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United States Navy Officer with an MBA
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Master of Business Administration | 2018
University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
Bachelor of Science, Economics | 2005
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
United States Navy | 2011 - Present
Plans and Policies Program Manager | 2015 - Present
- Responsible for coordination of all policy initiatives regarding talent management throughout the Bureau of Naval Personnel.
- Direct staff in preparation of plans and procedures affecting 273K enlisted personnel.
- Coordinate between in-house and distant teams keeping stakeholders informed of progress and milestones to enact new programs affecting manpower requirements and personnel policies.
- Ensure compliance of policies and procedures by updating over 140 critical Navy-wide instructions.
- Manage travel budget of over $351K for 121 personnel to interact with the Fleet in career symposiums.
- Serve as a key working group member developing innovative policies to modernize the Navy.
Training Officer | 2013 - 2015
- Planned and coordinated the day-to-day critical logistical operations and mission readiness for a 330-employee organization by optimizing talent management and training exercises.
- Supervised 19 direct reports with annual school travel budget of $160K to train and prepare all personnel.
- Increased training completion rates from 74% to 91% and mission critical school house completion rates from 70% to 87% prior to ship's deployment.
- Worked with placement officers to increase job fill rate from 82% to 95% across the ship, enabling the Navy to fill key positions with qualified personnel.
- Maintained constant state of training readiness throughout certifications and inspections, leading to the ship being recognized with the Battle Efficiency command excellence award twice.
- Mentored and instructed 12 Junior Officers in ship handling and tactics leading to five personnel qualifying to drive and navigate the ship unsupervised; an important career milestone of tremendous responsibility.
Combat Electronics Officer | 2013
- Led Combat Electronics Division of 17 personnel in the maintenance and repairs of all radar, navigation, communication and test equipment valued at $180M, leading to a promotion to Lieutenant Junior Grade.
- Reduced average downtime of equipment by successful management of the maintenance program; average number of outstanding equipment failures decreased from 22 down to six in eight months.
- Accountable for the maintenance and repair of 90% of the electronic and electrical equipment on a $1.6B warship.
- Hand-picked to coordinate and prepare the department for the five-year Board of Inspection and Survey.
- Developed an event tracking system adopted for command-wide use; efforts led to Combat Systems Department receiving a score of 92%, supporting the ship's overall score of 88%.
Deck Operations Officer | 2011 - 2013
- Led Deck Division of 32 personnel and was accountable for the maintenance and preservation of 25,000 square feet of ship spaces and equipment valued $98M.
- Successfully and safely led 12 Amphibious Operations, 28 Boat Operations, and 52 Supply-at-Sea Replenishment Transfers while maintaining 100% command readiness in critical Amphibious Warfare mission areas during a ten-month deployment.
- Volunteered as Food and Recreations Treasurer to build morale and retention. Collected, accounted, and planned events for over 70 personnel with a budget of $340K in food and recreational activities.
- Qualified by the Commanding Officer to drive the ship unsupervised for a crew of 1,160 personnel, a critical career milestone. Responsible for tactical ship maneuvers, safety of navigation, as well as supervising and directing the shift crew in mission operations.