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Jan Hutchins

Innovation, Health, Communication

San Jose, CA


Align with an organization that models and appreciates excellence.

Work Experience

Marketing & Thought Leadership Content Developer

San Jose, CA

June 2012 to Present (3 years, 11 months)

• Created white papers, articles, blogs and social media content required by the SEO team 
• Researched competition to ensure that Proformative, due to the depth and relevance of its content, becomes the destination for finance and, on the sales side, marketing executives  
• Designed strategies to increase engagement of social audiences 
• Wrote customer evidence documents, such as case studies, testimonials and white papers, to ensure that they are shared in a timely manner by the social media team

Owner / General Manager

The Yoga Center of Los Gatos

2001 to June 2012 (11 years, 5 months)

Leadership, vision, PR, administration 
Teaching and practicing transformational yoga techniques 
Innovated style of yoga designed to create balance, wisdom, cheerfulness 
Managed teachers, assistant, imaging, budgeting 
Leading spiritual embodiment on men's weekends 
Doing deep facilitation in wisdom circles

Chairman of the Board & Member San Jose Sports Authority Board of Directors

San Jose Sports Authority
San Jose, CA

1995 to 2005 (10 years)

Oversees board and executive committee meetings 
Works in partnership with the chief executive to make sure board resolutions are carried out 
Appoints all committee chairs and with the chief executive, recommend who will serve on committees 
Assists chief executive in preparing agenda for board meetings 
Assists chief executive in conducting new board member orientation 
Oversees searches for a new chief executive 
Coordinates chief executive's annual performance evaluation 
Works with the governance committee to recruit new board members 
Acts as an alternate spokesperson for the organization 
Periodically consults with board members on their roles and help them assess their performance 
Began San Jose Sports Hall of Fame

Mayor, Councilmember

Los Gatos Town Council
Los Gatos, CA

1996 to 1999 (3 years)

1996 - 2 
Direct the town's development, policies, services and future 
Led creation of system to increase citizen participation in government 
Innovated a community learning model and resolved conflict 
Brought resolution to growing tension in Los Gatos. 
The input/learning process continues to be effective and is still used 
Established learning environment for writing new town code

Creative Producer, Casting Director, "KangaRoddy"

American Champion Media

1995 to 1999 (4 years)

Ensuring that creative work is being done as expected on the right time schedule. Responsible for delegating tasks and quality control. Focus on time management, leadership and working under pressure. 
Managed talent - Pat Morita (Karate Kid), Jennifer Montana, Karen Lott 
Chose and managed child performers (and parents) 
Won local Emmy award 
Managed budgets and creative team to produce programs teaching emotional intelligence to preschool children.

Public Relations Executive, Fundraising Strategist

GolfPro International
San Jose, CA

1994 to 1995 (1 year)

Brought Inner City Games (Arnold Schwartzenegger) to San Jose 
Represented Authority at Governing Body competitions for events 
Public Relations Executive, Fundraising Strategist, GolfPro International 
1994 - 1995 
Helped raise $10million in private placement for technology product

Director of Community Development, Strategist

SF Giants Baseball

1993 to 1995 (2 years)

Responsible for creating positive public image for team 
Strategy enabled team to win election for new stadium 
Managed six person staff 
Created PR vehicle "Junior Giants Baseball" 
Program remains the top fundraiser for the organization and their key community image. 
Produced ten-fold increase in fundraising for team's charity in 18 months 
Established MLB's first 100% team participation in charity by players 
Chose first female public address announcer 
Innovated "Old Ball Guys" progarm

Producer, Host

"Hooked on Golf", KNBR Radio
San Francisco, CA

1991 to 1993 (2 years)

Invented first talk radio show about golf 
Anchored live golf coverage of ATT Pro-Am

Anchor, Editor

San Jose, CA

1981 to 1991 (10 years)

popular newscast 
Won News Directors' Association Award 
Produced, booked, hosted popular sports talk show 
Established strong community presence for station as MC, speaker

Host/Co-Producer, "Nightlight

Jan Hutchins", KCBS Radio
San Francisco, CA

1989 to 1990 (1 year)

12am to 3am news and public affairs talk radio program  
HP internal TV program host

Sports Director

San Francisco, CA

1980 to 1981 (1 year)

Innovated Sports Final weekend wrap-up show 
Chosen to host HBO sports specials

Sports Anchor/Reporter

San Francisco, CA

1974 to 1980 (6 years)

Important member of "best in the market" sports team 
Highest rated weekend sports anchor

Executive, ATT, Long Lines, Initial Management Development Program

Long Lines

1971 to 1972 (1 year)

Chosen for training as future leader of American's then largest corporation 
Professionally involved with major-market media, public affairs, health, professional sports, consciousness, business and yoga for nearly 40 years. His charismatic leadership, authentic spirit, healing energy, wisdom, sense of humor and attention to individual needs make his very presence transformational. 
Yale graduate (1971, B.A, History), he has lived transformation. Excelled as a public speaker, television producer, representative, business development, entrepreneurship, public company management, holding political office, fundraising, and a passion for human technologies and transformational arts. His management style empowers personal development of team members, creatively exceeds goals and produces authentic loyalty to the organizational vision.


BA in History

Yale -
New Haven, CT

1967 to 1971