Maurice F. Aguirre
University of the Incarnate Word BA in Political Science San Antonio, TX
Center for Government & Leadership Studies (Minor in marketing)
John F. Kennedy School of Government MA in International Business Cambridge, MA
(Minor in public relations)
Apr. â€˜05-Present Vice President of Business Development & PUBLIC RELATIONS
JULE IN THE LOTUS
Responsible for supervising, mentoring, evaluating and training the 10-member national/international sales team.
Interfacing with corporate and public sector officials to facilitate business expansion and implement goals.
Prospecting, relationship building, and networking resulting in new business opportunities. As well as partnership development and international business expansion.
Travel nationally and internationally to present workshops, lectures and private sessions to fitness centers, spas, medical facilities and conferences to facilitate experiential programs in mind/body fitness, wellness & lifestyle practices.
Coordinate all administrative operations including deadlines and critical contract management, both nationally and abroad, as well as, being responsible for the procurement, deployment and production of all pre-conference and conference published materials and supervising all travel logistics.
Aug. â€˜01-Apr. â€˜05 Dean of Institutional Advancement
DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Provided strategic direction, vision and management of the college’s comprehensive fundraising programs, and served as a key adviser to the President on all matters related to institutional advancement
Responsible for the cultivation of donors, alumni, corporations, foundations, community groups, and others as part of an overall development plan. Led a professional staff to set and attain annual campaign, development, and constituency relations goals.
Served as a highly visible representative of the college to a wide array of internal and external audiences and managed a portfolio of prospects (through face-to-face meetings, written proposals, and other direct contacts) by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major individual gifts ranging from $25,000 to $5 million.
Supervised the 15 member corporate educational sales team to increase admissions and educational awareness with local, state and national business leaders and government officials.
Spearheaded and facilitated business development task forces with the Dallas Chamber of Commerce, Center for Corporate Development, Community Empowerment Council, Labor and Workforce Development Agency, and the Dallas Citizenâ€™s Council.
Participated as an examiner for the Council on Occupational E ucation (COE), providing accreditation review to institutions of higher learning.
Served as member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), offering program review of all higher learning institutions in the state.
Participated in the process of attaining the Texas Quality Award for Performance Excellence and the U.S. Baldridge Award given by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Developed the Quality Steering Council and The Executive Council for Economic Development comprised of CEOâ€™s of all major corporations and institutions in the Metroplex to advise, mentor and evaluate the performance of the college district during each fiscal year.
Nov. â€™97 -Aug. â€™01 ADVISOR ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
PRESIDENCY OF MEXICO
Coordinated efforts to advise the president of Mexico on the development and strengthening of strategic alliances and partnerships with the global community to promote the Republic of Mexicoâ€™s agenda of market expansion, import-export policy, and border relations with member states of Latin America and North America.
Collaborated in the Project Review Process (PRP) of NAFTA to ensure that project and program proposals have a good possibility of being favorably considered by potential partners and members of Congress.
Analyzed the international affairs policies and strategies of the United Nations, the Inter American system, bilateral and multilateral agencies, global partnerships, and civil society organizations, and recommend strategies to develop strategic alliances and partnerships with these organizations.
Mar. â€˜94-Nov. â€™97 CHAIRMAN
REPUBLICAN CONGRESS COALITION
Instrumental in developing plans for building the congressional majority and assisting Republican candidates in advancing their campaigns.
Played a major role in identifying issues that attracted voters to the conservative cause, recruited and supported candidates, built an effective precinct-level organization, identified GOP voters, organized get-out-the-vote drives, and raised funds to support the party’s activities.
Served as the public voice of the GOP congressional efforts, speaking on behalf of the party with news media and various community organizations.
Developed state chapters in all fifty states to work and spearhead grassroots operations for congressional elections.
Jan. â€™92-Feb. â€™94 ADVISOR ON BORDER RELATIONS
OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR
Developed and presented a weekly update to the Governor on Texasâ€“Mexico activities and programs, which were later shared with the Legislature as the central organizing body overseeing and collaborating on Texas-Mexico border issues.
Identified new border priorities and fundable projects in the areas of infrastructure, trade, environment, health and security while supporting current and ongoing activities such as the Border Governors Conference, trade missions, border workgroups, and coordinating specific future projects with Mexico.
2003 â€œAnatomy of a Conscience: An Approach to Morality & Ethicsâ€ Oxford University
1996 â€œA Sympathetic Heart: A Moral Conceptâ€ Wilshire Press â€“ Harcourt
1995 â€œHalt the Processâ€ The Wall Street Journal
1994 â€œMoney tree: A Fundraising Guideâ€ Penguin Publishing
1994 â€œThe Right way: Political Strategies for a Conservative Nationâ€ VIW Press
1993 â€œPath to the Unforgivenâ€ New York Times
1992 â€œErgo: A Political Discourseâ€ Phallus â€“ Schuster Publishing
1992 â€œIntervention: An Introduction to a Two Party Texasâ€ IWC Press – Texas
HONORS & AWARDS
2001 John F. Kennedy School of Government Scholastic Achievement Award
1999 Congressional Award of Fellowship
1999 Admiral of the Texas Navy (Appointed by the Governor)
1994 Golden Aztec Eagle Award for Citizenship (Mexico)
1993 National Award for Public Policy Initiatives
1992 Ronald Reagan Award for Professionalism in Political Science
Republican National Committee
Young Conservatives of Texas
Conservative Political Action Committee
Senatorial Committee Presidential Task Force
Congressional Campaign Committee
The Freedom Foundation
The Heritage foundation
Dallas Citizenâ€™s Council
Scottish Rite – Grand Masonic Lodge
Christian Coalition Executive Council
Governorâ€™s Economic Steering Council
Sigma Phi Delta
National Association of Fundraising Executives
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST