neighborhood Allies has grown in size (over 300% in the last 5 years), scope, and complexity. As such, we have recognized the need to elevate the level of consistency of data, grant reporting and tracking progress, program evaluation, and program support–in her new position, DeOndra is directly impacting our organization’s ability to operate in the most efficient and effective manner and be the best partner we can to our allies on the ground.
DeOndra holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Leadership and Management as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Carlow University. DeOndra is passionate about helping others and making a difference.
“DeOndra has been an incredible partner in the development of our organizational practices and policies” says Chief Operating Officer, Stephanie Chernay. “She is highly skilled and trained in business decisions and processes and has spent her career in positions that have required her to be adaptable, creative, and responsive to ever-changing needs. Her disposition and the energy she brings to the work is infectious – I am lucky to have her by my side helping keep all the pieces moving together as we continue to build out our organization.”
In this new role, DeOndra hopes to support the advancement of the operational aspects of Neighborhood Allies.
“I am thrilled to be working with the COO and helping to take things to the next level. I feel empowered to make real change within the organization and looking forward to what the future holds.”