years of successful management and leadership experience with a reputation for
meeting the most challenging organizational goals and objectives. A pragmatic
and focused individual recognized for “making seemingly impossible situations
work.” Extremely results-oriented and proactive in addressing and resolving problems
Consistently meet goals
11/2008 to 10/2014
Deputy Program ManagerQinetiQ -North America – Clarksville, United States, Tennessee
Monitor employee performance, customer inquiries and software issues concerning the operation of the entire network system.
Assist the Program Manager with system technical issues.
Provide customer assistance support as directed and when needed.
Organize, prepare, and conduct complex training and educational programs for information systems or user personnel.
Maintain accurate records of training activities, employee progress, and program effectiveness.
Assign employees to various projects, monitor their activities, and evaluate their work.
Responsible for understanding and fulfilling the Statement of Work requirements, and ensure personnel adhere to all corporate policies and procedures.
Monitor the Work Breakdown Structure funding for a $9,000,000.00 contract and advise the Program Manager on its content.
Also maintain Subject Matter Expertise in all areas of the current version of the program.
Train newly assigned employees on methods of instruction as well as the functionality of the program.
Verify the accuracy of and certify travel expense reports and automated time keeping.
I have a current SECRET security clearance.
Hired and trained 45 employees over the course of 5 years.
10/2005 to 11/2008
Team LeadWESTAR Aerospace and Defense Group – Clarksville, Tennessee
Led a team of instructors integrating Aviation Units into the latest
maintenance and record keeping software with great success.
Created individual standalone networks in several Aviation maintenance facilities around the globe.
Gathered all required documentation prior to customer site arrival for database creation, loaded and verified all converted information was to customer satisfaction .
Led communication with stakeholders regarding product goals and progress made, while ensuring strict timeline compliance.
Established criteria for each milestone within the product road-map as a means to measure each trips progress.
Verified the accuracy and certified all reimbursable travel expense reports as governed by the Government Joint Travel Regulation to perfection.
04/2003 to 10/2005
Production SupervisorSouthern Light Farms – Clarksville, Tennessee
for the operational readiness / maintenance of a fleet of farm equipment
consisting of 150 items.
Supervised and managed a workforce of 25 personnel on
a daily basis through all aspects of tobacco farming.
Assisted with the
management of a 600 purebred cow herd including scheduling and overseeing the
reproduction plan to ensure optimum utilization of the natural life cycle for
Enforced timely work performance to ensure that all deadlines were
met within set guidelines.
Identified and corrected potential problem areas
that could result in significant financial loss.
Assisted in the annual crop
rotation cycle to maximize the 1200 acre farming operation for current and
future preservation of the resources.
Overall responsible for an annual
budget of $175,000.00 for repair parts and maintenance, operated within budget for 18 months without exceeding set limit.
01/1996 to 04/2003
Senior Maintenance SupervisorUS Army – Fort Campbell, Kentucky
Honorably retired with over 20 years of aviation maintenance experience.
Performed and planned work flow for maintenance on UH-60A/L helicopters by removing, repairing and installing subsystem assemblies.
Troubleshot systems and assemblies during all phases of maintenance resulting in a Mission Readiness rate unsurpassed by peers with like type Aircraft.
Planned and implemented both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance programs.
Supervised and provided technical guidance/assistance to over 150 mechanics and technicians in all aspects of maintenance while ensuring higher level supervisors were continually informed on all known statuses.
I ensured that all proper maintenance techniques were employed by use of quality assurance inspectors.
I applied production and quality controls and other maintenance management principles and procedures that maintained an operational readiness rate that exceeded Army Standards throughout numerous worldwide deployments.
Reviewed and recommended changes to all personnel actions to ensure fairness and equality.
07/1994 to 01/1996
Senior InstructorUS Army – Fort Rucker, Alabama
for instructing Aviation Maintenance Officers on aircraft systems, diagnostic
principals, troubleshooting with in-flight demonstrations of the Army Vibration
Analysis system and test flight procedures in the Maintenance Test Pilot
I analyzed, evaluated, documented, and recommended changes to Army
Technical Manuals and maintained a current and up to date Technical library.
Researched, updated, wrote and developed lesson plans, student handouts and all
other materials required.
Became a subject matter expert on
UH-60 aircraft systems and subsystems, always maintaining proficiency at the highest
level, as noted by excellence ratings received as an Instructor.
workload evenly among all other assigned instructors to ensure all assigned
tasks were met or exceeded.
01/1986 to 07/1994
Technical InspectorUS Army – Various, United States, Washington
various aircraft, (AH-1, CH-47, OH-58, UH-1, UH-60), to determine maintenance
requirements and to ensure that appropriate maintenance had been performed at the
organizational level, as well as second level.
Trained and provided guidance to repairers on
maintenance techniques and safety procedures.
Conducted numerous Estimated
Cost of Damage evaluations as a method of cost savings.
I enforced Army maintenance procedures to every aspect
I inspected systems, subsystems, components and sub-components
according to applicable technical publications and checklist before, during,
and after aircraft maintenance and modifications.
evaluated operational readiness of aircraft and recommended/initiated
I also received numerous commendations during the
performance of duties while assigned as Aviation Unit Safety Non-Commissioned
High School Diploma: Anita High School - Anita, Iowa
Applied Science Degree: Aviation Technology North Central Institute - Clarksville, Tennessee Aviation Technology
Bachelor of Arts: Organizational Management Ashford University - Clinton, Iowa
Top 2% of class
License - FAA Airframe and Powerplant License (12/15/2002) FAA, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Training - Microsoft Computer Programs Familiarization (05/20/1996) University of Maryland Certification - Aviation Accident Prevention, OSHA Compliance : US Army Safety Center -
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Companies Worked For:
QinetiQ -North America
WESTAR Aerospace and Defense Group
Southern Light Farms
Anita High School
North Central Institute
US Army Safety Center
Job Titles Held:
Deputy Program Manager
Senior Maintenance Supervisor
High School Diploma : Associate : Applied Science Degree : Aviation Technology Bachelor of Arts : Organizational Management License - FAA Airframe and Powerplant License (12/15/2002) FAA, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Training - Microsoft Computer Programs Familiarization (05/20/1996) University of Maryland Certification - Aviation Accident Prevention, OSHA Compliance :
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