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MARVIN T.

CATO
Address: Lansing, Michigan 48911

Phone: 517.281.7146

E-mail: marvincato@att.net
http://www.linkedin.com/in/marvincato

Highly accomplished, innovative, and results-focused professional, with verifiable record of accomplishment in
providing hands-on management on human services, health care, community development, and higher education.
Exemplify extensive leadership along with troubleshooting skills and expertise; able to direct others, solve issues,
and spearhead strategic change initiatives. Thrive at analyzing, identifying, and diagnosing faults and symptoms
using established processes and procedures. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills; adept at diplomatically
working within a high-demand work environment with changing priorities.
CORE COMPETENCIES
Program Development and Administration
Directed the planning and coordination of program and project development processes
Managed program and project operations to assure alignment with the strategic plan
Demonstrated ability to articulate the achievements of the organization to partners, funders, and stakeholders
Demonstrated ability in grant management, grant writing, and RFP development
Possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Consulting, Training, Group Facilitation
Displayed solid commitment and active involvement with social justice, self-advocate groups, and other
organizations that promote community and personal development
Social Justice facilitator with Ingham County Health Departments Health Disparities and Health Equity
program
Master Trainer with Stanford Universitys chronic disease self-management evidence based program
Consulted with individuals and organizations to work collaboratively to achieve common goals
Excellent class room teaching skills, public speaking experience, and group facilitation experience
Public Service Orientation
Served in a leadership role on several nonprofit boards, whose missions I support
Served on several community and state task forces to develop strategies to support public health needs
Over twenty years of service volunteering with grassroots and nonprofit organizations in Michigan
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
MICHIGAN PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTE - Okemos, MI

Ryan White Part D Coordinator


2014 2014
Serve as the project coordinator with responsibility for the implementation of the deliverables associated with
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Ryan White Part D Women, Infants, Children, & Youth
(WICY) funding, budget development and monitoring of Part D requirements.
Consult and provide technical assistance with the development of a comprehensive infrastructure to provide a
coordinated network of family-centered care to Ryan White Part D (WICY) eligible persons living with
HIV/AIDS.
In consultation with technical coordinators, develop guidance on budget and program deliverables for locally
funded HRSA Part D agencies.
Provided technical assistance and training on interpretation of HRSA guidance, for quality assurance, and clarity
for sub-recipient work plan deliverables.
In consultation with Quality Assurance staff, implement a Quality Management Program, for services funded
through MDCH and HRSA.
LANSING AREA AIDS NETWORK Lansing, MI
Medical Case Manager
20122014

Directly supervise various clients in medical case management, while ensuring conformity with HRSA and MDCH

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MARVIN T. CATO
Address: Lansing, Michigan 48911

Phone: 517.281.7146

E-mail: marvincato@att.net
http://www.linkedin.com/in/marvincato

protocols, to link clients to medical care, and support services based on clients assessment and care plan.
Utilize MDCH guidance and industry expertise in conducting risk reduction and health education services.
Consult and advise on outreach programs to targeted populations, to link clients into medical care.
Organize care services for clients in partnership with the Ingham County Health Department, and consult with
them on support for their WICY clients.
Plan and facilitate workshops, and presentations focused on Medical Adherence and Healthy Relationships.

GREATER LANSING AFRICAN AMERICAN HEALTH INSTITUTE Lansing, MI


Community Health Consultant

Planned and facilitated brainstorming and program idea generation meetings.


Rendered consultation and advice on program development and implementation, along with program
evaluation strategies.
Applied best management practices in facilitating community meetings and trainings.
Implemented industry specifics in creating and conducting health education presentations for various
community audiences such as men, older adults, youth, and families.
Provided consultation to the executive director on the development of chronic disease self-management
programs.

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION East Lansing, MI


Program Leader, Health Promotion

20102012

20062010

Developed and managed health, wellness, and nutrition education programs that serve low-income residents.
Delivered hands-on leadership for health promotion focused on diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Generated, controlled, and monitored program budget.
Consulted on the development of programs to meet consumer needs related to nutrition, health and wellbeing,
and chronic disease self-management by coordinating on-going needs assessment with internal and external
stakeholders.
Established an open line of communication that fostered positive relationship with internal and external stakeholders,
along with Area of Expertise team in the promotion of the development of the program area in the state.
DETROIT AREA AGENCY ON AGING Detroit, MI

Director, Healthy Aging

20052006

Oversaw the entire phase of project grants; closely monitored project success.
Directed the application of community health and wellness planning; health promotion disease management
strategies; and access to services for older adults in AAA Region 1A.
Consulted on the creation of technical assistance tools for DAAA staff and provider network partners.
Served as a liaison to all health promotion and disease prevention activities.
Made major contributions in planning, developing, and implementing health-related services.
DETROIT MEDICAL CENTER/WSU COMMUNITY HEALTH INSTITUTES Detroit, MI

Executive Director

20012005

Managed the efforts in attaining established programmatic goals and deliverables of the DMC/WSU Community
Health Institutes.
Provided continuous leadership and guidance in the strategic and program planning, along with policy
development for the Institutes.
Accomplished analysis of opportunity for strategic programs for measurably improving the DMC delivery
system related to community health services and enhancement of the communitys health.
Served as the Institutes liaison to community organizations, linking them to resources and health care expertise.
Consulted with faith-based organizations on health education and health promotion strategies.
EARLIER EXPERIENCE

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MARVIN T. CATO
Address: Lansing, Michigan 48911

Phone: 517.281.7146

E-mail: marvincato@att.net
http://www.linkedin.com/in/marvincato

MICHIGAN NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERSHIP Detroit, MI


Health Initiative Director
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY East Lansing, MI
Project Director, University Outreach (Michigan State University Dexter Elmhurst Project)
Research Associate, Urban Affairs Programs
Staff Advisor, Service Learning Center
Program Assistant, Community/Economic Development, Urban Affairs
GREATER LANSING URBAN LEAGUE INC. Lansing, MI
Interim Administrative Director
Director, Michigan Neighborhood Corp
SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY Spring Arbor, MI
Director, Prisoner Education Programs
Coordinator, Educational Support Services, the Prisoner Education Programs
Instructor

EDUCATION
Master of Business Administration
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY Southfield, MI
Master of Arts in Educational Systems Development
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Psychology, and Sociology
SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY Spring Arbor Township, MI
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE Summit Township, MI
Associate of Applied Science in Business Management
JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE Summit Township, MI
CREDENTIALS
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY Southfield, MI
Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Management and Leadership
Certificate of Completion, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
MICHIGAN CENTER FOR PROGRESSIVE LEADERSHIP Royal Oak, MI
Certificate of Leadership Development

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