Highly motivated military professional with management experience looking to leverage my skills and experience in a position in the private sector.
Human Resources officer, 06/2013 － Current
49th transportation BATTALION, Killeen Tx Support more than 750 soldiers; granting awards, promotions, and accommodations, filling vacancies, maintaining performance evaluations, and filling positions to meet the requirements of the unit.
Facilitate weekly meeting of all staff to ensure synchronization of effort Update all 750 personnel records with required personal and financial documentation Create monthly reports on the status of personnel: life insurance, medical, dental and physical fitness Prepared 5 units for deployment with medical and personnel screening Training manager may 2012- March 2013 17th combat sustainment Support Battalion, anchorage ak Developed and adapted plans to meet both US Army and individual unit requirements Managed and maintained training plans for 13 subordinate units, which included tracking and monitoring of each soldier within the organization Presented training plans quarterly to Brigade Commander (Colonel) who approved and executed training, resulting in significant improvements to the units' ability to conduct operations in a wartime environment.
Facilitated 5 simulation exercises, creating a realistic deployed environment designed to help participants overcome potential obstacles that may arise while in a combat scenario.
Traveled and coordinated training with units at other bases throughout the country; integrating plans, assessing training areas, and advising commanders in order to achieve optimal mission success.
4th BCT 25th ID, ANCHORAGE ak Provided logistical support for 36 units and accountability for government property, contracting support, purchasing of equipment, food service, and the movement of 3,500 soldiers and their equipment to training facilities and Afghanistan Maintained oversight of $11M budget, and managed two other supplementary budgets totaling $60M Developed and implemented a detailed tracking system, which enabled the unit to stay within budget Facilitated accelerated review and approval for all of the unit's contracts through the acquisition review board and approval from a General in Afghanistan Contracted and coordinated support for movement of soldiers and equipment to training areas throughout Alaska logistics advisor february 2009- May 2010 Mosul, iraq Advised Iraqi leadership on logistical support for mission planning and provided maintenance and acquisition support for the Iraqi Brigade.
As a result of the partnership, the Iraqi unit was able to plan logistically, requisition supplies, and monitor their vehicles Oversaw a controlled withdraw of US supply system support in order to force Iraqi supply systems to develop and function independently while providing US leadership with assessments of Iraqi logistical capabilities and limitations in order to facilitate the transition to full Iraqi control Provided complete logistical support to a team of 12 US Senior Leaders; this included managing property valued at over $11M, requisitioning supplies and equipment, creating fuel and ammunition accounts, and coordinating with other units for support.
executive officer, 01/2007 － 02/2008Grant Guikema
B Co 2nd BSB 2nd BCT 2nd ID, colorado springs co Resourced all training events, coordinating firing ranges, land navigation training, and field exercises Managed property book and ensured adherence of supply room operations; reviewed and managed inventory and prepared for inspections; handled reports concerning vehicle maintenance and equipment Served as Unit Movement Officer: responsible for packing, loading and accountability for 42 containers and 13 vehicles from Colorado to Iraq and back Served as a Crime Prevention Officer and Unit Fire Marshall as extra duties In Iraq, created and implemented over 100 walls around the unit to protect Soldiers from mortar fire Improved customer support for supported units in coordination with exterior units.
maintenance Platoon Leader, 02/2006 － 02/2007
B CO 2nd BSB 2nd BCT 2nd ID, colorado springs co.
Managed and trained 48 soldiers to be prepared to deploy.
Served as Battalion Maintenance Officer; maintained oversight of over 300 vehicles, more than 800 weapons, and electronic equipment.
Managed 10 firing ranges for the unit, and ensured that 100% of Soldiers met or exceeded qualification standards.
5 2004Oakland University － Rochester, michiganBachelor oF ArtsPolitical Science BusinessPolitical Science Business
Quartermaster Officer Basic Course Combined Logistics Captain's Career Course Basic Officer Petroleum Course Unit Movement Officer Course Sling load Inspector Course
Bachelor oF Arts Political Science Business Quartermaster Officer Basic Course Combined Logistics Captain's Career Course Basic Officer Petroleum Course Unit Movement Officer Course Sling load Inspector Course
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