military professional specializing in Contract Management and Government Acquisitions. 10+ years experience in Army recruiting and employee retention. Also strong skill-sets in public speaking, sales
presentations, advertising, contract documents preparation,
contract negotiation, market research and data analysis.
Contracting Officer Representative (COR)
Senior Marketing Manager, 03/2013 to Current National Guard Bureau – Arlington, VA
Manager for over $50 million in federal contracts. Maintain contract
life cycle oversight and return on investment on all promotion and
retention items and national level contracts.
a national level marketing programs increasing production by 250
percent for all 54 states and territories 2015-2016. Develop and
coordinate memorandums of agreement both Inter-Army and outside
government agencies such as the Army Printing Directorate (APD),
Defense logistics Agency (DLA), and the Government Procurement
statements of work (SOW) and performance work statements (PWS) at
the national level as a Contracting Officer Representative in
support of 3600 recruiting personnel.
the Military Inter-departmental Purchase Requests (MiPRs) procedures
for the Army National Guard Bureau Acquisition Department adapted as
the current process of all MiPRS.
presentations for Congressional and Inter-Army inquiries for senior
management by researching regulatory guidance, technical data and
outreach to directors within the organization and at the highest
Marketing and Advertising Manager, 04/2010 to 03/2013 Arizona Army National Guard – Phoenix, AZ
daily staff operations for the organization including task
management, event coordination, presentation preparation, and
training management for 150 Army recruiters.
and conducted briefings demonstrations at the highest level for the
Army National Guard Chief Staff to include demonstrations, visits,
and conference activities such as industry days, and all local and
national level promotional events.
led target marketing project development teams by creating and
nurturing a strong team atmosphere with recruiting leadership,
vendors, recruiters and the local community.
complex marketing concepts, data, analytics and strategies to the
highest level of state authority using extensive knowledge of DoD
acquisition and contracting processes to include the FAR, DFARS and
US Code to increase return on investment by over 200 percent.
Senior Army Instructor/Senior Recruiting Manager, 08/2002 to 04/2016 Army National Guard – Chandler, AZ/ North Little Rock, AR
recruiting production by 300 percent of required recruiting quota
for three years.
a team of top producing recruiters for three consecutive years.
mandatory training for over 150 military and civilian employees with
extensive experience and understanding of the Army Test and
training for all initial entry candidates as the Officer Accession
Manager and Senior Officer Candidate Instructor, and Team leader Sun
Devil Recruit Sustainment Program.
by students and fellow staff for OCS instructor of the year due to
competence, commitment and compassion toward the candidates'
course curriculum, training and regulatory guidance for the Army
National Guard Marketing Manager and Recruiting Course.
Master of Science: Secondary Education, 2012 Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ
Bachelor of Science: Social Studies/U.S. History, 2001 St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN
Chief National Guard Bureau Top Marketing Specialist of the Year
Secretary of the Army Top Production Recruiter of the Year 2010.
Arizona National Guard Top Recruiting and Retention Non-Commissioned
Officer of the Year by state of Arizona 2009.
Officer Representative, Defense Acquisition University, Fort
Sales Skills Level 1-3, NGB
Professional Education Center, N. Little
Basic Instructor, Regional Training Institute, Phoenix, AZ
Secondary Education Teacher, Arizona Department of Education,