Forward-thinking professional offering a unique combination of protocol, diversity and logistical skills with the ability to muli-task for an effictive balance of professionalism and sound decisions.
Logistics Manager with over 20 years overseeing operations, transportation, distribution and logistics for the United States Army. Trained facilitator with outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Passionate and compassion to inspire learning individuals to unlock their potential and dedicate energy to improving the organization.
Supply chain and resource management
Staff Training and development
Warehouse management systems
Equal Employement Opportunity Specialist
Contracting Officer Respresentative
Team and Project Leadership
Very strong critical thinking, problem solving and research
11/2006 to Current
Protocol OfficerOffice of the Chief of Army Reserve – Washington, DC
High profile position providing expert support, analysis, and advice on complicated adminstrative issues relative to meetings and events planning processes. Provides premier service to distiguished visitors and senior level government executives.
Independently plans and executes executive level conferences, ceremonies, townhalls, social functions for both military and foreign dignitaries.
Coordinates and plans itineraries for visiting Senators, Congressman, Governors and Directors of Fortune 500 companies.
Manages and executes a program budget in excess of 52k. Provided for budgeting and financial management including budget formulation, justification and execution. Provides detailed monthy expense reports.
03/2001 to 11/2006
Functional AnalystOffice of the Chief of Army Reserve – Washington, DC
As the Army Reserve Ambassador Program Coordinator, provided adminstrative support and technical guidance in communicating the commanding generals vision, command goals objectives and policies. Analyzed potentioal community speaking and appearance platforms.
Managed correspondence between the Chief of Army Reserve and strategic outreach program affiliates using electronic mail, telephone and written media.
Planned, coordinated and executed annual conferences, special events and workshops. Determined site selections for the events. Conducted reconnaissance of potential sites; negotiated contract requirements for conference space, logistical support, supplies, equipment, menu selections and lodging cost.
Reviewed Ambassadors performance, identified potential problem areas and provided senior leadership with viable feedback on the effectiveness of the program.
Created and designed graphic support materia. Worked independently and managed priorities and assigned tasks.
06/1999 to 02/2001
Project Lead/Technical WriterArrowhead Global Solutions – Falls Church, VA
Technical writer in the development of the Joint Ammunition Management Standard System for the Department of Defense.
Conducted training sessions of the systems logistics functions, structure and system for executive level audiences.
Designed lesson plans and training guides on the hardware, language, communication media and operational system.
Reviewed system design performance, identified problems, provided programmers and designers with feedback. Thereby improving the efficiency of the training products.
08/1995 to 06/1997
Senior Logistics ManagerUnited States Army – Fort Bragg, NC
As the senior enlisted logistician for a Army Supply Support Activity (SSA), supervised 32 employees in automated aviation maintenance supply functions.
Managed the financial performance of a $24 million supply account. Maintained an inventory database of over 28,000 lines of repair parts.
Ensured timely distribution of material to customers. Conducted inspection of supply support activties to ensure compliance with standards of serveablity, reclamation, salvage and desposal procedures.
Developed and executed training programs for property disposal functions.
Wrote reports and gave oral presentations to keep employees up-to-date on company goals and achievements.
06/1994 to 07/1995
Senior Logistics ManagerUnited States Army – Camp Humphreys, Korea
Maintained a property book account for over $2.5 million without descrepancy. Conducted bi-weekly account reconciliations with 29 customers.
Designed, implemented and managed a parts tracking system that eliminated a 24-month backlog in less than eight months; saved the organization appoximately $50,000 annually and increased customer satisfaction.
Utilized management and interpersonal skills to provide technical guidance and supervision to 56 employess.
08/1992 to 05/1994
InstructorUnited States Army – Fort Bragg, NC
Trained 12,00 students annually; specialized in team building, leadership, counseling techniques, problem solving and effective communication.
As the units Equal Opportunity (EO) Representative, collected, organized and interpreted demographic data concering all aspects of EO climate assissment. Evaluated the effectiveness of unit training conducted by commanders.
Assisted commander in the development of EO policy for their unit and realistic affirmative action plans and monitored progress of plans.
Developed information materal for public events, web pages, brochures and other activities.
Associate of Science: Business Management Summit University of Louisiana - New Orleans, LA
Protocol Officer Training Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Training Contracting Officer Representative Course Managing Managers Course Defense Distribution Management Course Logistics Managment Development Course Joint Logistics Course Advance Automated Logistics Managment Training Manager, Standard Supply System Training Support Operations Course Equal Employment Opportunity Counseling Course EO/EEO Dispute Training Leadership Development Course Instructor Training Course Security Managers Course Defense Ethics Training Department of the Army Cyber Awareness Challenge