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Hannah Wood
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Director with a solid history of achievement in training and growing affiliates. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include passion for the mission, vision for bring community partners together, ability to motivate and share experience through training and mentoring staff and board members.

  • Strong Organizational and Coordination skills
  • Good Operations Analysis skills
  • Excellent Writing and language skills
  • Proven ability to Train and Mentor groups and individuals. 
  • Creative Communications and Media applications
  • Strong Team member and Leader when needed
  • Articulate Speaker and Good Listener
Executive Director 07/2008 to Present
Arcadia-DeSoto County Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Arcadia, FL
  • Create, design policies, implement systems and maintain Departments including: Family Services Program, Construction, ReStore, Community Outreach, and Mortgage Lending.
  • Reviewing progress and developing Board approved Strategic Plans and Capacity Building Funding Plans.
  • Presenting and educating county Commissioners, Service Clubs, businesses and Churches regarding the importance of affordable healthy housing and the impact they are capable of.
  • Identifying and procuring land donation opportunities for Habitat.
  • Providing group training opportunities and individually mentoring staff in mission success and personal spiritual growth. 
  • Mentoring other rural Habitat affiliates Board members, staff and Volunteer leaders in central Florida.
  • Serving as trainer or panel member for many state and International Conferences. Including Round tables
  • Writing and executing grants both on line and with community Foundations and other funding partners including Habitat for Humanity International.
  • Review internal program goals and status to ensure progress and compliance with policies, standards, regulations, or laws.
  • Helped facilitate the creation of a homeless Coalition including pastors and community leaders. 
  • Helped create and serve as Board Member of the Florida SSO.
Executive Director 08/2001 to 06/2008
Highlands County Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Sebring, FL
  • Creating Policies and Systems for growth and management of successful ReStore and 18 home per year construction team.
  • Hiring and evaluating performance of 25 employees. Writing Job Descriptions and overseeing HR challenges.
  • Directing bi weekly devotions and staff meetings, keeping focus and direction consistent.
  • Educating and motivating the Board of Directors to become responsible funding advocates.
  • Writing, implementing and reporting Grants such as Capacity Building, SHOP, Flex Cap and SHIP.
  • Presenting and advocating the need to increase community partnerships with City, and county officials.
  • Directing program operations, ensuring compliance with environmental or governmental regulations. 
  • Create resources, development program to include marketing material, media outreach and fundraising Events.
President 01/1998 to 06/2000
Highlands County Habitat for Humanity Inc. Avon Park, FL
  • Full time unpaid position developing Donors
  • Writing articles 
  • Writing Grants for first ED position and fundraising
  • Developed volunteer group programs locally, RV CareVanners and Americorps NCCC and Vistas.
  • Managed Board of Directors financial reporting, oversight and Auditing processes.
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 01/1992 to 12/1997
Union Congregational Church Avon Park, FL

Dental Assistant 06/1974 to 09/1983
Dr Lampman and Dr Clark Madison, WI
Strategic Perspective in Non Profit Management: Non Profit Management Jul 2006 Harvard Business School - Boston, MA
Certificate in Fundraising Management: Principles of Fundraising, Developing Leadership for Major Gifts, Annual Fund & Planned Giving May 2005 Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University - San Diego, CA
Leadership Conference: Leadership Jul 2003 Harvard Business School - Boston , MA
Certificate in Dental Assisting: Dentistry Madison Area Technical College - Madison, WI
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Previous Companies:

  • Arcadia DeSoto County Habitat for Humanity
  • Inc
  • Highlands County Habitat for Humanity

Previous Job Positions:

  • Executive Director
  • President
  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting
  • and Auditing Clerks


  • Harvard Business School
  • Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University
  • Madison Area Technical College

Level of Education:

  • Strategic Perspective in Non Profit Management
  • Certificate in Fundraising Management
  • Leadership Conference
  • Certificate in Dental Assisting

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