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Albany, GA
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James P. is a visionary, transformational, and forward thinking individual with high ethical standards and demonstrated ability to work effectively with and through others. With more than twenty-five years executive experience, an undergraduate degree in zoology and a master’s degree in adult education, he has a unique perspective on what it takes to succeed in today’s competitive environment. He is a lifelong conservationist who has visited wild areas from Kenya’s Masai Mara to the Amazon River basin, and been awed by nature’s wonders from the Galapagos Islands to the frozen tundra of Churchill Manitoba. As an author, an educator, and a creative problem solver, he has a passion for connecting people to the natural world.

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Last Login
5/26/16
Samples
2

Industry Projects

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Summary of Industry Experience

Science

James P. is a zoologist, an educator, and a writer who has spent more than forty years in the management of parks, zoos, aquariums, and museums. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and a Master’s in Adult Education. James is a lifelong conservationist who has visited wild areas from Kenya’s Masai Mara to the Amazon River basin, and been awed by nature’s wonders from the Galapagos Islands to the frozen tundra of Churchill Manitoba. He blogs about issues related to wildlife and man’s relationship to animals, writes regular editorials for the local newspaper, and is currently working on his first novel.

Business

James P. is a zoologist, an educator, and a writer who has spent more than forty years in the management of parks, zoos, aquariums, and museums. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and a Master’s in Adult Education. His business experience includes more than twenty-five years as an executive, leading complex organizations at all levels of management. He has directed government departments and private non-profit organizations, and overseen multi-million dollar projects. He is working on a management book, This Place is a Zoo: How thinking of your workplace as a zoo might make you a better manager.

Education

James P. is a zoologist, an educator, and a writer who has spent more than forty years in the management of parks, zoos, aquariums, and museums. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and a Master’s in Adult Education. Porter has more than thirty years experience teaching in informal settings, specializing in natural science and wildlife management. He has formal knowledge of student assessment and planning, and in delivering individualized instruction in various subjects. He has excellent written and oral communication skills with extensive experience in public speaking.

Product Projects

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Summary of Product Experience

Book

James P.'s first novel, The Menagerie: a zoo story, was self published in 2012. It is currently being rewritten and reviewed by a professional editor for submission to an agent.

Blog Post

James has published about 100 blog posts since August of 2014. He focuses on his own personal experiences, as well as offering commentary on events related to wildlife, conservation, and zoos.

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