- Peachtree City, GA
Hi, I'm Mark Cruver! I help students find their way to college and beyond!
Mark Cruver's Bio:
Mark Cruver's Experience:
FOUNDER - OWNER - CONSULTANT - CERTIFIED EDUCATIONAL PLANNER at Capstone Educational Consultants2012 - Present | Peachtree City, GA
Expanded on a personalized consulting concept by actively pursuing local networking, building bridges with testing centers, tutors, high school counselors, and college representatives as well as providing educational resources to local community through seminars, workshops, and services. Cultivated strategic partnerships and affiliates. Actively utilize networks throughout membership organizations such as IECA, HECA and SACAC with highest level of distinction as Certified Educational Planner. Proactive professional development through college tours, conferences, and certifications. Work directly with students and families.
TEST-PREP CONCIERGE - EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT at Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services2015 - 2015 | Peachtree City, GA
Served as sole resource for test-prep. Reviewed test diagnostics for best course of action unique to student’s needs. Assisted families throughout standardized test taking experience. Communicated with families on test prep opportunities. Coordinated and orchestrated test-prep strategy boot camps with group diagnostic results parent nights.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER at Frank Cawood and Associates, Inc.2005 - 2012 | Peachtree City, GA
Established organizational leadership through the administration of multiple staff development series, training seminars, and exercises in accordance with company employee developmental goals. Administered the DiSC® to all employees and conducted company-wide group training. Evaluated and recommended company’s health benefits. Advised course of action in difficult separations and retirements. Counseled employees having difficulties or concerns regarding issues both at work and home. Maintained accurate personnel records. Tested and interviewed candidates for hire through background checks, work history verifications, honesty assessments, intelligence assessments, typing assessments, and dexterity tests. Administered and set policy consistent with the employee handbook and guidelines. Maintained positive compliance relative to state and federal mandates.
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management - Director of Admissions - International Student Advisor - Assistant Director of Admissions - Admissions Counselor - OnCampus Admissions Counselor - Adjunct Professor at Bryan College1995 - 2005 | Dayton, TN
Led recruitment program to positive enrollment. Created and implemented Ambassador Program of student-volunteers hosting visitors to campus. Recruited, hired, and managed student tele-counselors phoning prospective students. Rebuilt direct-mail initiative for recruitment, reducing expenses by more than $36,000 per year. Designed and directed marketing and advertising campaign through photography, design and communication. Maintained a balanced budget for recruitment with above average new student numbers. Coordinated efforts unilaterally among departments to meet common goals for college student success through improved communication methods. Developed and delivered curriculum for Introduction to Christian Education to current students for the Department of Christian Education for two semesters, administering assignments, granting earned grade reports, and conducting student conferences.
Mark Cruver's Education:
University of California-Irvine2013 – 2014INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT CERTIFICATE
Azusa Pacific University1997 – 2000MASTERS OF EDUCATIONConcentration: COLLEGE STUDENT AFFAIRS
Bryan College1988 – 1992BACHELOR OF ARTSConcentration: CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
Mark Cruver's Interests & Activities:
Mark Cruver is the life of the party. He loves meeting new people and engaging in exciting conversations. There's never a stranger in the room when Mark is around. His keen sense of others and their needs makes him an excellent friend and confidant. Fun fact, Mark Cruver used to drive for Uber and Lyft in Atlanta, reaching a 4.9-star rating with over 2,000 passengers. When he's not spending time outdoors fishing, canoeing, or gardening, you can find him reading a good book or watching his favorite shows.