Versatile Program/Project manager trained in manufacturing, repairing, and training who thrives in dynamic, challenging and fast-paced professional environments. Assertive and enthusiastic, with extensive knowledge of project management, production management, and system/equipment repairs and an unsurpassed worth ethic.
Process improvement strategies
Troubleshooting and problem solving
Senior Project Manager December 2012 to CurrentVirginia Beach, VA
Coordinate with program offices, In-Service Engineering Agents (ISEA), Technical Warrant Holders, equipment manufacturers, subject matter experts, private corporations, and fleet representatives to determine the required equipment operations, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs required supporting Surface ships.
Develop, plan, manage, and implement each training development solutions within cost, schedule, and performance criteria supporting the articulated Ready-For-Training (RFT) date.
Coordinate the development efforts of 60+ large-scale engineering and combat systems projects valued at $40M annually from creation to implementation.
Perform technical and quality assurance reviews of each product at critical milestones.
Integrate multi-media applications into a coherent and executable training delivery solution.
Provide onsite training and education to schoolhouse personnel supporting delivery of newly integrated technologies.
Provide recommendations to government personnel regarding risk mitigation, complex problem solving, and means to exploit constraints in successful training system transition and implementation.
Significant accomplishments: Developed and implemented defendable, repeatable, and measurable processes for training systems development.
Integrated all lines of business into an efficient and cost effective model.
Developed and implemented production tracking, monitoring, and forecasting tools.
Performed over 250 gate reviews in FY16 ensuring technical accuracy, teach ability, iterative approach to learning, and complex skill mapping to exploit knowledge transfer and skill attainment in support of validated fleet training requirements.
Performed incremental job analysis reviews forming the baseline for training requirements while successfully brokering the proposed training solutions to the required stakeholders.
Co-Author of the NAVSESS Code 942 Integration Manuals.
Co-Author of the NUWC code 2532 Training Systems Development and Integration Manual (TSDIM).
Assist in the design and testing of Part-Task Trainers designed to achieve skill attainment and avoid costly Technical Training Equipment (TTE).
Perform technical evaluations of Virtual Task Trainers and simulations to ensure alignment to course objectives and procedural compliance to Fleet standards.
Learning Standards Officer December 2006 to CurrentNaval Education and Training Command NETC － Norfolk, VA
Primary Responsibilities: Serve as a branch head developing and implementing standards for Navy wide technical skills training requirements across 2,600 courses and employing ~7,000 military, civilian, and contractor instructors.
Directly supervise 25 government service personnel in pay grades 12 and 13.
Coordinate, plan, brief, and implement new or revised training solutions across all Navy occupations.
Provide guidance and support to 13 geographically dispersed Learning Centers delivering for world-wide delivery of 2,600 courses of instruction.
Develop business process, metrics, and measures to support content development, training delivery, and instructor certifications.
Coordinate with echelon I/II commands to develop and implement new and revised validated fleet training requirements.
Significant accomplishments: Author of the NETC Job, Duty, Task, and Analysis (JDTA) process.
Author of the Human Performance Requirements Review (HPRR) process.
Author of the NETC End-to-End (E2E) process.
Revised the Naval Education and Training Management Manual 130 series.
Co-Author in the development of OPNAVINST 1500.76C.
Partnered with NAVMAC to revise all enlisted Occupational Standards and Naval Standards.
Coordinated with the Department of Labor in creating Military cross-walks for ONET online application.
Provided Echelon II guidance in developing Digital Tutor for Information Technology of the Future (ITOF).
Championed and received a 2.5M budget to revised Enlisted Rate Training Manuals (RTM's).
Served as the functional lead for AIM I/II and CPM content authoring tools.
Served as the Navy's Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS) Manager.
Coordinated the consolidation of NETC Learning Centers.
Served as the NETC lead in developing a competency approach to learning.
A model incorporated within the civilian workforce under a CNO project titled "capability driven-competency based workforce".
Provided over 241 Flag Officer presentations across the Surface, Submarine, Air Commanders, Type Commanders, Fleet Commanders, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), and Under Secretary of Defense.
Developed enlisted career roadmaps in support of the future Navy training vision.
Managed the revision to the Navy Instructor Training (NIT) course and subsequent revision to NAVEDTRA 132.
Served as the chair of the Authoring Instructional Materials (AIM) Functional Requirements Board (FRB).
Created the requirements and implemented Learning Center Learning Standards Officers (LSO') across the NETC domain.
Assisted NAVMAC in revising the Naval Enlisted Code (NEC) and Naval Officer Billet Code (NOBC) requirements.
Directly supported OPNAV N15, N12, N122 codes in defining feasibility study requirements for out-year planning and execution.
Re-structured NETC N7 codes to align to OPNAV N9 codes under the high nine construct ensuring seamless flow of information and creating a vehicle for cooperation and collaboration in defining new training requirements.
Developed NAVEDTRA 136 Integrated Learning Environment (ILE) manual implementing skill-based training approach.
Implemented the annual Learning Center Learning Standards conference and weekly drumbeat to educate and standardize processes across the NETC domain.
