Frederick Carl Prasuhn, Ph.D.

Managing, Supervising

Fred Prasuhn, Ph.D.

Experienced cross-functional professional who, through practical, flexible praxis, conservative core, and ingenuitive application,
builds on the belief that the sum of all parts makes a greater whole to meet the need.

skills

  • Cash & budget control.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Contract negotiations.
  • Customer service.
  • Inventory management.
  • Project management.
  • Quality assurance.
  • Recruitment, training, & leading – volunteers.
  • Regulatory compliance – local, FAA, & FCC.
  • Remote working.
  • Risk management.
  • Security & safety management.
  • Statistical reporting.
  • Supervision.
  • Training.

Accomplishments

  • Created and implemented regional program for FAA & FCC compliance for network and engineering departments.
  • Developed a “truck crew” dedicated to receiving deliveries and maintaining company protocols ensuring quality standards.
  • Procured capital funding and served as project manager for regional call center scheduling platform implementation. 
  • Significant increase in active youth attendance and youth programming within churches and region.

Character

  • Dedicated.
  • Determined.
  • Manages multiple priorities.
  • Organized.
  • Personable.

education

Ph.D.: Adult Education
December 2011
College of Education, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

M.Ed.: Instructional Technologies
June 2004
American InterContinental University, Hoffman Estates, IL

M.A.: Christian Education
May 1990
Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY

B.A.: Christian Ministries and Church Music
August 1986
Asbury College, Wilmore, KY

Contact

  • fprasuhn@gmail.com
  • 706/255-5581
  • www.fredprasuhn.com

experience

Project Manager
September 2017-March 2018
Research Compliance, Office of Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

  • Managed project development of PEP (Professional Education Portal) learning management system.
  • Created scope of campus-wide data needs for PEP campus integration.

Regulatory Services Project Manager
May 1999-November 2002
BellSouth Cellular Corporation (Cingular Wireless), Atlanta, GA

  • Oversight of regional Federal Aviation Administration and Federal Communication Commission regulatory compliance for new builds, service upgrades, and maintenance of cellular and microwave structures.
  • Coordinated FAA and FACC regulatory needs with regional real estate, construction, legal, RF engineering, network engineering, and external contractors during builds and upgrades.
  • Developed and implemented training for internal and external personnel on FAA and FCC regulations and corporate policies.

Office Manager
June 1997-May 1999
BellSouth Cellular Corporation (Cingular Wireless), Atlanta, GA

  • Reviewed and procured regional call center scheduling system for technical support and customer service centers.
  • Oversight of scheduling for technical support regional call center.
  • Coached technical support persons regarding call performance.
  • Analysis and monitoring of department expenditures and capital build funds to ensure successful on or below budget goals met.
  • Department’s trainer for new software and other technology implementations affecting the group.
  • Supervised temporary and permanent administrative employees.

Youth Program Director
May 1993-May 1995
First United Methodist Church, Alvin, TX

  • Recruitment, training, and supervision of 15+ volunteer youth workers.
  • Increased adult support from 1 to 15+ volunteers.
  • Developed programming that increased weekly program attendance from 3-25+ teens.
  • Added a small group program averaging 9 persons/group/week.
  • Coordinated special events for 200+ youths.
  • Regional Summer Camp Dean for 150+ Jr/Mid-high ages.
  • Developed and oversaw fundraising program for youth events.

Assistant Manager
March 1987-May 1993
McDonalds’ Restaurant, Greenville, OH

  • Oversee company standards for quality, service, cleanliness, and value.
  • Supervised 5-25 crew/shift.
  • Maintained cash control, inventory ordering and delivery, crew hiring, and crew training.
  • Community store liaison for community projects.

Christian Education Director and Youth Minister
January 1990-June 1992
Living Word Baptist Church, Lexington, KY

  • Recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteer youth workers increased support from 0 to 3 adults.
  • Initiated youth events for church with volunteers’ support.
  • Established weekly group meeting with a focus on learning.

Concession Advisor (volunteer), 1992
Concession Chair (volunteer), 1990-1991
Ichthus Ministries, Wilmore, KY

  • Coordination and contract negotiations of vendors to provide food services during outdoor weekend music festival for 18,000+ attendees and 500+ festival volunteer staff.
  • Recruitment and supervision of 50+ volunteer concession workers.
  • 1990 event was the first year in festival history that concessions closed finances in the black and made a profit.

Youth Director (volunteer), 1987-1988
First United Church of Christ, Greenville, OH

  • Created and run youth program for the church.
  • Weekly attendance reached 10 teens.
  • Adult volunteers recruited and trained for special events, which included yearly ice cream vending at a 10-day county fair. The “Ice Cream Barn” provided nearly all of the yearly education programming budget for the church. 30+ volunteers.

references

Available on request