Operational Leadership/Program Management
Operations leader with a demonstrated record of driving strategies that propel operational effectiveness
Offering 18+ Years of Transferrable Experience
Results-driven leader with demonstrated success in leading successful programs in high-tempo environment. Proven track record of achieving in high-visibility positions. Strong communicator with extensive background in exceeding customer expectations. Key player in strategic planning with a keen ability to align strategy with organizational vision/goals. Skilled in relationship building to foster consensus and inspire cooperation at all levels. Positive, creative thinker/problem solver- effective in streamlining operations and improving productivity.
Responsible for the strategic and day-to-day direction for General Aviation aircraft maintenance operations in a rapid response environment.
Ensures continuous improvement in processes and methods through the use of set-up reduction programs,training/development and creation of clear working procedures.
Acts as focal point of contact and department manager responsible for the quoting, scheduling, project management, financial stewardship, and on-time delivery of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for multiple aircraft including: Beechcraft, Raytheon, Mooney, Pilatus, Eclipse Jet, Cessna, Piper, GippsAero, fixed-wing aircraft and of Bell, Sikorsky, Airbus, and Eurocopter helicopters.
Works towards operational goals and objectives for General Aviation aircraft maintenance and measures performance to achieving the goals.
Establishes and maintains a performance oriented work force with clear focused objectives that support the overall
01/2011 to 01/2013
TISR Program Liaison/Avionics Lead
Served as program liaison between Boeing officials on matters concerning Special Mission ISR King Air 350 "Yellow Jacket." valued at $40 million and 1 EMARRS King Air.
Directed team of 10 personnel providing direct support for Avionics integration of ISR systems from start to delivery of the program.
01/2010 to 01/2011
Top level Avionics Tech with extensive experience troubleshooting and diagnosing aircraft systems.
01/2006 to 01/2009
Avionics TechnicianPATS Aircraft Systems
Leader in providing avionics and wiring solutions for VIP and Heads of State Boeing BBJ aircraft.
Installed, repaired, and troubleshoot complex avionics systems.
01/2000 to 01/2005
Integrated Aircraft Systems SpecialistUSAF
Established and scheduled maintenance priorities, implemented written plans and directives and acted as the responsible Airman for certifying the airworthiness of multi-million dollar aircraft.
Diagnosed malfunctions using technical manuals, schematics, diagnostic software, wiring diagrams, and test equipment.
Responsible for upgrade training involving on the job training and career development courses.
Executed appropriate maintenance actions and measures to increase reliability and productivity.
Documented daily maintenance activities into military work hour tracking and supply inventory database.
Education and Training
B.S: Business Management/Professional AeronauticsWilmington UniversityBusiness Management/Professional Aeronautics
FAA Airframe License
FCC General Radio Operators License
Earned Value Management Certification
Aviation Customer Service/Communications Certification
Budget Planning & Management, continuous improvement, Contracts, Customer Service, database, delivery, direction, Eclipse, financial, Leadership, Team Leadership, Works, Organizational, personnel, processes, Process Improvement, Program Management, project management, Quality Control, Radio, scheduling, schematics, strategic, Strategic Planning, supply inventory, technical manuals, test equipment, troubleshoot, troubleshooting, upgrade, wiring, wiring diagrams, written