Hard Choices. Better Schools.
Frederick Xavier Ravin III has approximately two decades of fiscal management, organizational development, and IT management experience, seven years of which were in supervisory roles for Fortune 500 companies. Frederick’s strategic leadership skills have helped strengthen departmental relationships, program management, and created internal operational resiliencies. Over the past two decades, he has also honed his operational and capital fund management skills while improving the overall portfolio management for multiple organizations and entities. He has experience developing strategic plans, managing initiatives, reviewing complex technical designs, financial reports, formulating work plans, and implementing policies and procedures. Strong collaboration and influencing skills have translated into Frederick’s success when working with City Council, County Commissioners, and various other organizations when responding to high-visibility and complex issues. His experience managing the implementation of operations and managing processes for the vetting of innovative solutions through business case development processes provides him with a unique skill set to analyze business, performance, and compliance values. He has excellent verbal and written communication skills and has a track record of directly supporting strategic goals and objectives with his thorough understanding of government operations.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP & RELEVANT TECHNICAL SKILLS
North Carolina Local Government Information Systems Association (NCLGISA) | North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association (NCGFOA) | Data Forecasting | Mobile Device Technology Management | Digital Asset Management | Budgeting Management | Vendor & Contract Management | Historical Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Engagement Management
City of Durham, Technology Solutions Department, IT Governance & Budget Development Manager
City of Durham, Police Department, Grants Accountant
Citigroup, Citi Financial Division, Senior Loan Officer
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
Project Management Certificate ‘19, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Master of Information Science, Strategic Information Management ’12, North Carolina Central University
Master of Business Administration ’07, North Carolina Central University
Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance (Magna Cum Laude) ’05, North Carolina Central University
Bachelor of Science, Marketing ’03, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
High School Diploma ‘98, Southern Durham High School
COMMUNITY SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
40 Under 40 Honoree – North Carolina Central University
Board of Directors – Evolve Mentoring Inc.
Board of Directors – Kappas of Durham Foundation, Inc.
Chairman – Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc. (DCABP Inc.)
Co-founder/President – Durham Special Needs Advisory Council (D-SNAC)
Durham Public Schools – Budget Process Advisory Committee (BPAC)
Durham Public Schools – Zero-Based Budget Committee (ZBBC)
Durham Public Schools – Member of the Board of Education
Guest Lecturer – Black Graduate and Professional Student Association (BGPSA) at UNC-CH
Guest Lecturer – Boost Program at Duke
Idea Starter Award Recipient – City of Durham
Leadership Academy Graduate – City of Durham
PTA President – Oak Grove Elementary School
School Improvement Team – Oak Grove Elementary School