Dedicated Emergency Manager and effective leader who excels at using proven methods and cutting-edge technology to successfully cut costs, streamline operations and increase productivity.
Six Sigma Certification
Multi-unit operations management
Global and strategic sourcing
Mergers and acquisitions knowledge
Process improvement strategies
Exercise Planning Specialist04/2011 to 12/2014United States Army Africa USARAFVicenza, Italy
Coordinated with United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) and United States, Africa (USARAF) staff directorates and Major Commands (MC) to develop supporting objectives for USARAF CG approval.
Prepared Exercise Directives, Exercise Warning Orders and Operation Orders needed for providing detailed Theater guidance and instructions to exercise participants and supporting forces.
Ensured continuity, conformance, completeness and consistency of exercise planning products and processes with Headquarters, Department of the Army, USAFRICOM, USARAF, Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), Army Reserve Medical Command (USARC), and Host Nation regulatory guidance and policy.
Coordinated and planned African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) 2012 and 2014.
Planned and executed Medical Readiness and Training Exercise in Benin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger, Ghana, Tanzania, Senegal, Botswana, Uganda, and Burundi.
Plans, Training, Operations Specialist12/2008 to 04/2011Defense Threat Reduction AgencyDarmstadt, Germany
Developed, implemented and maintained a tracking mechanism for the Learning Management System which has assisted the Division achieving a 97% completion rate for mandatory Agency on-line training.
Established positive information flow and rapport with all Northern Alliance Treaty Organization (NATO) training partners, United States Army Europe, United States Air Force Europe, Marine Forces Europe and United States Navy Europe.
Briefed Training Experts Meeting at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium.
Advised senior management on possible changes to operations and procedures.
Senior Manager / Academy Commadant05/2002 to 12/2006172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, United States Army AlaskaMosul/Baghdad, Iraq
Managed and oversaw the transformation of a successful program recognized as the best in the Ninevah province, providing exceptionally trained junior noncommissioned officers to the 3rd Brigade, Second Iraqi Army Division.
Led a team of 28 personnel that were responsible for the training of over 7,000 Iraqi Army Soldiers.
Briefed US and Foreign Diplomats, General Officers, Multi National Forces, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) officials and other Government Agency officials and dignitaries visiting the Iraqi Army Training Academy.
Principal advisor to the Commander and staff regarding Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq (MNSTC-I) institutional requirements to generate and replenish Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), in order to increase the ISF capability to assume responsibility for
population protection with reduced Coalition involvement.
Planned, organized and executed 21 combat re-supply missions in zone without incident.
Student08/2001 to 06/2002U.S. Army Sergeants Major AcademyFort Bliss, United States, TX
Graduated in the top 20% among 519 students exceeding every oral and test requirement administered.
Earned the Desert Runner Certificate by completing 740 miles during the 10-month course.
Successfully completed the mentally and physically challenging 26.2 mile Bataan Memorial Death March.
BBA: Emergency Management2017University of AlaskaFairbanks, Alaska, United States
emergency management program focuses on developing skills to lead and manage
and organizations in an increasingly complex environment. The program builds
upon an individual's technical capabilities derived from education, training
and experience in fire, law enforcement, military or other related fields. This
technical expertise is then combined with a curriculum of business administration,
emergency management and homeland security instruction. This degree is built
specifically to meet the needs of those who provide administrative oversight,
supervisory control, leadership or management roles within the fields of fire,
law, emergency medical services, and security (to include other related fields)
at the local, state, federal and international levels.
into the Order of the Sword and Shield National Honor Society, 5/16
Inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society, 01/17
Briefed United States Ambassador's and African partner heads of State.
International Association of Emergency Managers - 2017
17th Infantry Regiment Association - Distinguished Member of the Regiment (DMOR) - 2001
US Army Infantry Association - 2001
Veterans of Foreign Wars - 1979
Consequence Management Software: Enhanced Consequence Management, Planning and Support System (ENCOMPASS)
Public Relations Software: Bacon's Mediasource, Factiva
Desktop Publishing Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML