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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Mission-oriented Pastor and retired Master Sergeant. Successful in developing robust ministry programs and serving as positive role model. Highly accomplished in helping congregants strengthen personal relationships with God, while providing growth opportunities. Talent in program administration, operations management, and spiritual leadership.

Multi-talented: Pastor, Inflight Technician, Aircraft Mechanic, Instructor, Evaluator, Classroom and inflight adult instructor, Enlisted Leader. Consistently rewarded for success in planning and leadership. Experience in policy development, staff management procedures and leadership development positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

  • Spiritual Leadership
  • Spiritual Instruction
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Congregational Care
  • Budgeting
  • Teaching
  • Scheduling
  • Staff Management
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media
  • Spiritual Cultivation
  • Officiating
  • New Member Assimilation
  • Disciple-Making
  • Press Releases
  • Leadership Development
  • Emotional Support
  • Sick Visitation Familiarity
  • Sermon Writing
  • Volunteer Management
  • Knowledge of aircraft hardware and materials and processes.
  • Oxygen and aircraft utility systems
  • Strong communication
  • Military Maintenance Requirements
  • Repair
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Fault Diagnosis
  • Component Examination
  • Parts inspection
  • Quality control
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Safety-conscious
  • Problem resolution
  • Team management
  • MS Office
  • Supervision
  • Equipment installation and maintenance
  • Routine inspections
  • Equipment upgrades
  • Configuring equipment
  • Troubleshooting systems
  • System Repair
  • Troubleshooting
  • Safety practices
  • Performance testing
  • Systems analyzation
  • Student records management
  • Student rapport
  • Course planning
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Continuing Education
  • Curriculum design
  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum Development
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Student counseling
  • Recordkeeping
  • Testing and grading
  • Lesson Planning
  • Adult Education
  • Curriculum Creation
  • Goal-setting
  • Materials Preparation
Community College of The Air Force Montgomery, AL Expected in 2009 Associate of Science : Instructor of Technology And Military Science - GPA :
American Military University Charles Town, WV, Expected in 2011 Bachelor of Arts : History - GPA :
Concordia Seminary St Louis, MO Expected in 05/2018 Master of Arts : Divinity - GPA :
Work History
LCMS - Zion Lutheran - Senior Pastor
City, STATE, 06/2018 - Current
  • Led the collaboration of other church leadership to plan master calendar of events.
  • Supervised associate pastors and staff leading education, youth, pastoral care, and older adult ministry programs.
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
  • Established and managed church budget of $284,000 per year.
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Provided crisis response and counseling to church members.
  • Worked with stewardship to promote responsible biblical stewardship.
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Oversaw administration and management of all areas of ministry.
  • Led programs such as worship, study, fellowship and service opportunities.
  • Officiated special services such as weddings, funerals, baptisms and nursing home services.
  • Partnered with city officials, non-profit resource organizations, civic groups and members of public for outreach to at-risk children.
USAF - Airborne Communication Technician
City, STATE, 01/2004 - 09/2014

As a Technician: Maintained communications systems including: HF, UHF, VHF, Satellite and JTIDS (both clear and encrypted) during training and combat sorties.

As a Technician: Served in both the instructor and evaluator roles. Instructed students in the proper employment and inflight maintenance of systems to achieved mission goals.

As a Technician: Evaluated Enlisted Aircrew during their annual evaluation timeframe, ensure combat ready Airmen to meet deployment needs.

As Master Sergeant: Led Communications flight consisting of 40 communications operators and technicians.

As Master Sergeant: Latter led Office of Standardization and Evaluation. Ensured the accomplishment of 300 annual evaluations along with proper documentation of such. Reported directly to the Commander regarding readiness and potential deficiencies.

As Master Sergeant: Served 1 year as First Sergeant. Reported directly to the Commander on issues of morale and discipline. Served as staff council to CO, Exec and Chief.

  • Followed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment.
  • Maintained compliance with company standards to perform all maintenance activities.
  • Repaired cut cable of various sizes and worked with color-coded wires and cables.
  • Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.
  • Tested equipment and circuits using various tools such as standard hand tools and network diagnostic tools.
  • Reviewed and interpreted facility orders, network design orders, and circuit layout orders.
  • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
  • Analyzed user-generated discrepancies to determine causes of problems and took appropriate action for resolution.

USAF - Airframe and Power Plant General - APG
City, STATE, 09/1993 - 01/2004
  • Identified equipment malfunctions and contacted applicable specialist to implement service requirements.
  • Delivered status updates and addressed concerns related to aircraft status.
  • Kept accurate logs on operations, repair and maintenance work performed.
  • Adjusted and calibrated machinery.
  • Maintained all support documents needed for plant equipment, including specification paperwork and manufacturer manuals, to keep team compliant, consistent and productive.
  • Performed regular aircraft servicing and inspection in accordance with fight schedule and time compliance items.
  • Served as instructor of Fundamentals course in the Maintenance Qualification and Training Program (MQTP).
  • Served as Flying Crew Chief or Maintenance Essential Ground Personnel. Accompanied assigned aircraft (C-5) on overseas mission to ensure all essential maintenance, servicing and inspections were coordinated, accomplished and documented.

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School Attended
  • Community College of The Air Force
  • American Military University
  • Concordia Seminary
Job Titles Held:
  • Senior Pastor
  • Airborne Communication Technician
  • Airframe and Power Plant General - APG
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts

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