Carlton Dubois McClain
Résumé of Carlton Dubois McClain, A.B.
To be an industrious and motivated individual that leverages his qualifications and expertise to achieve success by both faith and honor
- En route to founding a limited liability company entitled, "Occupy Until He Comes Ministry Services," ensuing a six-month tenure as a Business Consultant at Cerner Corporation, I earned all 19.5 credit hours attempted as a candidate of a Master of Arts in Management from Wake Forest University School of Business, where I acquired the core business skills, interpersonal polish, and strength of character necessary to honorably achieve success.
- As an undergraduate Urban Studies major with a concentration in Community Development and Housing, I am thoroughly knowledgeable about the issues and impeding circumstances that communities face in this current day and age. Moreover, I have an intellectual understanding of the history of city planning, urban development and architectural design.
- I am a National College Board Advanced Placement Scholar, Curls-Carter Graduate Student Scholar, and Corinthian Ricks Nutter NAACP Scholar, and on March 24, 2014, I received publication for my original 162-page book, titled, "Mulattoes in the Postbellum South and Beyond: The Invisible Legacy of an Afro-European People, Custom, and Class in America's Binary and Three-Tier Societies."
- I am an exceptional linguist, and I speak proficient French and Spanish, as well as some German, in addition to my native English. In May of 2013, I completed my college minor in French language. Moreover, I am a three-time National Laureate on the National French exam culminating in a 1st place regional finish and a 6th place national finish on the exam in 2010.
- I am a proven and dedicated leader in my community. I served as President of the Youth Council of the Johnson County, Kansas branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for two terms (2007-2008; 2008-2009). Furthermore, I have completed 75+ hours of community service.
July 2015 – December 2015
Wake Forest University School of Business
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Master of Arts in Management
August 2010 – December 2014
University of Missouri – Kansas City
5115 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies, Concentration in Community Development and Housing
August 2006 – May 2010
Pembroke Hill School
5121 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64112
High School Diploma
September 2016 – Present
Director of Data Analytics, Content Marketing, and Technical Support
Occupy Until He Comes Ministry Services, LLC
Kansas City, MO
- Founded the company in the third quarter of 2016 as Vice President and one of the three original members (along with Rev. Coleman Douglas McClain, Sr., M.Div., MBA (Managing Member, President, and CEO) and Evalin Élaine McClain, M.S., MPA (Executive Vice President))
- Established a set timeframe for hours of operation; and developed, revised, and published fundamental resources for the organization such as PowerPoint presentations, agendas, and brief biographies for the company's founding members
- Managed the finalization of the company's official emblem, in addition to formulating press items for the company, including, but not limited to, a website, a brochure, business cards, presence on social mediums, and a promotional video
February 2016 – August 2016
2800 Rockcreek Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64117
- Matriculated through the four-week Cerner Corporation OpsAcademy program with a passing score, and gained insightful and critical exposure to relevant tools and skills such as Cerner Millennium, Navigator, My Business Intelligence (BI), as well as Microsoft Access, OneNote, and Excel in addition to Cerner culture, hierarchical structure, and effective presentations
- Completed and passed 30+ Web-Based Training (WBT) tutorials to independently become familiarized with Cerner business and all of the unique attributes specific to Cerner Corporation
- Maintained and improved data integrity by organizing client mnemonic information in respect to Cerner Corporation’s Quality Reporting records through the utilization of telehealth programs such as Bedrock, CMTCERT, File Share, JIRA, and PowerChart to ensure and oversee that clients (medical centers, clinics, and hospitals) maintain excellence as a standard in regard to reporting, data archiving, and Electronic Health Record (EHR) information
- Consulted various sources by taking self-initiative to locate information independently in order to acquire the necessary knowledge to craft and format high quality written templates for the four options of “HealtheRegistries” Specialized Registry clients within Cerner Quality Reporting
- Used originality and innovation skills to come up with a way to most effectively convey information needed to organize the upcoming quarterly deadlines, and leveraging the information researched independently, created a timeline using Microsoft PowerPoint Smart Art to diagram the different core submission deadlines under Cerner Quality Clearinghouse
- Made suggestions for revisions, edits, and formatting for the various documents located in Sharefile and submitted my notes to management in addition to organizing the names of the documents in Sharefile according to the respective names given from instruction from management
- Examined the Microsoft Excel file for the Department of Defense (DoD) Proposal and the DoD Spend to Date file, and notated the various devices and descriptions on the DoD Excel File in accordance with their appearance on the DoD Spend to Date file, and took note of whether there were matches regarding the Cap Cost Total and unique identifiers to facilitate the ease of transfer of information from file to file
- Took on the task of formatting a documentation template for the Service Design Package project using information from Sharefile and other resources and consulted with management to make further revisions to the Service Design Package template per suggestions from management
- Made edits and revisions and designed a diagram template for the Vision 2020 White Paper per suggestions from fellow associates and management to develop online content to establish ease of understanding of Cerner business across the company
- Edited, formatted, and revised the internal Millennium Platform Newsletter for the Documentation and Results team, and consulted with management regarding my contributions to establish mutual understanding of necessary components required for the newsletter
- Designed, created, and formatted an illustrated diagram for the clinical cycle within Cerner business to provide a visual aid for better flow of knowledge transfer for incoming solution architects and engineers
- Revised, associated, and transferred requisites for the artifacts within the Add Routing Rule Association, Create Rx Change, and Health Concerns modules for the projects for Messaging and Reusable Services and Data Extraction in the Rational Requirements Composer (RRC)/DOORS Next Generation (DNG) domain
