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John Macdonald


John MacDonald
11412 52nd. Ct. E., Parrish, FL 34219
941-320-7123 –

Seeking a position with an energetic forward-moving entity to offer my skills and play a direct role in assisting with team projects and helping achieve the company’s goals and vision.

SENIOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR (promoted from analyst)
Charlotte county Government (Port Charlotte, Florida) April 2016 to Present
Reporting to: Maggie Horton, Business Services Manager
Primary Responsibilities:
• Manage a staff of GIS Analysts and oversee production of GIS documents, graphics, reports and other data
• Plan, create, and oversee projects as needed by internal departments, including Legal and Administration, as well as external customers, such as land developers and the general public
• Maintain several GIS databases, some of which are sensitive and/or critical to government function
• Attend meetings/act as a liaison between Charlotte County and Federal, State, and Municipal authorities

Recent Achievements:
• 2019, Successfully completed the Charlotte County Leadership Development Program (inaugural class), the graduating requirement of which was giving an oral presentation to Senior Administration staff
• 2019, won all 50 appeals to the U.S. Census Bureau for addresses which were initially rejected from the over 1,000 updates I submitted during their Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) program
• 2019, created a public web mapping application (to date maintaining a 3,000+ per month hit rating) to show upcoming changes to FEMA flood zone data that included a first-of-its-kind data layer no other county in Florida had attempted to create
• 2018, was instrumental in drafting an award-winning submission for the National Association of Counties (NACo) awards program for work on the county’s GIS Storm Event Damage Assessment program

Charlotte County Government (Port Charlotte, Florida) June 2007 to April 2016
Reported to: Maggie Horton, Land Information Section Manager (title at that time)
Primary Responsibilities:
• Acted as team lead GIS Analyst, researching data, creating maps, reports, and other items as needed and assisted team members with same
• Maintained dozens of GIS databases, some of which were sensitive and/or critical to government function
• Communicated with internal staff, the general public, and various outside data authorities on a daily basis

• 2016, Promoted to Senior Program Coordinator
• Graduated Charlotte County Government Academy (inaugural class)
• Completed Charlotte County Ambassador program
• 2011, Awarded Employee of the month (pool of over 1,000 employees)


Bank of New York-Protocol (Sarasota, Florida) October 2003 to February 2005
Reported to: Michael Sparks, Program Manager
Primary Responsibilities:
• Assisted employees of Fortune 500 companies with secured transfers, sales, purchases, and information on their accounts, handling, at times, assets in excess of $7,000,000
• Handled an average of 100 incoming phone calls per day from executive and general shareholders
• Oversaw a team of 15-20 transfer agent representatives, authorized employee-initiated stock transactions

• 2004, Publicly recognized by the division head of BONY as having outstanding customer service abilities
• 2003-2004, Achieved best call times in the department, with an average 2 to 2.5-minute resolution time
• 2003, After only a short time on the job, created a training tool which was used for many years afterward

Vista, Inc. (Tampa, Florida) 1991 to 1994
Reported to: John H. MacDonald, Chief Executive Officer
Primary Responsibilities:
• Obtained, organized, and monitored all home remodeling permits in Florida for clients, the largest of which was Sears Home Improvements (Windows, Doors, and Siding Division)
• Met with plans examiners and municipal officials in several counties within Florida on a daily basis
• Maintained a territory from Jacksonville, FL to Monroe County

• 1993, Awarded Employee of the Quarter

Society of American Inventors (Tampa, Florida) 1988 to 1990
Reported to: John H. MacDonald, President/Chief Executive Officer
Primary Responsibilities:
• Researched optimum locations for inventors to launch their product(s) and/or service(s)
• Scheduled and attended meetings with clients
• Assisted in the creation of logos and marketing concepts

• By the age of 21, had helped successfully launch two products into the public market

• Several continuing education/course certificates, GIS and other (upon request)
• Hillsborough Community College (General Studies), Tampa, Florida (1995 to 1997)
• At the age of 19, was among the youngest in the country to pass the Series 7 General Securities Rep. exam

• Sports (walking, biking, kayaking, anaerobic exercise)
• Traveling
• Community prayer group

John Macdonald

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