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Penelope Perry
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High-energy professional with demonstrated success in financial and personnel management and trusted executive team member. Delivers a comprehensive range of quality abilities such as creative thinking and problem solving, trustworthy confidant, financial manager and mentor to staff.

  • Nonprofit Administration and Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Excellent Judgment and Decision Making
  • Creative Thinking
  • Active Listening and Trusted Confidant
  • Customer Service and Action Oriented
Senior Laboratory Administrator 11/2011 to Present
NCAR High Altitude Observatory Boulder, CO
Lead Administrator responsible for over-site of all administrative functions.
Budget and rate development and management, personnel actions and process streamlining.
Member of the executive management team with primary responsibility for budget development and annual reporting.
Consult on issues related to strategic goals and milestones for the Observatory especially related to budgetary and staffing issues.
Manage all administrative functions within the Observatory.
Seek cost-saving initiatives while balancing facility needs.
Provide management over-site of IT group and primary web presence.
Primary liaison to NCAR B&P, UCAR F&A.
Administrator III, Division Administrator 07/2006 to 10/2011
NCAR Climate and Global Dynamics Boulder, CO
Managed complex budget environment with base funding and greater than 50 awards with expenses in excess of $20M per year. 
Managed administrative team, working to create an environment of inclusion, equity and respect for others.
Responsible for reporting functions in the division including annual budget report, performance operating plan and lab annual report.
Oversaw all personnel functions including hiring, reclassification, disciplinary actions and terminations.
As a member of a broader administrative team, consulted with division director and laboratory administrator to improve processes and functions within the lab.
Program Specialist 05/1998 to 07/2006
UCP - Unidata Boulder, CO
Lead the administrative team to ensure participation as part of the overall community.  This included responsibility for governance activities, writer/editor, web development, budget development and analysis.
Reported to policy committee and the NSF twice yearly as to the health of the program.
Led or participated in various projects as needed and able.  This included participation in an effort to locate satellite downlinks around the country
Participated with Unidata community to hear and fulfill their pressing needs.
Developed and deployed Equipment Awards program.
Administrator II 04/1990 to 05/1998
NCAR/EOL Research Aviation Facility Boulder, CO
Managed Administrative Staff
Assisted with Acquisition of Aircraft (C-130 and WB57F)
Primary liaison to contracts for complex purchasing needs.
Developed methodology for usage rates.
Responsible for outgoing proposals and liaison to OFAP processes.
Developed procedures for field pay and time reporting while in the field.

Note: I started as an Administrative Assistant II and was promoted to Administrator II during my time here.

Master of Arts: Nonprofit Management Regis University - Denver, CO Expected graduation Dec 2015
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration May 1996 Regis University - Denver, CO
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Previous Companies:

  • NCAR High Altitude Observatory
  • NCAR Climate and Global Dynamics
  • UCP Unidata

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Laboratory Administrator
  • Administrator III
  • Division Administrator
  • Program Specialist
  • Administrator II


  • Regis University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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