Adele J. Foster
Speaker/Author/Business & Professional Coach/
ADELE J. FOSTER
Experienced project manager with a training and consulting background. Key skillsets include supervisory responsibility, highly proficient computer skills, ability to develop spreadsheets and analyze reports, ability to influence others, oversee projects and coach and train employees. Strong facilitation and interviewing skills. Able to perform needs analysis and address performance gaps.
PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL COACH
University of Sedona
Currently Study for Master of Psychology
Asher College; Dallas, TX
Microsoft Certification 2017
Kean University; Union, N.J.
B.S., Major: MARKETING Minor and Certificate in: TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Kean College of New Jersey; Union, N.J.
Needs Analysis/Site Evaluation
Women Business Center Business Coach/Trainer 2019 – Present
The PLAN Fund Microlender/Trainer 2006 – 2007
SBDC Sr. Bus. Counselor/Trainer 2002 – 2005
Paterson SBDC Counselor/Trainer 1997 – 2002
Rutger SBDC Counselor/Trainer 1997 – 2002
PROVEN ABILITIES AND RESULTS
Demonstrated experience in coaching and assisting entrepreneurs in starting and growing a business. Assist start-up businesses and existing businesses with financials to obtain business loans.
Developed and maintained relationships with small business clients who need assistance in developing and growing their business entities.
Executed business development initiatives by advising small business owners on strategic methods to start, maintain and grow a business.
Partnered with other organizations, colleges, and universities to provide entrepreneurial training using my published book “Do It First, Do It Right, Do It Better, Do It Now! The Road Map To Entrepreneurship”
As a leader in management I have supervised a team of agents, interns, employees and instructors. Managed the daily operations of A.J. Foster & Associates, Aquarius Creations, and The Tax Shelter. Case managed jobseekers and entrepreneurs as well as Federal Funded programs.
Developed, coordinated and implemented a Training and Development Certificate Program and Instructional Design and Development Certificate Program for a community college.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Training topics include: Business, Income Taxes, Writing, Publishing and Communication classes. Taught the Train-the-Trainer and Instructional Design and Development Certificate Program. Promote and market training programs, conferences, and seminars to outside vendors
2010 - present
2010 - present