June 2014 – August 2014
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101
- Coordinated, planned, and prepared the 2014 HUD Bus Tour for August 20, 2014 by engaging in outreach with the various tour sites by communicating with partners regarding information as to the description and funding source of those respective partners
- Updated the Customer Service Plan for the Kansas City regional office of HUD by reviewing, contrasting, comparing, and summarizing plans from other regions in relation to Region VII's Plan
- Increased data integrity by adding to and revising the contact list for non-entitlement Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) recipients for Region VII of HUD
- Reported 10+ examples of housing and/or land trusts for affordable housing and composed a summary of their respective functions enabling leadership to better serve underprivileged communities
- Finalized the composition of the brochure for the 2014 HUD Bus Tour
June 2013 – July 2013
Bright Future Intern
City of Kansas City, Missouri
3200 Wayne Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64109
- Educated clientele about the Weatherization and Target Minor Home Repair programs and the Neighborhood and Housing Services of Kansas City (NHS) which exceeded customers' expectations of service leading to greater customer satisfaction
- Answered incoming phone calls, directed incoming visitors to necessary destinations, and sorted incoming mail resulting in a more fluid workplace environment for both employees and customers
- Designed labels, brochures and flyers and organized vendor and reimbursement reports for the 2013 Summer Food Service Program
- Composed sign-in sheets for all Mohart Center summer interns and sorted Mohart visitors’ sign-in sheets by date
- Updated the Human Services phone directory and created and designed menus for the Mid-America Regional Council Senior Nutrition Program for the months of July, August, and September
June 2012 – August 2012
Bright Future Intern
City of Kansas City, Missouri
414 East 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106
- Created tracking systems to improve book distribution and revamped the library database by diversifying book selection resulting in a more effective and streamlined customer experience
- Approved training requests on PeopleSoft and completed session evaluation summaries for attendees of the Human Resources Management Academy to help management gauge the relevance and effectiveness of employee programs
- Sent class reminders and attended the summer series for the Human Resources Management Academy
- Assembled Family Medical Leave Act Packets and assisted with completing salary surveys
- Archived and filed various documents
March 2005 – Present
Johnson County, KS NAACP
I served as President of the Youth Council of the Johnson County, Kansas branch of the NAACP for two terms (2007-2008; 2008-2009). During my two-term tenure as President, I led and expanded the youth organization through word-of-mouth dissemination efforts. Moreover, I composed the Youth Executive Officer report and prepared multiple agendas for monthly meetings to educate and inform members of the demographic and socio-economic issues affecting minority youth across the United States. Furthermore, I educated the youth on the importance of the NAACP and eliminated their false perception that the organization is outdated by piquing the interest of members with the use of multimedia presentations, videos, and influential guest speakers.
January 2015 – Present
Midwest Afro-American Genealogical Interest Coalition
Since being invited by this organization to hold a lecture and book signing on January 24, 2015 for my original book, "Mulattoes in the Postbellum South and Beyond," I have served as an ongoing colleague to this organization pertaining to discovering the roots of the family pasts of many African Americans across the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.
June 2014 – Present
Young Government Leaders
I operate as a general member of the Kansas City chapter of the "Young Government Leaders" organization. My exposure to this organization came as a result of and in conjunction with my internship with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 2014.
June 2007 – August 2007
I studied lyric voice under the gilded classical baritone, Dr. Bill N. Hall of Overland Park, Kansas, who was awarded the Doctoral Achievement Award from the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Dr. Hall, a professional opera singer who had and continues to perform on world stages including the Metropolitan Opera, the Bulgarian National Opera, and the South American Opera, took me under his tutelage in June of 2007 after I performed a vocal audition for him.
August 2006 – October 2014
I earned 75+ hours of community service by distributing meals to food-insecure children, tutoring students ages 6 to 10 in reading comprehension, and picking up roadside litter in an effort to improve the environment.
August 1999 – May 2010
I studied classical piano under Ms. Lorraine Long of Kansas City, Kansas from August of 1999 until June of 2007. From that point until May 2010, I studied under Eastman alumna Mrs. Elizabeth Grace in Overland Park, Kansas.
Curls-Carter Graduate Student Scholar
The Missouri Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (MLBCF) awarded me with this scholarship for showing consistent excellence in academics, community service, and leadership throughout my undergraduate education.
Corinthian Ricks Nutter NAACP Scholar
The Johnson County, Kansas branch of the NAACP awarded me with this undergraduate scholarship for showing consistent academic excellence throughout my high school years.
National College Board Advanced Placement Scholar
The National College Board commended me with this award for excellence on the Advanced Placement examinations including exceptional scores in English Language & Composition, Spanish Language, U.S. Government & Politics, as well as U.S. History.
Paderewski Gold Medal
I was awarded the Paderewski Gold Medal from the Guild National Piano Playing Auditions for being an International Member of the Honor Roll of the Guild National Piano Playing Auditions for 10 consecutive years as well as receiving a Superior Rating for annually reciting 10 (or more) pieces exceptionally for an entire decade.
Induction into the International Thespian Society
I was inducted into the International Thespian Society for showing dedication to the Theatre through participating in various school plays, musicals, and other theatrical productions.
Scholastic Art & Writing Award
The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards presented me a Certificate of Merit for excellence in the visual arts.
I am well versed with Geographical Informational Systems (GIS) software including ArcGIS due to successful completion of relevant college coursework.