senior advisor resume example with 12+ years of experience

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Accomplished Senior Advisor, Project and Human Resource Manager with proven experience leading, creating, and developing diverse teams and solving complex problems. A successful 15 years of leading large multi-discipline organizations comprised of upwards of 360 employees, an $8M construction portfolio, and a $2M operating budget focused on providing airfield construction (asphalt and concrete paving), facility modernization and maintenance, corrugated metal and pre-engineered building construction, well drilling (seismic, monitoring, geophysical logging, and water), lifecycle, and asset management.

  • Group facilitation
  • Research abilities
  • Area Development planning
  • Supervision & leadership
  • Team building
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Project management
  • Construction management
  • Operations oversight
  • Negotiations expert
  • Asset Management
  • Lifecycle Management
Education and Training
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA Expected in 2020 Master of Science : Project Management - GPA :
Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs, CO Expected in 2014 Bachelor of Science : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
Community College of The Air Force Montgomery, AL Expected in 2011 Associate of Science : Construction Technology - GPA :
  • Project Management Professional ID 3427077 - Feb 23 - Feb 26]
  • Certified Master Resilience Trainer, Air University - 2014
  • Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force - 2013
Department Of Veterans Affairs - Senior Advisor
Amarillo, TX, 07/2020 - Current
  • Trained, coached and mentored 345 employees to improve construction and readiness and training.
  • Prepared detailed written reports and formulated policy and guidance for use of subordinate departments.
  • Prepared, planned for and coordinated execution of global construction and humanitarian operations.
  • Developed and implemented methods to increase yields and reduce risk exposure.
  • Facilitated new investment strategies to address areas of underperformance utilizing CPI methods.
  • Maintained and regulated performance appraisals for subordinates through verbal, written and on-going review programs.
  • Led objectives, checkpoints and timelines, managing team members to meet project tasks and expectations.
  • Developed and led process improvements to optimize operations and reduce costs.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional team members to build and execute development plans.
  • Maintained adequate staffing to meet objectives within budget.
  • Developed change management plans minimizing employee resistance and accelerating adoption.
Kinder Morgan - Squadron Superintendent/Senior Advisor
Gonzales, LA, 06/2018 - 07/2020
  • Prepared program summary analyses, evaluative reports and recommendations to support retention initiatives.
  • Helped resolve problems by addressing problems analytically and with real-world data.
  • Developed operational policies and processes, guaranteeing staff maintained compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Maintained productive relationships and communication channels across organization.
  • Hired, trained, evaluated and retained high-performing, effective and diverse team embodying organizational culture.
  • Served as strategic advisor and functional expert on critical strategic and operational matters.
  • Led employees to develop high-performing diverse teams and deliver on ambitious goals and objectives.
  • Organized and oversaw capital improvement projects to maintain business viability.
  • Created program to promote new managers from within, leading to cohesive leadership structure.
9th Civil Engineer Squadron, Beale Air Force Base - Operations Superintendent
City, STATE, 11/2016 - 06/2018
  • Managed scheduling, training and inventory control.
  • Recruited, hired and trained crew members on application of projects, customer relations and customer service.
  • Built strong operational teams to meet process and production demands.
  • Delivered positive customer experiences by implementing effective quality assurance practices.
  • Identified areas of deficiency and performed root-cause analysis to solve problems.
  • Analyzed and controlled materials, supplies and equipment operational expenses.
  • Improved morale and management communication by creating employee recognition and rewards practices.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process by generating daily reports to recommend corrective actions and improvements.
  • Measured and reviewed performance via KPIs and metrics.
  • Produced SOPs to document workplace procedures and optimize productivity through standardization.
  • Stayed up to date on federal, state and local regulations governing emergency response plans.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with local municipalities, county departments and city agencies to facilitate smooth planning and coordination of emergency response.
820 RED HORSE Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base - Manager, Horizontal Construction and Training
City, STATE, 02/2011 - 11/2016
  • Analyzed training needs to develop new programs or modify and improve existing.
  • Approved new training techniques and suggested enhancements to optimize existing training programs.
  • Discovered and implemented new learning techniques and industry best practices to drive learning through professional training.
  • Resolved issues during construction and commissioning phases to maintain tight schedules and budget levels.
  • Managed project operations, budget and timeline and collaborated with stakeholders to review status.
  • Coordinated construction planning, material resources and staff scheduling for 16 simultaneous jobs annual.
  • Coordinated extensive planning, development of project milestones and budget for complex contracts.
  • Monitored project progress to enforce adherence to deadlines and quality standards.
  • Inspected sites before and after construction projects.
  • Coordinated phases of construction projects from inception to completion.
  • Contracted and supervised workers for horizontal and vertical construction projects.

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Colorado Technical University
  • Community College of The Air Force

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Advisor
  • Squadron Superintendent/Senior Advisor
  • Operations Superintendent
  • Manager, Horizontal Construction and Training


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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