To obtain the Director of Communications Supervisory Public Affairs Manager with over 20 years of experience in developing and leading and communication policies and programs, outreach initiatives and media relation programs. Extensive leadership experience performing administrative and human management functions with military and civilian personnel. Advanced crisis communicator experienced with shaping key messages able to be synchronized across all agencies for critical outreach.
04/2016 to 05/2017
MANAGEMENT ANALYSTUS Army Corps of Engineers, Directorate, Resource Management － Washington, DC
Analyzed and evaluated (on a quantitative or qualitative basis) the effectiveness of line program operations in meeting established goals and objectives.
Developed life cycle cost analyses of projects or performing cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs.
Provided in-depth knowledge of USACE organizations, executed assigned Directorate-wide and Division-specific assignments and responsibilities.
Provides assistance to the primary Manpower and Force Analysis Division programs to ensure changes and updates to the Tables of Distribution and Allowance (TDA) for Fiscal Year were correct.
Led the effort in creating the memorandum of instruction (MOI) to ensure Headquarters US Army Corps of Engineers, Major Subordinate Commands, Centers and Field Operating Activities of upcoming manpower projects; MOI data successfully evaluate and released to the field for action.
Manages renaming of the Directorate of the Chief Information Officer (CIO); orchestrated the formal written request for CIO to the Operations Officer, G-3 to ensure the proper staffing of the action.
Provides briefings and advice for permanent order signed and name change implemented.
Collects data using business intelligence software; Performs a detailed analytical review of a concept plan (CP) submitted by Pacific Ocean Division (POD) to establish a new requirement.
12/2011 to 05/2014
SENIOR PLANS AND OPEARIONS MANAGER
National Capital Region)
Managed Army Reserve Senior Leader Communication plans for Personnel Readiness Core Enterprise elements; Comprehensive Soldier Fitness, Future Force Generation program and the Theater Security Cooperation program.
Served as a subject matter expert for advising senior leaders on way to formulate a leadership structure utilizing manpower research studies for the newly redesigned Public Affairs Operations Centers.
Developed a feasibility study for redesign Army Reserve Public Affairs Operations Centers.
Efforts included utilizing analytical data from staffing and manning requirements from past deployments as well as garrison operations utilizing the Lean Six Sigma methodology.
Lead a collaborative team effort to improve performance Public Affairs Operations Centers by systematically removing waste of manning and material.
Selected to formulate a feasibility study in Atlanta, GA to set up a regional office for Chief of Army Public Affairs.
06/2011 to 11/2011
US Forces Iraq, New Embassy Compound, Bagdad, Iraq
MAINTAINED AN EFFECTIVE PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM to meet performance goals during steady state and times of crisis.
Planned and supervised the USF-I official spokesman's media engagements and managed the Department of Defense (DoD) media embed program in Iraq.
Identified and conducted strategic communications planning to create media opportunities for significant events that were supportive of command key themes and messages to effectively inform the public about the US military sacrifices, contributions and enduring legacy in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn.
Supervised a Joint Staff of Military and Civilian personnel to facilitate media engagements while supervising a staff of Arabic speaking Iraqi public affairs professionals.
Developed methods to streamline organizational processes related to engagement strategies.
Provided expert manpower guidance to Major Commands and installations.
Implemented strategic communications plan and created briefings, information papers, and final correspondences to senior military and civilian officials about the structure of all of the public affairs units in the Army Reserve.
Provided guidance to lower level civilian and maintained Modified Tables of Organization and Equipment (MTOE) for all organizations.
09/2008 to 06/2011
Senior Project ManagerOffice Chief of Army Public Affairs, Pentagon, Address － Washington, DC
DEVELOPED AND EXECUTED EXTERNAL AFFAIRS ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND PLANS: Served as the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) on the Crisis Action Team in the Army Operations Center in the Pentagon for the Chief, Army Public Affairs.
Provided advice and guidance to the Secretary of the Army's special initiatives team.
Utilized various communication tools, techniques and protocols for mission support.
Planned and coordinated Woman's History Month, African American History Month and Asian Pacific Month for the Department of the Army.
Selected to be the lead action officer for the planning and coordination of the special screening of the television Army Wives at Fort Belvoir for Vice President of the US of America.
Orchestrated the logistical support for the ceremonial "First Pass" during the "Military Appreciation Day" by directing the Commandant of the Quartermaster School and the Command Sergeant Major of the Combined Arms Support Command, threw out the ceremonial first pass before the "Military Appreciation Day" football game at Virginia State University.
Served as the lead officer for the planning and coordination of the filming of the Food Network's "Throw down" and "The Grill Sergeant" at Fort Lee and the Pentagon.
Provided video and media coverage of the Army Reserve's Culinary Team during the 36th Annual U.S.
Army Culinary Arts Competition held at Fort lee.
Researched and spearheaded the Army's Martin Luther King birthday commemoration.
Served as Director, Media Outreach, Strategic Communications U.S.
Forces in Iraq.
Education and Training
Master Degree: Educational MediaVirginia State University － Chesterfield, VAEducational Media
Bachelor of Arts: English, Mass Communications/Military ScienceVirginia State University － Chesterfield, VAEnglish, Mass Communications/Military Science
Defense Information School (DINFOS) － Fort Meade, MD