John Estorge

JOHN ESTORGE
john@johnestorge.com

Leading Change • Developing People • Making a Difference

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ORGANIZATIONAL LEADER
Missional, people-oriented and inspirational leader with a high capacity for managing multiple priorities to help lead effective change within an organization where a real difference is made and excellence is the goal.
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
• A Motivational and Passionate Leader who takes full responsibility for the productivity of his teams and relentlessly develops individuals to their greatest potential.
• Specializations include: management, admissions, recruiting, career services, and non-profits
• Leverage Resources / Community Outreach – Works closely with government leaders and community partners to create strategic partnerships.
• Ability to Tap the Heart of Team members through compelling messaging and motivation inspiring greatness in others.
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HIGHLIGHTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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Delta Career Education- Miller-Motte College
ASSOCIATE CAMPUS DIRECTOR & DIR OF ADMISSIONS (2015-2017)
◙ Managed Operations and Human Resources for local campus including all major departments
◙ Developed effective community and business partnerships for local branding and improvement of academic programs
◙ Helped to coordinate a student retention plan to increase graduation rates beyond accreditation benchmarks

CAREER SERVICES DIRECTOR (2013-2015)
◙ Directed the most improved Career Services Department for Job Placement year-over-year in DCEC +26%.
◙ Effectively engaged local and regional employers to grow student placement over 80%
◙ Helped create a culture of accountability with education & admissions leading to better student learning outcomes.

HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS & MARKETING COORDINATOR (2012-2013)
◙ Honored with the 2013 President’s Award for achieving 177% of annual student inquiry goal; #1 Recruiter in DCEC.
◙ Received 2012 Award of Excellence for successfully transforming and energizing the High School Admissions Program.
◙ Developed relationships of trust and credibility with key community contacts while becoming the face of MMC.

Presbyterian Church in America
SENIOR TEAM LEADER (2006-2011)
◙ Responsible to lead effective cultural change in organization, plan strategically and develop leaders with $550,000 budget.
◙ Directed 35% growth during first year while initiating hundreds of new relationships and managing multiple projects.
◙ Quickly identified and overcame growth hindrances by vision-casting, strategic planning, hiring & developing personnel.
◙ Initiated new small group system which connected over 80% of the people and led to deeper spiritual growth.

CRU International
REGIONAL DIRECTOR (2005-2006)
◙ Responsible for development and coaching of campus team leaders in NC, SC, TN, KY, WVa.
◙ Planned, directed and facilitated a national coaching and development event for 2,500 leaders.
◙ Established new corporate presence in Charlotte, NC implementing a new strategy to successfully launch 13 new locations
◙ Networked with donors to invest $200,000 annually in organizational efforts.

INTERNATIONAL TEAM LEADER - SWEDEN (2004-2005)
◙ Recruited and coached a team of 12 to successfully launch a new international location for the organization.
◙ Quickly adapted to foreign culture, trained a team and aligned foreign government to our new concept.
◙ Hosted International foreign policy event with the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden and Uppsala University students leading to greater understanding and alleviating political tensions.

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EDUCATION
Certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies, Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Master of Divinity, Reformed Theological, Charlotte, North Carolina
Bachelor of Political Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

ASSOCIATIONS
NC Coastal SHRM, Board Member
Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce, Member
Greenville Rec & Parks Dept., Volunteer Basketball Coach
Pitt County Health Youth Committee, Volunteer Event Coordinator

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