who possesses effective decision making, analytical, organizational,
communication, and problem solving skills. A strong background in
cross-functional team leadership, with extensive experience leading and
coaching a very diverse group of employees. Skilled in operations and project
management with a strong sense of accountability and initiative. Comfortable
managing complex operations autonomously while maintaining a strategic focus
aligned with the organizations vision and centered on its values. Experience
consulting with business units and customers, gleaning lessons learned to
implement process improvement throughout the enterprise. Committed to the
highest level of ethical, professional, and personal excellence
Global and strategic sourcing
Cost reduction and containment
Process improvement strategies
Productivity improvement specialist
Troubleshooting and problem solving
Contract review and recommendations
Affirmative Action compliance
Affirmative Action compliance
Affirmative Action compliance
Personnel records maintenance
Training and development
Hiring and retention
Reduced employee turnover by 10%.
AVIATION EXECUTIVE OFFICER April 2015 to CurrentUNITED STATES ARMY Yakima Training Center YTC － Yakima, WA
Second in command over a 42 personnel United States Army Air Ambulance Detachment, assuming responsibilities of detachment commanding officer in supervisor's absence.
Managed $60mil of organizational property, $5mil budget, Defense Travel System, Government Travel Charge Card, Government Purchase Card, and 4 Department of Army Civilian employees.
Maintained 24 hour / 365 day operational readiness and medical evacuation support to the 327,000 acre Yakima Training Center despite a logistical intensive aircraft transition from 8 x LUH-72A Lakota helicopters to 4 x UH-60A+ Blackhawks within a short four month time period.
Accurately projected and allocated a $5mil budget with over 150 TDY travels, 100 training exercises, and 1,020 flight hours through analytical spreadsheets and quarterly audits.
Mentored and facilitated career development for 4 Department of Army Civilians, while under my supervision each of their sections received an average 15% higher evaluation rating from the previous Aviation Resource Management inspection with an overall 98% rating for the detachment.
Facilitated medical training support for more than 2,000 Soldier's, Airmen, Marines, and ROTC Cadets in buddy aid, tactical combat casualty care, and aeromedical evacuation procedures in order to prepare their units for future combat operations.
Aviation Platoon Leader July 2012 to May 2015AVIATION PLATOON LEADER - Yakima Training Center YTC － Yakima, WA
Led, trained, and mentored 18 Soldiers on the safe operation of all aviation ground support equipment, aviation operation's computers, and deployment of medical evacuation assets; served as first line supervisor for moral, domestic, and financial issues; ensured Soldiers and their family members upheld strong moral values both on and off duty as the Army's ambassadors to its surrounding communities; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of 8 x LUH-72A Lakota and 4 x UH-60A+ Blackhawk helicopters and associated equipment valued at $50mil.
Orchestrated the YTC "Commander's Cup" Golf tournament for 30 teams of locally owned businesses consisting of 120 civilian employees and Soldiers for a day of relationship building, solidifying the civilian-military partnership within the community, and raised $3,500 towards the detachment Family Readiness Group activities.
Managed the employment of the unit's flight crews by developing and implementing an innovative flight crew manning roster to evenly distribute the 25hour duty cycles and 1,344 flight hours.
Planned Advanced Emergency Medical Training (A-EMT) for the detachment's 11 Medics in order to build greater treatment capabilities with 6 new medical equipment sets, provide world class patient care, and expedient transport to over 500,000 Soldiers, Marines and civilian personnel on YTC annually.
Pilot of the medical evacuation crew that received the Army Aviation Association of America's 2015 Sea/Land Rescue of the Year Award.
AVIATION PLATOON LEADER - Fort Hood, TX AND OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AFGHANISTAN.
Aviation Platoon Leader July 2010 to July 2012C-2/227th 1 ACB － Fort Hood, TX
Led, trained, and mentored 24 Soldiers; developed specific combat readiness-based training for deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; served as first line supervisor for moral, domestic, and financial issues; ensured Soldiers and their family members upheld strong moral values both on and off duty as the Army's ambassadors to its surrounding communities; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of 3 x UH-60A+ Blackhawk helicopters and associated equipment valued at $19mil.
Planned the detailed logistics coordination between two facilities over 1,750 miles apart for the transfer of 6 x UH-60A+ Blackhawks and associated equipment valued at $37mil.
Prepared Task Force for combat operations by running a battalion small arms qualification range, qualifying over 1,000 Soldiers on their assigned weapons.
Recognized by multiple NATO Commanders for platoon conducting over 30 lifesaving medical evacuation missions in direct support of coalition force's combat operations in RC-North.
Chosen out of 27 Captains to serve as a remote outpost Base Operations Support Integrator: ensured airfield security by emplacing 5 miles of perimeter walls; supervised office, housing, and support facilities construction; and completed runway construction two months ahead of schedule and $1mil under budget.
AVIATION MAINTENANCE PLATOON LEADER - Fort Hood, TX AND OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, IRAQ.
Aviatiaon Unit Maintenance Platoon Leader June 2009 to July 2010Dco-2/227 1 ACB － Fort Hood, TX
Led, trained, and mentored 57 Soldiers of a multi-functional Aviation Unit Maintenance Company (AVUM) on the safe operation of all aviation ground support equipment and aviation specific tools; developed specific combat readiness-based training for deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; served as first line supervisor for moral, domestic, and financial issues; responsible for the maintenance and support of 10 x UH-60L, 14 x CH-47F, and 12 x UH-60A+ helicopters.
Supervised scheduled maintenance and conducted comprehensive Phase Maintenance Inspections (PMI) for 11 x UH-60A/L Blackhawks and 11 x CH-47F Chinooks while operating in austere deployment conditions, completing these PMI's four days ahead of Department of Army Standards.
Balanced thousands of man hours of unscheduled maintenance while conducting PMI inspections which allowed the Task Force to fly an astounding 2,000 hours a month with no serious incidents.
Conducted 68 medical evacuation combat flight hours and transported 8 combat injured casualties to a higher level of care all the while running an arduous maintenance schedule earning the respect of peers and subordinates alike.
Chose an elite group of maintainers to deploy with myself as the advanced party to receive Task Force aircraft off of Air Force C-5 airplanes as they arrive in theatre to complete installation of combat equipment modifications, and test flights conducted to ensure all Task Force aircraft readiness to assume combat operations.
Criminal Justice, 2007Jacksonville State University － ALHonors in Major and Minor, Distinguished Military Graduate award.
MBA : Management , 2017University of Alabama － Huntsville, ALEnrolled
Military Science, 2013Aviation Captains Career Course － Rucker, ALSix-month leadership development course designed to train and educate company grade officers in the high standards of professional knowledge, skills, and leadership necessary to provide a vision of the future environment that requires leaders to be comfortable with ambiguity, exercise critical and creative thinking in dynamic and rapidly evolving operational environments, and be capable of making sound decisions considering strategic, operational, and tactical consequences.