EVENT MANAGEMENT // LOGISTICS // PLANNING // PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Connor Sites-Bowen

connorsb@gmail.com

412.721.5171 cell

Pittsburgh, PA

Education and Credentials

Lean Leadership Training GENCO Logistics, Pittsburgh, PA

May 2015

Bachelor of Humanities and Arts in Creative Urbanism

May 2008

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

with study abroad at Sparta Institute, Sparta, Greece

Experience

Special Distributions Coordinator, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

July 2012 – November 2015

  • Planned and coordinated 600+ large-scale food distributions (Produce to People), moving more than 12 million pounds of food and delivering 300,000 orders-to-families

  • Helped launch or relocate three Produce to People distributions over 18 month span.

  • Launched barcode sign-in system (PassCard) at the Fayette County Produce to People and the Greene County Produce to People.

  • Scouted, engaged, and coordinated spaces and partners for four Extra Special Distributions per year.

  • Planned and coordinated three years of the Meals for Minds school pantry distribution, and designed its most recent, streamlined iteration.

  • Upgraded planning systems from static documents to web-hosted, dynamic, team-focused planning sheets.

  • Maintained and updated computerized client database.

  • Assisted with Lean Six Sigma initiatives within the Food Bank, via community partner GENCO Logistics.

  • Supported multiple iterations of strategic planning at the Food Bank.

 

Assistant to the Production, TG Ventures

May 2014 - May 2015

  • Planned and executed the release of a 250+ page tabletop gaming rulebook.

  • Coordinated a crowdfunding campaign which raised more than 8800% of its stated goal, as part of the book release.

  • Set up and maintained website for the book.

  • Ran Twitter account for the book.

 

Event Coordinator, Assemble

August 2011 – July 2012

  • Assisted community space for art and technology in hosting and scheduling events.

Professional Activities

Food Sourcing and Operations Conference, via Feeding America

St Louis, MO. August 2014 (Attendee)

Annual national conference for Food Bank operations staff.

 

TechNOW Conference, via Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management

Cranberry, PA October 2013 (Steering Committee & Attendee)

Annual local conference for technology use in the Nonprofit sector.

 

TechNOW Conference, via Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management

Robinson Township, PA October 2012 (Attendee)

Annual local conference for technology use in the Nonprofit sector.

Skills

Event Management

  • Oversight of 80+ volunteers

  • Management of crowds of 2500+

  • Coordination of large truck loading and unloading

Internet

  • Website Setup and Maintenance

  • Social Media Engagement (Facebook, Twitter, etc)

  • Crowdfunding Campaigns (Kickstarter, Indiegogo, etc)

  • Google Documents

Software

  • Operating Systems: Windows, Apple, Linux, Android, iOS

  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator

  • Video Editing