Judy Hausler Lyssy
Skilled experienced manager, contract administrator, and fundraiser with a very strong entrepreneurial background and proven strengths in business development, fundraising, sales, marketing, and contract administration.
Thoroughly knowledgeable of administrative support systems, documentation requirements for safety and environmental compliance, business continuity and disaster recovery.
Accomplished in recruiting, training, and motivating professional, technical, and administrative teams to high levels of performance.
Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills; proven ability to build and maintain stable and profitable business relationships with governmental agencies and private-sector business partners.
Strongly committed to service and community development; clear record of success in leading groups of volunteers in community-based service organizations. Successful in planning and executing major development programs for charitable organizations.
San Marcos Baptist Academy – San Marcos, Texas October 2005–May 2009
A faith-based, coeducational boarding and day school for grades 7 through 12 offering a college preparatory curriculum that includes dual credit college courses, pre-AP, and AP courses in a wide variety of disciplines.
President (2006–2009) / Co-President (2005–2006), Parent Connection
Led a variety of major fundraising programs involving parents, staff, teachers, and external resources; planned and executed events that included luncheons and special recognitions for corporate sponsors and that involved dozens of volunteers and hundreds of guests.
Funded such material and facility needs as classroom and dorm renovations, computers, JROTC equipment, and classroom supplies.
Co-Chair, Parent/Grandparent/Guardian Capital Campaign, 2007-2008
Coordinated with other volunteers to plan and execute the school’s major annual fundraising event. Directly solicited monetary, in-kind, and service contributions from businesses and coordinated multiple dinners in members homes and other venues.
Key contributor to success in exceeding the $750,000 annual target.
Young Life & Young Lives – Austin, Texas 2006–2009
A nonprofit, faith-based organization that develops Christian relationships with at-risk teens.
On the Austin Planning Committee. Assisted in developing relationships with area high schools and creating opportunities to communicate with targeted populations, share life experiences, donate gifts for kids and Young Life college leaders. Assisted with fundraising events.
Central Texas House of Hope Ranch, Inc. – Dripping Springs, Texas 2004–2005
A Christian, nonprofit organization targeting at-risk teens and providing counseling and teaching staff.
Donated office space to the firm and assisted with public relations, marketing, and fundraising. Represented the organization to community-based organizations, school districts, and local governments and assisted in developing a 5-year business plan.
Instrumental in raising about $150,000 through large and small fundraisers.
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Reliance Industries International – Austin, Texas 1999–2004
Jackson & Lyssy Company, Inc. – Austin, Texas 1997–1999
NAVCOM Systems – Austin, Texas 1995–1997
These related companies grew out of the original NAVCOM Systems and provided training, instruction, and continuing documentation and administrative support on environmental and safety compliance to several federal agencies including the FAA, Coast Guard, and the Air Force. At its peak of operation Reliance employed more than 160 full-time employees. Began association as an Administrative Assistant at NAVCOM and purchased first a partnership and then a full interest.
President / CEO / Executive VP
Acquired and built the business to peak annual revenues of $5 million plus prior to closing Reliance to concentrate on family matters in May of 2004. Successfully negotiated a series of buyout and business restructuring agreements that built the business to profitability and created significant new contracting opportunities. Successfully negotiated transfers of contracts following restructurings.
Handled day to day activities which involved overall operations of a multi-contract government contracting firm. Our main objectives were environmental and safety compliance, engineering support and construction.
Involved in all phases of management, marketing, finance and administrative support.
Hired and trained all office and administrative staff.
Reviewed and selected computer systems and software for business operations.
Native American Technology, Inc. – Austin, Texas 1999–2004
HAL Enterprises, Inc. – Spring & Austin, Texas 1995–1999
A small woman owned business doing government contract work. Developed and implemented a program to design and teach specialized courses in Fire, Life and Safety.
President / CEO / Executive VP
Recruited, trained, and supervised a nationwide team of professional consultants that provided training and oversight on environmental and safety compliance during all phases of federal facility construction and operation.
Developed and delivered highly effective curricula on such key issues as disaster recovery and business continuity systems.
Created Native American Technologies in 1999 in partnership and built to peak revenues of $750,000 before selling interest to partner.
Other Significant Experience 1981–1995
Increasingly responsible employment in the oil and gas industry includes contract administration and marketing management.
Tejas Gas Corporation, 1994–1995. Contract Administrator. Administered transmission contracts for a major pipeline operator.
Acadian Gas Pipeline System (sub. Tejas Gas), 1991–1994. Contract Administration Analyst / Associate Gas Accountant. Analyzed and assisted in administering contracts for natural gas sold to vendors.
Smythe Petroleum Corporation, 1981–1988. Assistant VP, Marketing. Began in operations and was promoted to purchase and sell petroleum products to shipping companies as bunker fuel.
References upon request.