Ambitious executive with company oversight, committed to cost-effective management of resources and quality performance.
Self starter and problem solver who will grasp the big picture and recognize problem departments, and any employee moral problems
Will build and retain high performance teams by hiring, developing, and motivating skilled professionals.in the 23 offices throughout the State and,will create respect and a working harmony within all departments.
Small business development
Have served in continuous leadership positions and work daily with returning veterans includingThe New Mexico National Guard. Maintains a strong working relationship with General Salas, Adjutant General of the New Mexico National Guard, and with past New Mexico Cabinet Secretary's of Veteran Affairs(Garcia and Hale) and current Cabinet Secretary Fox.while working daily assisting returning veterans get to the necessary resources they need to solve their problems and become actively employed..
Working at the VA Regional Office assisting veterans with their claims and obtaining their disability benefits.
Processed awarded claims, worked on the Public Contact Team, and interacted with other New Mexico Government agencies
Additionally worked with homeless veterans, Native Americans on the reservation and conducted public out-reach meetings and seminars.
Served four years in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer.
Awarded The Combat infantry Badge, The Silver Star for Gallantry In Action, The Purple Heart for wounds received, and various other decorations and awards
Honorably discharged at the rank of Captain.
Went back to school at night for two years while working full time at the Veterans Administration and graduated with a 3.8 GPA
Camping, hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, shooting, and golf have allowed me to meet and learn from many successful Executives, Government Directors,Managers, and.Politicians.
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