Decorated US Marine (ret), highly motivated, solutions-focused, results-driven management professional with experience leading teams and project management. Established track record of creating and implementing programs and long-term strategies aimed at growth and sustainability. Resourceful HR team collaborator who works well independently or in team environments. Outstanding analysis skills.
Supervised, trained and tracked every aspect of a three person team of recruiting specialists covering 11 counties, 18 public High Schools and up to 30 future Marines. Oversaw the professional development, morale, health and welfare of subordinates. Coordinated all recruiting activities at the Recruiting Sub-Station. Performed detailed analysis of lead generation, trending, short and long-term programs to inform recruiters on more effective ways of job performance. Designed and executed marketing research to establish job positioning, target markets and competition. Analyze competition and market trends and institute required changes. Generated and enacted creative public relations, advertising, promotional, special events and presentations to increase public awareness and recruitment. Bolstered recruitment efforts using competitive strategies, market analysis and effective communication. Supervised the activities and recruiting efforts of 4 production recruiters and 2 offices covering approximately 10,000 sq miles and 2 states. Enlisted 100% Tier I educationally qualified applicants. Prepared future Marines for recruit training with a 10.09% special recognition rate, 0% Initial Strength Test failure rate and only 3.67% discharge rate. Consistently demonstrated ability to exceed his assigned requirements. Selected to assume the duties of Assistant Station Commander ensuring the entire team stayed focused on mission attainment. Maintained dynamic and robust training program preparing enlistee's for Recruit training resulting in 0% Recruit Depot discharges and 0% Initial Strength Test failures. Highly recommended for promotion and retention from entire chain of command. Completed the 6th Marine Corps District Staff Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge Leadership Course. Filled in on short notice as the Station Commander of another office and made contracting and shipping mission while still making mission as canvassing recruiter assigned to parent office. Ensured increased productivity by local advertising, school programs, career days and lectures, daily telephone prospecting and cold calling. Conducted interviews in offices, residences and high schools and qualified candidates for the Marine Corps.
Selected for Meritorious Gunnery Sergeant (E7) Promotion Board. Supervisor to 176 enlisted Marines. Developed, coordinated and supervised all training for Military Police Company and ensured all Marines were properly prepared for upcoming deployments. Spearheaded the development, planning and implementation of first Headquarters Battalion Non-Commissioned Officer Development Course (NCODC). Appointed Chief Instructor and Combat Conditioning Instructor for Headquarters Battalion NCODC. Certified as 2nd Degree Martial Arts Instructor. Appointed Light/Limited Duty Coordinator, Body Composition Program Coordinator, Command Physical Training Representative and Chief Martial Arts Instructor. Volunteered for and completed Combat Conditioning Instructors Course and Unit Urinalysis Coordinators Course. Conducted over 15 Martial Arts Courses resulting in over 100 belts awarded bringing Military Police Company average to 60% Green Belt and above. Assisted Commanding Officer with development of Police Mentoring Team Capabilities brief. Assisted with initial planning for reinstatement of the Camp Lejeune TaeKwonDo Team. Served as the Platoon Sergeant for Police Mentoring Team Now-Zad, Afghanistan while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Led over 20 combat patrols in the Now-Zad district and participated in Operation Eastern Resolve II. Accounted for 23 Marines and Sailors and 4 million dollars of equipment including 5 combat equipped Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, 6 crew served weapons and 40 personal weapons without a single loss of equipment or personnel. Volunteered for leading instruction of over 300 Afghan National Army Recruits in basic Marksmanship principles. Selected as Liaison for Senior Pakistani Army Officers working with 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade due to interpersonal communication abilities. Selected as Senior Enlisted Leader of the Remain Behind Element from May to June 2009, as the senior enlisted Marine supervising 95 Marines and Sailors. Re-certified as a Black Belt Martial Arts Instructor. Appointed Instructor and Squad Adviser for Military Police Company Leadership Course. Acted as Headquarters Platoon Sergeant. Volunteered for and completed Sensitive Site Exploitation Train the Trainer course. Designed and ran several weapons ranges and training evolutions for outside units. Designed a daily update to inform the Task Force Intelligence office of important activities in the local Area of Operation while deployed to Camp Ramadi, Iraq. Developed solid working relationship with the local land owners to give MP Company the edge in its challenging missions in Ramadi conducting various personal security detachments ISO MEF and the Provincial Governor.
2011 Basic Recruiter School
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