Program Administrator

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Montina Stroll | (144) 627-1134 | Hartford, CT



Program Administrator at Tower Hill Insurance Group, CTJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 8 program coordinators and 4 administrative assistants.
  • Implemented a new client intake process that resulted in a 50% decrease in paperwork errors.
  • Trained staff on the new client intake process.
  • Wrote proposals for 3 government grants that were approved, resulting in $600,000 in funding for the program.
  • Negotiated contracts with 5 service providers that saved the program $10,000 per year.

Senior Program Administrator at The Hartford, CTAug 2020 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of 5 program coordinators and 2 administrative assistants to develop and implement a successful 12-week after school program for at-risk youth in 3 elementary schools.
  • Increased participation by 30% from the previous year, with 100% of participants attending at least 80% of scheduled sessions.
  • Implemented new curriculum focused on STEM education and college readiness, which resulted in increased test scores for participating students.
  • Secured funding from local businesses and organizations to cover costs not covered by government grants.
  • Developed strong relationships with administrators, teachers, parents, and students.

Lead Program Administrator at Travelers, CTAug 2015 - Jul 2020

  • Led a team of program administrators that successfully implemented a new software system for the organization, resulting in an increase in efficiency by 30%.
  • Successfully developed and executed a training program for new Program Administrators which resulted in 100% retention rate over 6 months.
  • Managed the daily operations of a large-scale program with 500+ participants, ensuring all deadlines were met and targets were achieved.
  • Wrote successful grant proposals that secured $1 million in funding for various programs administered by the organization.
  • Led teams of staff members on annual international trips to deliver workshops and seminars, building relationships with key partners across 20 different countries.


Master of Science in Education Administration at University of Connecticut, CTAug 2010 - May 2015

Some skills I've learned are communication, organization, and time-management.


  • Technical Writing
  • Technical Documentation
  • Project Management
  • System Administration
  • Networking
  • Database Management

Florrie Schain | (143) 621-3710 | Salt Lake City, UT



Program Administrator at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah, UTMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 15 program coordinators and specialists to develop and implement successful programs that served 2000+ individuals.
  • Wrote proposals which resulted in the acquisition of $1.5 million in grant funding over 3 years.
  • Hired, trained, and supervised 50+ AmeriCorps members who provided direct service to clients.
  • Monitored budgets totaling $2.3 million annually, ensuring fiscal responsibility and compliance with all regulations.
  • Chaired committees responsible for developing policies & procedures governing program operations.

Senior Program Administrator at SelectHealth, UTAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Administered a $5 million program budget and successfully stayed within allocated funds.
  • Led a team of 15 Program Administrators in developing and implementing new program procedures.
  • Wrote proposals that resulted in the acquisition of 3 new contracts worth a total of $1.2 million.
  • Negotiated with vendors to secure discounts on supplies and services totaling $50,000 annually.
  • Monitored program performance metrics and identified areas for improvement which led to an increase in efficiency by 20%.

Lead Program Administrator at University of Utah Health Plans, UTJul 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Led a team of 4 program administrators and 2 assistants to successfully administer a $2 million government grant.
  • Successfully wrote proposals that resulted in the award of 3 federal grants totaling $1.5 million.
  • Monitored spending for a portfolio of 15 programs with budgets ranging from $50,000 to $500,000; identified cost savings measures that reduced expenditures by 10%.
  • Reviewed and approved programmatic purchases totaling more than $200,000 annually.
  • Led annual performance review process for 8 direct reports.


Master of Science in Education Administration at Brigham Young University, UTAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to manage a school, create and implement curriculum, and work with teachers and students.


  • Project management
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Human resources management
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Information technology skills
  • Writing and editing