Brandi Collins

Brandi’s detail-oriented approach to evaluation has helped numerous organizations operationalize their data collection and analysis methods to accurately measure and improve outcomes and further community impact.  She combines her multidisciplinary skills in research, design and communications to bring a holistic approach to projects, uncovering important insights and telling meaningful stories from data and analytics.  In her previous role as CCNY’s Quality Improvement Coordinator, she guided the use of client-centered improvement tools to help organizations take data-driven action steps in improving service and accountability measures.  Brandi’s background in coalition-building and community organization provide the foundation for her collaborative mindset, and her approach to empowering clients through a transfer of skills focused on sustainability.   Experience with direct care for individuals receiving services through OPWDD, OMH, and DOH lend a knowledge base to support many organizations with unique needs and various levels of regulatory oversight and grant reporting requirements.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Neighborhood Health Center Board of Directors
Board Member (Fundraising Committee and Strategic Planning Committee Member), 2015-
Current
Mobile Safety-Net Team (John R. Oishei Foundation)
Community Impact Coordinator, 2013-2015
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment
Community Organizer, 2010
Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled
Residential Site Manager, 2003-2010

TRAINING/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Training 2019
Advanced Microsoft Excel, 2016
Young Professionals Leadership Certificate, 2014
Canisius Center for Professional Development College of Frontline Supervision and Management, 2009
NYSACRA Disabilities Certificate Program, 2008
NYSACRA Ladder to Leadership, 2008 CSDD

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science- Applied Economics
State University of New York College at Buffalo, 2013

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