Seeking a position as the Midwest Regional Admission Officer, applying my extensive military experience and experience in Public Affairs and Public Relations and recruting. Also utilizing my experience in General Market Public Relations and Event Marketing for local, regional and national events and promotions to include Army sponsored sports programs, motor-sports initiatives, and Army recruiting.
Recruiting and selection techniques
Effective time manager
Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
Senior Army Instructor Pikeville, NCU.S. Army JROTC, Charles B. Aycock High School/Feb 2012 to Mar 2017
Responsible for all administration actions for one Army instructor and over 65 JROTC Cadets.
Served as the Incident Command Operations Officer/School Safety Officer
Selected for Charles B. Aycock High School Teacher of the month for February 2014 and January 2015.
Conducted school year and summer ASVAB and SAT'ACT tutoring program.
Served as Team Leader for all Wayne County High Schools JROTC's (3 Army and 2 Air Force Programs.
Senior Army Instructor Shreveport, LAU.S. Army JROTC, Fair Park High School/Feb 2009 to Feb 2012
Responsible for all administration and supply actions for three Army instructors and over 300 JROTC Cadets.
Served as Incident Command Commander/School Safety Officer
Served as Fair Park High School 's Team Leader for School-wide Positive Behavior Support (PBIS) Team, School Wide Mentor Program Team, Louisiana's Safe and Supportive Schools Initiative Program Team and School, Family, and Community Partnership Program Team.
Graduated 98% of all Cadet Seniors (School had a 78% graduation rate).
Chief Public Relations/General Marketing Officer Fort Knox, KYU.S. Army/Feb 2006 to Feb 2009
Responsible for the development of promotions and event marketing policies, procedures and programs that include Army sponsored sports programs, motorsports initiatives, Army specialty teams and Total Army Involvement in Recruiting.
Planned, developed, coordinated and supervised the General Market Public Relations Section, Site Security Assessments Team and Event Marketing Team for the Army Accessions Command.
Serve as the executive officer/chief of staff/safety officer for the High School Army All American Bowl.
Deployed to Iraq and served for 13 months as the Media Operations Officer in the U.S. Embassy at Baghdad Media Operations Cell.
Responsible for reaching and responding to media queries from national, international and regional media outlets.
Assisted in developing Public Affairs Guidance and producing talking points.
Served as the Public Affairs adviser to the Deputy Chief of Staff Joint Contracting Command Iraq-Afghanistan and the Staff Judge Advocate of Multi-National Force-Iraq.
Public Affairs Officer Deputy Public Affairs Officer Tikrit, IraqU.S. Army/Feb 2005 to Feb 2006
Public Affairs Officer of a Mechanized Infantry Division in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM II consisting of more than 22,000 Soldiers.
Served as Operations Officer and Planner for all Division public affairs missions and operations.
Responsible for the training of Divisional public affairs personnel.
Master of Arts: Emergency ManagementAmerican Public University2017
Total Semester Hours Fulfilled : 21 of 36 Credits
Current GPA: 3.8883
Currently enrolled in two courses: Hazard Mitigation and Resilient Communities and Mass Casualty Incident Management (Mar 06, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017)
Completed courses: Emergency and Disaster Theory, Emergency and Disaster Planning and Management, Interagency Disaster Management, Research Methods in Emergency and Disaster Management, Crisis Action Planning, Emergency Management and Public Law
Bachelor of Arts: Political ScienceMorgan State University1992Baltimore, MD
Graduated Cum Laude
Army ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate
High School DiplomaEastern Wayne High School1984Goldsboro, NC
Independent Study Program, Emergency Management Institute (EMI), National Preparedness Directorate (FEMA) Courses:
EMI's Professional Development Series (PDS) 2015
National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction 2015
Introduction to Incident Command System ICS-100 for School 2015
Multihazard Emergency Planning for Schools 2015
Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents: Guide for Schools, 2015
Active Shooter: What You Can Do 2015
Emergency Planning 2015
U.S. ARMY TRAINING
Public Affairs Officer Course, Fort Meade, MD 2004
Combined Arms and Staff Services College, Fort Leavenworth, KS 1998
Armor Officer Advanced Course, Fort Knox, KY 1998
Armor Officer Basic Course. Fort Knox, KY 1993
Airborne School, Fort Benning, GA 1988
Expert Field Medical Badge, Fort Clayton, Panama 1986
Primary Leadership Development Course, Fort Stewart, GA 1985
Dental Specialist Course, Fort Sam Houston, TX 1984