United States Marine Corps Veteran with over 24 years of extensive military experience and training coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of task organization and project management. Possesses keen administrative agility and problem solving aptitude and excels as a leader during challenging situations. Areas of expertise include: * planning, directing and coordinating the administrative functions of an organization * program and project management * evaluating employee relations * adept at placing personnel in appropriate positions commensurate with abilities * excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing; with the ability to communicate and provide instruction and trainings to individuals of diverse cultures and levels.
Communication Skills * Professional Presentations * Performance Management * Managing, Leading, and Mentoring * Planning and Organization * Achieving Goals * Team Building * Position and Interview Developer
Personnel Training * Employee Counselor * Decision Making * Problem Solving * Multitasking
Employee Relations * Coaching * Diversity Trainer * Project Coordination * Records Management Equal Opportunity Representative Training
Advanced Selling Skills
Professional Selling Skills
Legal Officer Training
Managers' Internal Control Program Training
Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Education
Fred Pryor Business Management
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, SharePoint
Site Personnel Manager / Senior Enlisted AdvisorApr 2012 to Nov 2016 Unites States Marine Corps
Manage research and streamline the tracking, reviewing and editing of all correspondence, orders and directives, military awards, performance reviews and casualty reports for Marine Aircraft Group 13 An organization consisting of over 2500 personnel) Verified the accuracy of hundreds of travel authorizations, vouchers and claims estimated at over $1 million dollars in allocated funds; verified monthly Government Travel Credit Card reports were retrieved, analyzed and corrected to ensure accounts were not delinquent or suspended.
Create slides, spreadsheets and personnel training tools used for delivering briefs for City and State representatives as well as staff meetings within the organization.
Coordinated and managed fiscal expenses of Dignitary and VIP social events, along with coordinating local media coverage for visiting General Officers, members of Congress and other high-ranking officials.
Developed training, resource management and Standard Operating Procedures, utilized by 2500 personnel.
As the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer, directly responsible for over 108 personnel regarding annual training requirements, assignments, welfare, administration, discipline and deployments.
Prepared daily, weekly and monthly situational reports and advised superiors on matters of laws, regulations, discipline, policies and procedures applicable to personnel management.
Worked with department leaders to ensure the personnel staffing and accountability was accomplished.
Prepared and supervised the personnel and administrative sections for the Commanding General's Inspection in March 2014 and April 2016, resulting in "model program" and commendatory remarks.
Performed as the Commanding General's Inspector, Analyst and Subject Matter Expert for over 21 Administrative, Manpower and Personnel based programs for multiple organizations.
Served as an Investigation Officer and Investigation Reviewer at the direction of the Commanding Officer.
Assisted in evaluation of reports, decisions and results in relation to established goals.
Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiencies.
Quality Assurance Director / Site Personnel ManagerJul 2009 to Apr 2012 MCAS － Yuma, AZ
Supervised the work flow between 10 supported commands and Installation Personnel Admin Center.
Supervised the successful coordination of the departure/return of detachments to the Middle East and Japan and ensured the reporting of all combat pay and allowances was accurate and timely.
Successfully reviewed all entries made by the deployments, pay, promotions and customer service sections, which consisted of 60 personnel who supported 3,500 service members world-wide.
Conducted weekly audits of Payroll, Benefits and Entitlements for over 3500 hundred personnel.
Maintained organization charts and the employee directory.
Prepared and supervised the personnel and administrative sections for a Marine Corps Administrative Analysis Team inspection, where responsible areas received commendatory remarks.
As the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Director of the Installation Personnel, directly responsible for over 45 personnel regarding annual training requirements, assignments, administration, discipline and deployments.
Prepared daily, weekly and monthly situational reports and spreadsheets, advising the director on matters of laws, regulations, discipline, policies and procedures applicable to personnel management.
Developed best-practice guidelines for archiving Audited documents.
Guidelines streamlined document management process and were implemented across the organization.
Paralegal / Admin ManagerJul 2002 to Jul 2009 Camp Pendleton CA and Iraq
Successfully streamlined the tracking, reviewing and editing of all correspondence, orders and directives to include, military awards, performance reviews and leave and liberty requests.
Responsible for handling all the legal matters and supervising the legal and administrative clerks.
Managed and reviewed all command investigations, casualty reports, and media reports while deployed.
Maintained accountability for over 750 Marines assigned to the Battalion; maintained personnel staffing, records, and ensured training requirements were up to date.
Developed techniques for document versioning significantly reducing retrieval time and lost documents.
As the Equal Opportunity Representative, successfully incorporated Diversity and Equal Opportunity tenets into the organization's philosophy, provided briefings or training on EO issues, hearing and resolving employee grievances, and provided guidance, advice, and assistance.
Recruiter / Recruiting DirectorMay 1999 to Jul 2002 Sub Station Redding
Selected as Rookie Recruiter of the year for 2000, and Runner up Recruiter of the Year for 2001.
Responsible for applicant orientation, development and training; negotiated contracts and enlistment bonuses; ensured the accuracy of contracts and authenticity of government documents.
Maintained recruiting and staffing goals through systematic recruiting and aggressive salesmanship.
Developed daily, weekly and monthly recruiting plans to maximize prospecting time and achieve monthly contracting goals, resulting in 111% of fair share new contracts for this period.
Spoke publically on planned and on the spot situations about military employment opportunities and educational benefits; worked independently under minimal supervision.
Applied public speaking skills, public relation skills and customer services skills while marketing, networking and making key contacts within the community.
Conducted background investigations through face-to-face interviews, local record searches at police agencies, courthouses, educational institutions, and medical/mental health facilities.
Bachelor of Arts, CommunicationsMay 2018Ashford UniversityCommunications 3.86 Power Point, Excel Outlook Promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant 1 Meritorious Service Medal 4 Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals 4 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals 8 Good Conduct Medals 1 Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal 1 Armed Forces Expeditionary medal 19 Certificates of Commendation
Administrative, Adobe, streamline, Analyst, Armed Forces, Benefits, Business Management, charts, Coaching, Communication Skills, contracts, Counselor, Counselling, Credit, customer services, customer service, Decision Making, direction, document management, editing, Employee Relations, funds, Government, Inspection, Inspector, Team Building, Legal, Director, Managing, marketing, meetings, mental health, Mentoring, Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Power Point, SharePoint, 2000, Microsoft Word, Multitasking, Navy, networking, Developer, Payroll, performance reviews, Performance Management, Personnel, personnel management, personnel training, philosophy, police, policies, Presentations, Problem Solving, Project Coordination, public speaking, recruiting, Recruiter, reporting, research, Selling, Six Sigma, spreadsheets, staffing, supervising, supervision, Trainer, work flow