Executive Director November 2003 to December 2006Center for Naval Engineering － VA
Perform day-to-day management of learning center operations, forecast future requirements, perform budget analysis and management, and exercise talent management of personnel to accomplish the primary mission of the learning center and subordinate Learning sites across seven geographically dispersed activities.
Manage a $16.3M annual operating budget while providing direction for 205 military, civilian, and contractor staff personnel.
Develop and implemented long-term strategic plans and execute short-range tactical objectives.
Significant accomplishments: Reduced the annual operating budget by $2M through process improvements and integration of common activities.
Modernized industrial plant equipment, systems, and control systems to align to current Fleet requirements.
Performed baseline assessment of all operating activities and implemented the required management controls to support process leaning.
Developed total cost for ownership model for Engineering courses, which, was adopted by Fleet Forces Command for Program Officer Memorandum (POM) planning.
Served as the Command pay-pool manager under NSPS.
Developed contract management tools for Technical Training Equipment sustainment and replacement.
During a detail to the Revolution in Training developed learning continuum models, position based learning approach, billet based distribution models with BUPERS, and DRRS-N N-metal alignment to ROC/POE requirements.
Working with NAVMAC and BUPERs mapped over 400K billets with job codes aligning training interventions to billet requirements.
Worked with the Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) to normalize engineering enlisted ASVAB scores to support future rating consolidations.
Developed and implemented Basic Engineering Common Core (BECC) course replacing lengthily enlisted "A" schools in support of the engineering learning continuum.
Performed a baseline assessment and revision to the Learning Center and sites DPAS application ensuring accountability and sustainability of assets within the command.
Performed a comprehensive re-organization of the command structure to support new acquisition and sustainment of legacy programs.
Championed and provided the business logic to create a Commanding Officer billet within the Great Lakes learning site.
Additionally, implemented a deputy executive director billet to ensure continuity of vision and implementation for long-term sustainment and implementation of the current and future Navy training vision.
Intermediate Maintenance Manager February 1999 to October 2003Commander Naval Surface Forces Atlantic － VA
Serving as an Active Duty Limited Duty Officer performed routine audits of six geographically dispersed ship repair facilities in support of 116 surface ships, develop long-range plans to sustain and replace industrial plant equipment, provide oversight of force Diesel Inspectors, Marine Gas Turbine Inspectors, Steam Generating Plant Inspectors, and diving and salvage support teams.
Recommend approval for Departure from Specifications (DFS) for ship temporary repairs.
Integrate with Technical Warrant Holders, Manufactures of equipment, and Port Engineers in developing Technical Evaluation for shipboard systems and equipment.
Significant Accomplishments: Co-author of the Joint fleet Maintenance Manual (Surface ship section).
Development of Job Qualifications for intermediate level ship repairs for the Naval Afloat Maintenance Strategy (NAMTS) program.
Revised Master Diver, Steam Plant Inspector, Marine Gas Turbine Inspector, and Diesel Inspector requirements to support modernized ship maintenance requirements.
Standardized ICAS system configuration and operating systems to support Fleet wide implementation.
As the deputy IMA manager provided guidance and direction to senior military and civilian staff members in supporting shore based maintenance and repairs.
Coordinated training for repair personnel in machining, equipment repair, and inspection techniques through the Shop Quality Improvement Process (SQIP).
Coordinated with Fleet Forces Command in developing NAMTS Naval Enlisted Classification (NEC) codes and mapping within the Total Force Manpower Management System (TFMMS) creating distribution NEC's for BFIMA and ARGIMA units to support ship self sufficiency requirements.
Performed manpower and workload analysis across six Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activities based on historical and forecasted work and workload.
Working with Fleet manpower requirements teams assisted in re-defining the shore workload requirements through a clearer definition of service diversions and make-ready-put-away requirements.
Additionally, assisted in modifying the own unit support requirements for corrective maintenance based on the 70-hour production workweek.
Defined a logical approach to ship systems rotation plans in support of condition based and predictive maintenance requirements.
Served on SURFLANT cumbersome work practices cross-functional team.
Key member of the NAVSEA 05L log keeping, fluid sampling, and preventative maintenance processes team streamlining Fleet requirements and to determine work candidates for movement ashore.
Assisted in the Navy effort to integrate Intermediate and Depot (I&D) integration team combining resources and capabilities of the Navy repair facilities.
Performed IMA audits of six repair facilitates ensuring compliance to repair standards, environmental compliance, and validating sub-safe requirements to safely and effectively repair ships and submarines.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) : March 20154.0/4.0
Bachelors of Science : Business ManagementBusiness Management
BS/M : September 20133.87/4.0
Budget analysis and management, Business Development, content development, contract management, environmental compliance, equipment repair, feasibility study, forecasting, government, Information Technology, inspection, job and work analysis, machining, Systems operations, problem solving, processes improvement, quality assurance, quality Improvement, repairs, strategic plans, system configuration, systems development, Technical Training, training delivery, and troubleshooting.
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Companies Worked For:
Naval Education and Training Command NETC
Center for Naval Engineering
Commander Naval Surface Forces Atlantic
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Senior Project Manager
Learning Standards Officer
Intermediate Maintenance Manager
Master of Business Administration (MBA) : March 2015 Bachelors of Science : Business Management BS/M : September 2013
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